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Driving the Paris-Dakar Porsche 953 at Goodwood

13/08/2013 09:56 |  Comments: 


The guy behind the idea of the English-language Totalcar site, the, also serving as an editor at the Hungarian , our mother site. Serial collector of sorry old things that have internal combustion engines in them, as a newfound religion, Zsolt is keeping a family under the terror of rust. Being in the business for the best part of the last 19 years, he landed at Totalcar after serving at a huge round of printed automotive magazines. Has a wife, two small(ish) children and a pet rabbit.

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I had a stint in Jacky Ickx's 1984 Dakar Porsche at the Festival of Speed.

Never try to live high moments of your life with a camera in your hand. I drove Jacky Ickx's Dakar Porsche at the Festival of Speed on Friday, but, as the video proves, I had no chance of capturing the action with a hand-held compact camera, but you can hear some sounds at least. Umm, one more thing - all the swearing has has been cut out, because I had some deep thoughts on camera makers, battery life and mobile phone memory capacities that were'n suited for the public. I can only bring up one feeble excuse: 24 hours earlier I wouldn't have thought I'd ever sit in the driver's seat of this car, let alone gun it up the hill.

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