F1 drivers like Button (left) and Grosjean (right) are forced to have fun with the diet menu.

Since the 2014 season, the engine in F1 cars will switch from a 2.4l V8 to a 1.6l V6 turbocharged engine with a maximum torque of 15,000 rpm.

Therefore, the World Racing Federation (FIA) had to increase the minimum dry weight of F1 cars (including the driver and excluding fuel), but the increase was only from 642 kg to 691 kg.

Tall drivers like Nico Hulkenberg (1m84 tall, 74kg, Force India team), Jenson Button (1m83, 73kg, McLaren), Adrian Sutil (1m84, 76kg, Sauber),… are the

Hulkenberg’s compatriot Adrian Sutil has been in a state of laughing and crying at races since the beginning of this year.

F1 drivers have to 'exercise' themselves to lose weight

Tall riders like Hulkenberg (left) are at a disadvantage compared to lighter riders like teammate Sergio Perez.

The Sauber driver complained: `Racers with huge bodies like me have to lose a lot of weight. So I don’t dare to exercise much to maintain my strength. It’s really a difficulty. Obviously this is not worth it.`

Another racer, Jean Eric Vergne (Toro Rosso team), said that at the opening race in Melbourne (Australia), he had to be hospitalized due to putting on too much weight.

Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes), a racer with an average weight (1m74, 68 kg) sympathizes with his heavy teammates: `I don’t have any problems with my weight, but for many people I can’t.

Teammate of `Black Pearl` Hamilton, Nico Rosberg admitted that dieting is a common situation today: `I also have to diet a little to have a perfect car. When you are in hiding, dieting is only