Not to imply that racing is in any way a safe sport today… but it used to be much less polished, and your average driver took significantly fewer precautions in running a track than today. That’s what makes this video of a supercharged C5 Corvette running the CDS Farms & Motorsports Park road course in Fayetteville, Arkansas rather unique: there is not much runoff, no safety barriers, or any safety cars (forget about choppers) waiting for an unfortunate turn of the wheel.
Instead, it’s just a long stretch of winding road, the car, and the driver. And in the instance of this video, the car happens to be a C5 equipped with a Z51 suspension, CCW 505 wheels wrapped in BFGoodrich KDW tires, a ProCharger making 6 PSI, and a Flowmaster exhaust. All in all, running the track looks like a lot of fun — just don’t go 100 percent… unless you’re a trained and experienced racing professional, that is: