Watch this racer remove and reseat his steering wheel mid-race!

Picture this: You’re running sixth in your Formula Renault race when your car is hit with an electrical problem. Do you sacrifice your position and pit to have the problem investigated, or do you go for the old-fashioned ‘reset factory settings’ trick on the next straight?

You do the latter of course! Check out the onboard footage racer Jeroen Slaghekke’s antics as he unplugs and reseats his steering wheel in the race – an act which could have had dire consequences if he’d got it wrong:

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Richard Bailey

Founder & Chief Editor at MotorsportM8
Hasn't missed a Grand Prix since 1989. Has a soft spot for Minardi. Tattooed with 35+ Grand Prix circuits.