WATCH: Racers James Hinchcliffe and Jolyon Palmer treat each other to COTA hot laps


Ex-Formula 1 driver Jolyon Palmer and former IndyCar driver James Hinchcliffe traded laps in an Aston Martin Vantage around the Circuit of The Americas to see how challenging the track really is in person.

Palmer drives COTA for the first time since 2016 – albeit in a coupe rather than a Renault F1 car – taking Canadian racer and F1 TV co-host Hinchcliffe through the twists and turns of the United States Grand Prix venue.

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Then it's Hinchtown's turn, as Palmer switches to the passenger seat and Hinchcliffe tests the track limits – IndyCar style…

The pair reflect on the challenges that drivers face around COTA, take on an Aston Martin DBX and have a tonne of fun in the Lone Star State. Watch them go in the video player above.



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