Yeah, I’m just going to say it. Rubens Barrichello shows why shifter karts are awesome. /endthread
Basically Rubens is on a Brazilian entertainment show, comparing the speed of his KZ compared to regularly priced cars of the same value. He laps the track, and pretty much destroys the laptimes of both cars. Then, he does a time attack run and gives a comparable laptime to other performance cars. Sadly, there are no English subtitles.
We all know that Rubens Barrichello was not retained by Williams F1 to race in 2012. For the experienced racer with 19 seasons of Formula 1 experience, this would seem like the end of an era for the Brazilian.
However, that does not mean that Rubens has to stop racing cars. IndyCar is just one example where Rubens’ experience and popularity would serve him well.
In my opinion, this would be a great time for the Brazilian to jump into the American open-wheel arena. He does have a few things going for him that would make him an attractive prospect in 2012.
Shows how much I’ve been paying attention to both Rubens and Top Gear lately…