Le Mans 1999 Mercedes CLR Onboard and Crash
Onboard lap in the Mercedes CLR with Christophe Bouchut and Peter
Dumbreck's massive accident.Highlights of the 1999 Le Mans 24 Hour race,
which was billed as the Race of The Millenium
Pagani Zonda R - Nurburgring lap
Pagani - Pirelli Tyre - Assuring new technologies and materials are fit for
production means also putting the vehicle's components under severe
stresses, exceeding those normally encountered in every day road driving.
The Nürburgring Nordschleife is the most demanding track in the world, for
man and machine, an ordeal that each Pagani has to pass, only one of many
in the entire development phase.
The Zonda R serves as the ultimate test bench, a car able to reach
acceleration figures and speeds that are not possible with a road car.
This is further underlined by a laptime of 6:47,5 min for the 20,832 km
Nordschleife. Driver: Marc Basseng
Lola-Aston V12 amazing sound - Le Mans 2011
Lola-Aston (car 22) accelerating from the Mulsanne corner on the Sunday
morning. Won't hear a noise like this at Le Mans again for a while - or
Car is followed the by the Ford GT then the remaining Audi R18
217mph Bentley Speed 8 Le Mans winner driven - autocar.co.uk
Autocar gets a chance to drive the priceless Bentley Speed 8 Le Mans racer,
which dominated the Le Mans 24hr race in 2003.
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The stunning Bentley Speed 8 dominated the 24hrs of Le Mans in 2003,
finishing in first and second place, seven laps ahead of its competitors.
So, when Autocar was invited to drive it at the Anglesey circuit, Steve
Sutcliffe was hardly going to say no. With a turbocharged 4.0-litre V8 it has 615bhp, weighs
just 900kg and is geared to hit 97mph in first gear. Even with used racing
slicks and a polite warning from Bentley to be careful, it's breathtakingly
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