Blue skies, shimmering asphalt and powerful Audis in Shanghai.

By Mark Andrews

South China Morning Post. 03/09/2016

Audi Sport track day on the Shanghai Formula 1 circuit.

It’s not easy taking photos when you’re being thrown around the cockpit as the R8 V10 Coupe Performance does speeds of over 200km/h. I’m in the passenger seat for a hot lap of half the Shanghai International Circuit on an Audi Driving Experience day. You can hear the rear wheels scrabbling for grip as the mid-engined sports car is thrown around a corner.

Earlier I had done three half laps myself but could achieve nowhere near the speeds I am now experiencing with pro driver Mark Allison. The track is littered with knocked-over cones.

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Mark Andrews has written about everything from Japanese houses to heli hikes on New Zealand glaciers, test drives of Chinese cars to bar and restaurant reviews. He currently specialises in travel articles and reviews of Chinese cars plus articles about the Chinese auto industry.

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