As you might have seen last week, we announced that we were going to visit the Silverstone circuit in England at the invitation of Leo Bodnar. Now that we are back we would like to share the experience we had with you. We stayed at the Whittlebury Hall, which is the closest to the race circuit.
On Saturday we met with John Beeson who gave us a tour around their office. The first thing that caught our eye was the 'moderate' rig they have set up to play around with. The wheel that was installed on the desk was new to us; it's the wheel Leo Bodnar is going to release soon. It has to be the strongest and most insane wheel we have ever driven with.
Sunday was the day which we were obviously most excited about: driving around at Silverstone. The night before John gave us our tickets to the race experience. Until that moment we had no clue about what we were going to drive. To our surprise we were going to drive in a single seater. This 140bhp car, which weighs around 500 kg, launches you from zero to 100 kph in around 4 seconds. A short briefing about the rules, race lines and such we had a session of 20 minutes where we had to follow a pace car which showed us the race line and steadily built up the tempo. After the pace car session we were allowed to drive around on ourself for another 30 minutes or so.
Because we purchased an USB drive which recorded our driving we also have a great video for you to watch. Unfortunately it only recorded the first part of our session without the pace car which means the lap times were still quite slow. We hope you enjoy the video and will be enjoying the support for Leo Bodnar devices soon.