As with any SafeIsFast video, it’s full of knowledgable insights from world-class drivers. People like Le Mans 24 Hour winner Sebastien Buemi, Formula E champion Jean-Eric Vergne, BMW factory driver Augusto Farfus, and Ferrari GT driver Sam Bird make appearances.
They explain that being quick is just a fraction of what a driver has to worry about behind the wheel during the race. Things like reckless competitors, tire degradation, and pit stop strategy come into play as well. They also have to worry about being consistentand making sure the car is set up correctly.
So in case you thought all the driver has to worry about was being the quickest around the track, now you know just how much else is going through their head.
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