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Old 7th December 2011, 08:04   #1
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Default Narain Karthikeyan admits that F1 drivers 'pee' in the car!?!

Here's a candid interview of Narain Karthikeyan where he admit's that many F1 drivers, actually, urinate in their cars during the race.
So next time you get to drive a F1 car that smells funny beware.

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Old 7th December 2011, 08:08   #2
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fighter pilots use diapers or catheter/pouches for long runs. When you are stuck in a small cockpit and hard pressed for time, last thing you want is looking for a stop for a bathroom break
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Given the massive G-forces F1 drivers experience during high-speed braking, it is not unusual that they lose bladder control.

As vivekiny2k pointed out, fighter pilots - another breed who experience even higher G-forces - wear adult diapers. I think F1 drivers wear them too.
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So do they have a button for that too?

I mean F1 takes the minutest thing very seriously to get advantages and so maybe....

But i dont really get it. Dont they lose a lot of water via perspiration?
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Why just F1 racers and fighter pilots, common folks pee in their pants too especially when they have a Stadium Pal, Portable Urinal, Restroom hooked up. Those amongst you who are stateside must have heard of them, these were all the rage in the late 90s.

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This is no news in F1. David Coulthard had his used pair of lucky undies too which were obviously reused

Its not just the G-Forces, its also a human thing to be dehydrated and drinking all that water in the cockpit and urinal will be the last thing any driver will be worried about!
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