WATCH: The anatomy of Max Verstappen – What does it take to become an F1 champion?


Success in F1 requires physical performance and mental strength to come together perfectly during a whistle-stop tour of the globe that includes a host of different circuits and climates, all amid intense pressure.

Across the 2022 season, Max Verstappen impressed the entire paddock as he masterfully combined those traits in a dominant run to back-to-back world titles, racking up a record 15 wins and, in the words of Red Bull boss Christian Horner, “raising it to another level”.

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But how did he do it? In a special analysis video, former F1 driver Jolyon Palmer and former F1 strategist Bernie Collins quite literally go from head to toe to examine the physical and mental attributes that helped the Dutchman become a double champion.

Hit go in the video player above for a comprehensive breakdown of Verstappen’s mind and body to find out what makes him so special behind the wheel.



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