Over the course of his career as a motoring journalist, Alborz Fallah has pulled thousands of laps on race tracks all around the world, testing the latest performance cars on the market.
But, despite enjoying the privilege of flying around the world to experience the best surfaces and turns the motor racing world has to offer, there's a glaring void in Fallah's heart: proper racing.
"I think it would be awesome to actually put myself out there, and compete, in a race -- whether that's a targa or circuit event, I want to put myself out there and drive against other people in a proper racing environment," he says.
That's it, then. Time to plan a racing career. Or as close as he can get to one, anyway. Luckily, we've got a Lotus Elise Sport 220 ready to go.
Catch the full series at the links below:
Episode 1: Alborz lays out the Targa dream
Episode 2: Why did we choose a Lotus Elise?
Episode 3: Time to hit the track
Episode 4: Lotus owner track day
Episode 5: Prep and plan
Episode 6: Targa time, at last!