THE First Minister was certainly in the fast lane during his latest visit to Anglesey .
Carwyn Jones took a spin in a Ferrari F40 this week during a visit to Trac Môn, where he opened the new pit complex and control centre and attended the Walk on Wales charity’s track day.
He said: “Investment and growth at Trac Môn have helped raise the standards of the facilities here to international level, which will be a boost to the area.
“It is good news to hear that new clients include leading Formula 3 and GT teams, as well as major car manufacturers, for both product testing and launch purposes.”
The control centre offers race organisers a race administration centre, steward’s office and space for commentators and media.
The pit complex includes 22 garages with the capacity to take at least 44 cars or 80 motorcycles.
Pink Floyd drummer Nick Mason loaned the Ferrari to Walk on Wales for the track day, which also boasted an Aston Martin DB4 and an Aston Martin Vanquish among other super cars and classic vehicles.
Drivers were invited to test their metle on Trac Môn cars are invited to bring their vehicles to drive the course for a £200 donation.
Author and former Yokshire Regiment Corporal Andy Reid, who lost both legs, an arm and fingers after stepping on an IED while serving in Afghanistan, got behind the wheel at the event.
“I couldn’t pass up the opportunity to drive some of these supercars.
“With friends of mine having been helped by Combat Stress and the Welsh Guards Afghanistan Appeal, I know first hand what a massive difference