Blog: Caterham Seven
Dave Leggett | 30 July 2003
If I had the money to indulge in such toys, I'd like a Caterham. I took one out on public roads on a test day once. I had to have a professional driver with me and I thought I was doing okay (though controlling the clutch pedal wasn't easy from a near horizontal driving position). Then I swapped places with the pro driver, who really knew what he was doing. I thought we were going to lose it on some of the bends and I could see us becoming wrapped around a tree. I could also hear myself making involuntary screaming noises. The driver was enjoying himself though. When the terrifying ride was over, I could hardly get out of the car as my knees were shaking so much; I just did not know whether to thank the guy or hit him. I composed myself and thanked him of course. The shaking wuss then sloped off for a much needed cup of tea.
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