Motorbase Official iTunes PodcastingFollow Motorbase Performance on TwitterFollow Motorbase Performance on FacebookMotorbase Performance on YouTubeInstagramSign up to our team newsletter
Motorbase Performance Motorbase Performance Sampson the Dane
2014 Racing Calendar

Adam and Collard Get Sideways at Knockhill

Airwaves BMW

August 16th 2009

Adam and Collard Get Sideways at KnockhillAirwaves BMW drivers Jonny Adam and Rob Collard took a break from their preparations for the latest round of the MSA Touring Car Championship to get a taste of the Knockhill circuit from a different angle as they linked up with Team JapSpeed drift drivers Shane Lynch and Danny Eyles for a passenger ride.

Boyzone star Lynch and JapSpeed team mate Eyles are at the Scottish circuit to give a drifting demonstration today and were delighted to interrupt their practice session to give Adam and Collard a thrilling high-speed trip around the track.

Adam and Collard Get Sideways at KnockhillThe Airwaves BMW drivers certainly got a unique perspective on the Scottish circuit as the Team JapSpeed duo showed their incredible skills drifting their cars sideways around the corners at speeds of over 100mph.

Collard compared notes with Lynch while Adam linked up with Team JapSpeed's up-and-coming star Eyles, finishing the session with a side-by-side lap of the track to give them a real taste of the excitement of drifting.

Adam and Collard Get Sideways at KnockhillAdam and Collard will be back in their own cars today aiming for BTCC glory after an outstanding qualifying performance which sees them occupying third and fifth place on  the grid.

Adam and Collard Get Sideways at KnockhillAirwaves BMW Team driver Jonny Adam said:
"That was mega.  It is totally different to what we do.  The way they approach the corners is amazing and they really use the whole width of the circuit.  We were sideways for so much of the time I was constantly looking out of the side window.  It does feel slightly out of control for the first couple of corners but when you get used to the feeling it's amazing."

Airwaves BMW Team driver Rob Collard said:
"That was a stunning experience.  It is really great fun to go around the circuit like that.  What these guys can do with the cars is absolutely awesome.  The sliding is great fun but Shane had absolute control over the car."