The Dark Side Behind the Wheel

Welcome to The Dark Side Behind the Wheel

Hello,my name is Patricia, Formula 1 is not just a
passion; it’s a way of life for me. I immerse myself in
the world of F1 as much as possible. My background
is quite diverse, with degrees in Civil Engineering and HR with
One aspect of Formula 1 that often weighs on my mind is the
immense stress that drivers endure, especially as they become
public figures. It’s disheartening to witness the prevalence of
racism, hate, and negativity on social media directed towards
the drivers and teams. Such online hostility can cause significant
This book serves as an alert and a call to action. It aims to raise
awareness about the challenges faced by drivers and teams, but
most importantly, it emphasizes the importance of empathy
and respect from fans like myself. At the end of the day, the
individuals responsible for the teams and the drivers are, above
all, human beings with their own emotions and vulnerabilities.

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The dark side behind the wheel

Behind the exhilarating speed and radiant victories of Formula 1 lies a more subtle, often unseen realm. The Dark Side Behind the Wheel peels back the layers, revealing the intricate tapestry of emotions, aspirations, and vulnerabilities that each racer carries. Amidst the powerful resonance of engines, quieter personal battles wage, often hidden from the world. This book gracefully navigates the delicate balance of triumph and tribulation, highlighting the deep emotional currents these athletes navigate. From confronting the shadows of predecessors to the solitude that can shadow fame, it paints an intimate picture of their innermost journeys. As we turn each page, we're reminded that beyond the fierce competition and thrilling speeds, lies the poignant, raw, and beautifully human story of each individual behind the wheel.

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If you're a Formula 1 enthusiast looking to gain deeper insights into how social media impacts both drivers and teams, this is for you

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The Dark Side Behind the Wheel

The Dark Side Behind the Wheel: Born from a Passion for Formula 1 and Psychology