Video: “Shut up, don’t tell me how to drive…”
This was just too funny to not share. There’s nothing worse than an annoying backseat driver. I think this guy’s worse than I am.
I don’t usually cover rallying on this blog, but given that not much is happening during F1’s summer break, I couldn’t resist this little gem that has arrived from India.
It features wealthy businessman and Mitsubishi owner Samir Thapar in action on the recent Coimbatore Rally, alongside his co-driver Vivek Ponnusamy.
Rallying is of course to a large degree about communication, relying on a calm and collected co-driver supplying information to a driver who can process it. Here is an example of how things don’t always go smoothly…
If you want to see more Samir Thapar himself has kindly uploaded entire stages to YouTube, so just search for his name. Enjoy!