"I'd prefer to do it on a nice straight and level strip of tarmac rather than on Lord March's drive. The hill not only climbs, but is also full of twists, turns and obstacles," said Grant. "It's a hugely technical test of speed and concentration. But despite the risks, the strength and integrity of Nissan LEAF
's design gives me confidence. Whatever happens, I know I'm going to finish the weekend with a serious crick in my neck!" The Festival of Speed will also welcome the race-ready Nissan LEAF NISMO RC that will attempt a new hill record for EVs. 2011 FIA GT1 Champion Michael Krumm, who drove the DeltaWing at Le Mans 24 Hours, will be piloting the LEAF racer.