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Why ride swaps always leave F1 drivers wanting more

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Why ride swaps always leave F1 drivers wanting more
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Nov 7, 2019, 9:42 AM

The commercial realities of modern racing are such that it's rare to see Formula 1's elite trying anything but grand prix cars these days. But last weekend's ride swap proved how popular they can be, and left one driver aiming for more opportunities

Give any Formula 1 driver the chance to get behind the wheel of a racing car, and they will not hesitate to do so.

But, sadly, in this modern world of clashing sponsorship commitments, manufacturer allegiances, hefty insurance premiums, liability risks, lack of free time and pride being at stake, drivers getting their hands on different machinery is often the exception rather than the rule.

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Series Formula 1 , NASCAR Cup
Author Jonathan Noble