Roger Daltrey drives the Lotus T125
Top Gear witnesses rock legend defy poor vision to pilot Sunday’s 640bhp F1-spec monster…
Posted: 01 Nov 2011
"You need to be fit in a completely different kind of way. You need to be a young man because you'd be surprised how much your insides get thrown about. It's like having a custard enema."
Along the straights, it transpires he was hitting around 160mph. When we put it to him, he shrugs his shoulders and grins. "Well, it felt no different from the M25 eh?" He bursts out laughing, much to the relief of the T125's mechanics, who are hovering over the freshly warm Lotus with interest. "The straights are the easy bits - going through those chicanes was bloody difficult. I mean, I've been around this track earlier today in the Evora GT4 [above] so it's not that much different. It's just an awful lot faster."