Everybody dreams of winning at their favourite sport, whether it is a motorsport, a team game, or a individual sport. No matter how well an individual manages to perform, losing is part of the experience, and everyone will have to do it at some time.
In motorsports there is only ever one winner of the race, and sometimes factors beyond your control will lead to you losing. However, losing can be seen as a positive for any sportsman, as this enables him to understand all of the places in which he needs to improve on the racetrack or speedway.
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The nature of the sportsman is that his sense of self-worth is inextricably tied up with his ability to perform to the level that he expects of himself. All his joys and efforts are uniquely linked to his ability to handle both wins and losses.
Not one sportsman, whether they were into motorsports or any other sporting activity, has ever been able to avoid the two ends of this spectrum. How they come to terms with this is often the determining factor in the longevity and quality of a sportsman’s career.
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