As 2006 drew to a close, a few details and pictures about JAS Motorsport's race-prepped Civic Type-R hit the web. Little was known at the time about what modifications had been made to the Euro hatch to ready it for an assault on the world's race tracks, but our fortunate friends over at Winding Road were able to get some seat time while the CTR underwent testing on the Autodromo do Estoril circuit in Portugal.

Unfortunately, we'll have to wait for a full rundown of Matt Davis' time in the hot seat, but until then, we'll direct you to the video, posted after the jump, to see what well a sorted FWD racer is capable of.

[Source: Winding Road]