Yellowwheels talks and rides with Lotus Exige racer Mark Funnell.

Castle Combe 12th June: Mark is testing and practicing for the weekend’s Sportscar GT race. Time’s precious, but he kindly gives Castle Combe longtime commentator Dave George, a few full tilt laps in the passenger seat. He’ll end up with some seat of the pants experiences to weave into his race commentary and no doubt a few expletives to omit!

Lotus Exige

Lotus Exige - the number plate will be removed before racing to assist engine cooling. The size of the diffuser is impressive and honed by trial and error



Engine bay with supercharged Honda

Mark’s Lotus packs a humble but hot Honda engine midships. It hasn’t been out of the car for the last 4 seasons. But the secret of success is the non-standard supercharger bolted to the engine. We ask Mark a few questions about his car and his race chances.
(click on play arrow to hear answers!)
How did it go today?

Are you ready for Sunday’s race?

How’s the championship going for you?

Why a yellow car ?!!



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