Category Archives: Motor Racing Psychology

Motor Racing Psychology: Sebastian Vettel – Bigger Than The Team?

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So Sebastian Vettel wins the Malaysian Grand Prix. Ignoring Red Bull team orders, the German, unable to reign in his competitive spirit, passes his team mate Mark Webber, despite being asked by Team Principal Christian Horner to follow Webber home, and look after the cars. Vettel’s win opens up the argument about the dynamic between a team and strong minded… Read more »

Motor Racing – Lewis Hamilton: Pressure!

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“There’s so much pressure, and I can’t begin to explain how much pressure I have on my shoulders.” The words of Lewis Hamilton, in advance of the French Grand Prix at Magny-Cours, in which he subsequently finished tenth. Things are not going as well as they might, this season, for the British driver. Consecutive fall-outs with race officials, and Hamilton… Read more »

Motor Racing – Lewis Hamilton: Disrespect Me!

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“The truth is I feel somewhat sad. I love this country, especially the city of Barcelona. The people in Spain have always been very warm.” The words of Lewis Hamilton after he was subject to racist abuse in Spain. As he prepares for a new season, the rest of the Formula One field should be concerned. With the foundation of… Read more »