This video was posted a few days ago on the Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 team YouTube channel featuring a recent drive of a championship-winning F1 car by multi-time motorcycle GP champion Jorge Lorenzo. I have raced go carts with, and against, motorcycle racing champions in the past, and I can personally attest to the astonishing speed top motorcycle racers display sitting in a four wheeler.
As you will see in the video, Lorenzo begins preparing for his single outing at Silverstone by sitting in a sophisticated simulator at the F1 team’s offices. The team was impressed not only by Lorenzo’s speed in the car, but his methodical approach to learning and progressing. Take a look:
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