I'd followed him for long enough. The time had come to pass Alex Wurz. Yes, Alex Wurz, the two-time Le Mans-winning former Formula 1 racer. And I was going to pass him. Fair and square.
And I did.
There are a couple of things I probably should mention at this point; cars were not involved, we were on foot. But Wurz is still one of the most physically fit fellows in motorsport while I remain committed to Easter Eggs. So beating the year-younger-than-me Austrian was pretty impressive, yes?
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David Evans is the rallies editor of Autosport and Motorsport News. A successful rally driving father ensured an early introduction to motorsport and, fascinated as he was by rallying, the fourth estate was of equal interest. Having read (or at least looked at the pictures) from the age of two, he joined <i>Motoring News</i> in 1996 and later moved to Autosport in 2002.@davidevansrally More features by David Evans