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Cruise control // Red Bull invite Tom Cruise to a top secret test in the US

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Red Bull invite Tom Cruise to a top secret test in the US
Red Bull Racing

Whilst taking their Formula One car to Austin, to play with cowboys and inspect the up and coming track, Red Bull also participated in a secret test session with none other than Hollywood star Tom Cruise.

With seven hours to spare around the Willow Springs circuit in California, Cruise was guided in his mission to learn how to pilot an F1 car by David Coulthard. The pair circled the track in a road car initially, before Cruise switched to a single seater for 24 laps.

Talking about the experience afterwards, Coulthard said: “Tom's the real deal. I was surprised that he picked it up so quickly and is such an accomplished driver. His recall was incredible considering how complicated driving an F1 car is."