Colin Chapman was doing the Lord's work when he crafted the brilliant Lotus Seven. Some 57 years later, there are all manner of interpretations of the man's ethos. We took three of the best, the Caterham 7 S3, the Lotus Exige V6 Cup, and the Dyson Racing Caterham SP/300.R to Sonoma Raceway, threw Jack Baruth the keys…
Sports car champion Butch Leitzinger qualified eighth in his No. 08 Dyson Racing Bentley Continental GT3, stalled when the lights went out for the standing start for the second Pirelli World Challenge GT race at Mid-Ohio, fell back to 26th, and spent the next 45 minutes working his way back to eighth.
For a racing driver in a multiclass series like ALMS, dealing with slower-moving "speed bumps" can be at, at best, an annoyance. But what if the speed bump is from a class above yours? It's not as much terror as the urge to kill.