It only takes a few minutes to be reminded what an incredible job our Supercars superstars do week in, week out behind the wheel.
I was lucky enough to ride with Dean Fiore in the #23 Nissan Motorsport Altima at the Sydney Motorsport Park ride day this week and experience the forces, acceleration and adrenalin first hand in the passenger’s seat.
It wasn’t my first time in a car, but you easily forget the sound, smell and sensory overload as you try and savour each hundredth of a second.
On arrival at the ride day, team boss and Bathurst winning driver Todd Kelly ramped up anticipation and explained that the car was exactly as it finished the race on Sunday – same engine, car setup, used tyres, with battle scars to marvel at.
“The pace you’ll be doing around the track is about the pace we were doing at the end of the race yesterday, with tyres dropping off a fair bit and the cars...
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