How do you get from Portsmouth to Brooklands in 40 seconds ? Answer you can’t but you can watch it. Firstly you need 100 Smarts, a time-lapse camera, and some video editing software (in this case Final Cut Express)

Portsmouth to Brooklands Smartly in 40 seconds from yellowwheels on Vimeo.

Smart Crossblade leads the convoy

Smart Crossblade leads the convoy

We met for bacon butties at some un-godly hour down at Smart of Portsmouth. After a drivers briefing, which was basically “head north on the A3, keep to speed limits, and no balloons hanging out of cars”, we arranged to fix a camera on the roll bar of a demonstrator driven by Emma. Photo gear sorted and the queue for butties was dwindling, but already it was time to mount our chariots. No matter, we rush breakfast-less for some starting grid pix and hop aboard for the convoy to Mercedes World, where the 2009 Smart Festival is underway. 10-4 rubber ducky.

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