Watch: Schumacher's epic McLaren F1 GTR onboard pole position lap
In 1996 Ralf Schumacher had a seat in the Formula Nippon Series where he partnered Naoki Hattori in the sensational sounding LARK McLaren F1 GTR.
He managed to win the series in his first ever season and in that year he entered the All-Japan Grand Touring Car Championship hall of fame. Not a bad year!
You can witness the full pole position lap in its glorious entirety here: