Proof that Race Car Drivers are Athletes

From marathon runners to sumo wrestlers, becoming the best in you're chosen sport is extremely demanding.

Race Car Drivers are Athletes

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Racing cars is no different. Whilst sitting down and driving for a few hours might not seem very athletic, the unrelenting pressures that come with keeping control of your vehicle at such high speeds will surprise you. Did you know that a race car driver's brain can register speeds that the average person's cant?

Take a look at this interesting infographic from Tool Orders to see the real science behind the fine-tuning Motorsport drivers require to compete at the highest level:

Proof that race car drivers are athletes