Fernando Alonso is the man of the moment in motorsports, committing to both the 2018 Formula One and World Endurance Championship seasons. caught up with the two-time F1 champ to see what sort of tips he has for young aspiring drivers.
Though Alonso touches on the importance of karting and simulator practice, he also mentions a few things new drivers might not think about. He stresses that training for things like overtaking and high-speed cornering can be a make-or-break during a real race, and that nailing a good standing start all comes down to focus and being calm.
But most of all, you should be having fun, according to the two-time F1 champion. Without the enjoyment that comes with racing cars, those bumpy kart races and late-night simulator sessions mean nothing. Watch below and check out what else Alonso has to say to young drivers trying to break into the sport.