The Great and the British: But do our car makers deserve a medal?

There’s no doubting that thanks to some exceptional individual and team performances at the 2012 Olympics, Cool Britannia is now very much back in vogue. Whether you’re lucky enough to have seen the action live, or have been watching at home, in a bar or at work, the sight of 000’s of Union Jacks waving in fervent admiration can only reinforce the feelings of pride and passion that resonate across this small island nation.

Radical SR8 record lap of the Nurburgring

Watch Michael Vergers as he breaks the Nürburgring Nordschleife production car lap record in a Radical SR8 (with commentary from Michael). Brave? Certainly. But was it really in the spirit of the term “production car”?