French Spectacle


A SEA OF TRICKED-OUT RENAULTS, PEUGEOTS and Citroëns stand proudly equipped with growling grills and spikey alloys, flanked by their owners comparing specs. Elsewhere in the pit garages are the carefully selected Top 25 pimped with an abundance of polished chrome, monster body kits, flip paint jobs and, in one case, full hydraulic suspension. The classic Renault 5 seems a popular choice for customisation and the sight of boy racers testing out their souped-up engines on the dragstrip before racing them around the oval is the sight of the day…