Sky Sports have created the greatest Scalextric circuit ever
March 04, 2015
Press Association reporter Mark Bryans got the chance to take on some former F1 drivers at their own game. Sort of.
Having been a fan of Formula One since I was a child, the opportunity to cover the odd race for a living has been amazing – but the offer to actually race against actual drivers was something else.
Okay, so it might only be Scalextric but it still counts. Having only ever been involved in first-corner pile-ups on the slot cars, I was carrying some nerves when I travelled to the event. But nerves are good. You’re nothing without nerves.
Sky Sports F1 have launched their new season in style as Martin Brundle came up with his ‘dream circuit’ using at least one corner from all of the tracks on the calender for the 2015 F1 season. It took two weeks for a team from Scalextric working 12-hour shifts to craft the masterpiece across 40 metres.
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