Silverstone is one of the most iconic tracks in Formula 1. It’s the home of the British GP, and it wasn’t too long ago when our own Tom Matthews was there for the Porsche Silverstone Experience with Forza Motorsport 7 for the Xbox One X launch. However, he was also there beforehand for a special Formula 1 experience, where he got to check out one of the best F1 Simulators, drive an Aston Martin and Ferrari, and get a passenger lap in an Ariel Atom around Silverstone with Force India's Formula 1 driver, Esteban Ocon.
However, not everything went exactly to plan, as smoked begun to emerge from the Ariel Atom during the lap before it begun to catch fire. Thankfully, nobody was injured and they both escaped the car swiftly and safely. Following the incident, Tom got the chance to interview Esteban Ocon to chat about everything Formula 1. You can catch everything that happened in the above video, and for even more Silverstone action, check out Tom’s video from the Porsche Experience Centre with Forza Motorsport 7.