Racing is all about finding the little advantages over competitors that allow you to get ahead. Sometimes those are legitimate means – like being able to take advantage of a better line through a corner – and other times drivers get a little more creative for a leg up over opponents. Sometimes things might even go a little too far. Case in point: just watch the opening of this Mazda MX-5 Cup race from Silverstone in the UK.
According to the YouTube description, we're riding with James Rogers in this video, and he appears to be pretty talented behind the wheel. Rogers has a great start from fifth that has him in third within just a few corners. He starts stalking the top two drivers, who are already having a fantastic race themselves, but then we see that the person in second is clearly willing to do whatever it takes to win. Just watch the video, and you'll see what we mean. Bravo (?) to that racer for some very quick, albeit fiendish, thinking.


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      jjmoonen
      • 3 Months Ago

      I was waiting in anticipation for some awesome move behind the wheel........instead I laughed. That was kind of awesome, and yet kind of a dick move as well.

      john m
      • 3 Months Ago

      That was hilarious! :D  I was not expecting that...  and yeah, it was kind of a dick move but still funny.

      Daniel
      • 3 Months Ago

      Hilarious.  Pretty awesome driving to be able to get that close, at speed, and pull it off without swapping paint.  Love that guy.


      artso06
      • 3 Months Ago

      Give a Chris Berman "Whoop" and it becomes even more hilarious. 

      Read Tull
      • 3 Months Ago

      Are we sure the other driver wasn't doing this in order to prevent the mirror of James' to make contact and fly off? Thus the thumbs up, for avoiding body damage?

        Brodz
        • 3 Months Ago
        @Read Tull

        You must be the only other person who got this.

      rcavaretti
      • 3 Months Ago

      Not expected and funny.

      bored daily
      • 3 Months Ago

      dick move FTW,  LMAO

      Basil Exposition
      • 3 Months Ago

      That is pretty dang funny

      MotionDesigner
      • 3 Months Ago

      I was so intent on expecting some crazy driving maneuver I did not realize what he did until I did a second take. That was hilarious. D'ck move, but hilarious.

      BipDBo
      • 3 Months Ago

      Even the victim thought it was funny.
      His response was a thumbs up!

      superchan7
      • 3 Months Ago

      That was funny, but that had to have been reported to the judges.

      Kurt
      • 3 Months Ago

      Seldom is one in such a right place/right time where such a feat could be performed. Quick/clever thinking. I hope they are still friends and laughing about it afterwards?

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