Avid fans may well remember the time Richard Hammond raced the RAF in a Bugatti Veyron. Well, technology has moved on a little since then, and Paddy McGuinness fancied a rematch, so join Chris Harris in the super-slippery, 250mph McLaren Speedtail and the RAF in their 1200mph F35 jet. Let’s race.Want to see more from Series 28? It’s available on iPlayer right now in the UK: Series 28: The Online Geneva Motor Show: First Look: Want to watch a bit of on the internet? Welcome to the most comprehensive collection of official clips you’ll find on YouTube. Whether you’re searching for a caravan challenge, Ken Block in the Hoonicorn, cars versus fighter jets, Stig power laps or the latest Chris Harris Drives, you can find all the iconic films here.
this is the f-35b lightning it’s known as a fifth-generation multi-role aircraft with stealth capability but with a top speed of 1,200 miles an hour an operational ceiling of 50,000 feet and the ability to land vertically onto the deck of an aircraft carrier to put it more simply this is the most sophisticated fighter jet the world has ever seen what going I can’t go up past that line that’s ordinary million quids with a kit they don’t wanna hear it we can’t get closer than this not hundred million pounds right and which is that two million quid yeah chicken feet what speed us top end 250 yeah that’s about 1,200 mile per hour that one I thought you’re supposed to be a fan of the car you’re on the side of the car you resent the car show I’m just I’m refereeing um you know I’m stand off from ball for me sounds like you’re in the court of the plane to me in the game of Top Trumps with that jet in this car at the minute this cars not doing that well but I’ve got everything it round the track right are we ready for this goose well paddy got we agreed no Top Gun dog comic I’m maverick I’m known as maverick why are you maverick Mavericks the cool one so now that we’ve met the competition next the referee wanted to go over the rules of the race gentlemen pretty straightforward this we’re gonna make our way down this straight here through the orange markers all the way down there I’m gonna do a left then you’re gonna do a left don’t ya another left almost straight to the finishing line first of course the finish line wins any questions yeah the the jet can’t quite exactly do that so what I’m going to do is I’m going to be at 250 feet 400 miles now at this turn with the bank on it’ll be a limited pool to get to 35 alpha to minimize the radius of the turn to the parallel with issues runway will roll out level I’ll continue down there’ll be another left turn again 7g 400 miles an hour limit up all round the corner to roll out will continue up I’m not going to make this turn left here it’s too tight I’m going to continue off again 250 feet this time at 500 miles an hour to enter this turn 7g sustained to then bleed down 35 alpha so you see the jet skidding around the corner to them roll wings level 100 foot 550 mile an hour finish with the car down here I know a second who’s that the pilot looks about 18 they start them young now okay oh okay yeah all right let’s turn and burn lads do you know what that is coffee cup correct let’s get out of here let’s do it wings up with the engineers now poring over every detail of their machines before the race suffice to say both teams were taking things seriously and with final checks complete it was time to take to the track that’s very intimidating Oh Wow what a piece of cake f-35 versus speed pal it’s the coolest thing I’ve ever done look at the thing it just looks like an engine with a person strapped to the front of it Christopher are you ready as I’ll ever be here we go then Ready Steady quickstart virus is falling from the water okay come on mr. McLaren come on mr. McLaren please just ahead just buy analyst just vital Lynn’s gonna do the big loop Mia this is what we got that is one of the coolest pieces of engineering about the scene if I’m gonna lose to anyone I’m gonna lose to that