Taming Ford's World Rally beast

Taming Ford's World Rally beast

Before Jari-Matti Latvala got Ford's WRC season back on track with a commanding Rally GB win, AUTOSPORT's David Evans was let loose in his car - and he has the video to prove it

Nobody, but nobody, has approached that blue building in this fashion before. The blue building in question is situated on a perimeter road of Carlisle Airport. It's not a particularly big building, nor is it a particularly sturdy being made out of wood. But it is directly in our path. A path being trodden backwards with all four wheels locked.

Fortunately, Ford Fiesta RS WRC did not meet blue building. But it was close.

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