BMW and MINI electric kids car race

Last week we took you to the dog-eat-dog world of radio controlled car racing, with on-board footage and video race report, as organised by The Racing Bug. All fine and fun, but wouldn’t you rather actually be in the car, racing your opponents wheel to wheel for real? Yes, we thought so too, so we […]

YW electric Grand Prix gets underway

Last week we took you to the dog-eat-dog world of radio controlled car racing, with on-board footage and video race report, as organised by The Racing Bug. All fine and fun, but wouldn’t you rather actually be in the car, racing your opponents wheel to wheel for real? Yes, we thought so too, so we took the electric BMW and MINI cars we had on loan out for a thrashing, to see which came out on top. We had to enlist our youngest ever road testers due to the diminutive interiors. So which car was fastest, which one handled better, which one triumphed in the desirability stakes? There was only one way to find out: standby for the first ever YW Electric Grand Prix !



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Lotus Exige yellow racer

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 […]

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

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