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Old 10-07-2008, 10:18 PM   #10 (permalink)

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Originally Posted by Claudius View Post
F1 drivers probably have the most rigorous training on the planet next to astronauts. I've read more times than naught that many trainers in "popular" sports try to emulate the training the typical F1 driver goes through.
Originally Posted by Belsius View Post
Yep, on a hot day they can lose as much as 10 pounds of weight. You just got to observ Alonsos neck to notice how strong those guys are.
God bless them for all that effort..... it's just too bad it has to be so boring.

And I agree that it's more of an engineering contest than a sport.... so the astronaut comparison is probably pretty good.
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