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Can any driver with an open mind find the zone of invincibility in his racing car? A fascinating new book explores the idea

This is a sport where so much of the best stuff is hidden. Sometimes it can be so because it's too complex for an easy understanding in the quick-fire, headline mentality of today. Other times it's because of competitive secrecy. In this data acquisition age there is more hard information than ever before, but ironically less access to it from outside.

But there is some stuff even the teams, with all those megabytes of data at their disposal, cannot really know. Stuff that is locked deep inside the driver's head and which he may not even be able to explain to himself.

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