Video: This wet Bathurst onboard is the best driving you’ll see today

15th November 2022
Ben Miles

V8 Supercars are not exactly the most finessed of driving machines. They’re pretty much a big, unsophisticated V8 engine attached to a lightweight chassis and some body panels. All power, not a massive amount of grip.

And that’s the situation in the dry… in the wet things don’t exactly get any better. In fact the slick surface just seems to magnify all the problems a V8 supercar has. Of course the only way to make a V8 Supercar even more scary, is to fling it around Bathurst.

Which brings us to today’s Elevenses. Our Elevenses feature can either relax you or help get your day going with a bit of a thrill. It’s safe to say that this one will do the latter, and there’s a chance it might set you on edge for the rest of the day.

At almost no point does Supercars driver Cam Waters’ Ford Mustang have full traction on his qualifying lap around the the Mount Panorama circuit. It’s a constant battle between speed and friction, and involves the 28-year-old Australian hammering the Ford down the gears to slow the car down with the engine rather than snatching the brakes.

It might be the most terrifying thing you’ll watch today, but it’s definitely the best driving skill you’ll see.

Welcome to Goodwood Elevenses, a mid-morning helping of motoring-related amusement to help break up your day. Watch the last video: Brutal onboard sounds of a 1992 F1 car

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