Whoever lifts off first, loses.
Equality of chances versus self-belief, young rebels take on old hands and amateurs compete against professionals. When the only unpredictable component that can tip the balance of a race is human ability, then it has to be the
Their credo: may the best driver win. And perhaps the simplest definition of sportsmanship is also the most illuminating. It is a combination of experience and hunger for success, strategic thinking and intuition that make these competitions so exceptional. And a springboard for talent.
The teams are individually responsible for the set-up of the cars within the rules. Adherence to these rules is ensured by technical commissioners. This means that the performance and the flair of the driver and the team are the critical matters on the route to victory.
Only those who believe in themselves and for whom “quitting” is not part of their vocabulary can lay the foundation to a great story here on the race track – their very own great story. Anybody who can time a top sporting performance to one hundredth of a second will cause others to take notice. In qualifying, the times of the top 10 on the grid are often all within one second.
An example of ultimate willpower? Nick Tandy and Earl Bamber, who both started in different
Adrenaline, yes, but always focused. To be able to strike a balance between the two it is certainly not a disadvantage that, for years now, the