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Can 5 grand's worth of modifications to a family hatchback challenge a sports car and win? The guys from Gadget Geeks find out for us.

The people at Gadget Geeks have an F1-inspired challenge on their hands, and it's probably one any petrolhead would love to find out.

As they say on the YouTube channel, Fast, Furious & Funny:
"If you have a gadget problem, and there’s no-one to help, then you need to visit, the Gadget Geeks... but not this week you can’t, because this is the Gadget Geeks Formula One special! Inspired by his love of formula one, Colin Furze has set himself a challenge: with just 5 grand and some F1 tech know-how, he’s going to take a second-hand rust bucket and turn it into a racing car that can beat a top of the range sports car. But he has some help. Rory Reid, Gadget Geek and car journalist are going to be his right-hand man; and F1 Channel presenter Georgie Thompson, an honourary Gadget Geek for the week, is making sure he gets the best advice from F1’s top engineers, and tips from the fastest men in the world."

Check out the action in the video below.

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