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Old 5th December 2007, 11:57   #1
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Default Lewis Hamilton hammers the Liana around the Top Gear track!!!

Just finished watching the latest Top Gear episode and trust me, that Hamilton can drive.

Here are some of the lap times done by the F1 drivers in previous episodes.

1. Nigel Mansell - 1:44.6 (dry)
2. Jenson Button - 1:44.7 (dry)
3. Damon Hill - 1:46.3 (dry)
4. Mark Webber 1:47.1 (wet)

Now Hamilton had to drive on a wet track as well, which meant that he was basically competing with Webber.

But to everyone's disbelief (including the Stig who did a 1:44.4 in the dry), Lewis lapped the track in an unbelievable 1:44.7!!! Which means he was as quick as Jenson Button in the dry!!

So, TG has invited him again, to come and try his hand at driving the Liane around the track when it's dry.

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insane! hamilton is one hell of driver!
when's the repeat of this episode? (if there is one)

or i guess i'll have to wait for the episode to come up on youtube,
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here it is
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Video: Lewis Hamilton Versus the Stig!!

Found the video link.
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There was oil on the track too, along with water.
To top it all he was singing and humming to himself while driving.
He did it effortlessly.
Considering that the stig knows the track like the back of his paws, this is an achievement.
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he does make it look so efffortless you belive you can do it untill you try.
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fantastic lap!! thanks for the links guys!
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Hamilton is the man!
No wonder the whole f1 scene is alive and kicking due to him. Way to go hamma! Keep it up!
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OT...
Can someone give me the telecast details of TOP GEAR in BBC World. I'm missing the shows pretty badly
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This isn't broadcasted here.
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man that has got to be the ugliest car ever produced!
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man that has got to be the ugliest car ever produced!
Doesnt it resemble the indigo to some extent?
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hehe! I repeat...that has got to be the ugliest car ever produced!
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Repeat Posts My a Moda

Btw I wonder why they use the Liana for bench marking all these runs? I mean is it because

- Its the worst Handler
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- Its a 5 door family car which people normally buy.
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dont know but liana looks so horribly ugly (no harsh feelings for Suzuki & Maruti lovers).
I cant understand why choose this car for benchmark is it the Best in the category or is it the best one in handling ? tyres are soo skinny it looks dangerous
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