Is there anything more satisfying than a good old onboard video? Of course there isn't.
I hope I'm not the only one who has their favourite onboard videos logged in a special compartment of my brain. A few of these videos pushed out key memories of how to do long division and what a hypotenuse is.
I've put together what I consider, as of this minute, to be the top five onboard videos of all time. If you think of a better onboard video, please post in the comments as I'm always eager for new entries.
Without further ado, here are my top five onboard videos:
1) Colin McRae
Just hearing McRae's co-driver Nicky Grist saying 'don't cut' and watching McRae proceed to cut is just a magical dance I could watch all day. I feel like Nicky Grist is a surrogate father to me after hearing him consistantly for two years whilst playing Colin McRae 2.0.
Video Credit to: TitoLefian
2) RUF vs Nürburgring
The best way to describe this video is 'organised chaos.' The car doesn't need too much downforce as the weight of the driver's balls keeps the car in check.
Video credit: engcameraman2
3) Ari Vatanen Pikes Peak run
This might be cheating slightly as there is a considerable amount of exterior shots, but I can't ignore possibly the most talented rally driver of them all, Ari Vatanen, setting a Pikes Peak record.
Video credit: Supercars.net
4) Ayrton Senna - Monaco
There is no more iconic onboard racing footage than this. There just isn't.
Video Credit: Peter Haralanov
5) Kenny Brack - GT40 drifting
This will be a lesser known clip than the others, but my god is it good. The level of throttle control is astounding. He is almost opposite locking down straights, battling the classic GT40 through some wet conditions and traffic. A must watch.
Video credit: Goodwood Road & Racing
Please send your favourite onboard clips in the comments below.