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Nicola Adams has showdown with Thierry Neuville

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Nicola Adams fulfilled her passion for cars this week when she took to the passenger seat of the new Hyundai i20 WRC.

Sat in the driver's seat was 2013 WRC runner up, Thierry Neuville, who took the 2012 London Olympic gold medalist for a whirl around Goodwood's Forest Rally stage before entering the ring to have a stab at boxing.

Adams, who will be challenging for another gold medal when she takes to the ring in Glasgow for the Commonwealth Games later this month, said: "I was so excited to be offered this opportunity and I wasn't disappointed. It was just so cool.

"Everything happens so fast and you've got to be really skilful to drive one of these cars. Absolutely awesome - this has to be my new sport!"

Watch: Nicola Adams hits the track

She added: "I think Thierry tried to scare me a little. But I got my own back when I invited him into the ring after."

Neuville, who recently achieved his second podium finish in this year's World Rally Championships, and will be looking for his first season win in Finland on July 31st, said: 'It was a great honour for me to meet Nicola.

"We both share the same strong determination to win and she really is at the top of her game. I wish her the best of luck in the forthcoming Commonwealth Games."

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