This British Racer Hands Out A Driving Lesson To Remember At Daytona

This British Racer Hands Out A Driving Lesson To Remember At Daytona

It’s not a lot of fun being stuck behind much slower traffic intent on dawdling along and ruining your day.

So we really felt for British racing driver Oliver Bryant – a ten-year veteran of GT3 class racing – when he started this open formula Historic Sportscar Racing Class F race at Daytona International Speedway in 25th place and with what seems to be 24 much slower cars ahead of him.

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Bryant, who appropriately enough lists his occupation as a racing driver coach, very quickly sets about the pack and over the course of the next three laps passes every single one of them.

Class F is an open category, so the cars range from proper classics such as old Porsche 911s and the odd 914 right up to modern Caymans and a Lotus 211. Bryant’s weapon of choice? A stroked 1965 Shelby Mustang – the oldest and best-sounding car in the race.

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Sadly, though, it didn’t last, as Bryant retired 15 laps from the end, but this virtuoso passing performance has more overtakes than an entire season of F1…

YouTube / Historic Sportscar Racing – via Iframely

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