It seems like everyone, at some point in their lives, wonders exactly what it takes to be a Formula One driver. Luckily for us, racing legend Martin Brundle was here today to lay down some wisdom on the topic.

Yeah, sure, money, sponsorship, and talent is part of it. But when you get down to the very core of it, it’s a lot more than that:


Ever wanted to be an F1 driver? Great. Now you’ve got your roadmap.

Okay, so it’s not that simple. But still, it’s good to know.

Congratulations, Martin Brundle, on your COTD win! While the vast majority of us might never get to the top tiers of racing, we now have just the tiniest inkling of what it will take to get there.

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