How to drive fast… on ice
Ice driving instructor, Ted Persson, offers TG mag’s Piers Ward six top tips to go faster
Posted: 02 Mar 2012
Keen connoisseurs of all things Top Gear will already know that the new edition of our magazine has just hit the newsstand. And this month's a bit special - we've taken ten iconic cars onto a massive ice lake in Sweden to see if four-wheel drive really is the future.
While we were there we also got some ice driving lessons from Ted Persson: a rallyist with ten years of gripless, freezing experience. Our learner car? A 2.3-litre Volvo 940 racer with 550 studs in each tyre.
This is what we learned...
Words: Piers Ward
Pics: Lee Brimble