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The reason why an F1 driver does not drive on the streets

MEXICO CITY, August 13 (EL UNIVERSAL).- Formula 1 single-seaters reach an average top speed of 372 kilometers per hour, something unthinkable for v


MEXICO CITY, August 13 (EL UNIVERSAL).- Formula 1 single-seaters reach an average top speed of 372 kilometers per hour, something unthinkable for vehicles that travel the streets of the world every day.

A fact that matters little to the British Mercedes driver, Lewis Hamilton, who in an interview for “Vanity Fair”, where he acknowledged his discomfort when going out into the streets and driving.

Hamilton, the seven-time world champion added that he finds the presence of pedestrians, traffic lights and signs confusing and stressful.

“I just think I find it stressful. I try not to do things that don’t add to my life,” she explained.

The British driver, who accepted the interview while driving, stated that staying behind the wheel on the circuits is different because of the passion that unites him with the sport.

“This is stressful for me right now. This road is crazy. So many things going on here. I’m going to turn around in a second. And in terms of the fear factor that’s easy for me. I guess we’re all wired differently.” , he concluded.