Speed Week: the Brits fly south
Tom Ford leads the British group to France, with a pit stop at Le Mans
Posted: 16 Aug 2013
The sun sets, and we spin around the section of open track once more, before heading towards Tours for an overnight, only to find that when we arrive, our designated hotel is shut. We end up sleeping in a faintly murdery motel on an industrial estate, which is strangely calming. Now it feels like a TG road trip. Tomorrow we have just three hours of driving to reach a circuit near the town of Clermont-Ferrand.
Lying in bed listening to muffled screaming and the smell of industrial disinfectant, I can't wait to meet the others. This year, the arguing is set to go nuclear...