You’ve seen it. I’ve seen it. We’ve all seen it. Fiesta STs, swarms of them, driving vigorously and intensely on the roads of the world, carving corners left and right. Now one has threatened to take out a Ferrari 458 Speciale. When will the ST’s reign of terror end?

This was shot on the legendarily sketch Nürburgring Nordschleife, a last-generation FiST cutting across the track mid-corner in what might have looked to the driver like a gap in traffic, but was just a momentary blip at the speed the Ferrari was driving.

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Is too much performance now in the hands of the inexperienced? If you’ve ever met a Fiesta ST driver, you will already know the answer.