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Can a regular person drive an F1 car? Say tomorrow we took you to track and presented a modern F1 car to you, could you do a few laps? Would you even be able to pull away? Or would you take Lewis’ seat for next year?
There’s no sport quite like Formula One. While there are other wildly difficult motorsports out there — hello, WRC — there’s a reason why F1 is called the pinnacle. No other racing series puts its drivers and cars through such intense forces, all while performing a thousand other tasks when driving 180 mph around Monaco’s narrow streets.
Those constant demands, mind you, aren’t coming from the pit wall or even engineers back at the team’s home bases listening to the driver through the comms. They’re coming from the car’s steering wheel, a small piece of very expensive … More
To celebrate the re-opening of Buckmore Park, I was drafted in to drive a 1976 Formula One car around the track!