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Porsche Cayman R on the Isle of Skye – Day seven

Big excitement today, as we had a helicopter on set to do some aerial shots of the Porsches driving through the dramatic landscape. The first shot had to merge with one of yesterday’s jib shots, where I drove the Cayman R past the stationary 964 with presenter...
Porsche Cayman R on the Isle of Skye – Day six

Porsche Cayman R on the Isle of Skye – Day six

It was a blustery day here on Skye which wasn’t ideal as we were filming from a jib – a long moveable arm with a camera on the end. My job was to drive the Cayman past the jib as the camera smoothly dropped down to film the car shooting by. Which was...
Porsche Cayman R on the Isle of Skye – Day five

Porsche Cayman R on the Isle of Skye – Day five

Today began with more in-car footage of presenter Frank Pereire, this time in the Cayman R with me dutifully overtaking from time to time in the 964 Carrera 4. Later in the day, the script demanded both cars driving down the road at speed, past two cameras mounted in...

Porsche Cayman R on the Isle of Skye – Day four

You know those moments on Top Gear when Clarkson’s driving around, talking to a point somewhere in front of the passenger seat? Well, that’s what we were doing today. It was presenter Frank Pereire’s moment to shine while I continued my role as the...
Porsche Cayman R and 964 Carrera 4 exhaust sounds

Porsche Cayman R and 964 Carrera 4 exhaust sounds

Key to any car show is the sound of the cars and, here on Skye, the sound engineer has been working hard to capture the characters of the Porsche Cayman R and modified 964 Carrera 4 exhaust notes. He’s kindly shared a couple of recordings but stresses that these...