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This is what a Formula 1 driver sees

By Scott Newman, 05 Jul 2016 News

New technology tracks the vision of an F1 driver

This is what a Formula 1 driver sees

As any driving school will preach, where you look is hugely important when you're driving, so what are the world's best drivers looking at when driving the world's fastest racing cars?

Thanks to this piece from the Force India F1 team, we can find out. Clever new technology is able to track eye movements and we are able to see exactly where Nico Hulkenberg is looking as he races around the track.

Hulkenberg says he doesn't think about it too much, describing looking from apex to apex as a natural process, but the video reveals some interesting details about an F1 driver's incredible ability to process visual information, as well as the speed with which they are able to react to that information.