Events put on by the manufacturers are always an experience to take in. No cost is ...
Events put on by the manufacturers are always an experience to take in. No cost is spared and food, and drinks, and—if you are lucky enough to be in the sports car—tires are all on the credit card of Manufacturer X.
In this case, this automaker is Aston Martin, rather than the event catering to journalists, well, this is the owners event put on for those well-endowed enough to plunk down $2.3 million on the V12 hypercar.
That immediately creates one big problem: a fact that no matter how good a five-star food at lunch break is, no sane owner is going to want to get out of a cockpit when the Anglesey Circuit is what is outside of the windshield.
Especially not when you are the co-pilot and British racing driver Oliver Webb is at the helm of a ship. Thanks to a magical device dubbed the Go Pro, we get the firsthand look at what Oliver Webb sees when reaching the limits of one of the world’s most rare and the desirable track cars.
The wail of the engine, the intensity of his focus, and a speed carried through the corners is enough to keep us on the edge of our seats. Not like Oliver Webb can relate.
Even with 800 hp under his right foot and grippy Michelins, those bolstered seats, a same that made Jeremy Clarkson struggle to get in and out of a cabin, will keep him snug through the high G corners.
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