In the driver's seat at Formula One racetrack near Oliver

A YouTube video of a Porsche 918 lapping the Area 27 formula one racetrack near Oliver gives one a feel for what it's like to get on the track.
Image Credit: Photo/video credit Nick Kwan via Area 27

OLIVER - Ever wonder what it feels like to drive on a Formula One racetrack?

A recently posted YouTube video gives viewers a bit of a feel for what it’s like to drive Area 27, the new three mile long Formula One race track recently completed east of Oliver.

Nick Kwan’s video shows a dash cam view of Richard Spenard driving a Porsche 918 on the newest certified F1A track in Canada.

Listen to the tires screech and hear the engine rev in this thrilling film.

By the way, the best lap time in a production car on the track to date is 2:16:62.

 


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