1.The first (and only) Japanese manufacturer race car to win in Le Mans 24 hours endurance race in 1991.
2.the first (and only) overall victory for a car powered by a Wankel rotary engine.
3.After 1991, this car has been banned from entering Le Mans 24 hours race because FIA(Federation Internationalr de l'Automobile) outlawed the use of Wankel-type rotary engines in the racing series due to "unfair weight advantages"
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Mazda Furai : Race Track
The Furai, which celebrates 40 years of Mazda's rotary engine and
international motorsports heritage is seen here in full intimate detail.
Furai is the latest in the Nagare design series from Mazda introduced at
the 2008 Detroit AutoShow (NAIAS). Based on a US Le Mans race series
Courage C65 chassis and featuring a 3 rotor rotary engine fueled by
ethanol. Hear the full sound these rotors make in this intimate video.
Mazda 787B 1991 Le Mans Winner - LOUD!!!
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The Legendary Mazda 787B with its R26B Engine, a 4 Rotor Mazda Rotary
Engine, the First and ONLY Japanese Car to Outright Win at Le Mans. After
that win the Rotary Engine was banned from ever competing again at Le Mans.
This video shows the Mazda 787B at Festival of Speed 2011.
Enjoy the engine noise at hard acceleration.