Back in June, Jack Cottle drove his girlfriend's VW Polo into the Brands Hatch Circuit during a race with her and another passenger in the car. Since the British don't fool around when it comes to motorsport, Jack just got sentenced to eight months in jail.
The "passenger" in a racing side-car shifts his body weight to aid the car around turns, including off the bike. Everyone who competes in side-car racing deserves a medal and a psychiatric examination. Photo Credit: Patrick Mayon @ Flickr
Starting the day with a Porsche 911 (997) RSR LeMans GT2 car being flogged on the UK's Brands Hatch rivals the most B12-enriched, artificially flavored powdered drink mix preferred by astronauts. Studies show that's the case.
For all you UK-types out there, especially fans of the house of Ferdinand, you now have plans for the August Bank Holiday weekend. (That's the 28th & 29th for the Yanks.) The 2005 Porsche Festival is being held at the historic Brands Hatch racetrack and, as one can imagine, will feature all manner of Porsches from…