The brutal, visceral force of F1 power against manpower? The force of eight hundred horses against eight mere mortals? No contest, right?
That was before we found out exactly which humans our double title-winning RB8 would be up against – Bath Rugby’s mighty forwards in a scrum down at the Club’s elite Farleigh House training ground.
With 900kg of top-class rugby playing power to contend with we knew we’d need to enlist an expert in dropping the full force of the RB8 at the right moment, and who better to take the wheel than three-time grand prix winner Daniel Ricciardo.