Ferrari's F1 ace Felipe Massa's got more than quick reactions and steely resolve. He has "special underwear." And according to CNN, his superstitious ways keep him from washing them as regularly as a normal human person.

"I have special underwear which I race in most of the time," Massa said. "[I wear them] just for the Saturday and Sunday I don't wash but, two days, what's the problem?"

Athletes crotch would be one problem. It's not like you're going for a gentle ride through Brazil in an air-conditioned Bentley. You're in an F1 car. You're going to sweat. It's going to get, for lack of a better word, "funky."

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