The advances in safety made by grand prix racing over the years are widely recognised, but nothing can be taken for granted in what is still a dangerous sport.

We've left it to Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 drivers Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton to demonstrate a few safety facts in a new and unusual way, beginning with the safety harness fitted in every F1 cockpit.

Race drivers have a six-point harness that works as a lifesaver in case of an accident out on track but, as the Mercedes pair will point out, in road traffic, wearing a seatbelt reduces the risk of a fatal injury by 40-50 per cent for drivers and front seat occupants, and between 25-75 per cent for rear seat occupants.

As you will see, these facts will be presented by Nico and Lewis using a special 'racing car', leading to an epic battle for first place!



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