It Takes Serious Skill to Race an Old Lotus in the Rain

This is the textbook definition of car control.

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Racing any car in the rain is a serious challenge. Racing a vintage Lotus sports racer at the notoriously treacherous Goowood circuit is on an entirely different plane of difficulty. At this year's Goodwood Revival, touring car champion Rob Huff put on a masterclass of car control behind the wheel of a Lotus 19.

The cars that race at the Goodwood Revival are priceless originals, but in great English spirit, a bit of rain doesn't get them down. Huff spends more time countersteering than going straight here, and yet, he still manages to snake his way around the field in his .

There's a reason that owners of historic race cars only have the best drivers available race their machines around Goodwood.

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