Top Gear races the KTM X-Bow RR
KTM needed a journo with broad motorsport experience to race the all-new X-Bow RR. Rather erroneously, it phoned TG...
Posted: 10 Aug 2012
One car, happily with a lurid lime-green paint job and therefore easier to spot, emerges from the dust exiting stage left. I'm heading straight for him. Do I brake? Or swerve right to avoid him? Luckily, he's heading backwards much quicker than I'm going forwards so there isn't any contact.
Anyway, crack on. Start to feel a pang of guilt that I've made up places more through luck than skill, but sod that - to finish first, first you have to finish. Next corner, and another car runs wide ahead. Thank you very much - one more place gained. I'm now ninth. This is unheard of. Top Gear is actually achieving some of its stated aims. And nothing is on fire.