New Mercedes F1 driver beats Sebastian Vettel's record by more than a second on BBC2 motoring show
11:50 AM, 18 February 2013
British Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton has set a new record in Top Gear's popular Star in a Reasonably Priced Car segment.
Hamilton, in a test filmed several months ago, piloted a Suzuki Liana around the BBC2 motoring show's test track in 1m 42.9s - more than a second quicker that the previous fastest F1 driver, Sebastian Vettel.
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