WATCH: What goes through a driver's head in the heat of battle on track?


Wheel to wheel racing is often when we really get to see the Formula 1 drivers at their best.

Pumping in a super-fast lap in qualifying or the race is certainly hugely impressive, but there's nothing like watching two drivers at the peak of their powers battle it out on track, millimetres apart at 200 miles per hour.

But what does it feel like to be in the heat of that battle yourself? Is it all about being cool, calm and calculated? Or does losing a place to a rival make a driver so angry he might try a risky move in revenge?

To find out, we asked the likes of Lewis Hamilton, Daniel Ricciardo and Max Verstappen, and their answers were fascinating. Watch the video above to see what they had to say...

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