Corvette vs. MX5 Turbo @ Nurburgring. 8m05s BTG laptime
Read more about my blue MX5 here: http://goo.gl/dvoXb. Rather than just blitz the 'Ring in 7mSomehing, KarlH followed my little Mazda around for a lap on the recent www.Trackdays.de event.
My MX5 runs a home-brew turbo with a chinacharger, HSD coil-overs and Ultra-Racing ARBs. To read more about this car and the Nurburgring, visit www.BridgeToGantry.com.
Turbo MX5 vs 600+bhp 'Vette on the 'Ring
Continuing from the previous 8m05s video here: http://youtu.be/8VSkQTjDcF0
This short sequence picks up when I'm caught by a 500bhp Audi TT-RS and a *600*bhp modified Corvette.
First lap: Citroën DS3R
The first lap of the Nürburgring in a Citroën DS3R. Read the full review of this new car at www.bridgetogantry.com
Horrible Crashes: Racecars Splitting in Half (Stock-Car, Touringcar and Truck Edition)
*One fatal crash included, accident behind the scene* (First clip)
Note: I forgot to use Mike Harmons crash at Bristol in 2002.
A compilation featuring some of the most violent crashes of all time: Metalcrunching accidents that caused race cars to split in half.
All of the drivers in this video survived their accidents.
Clips in order of their appearance:
Joe Frasson, NASCAR @ Daytona 1979 (Qualifier)
Note: Don Williams died after 10 years in coma when his car hit the wall nearly head on at full speed, but that was not covered by the TV cameras.
Michael Waltrip, NASCAR @ Bristol 1990
Jeremy Dale (Blue car) and Fabrizio Barbazza (Yellow car that split in half), IMSA @ Road Atlanta 1995
Injuries: Both of the drivers suffered injuries that would proof to be career-ending.
Jack Bland, Late Models @ Hagerstown Speedway 1996
Injuries: Broken leg
Steve Grissom, NASCAR @ Atlanta 1997
Injuries: Broken ankle
Geoff Bodine, NASCAR Truck Series @ Daytona 2000
Injuries: He broke his right wrist, right cheekbone, a vertebra in his back, his right ankle, and also suffered a concussion. Nine fans were also injured in the accident.
Bruno Junqueira and Diumar Bueno (Who's truck split in half), Formula Truck @ Sao Paulo 2010
Giorgio Bartocci, Trofeo Lamborghini @ Brno 2010
Injuries: Broken ribs, a broken leg and second-degree burns over 40% of his body
Note: This crash was a total disaster for the firefighters on the track.
Giorgio was trapped inside his burning Lamborghini for almost a minute before one of his crew members who did not wear a fireproof suit and got his face burned could pull him out.
Giorgio is still recovering from his injuries.
Mazda MX-5 mit Turbo-Kit
Die HGP turbonachrüstung GmbH bringt den Mazda MX-5 mit einem turbo-Kit auf Trab. Tim Schrick hat für Motorvision den Spaß-Roadster Mazda MX-5 mit turbo Kit getestet.
1.6 mx5 miata itb sprint engine for sale on ebay throttle bodies escort maybe?
This is my 1.6 ltr mazda MX5/ Miata ITB (throttle bodies from Jenvey Dynamics)sprint engine for sale on ebay at the moment, this engine and its previous Dyno figures feature on www.Jenvey.co.uk:
please note that the engine was warmed up to running temp before revving like this,
323bhp MX5 Turbo crash at Knockhill Hot hatch day May 2011 Part 1
Fun at Knockhill including a stupid error at the end of the straight. My brakes were terrible after running low on pads and failing to bleed them before the track day.
Specs on the car are:
93 1.8 Eunos in Brilliant Black
MSPNP Standalone ECU
Gaz Gold Pro 400 / 300 Coilovers
Superlegerra 15x7" wheels with Federal 595 RS-R tyres (195/50)
Corrado 280mm discs
2.5" / 3" Exhaust
GTI-R T28 turbo
FM2 Cast Manifold
BEGI Seperated gasses downpipe with dumped wastegate
550x225x65 universal Intercooler
F1 Stage 3 Clutch
Devils own W/I triggered at 8psi running 50% methanol
Innovate MTX-L wideband
TSE Inconel turbo manifold studs
Hard Dog M2 Roll Bar
Rolling road result 323bhp (270whp) and 275lbft torque.
Car is at full weight with electric windows, mirrors, mohair roof etc.