OK, so we all know what the driver is, right. I've always liked the description that F1 drivers are like... There's more... coaches ensure the driver is prepared to extract the maximum potential from the car, by removing distractions, focusing the mind and sharpening their senses.
This can be very broad, from physical training to mental well-being and general assistance. And if a young driver, or any for that matter, is having trouble with a technical aspect of the car, a driving coach will be on hand to help iron out any issues.
A highly visible coach is Angela Cullen is the New Zealand-born physiotherapist and confidante of 7-time Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton. Read more on... There's more..., Lewis Hamilton’s physio, who is always close by his side with everything he needs at hand.