Splash. Cocoon. Willow. Parenthood. Backdraft. Apollo 13. A Beautiful Mind. Frost/Nixon. Not a bad CV from director Ron Howard, and that’s before you take into account playing Richie Cunningham in Happy Days and narrating / executive producing the wonderful Arrested Development.
Still, all of that can be pushed onto the second page now, as this week he became the very first person to have a proper go in our brand new Reasonably Priced Vauxhall Astra Techline.
Now click below for some bonus footage from Ron’s lap, exclusively for all you TopGear.commers.
And if you’re as excited as us about Ron’s upcoming film Rush charting the legendary ’76 F1 battle between James Hunt and Niki Lauda, here’s the latest footage: