The racing event for those who are not normally allowed behind the wheel of a car

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A group of people, who are not usually allowed to drive a car, took part in a track day at the Silverstone circuit in Northamptonshire.

The charity event, hosted by Speed ​​of Sight, saw people of all ages and abilities racing in specially adapted vehicles.

Michael was one of 20 people who toured the circuit today Credit: ITV News Anglia

Michael is blind and unable to hold a driver’s license, but he was one of 20 who had the chance to take on the famous Formula 1 circuit in a specially adapted car.

About 20 people had the chance to ride the Northamptonshire circuit today.

Lewis Hamilton’s brother Nick, who has cerebral palsy, also took to the track for a ride.

Nick, Lewis Hamilton’s brother, toured the circuit blindfolded! Credit: ITV News Anglia

In 2015, he became the first disabled driver to compete in the British Touring Car Championships. Today he drove with a blindfold.


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