With the new Formula One season just around the corner, ever wondered how fit F1 drivers have to be? Massively is the answer. Not only do they have to cope with huge G forces, they have to have the endurance to stay 100% alert for over 2 hours, with a red hot engine on their backs.
Endurance, strength and the mental will to succeed are all parts of an F1 drivers physical makeup, and they don't get there overnight. It takes years of hard training to build up to a level to be competitive.
Check out some of these videos to see just how racing drivers stay in such good shape!