Unformatted text preview: probably does! So, that’s another way in which even having the best car won’t necessarily help you win. If you’re not in shape, you won’t be able to take four or five hours of the intense physical work it takes to drive a Grand Prix. So much depends on things like temperature, time of day, the weather, your own psychological condition, the support you get from your team, even the fans on the stands. The psychological aspect is crucial, very, very important. To be a top racing driver you have to have incredibly good concentration, and be able to remain calm in a crisis. I get a boost from my team, and also when I see fans with flags on the stands. www.britishcouncil.org/professionals.htm © The British Council, 2006 The United Kingdom’s international organisation for educational opportunities and cultural relations. We are registered in England as a charity....
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- Psychology, Formula One, Auto racing, Michael Schumacher, ENGINE DESIGN AUDIOSCRIPT