WATCH: ‘It’s like a knife to the heart’ – F1 drivers on how they cope when things don't go their way


This feature is currently not available because you need to provide consent to functional cookies. Please update your

Formula 1 is a thrilling sport that can give a driver a massive high after nailing a great result – but it can also be crushingly cruel.

As Williams driver Nicholas Latifi says, “You could be doing everything right, and someone could crash into you.”

So how do the 20 drivers cope when things just don't go their way, in a sport that Aston Martin's Lance Stroll says can deliver blows that feel like "a knife to the heart"? To find out, we asked them. Hear what they had to say in the video up top...

WATCH: 'It can hurt... a lot' – The drivers reveal what it's really like to crash an F1 car



    Coming Up

    Coming Up


    BEYOND THE GRID LEGENDS: Juan Pablo Montoya’s race for the 2003 championship