World Championship Winning F1 Car Taken For A Spin

In this classic Top Gear clip, Richard Hammond takes a spin around the track in Fernando Alonso’s world championship winning Renault. The car is from the V10 era, when the Formula One cars were pushing almost 1,000 horsepower. Not only does it have an insane amount of horsepower, it also has some the of most technologically-advanced auto parts in the world. This video demonstrates how difficult it is to control these immensely powerful vehicles. The professionals sure make it look easy.

And, if you’ve never heard a Formula One engine’s rendition of God Save the Queen, here is your chance (end of the clip).

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