The Audi R10 is a sports- racing car prepared for sports car racing in the LMP1 class of the Le Mans 24 Hours. The car was unveiled the 13 december 2005 at 12h00 CET and should begin at the 2006 Le Mans and 12 Hours of Sebring. ...more on Wikipedia about "Audi R10"
The Audi R8 was introduced in 1999 as a very successful sports car racing car. ...more on Wikipedia about "Audi R8 Race Car"
The Bentley Speed 8 is a LMP class race car that competed in the Le Mans series from 2001-2003. It has strong resemblence to and shares technical underpinings with the Audi R8. The Speed 8 marks Bentley's first return to racing after a 73-year absence. ...more on Wikipedia about "Bentley Speed 8"
The BMW V12 LMR was entered in Sports car racing from 1998 to 2000. ...more on Wikipedia about "BMW V12"
The Brabham BT46B 'Fancar' was an F1 car designed by South African Gordon Murray. It was conceived in response to the ground effect Lotus 78 and 79. Like the Tyrrell P34 that came before, it was a radical design. ...more on Wikipedia about "Brabham 'Fancar'"
Caterham Cars are a manufacturer of specialist lightweight sports cars based in Caterham, Surrey, England and part of the British motor industry. Their only model, the Caterham 7, is a direct development of the Lotus Seven designed by Colin Chapman. The founder of Caterham Cars, Graham Nearn, purchased the rights to manufacture the Lotus 7 design from Chapman in 1973. ...more on Wikipedia about "Caterham Cars"
The book, movie and stage musical Chitty Chitty Bang Bang took their name from a pair of celebrated racing cars built and raced by Louis Zborowski and his engineer Clive Gallop, in the 1920s. The Chittys were built and stored at Higham Park in Bridge near Canterbury, Kent, England. The cars were so loud that Canterbury reportedly passed a by law prohibiting them from entering within the city walls. ...more on Wikipedia about "Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (car)"
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Lemans Prototypes is a kit car company founded by Dr. Brandon Dyer and David Magann from Ontario, Canada. They have been developing the project since 2003. The kit includes both a steel chassis and fibreglass body. The car is based on those currently running in the American LeMans and European LeMans series. Their flagship model is the LMP1000 Roadster. ...more on Wikipedia about "Lemans Prototypes"
The Lotus 78 was the car that started the ground effect revolution in Formula 1, in the 1977 racing season. (It was also used several times in the 1978 season.) ...more on Wikipedia about "Lotus 78"
The Mazda 787B was a prototype racing car built for the 24 hours of Le Mans auto race, replacing the 767. It used a 4-rotor 26B Wankel engine which produced over 700 hp (522 kW). The 787B's 1991 win at Le Mans was historic in two ways: It marked the first (and only) victory for a Japanese manufacturer, and the first (and only) overall victory for a car powered by a Wankel rotary engine. The 787B was designed by Englishman Nigel Stroud. Three 787B's were entered for the 1991 event, placing first, sixth, and eighth. ...more on Wikipedia about "Mazda 787B"
The McLaren F1 is a supercar, manufactured by McLaren Cars, a British company. The car was conceived as a "cost is no object" exercise in creating what its designers hoped would be considered the ultimate road car. Only 107 cars were manufactured, 64 of those for use on public roads and the rest for racing. Production began in 1994 and ended in 1998. ...more on Wikipedia about "McLaren F1"
The Mercedes-Benz CLR was a Le Mans Prototype GT racing car created for the 1999 race. It became infamous for spectacular crashes ...more on Wikipedia about "Mercedes-Benz CLR"
The Porsche 911 GT1 was a racing car designed for competition in the GT1 class at the 24 Hours of Le Mans and sold as a road car for homologation purposes. ...more on Wikipedia about "Porsche 911 GT1"
The Porsche 934 was a racing version of the Porsche 911 Turbo, prepared to FIA Group 4 rules, similar to the Porsche 935 which was prepared to FIA Group 5 rules. ...more on Wikipedia about "Porsche 934" Just http://www.shortopedia.com way
The Porsche 935 was introduced in 1976, as the racing version of the Porsche 930 (911 Turbo), prepared for FIA- Group 5 rules (similar to the Porsche 934 which was built for the more standard Group 4). ...more on Wikipedia about "Porsche 935"
The Porsche 936 was introduced in 1976 by Porsche as a successor to the Porsche 908 to compete in the FIA Group 6 sports car world championship, which it won (as did the Porsche 935 in its championship) . The open top, two seater spyder was powered by a 2140cc 540 hp turbocharged flat-6 engine. ...more on Wikipedia about "Porsche 936"
The Porsche 956 was a race car built by Porsche which designed it in 1982 for FIA Group C racing. It was later evolved into the 962C. ...more on Wikipedia about "Porsche 956"
The Porsche RS Spyder (type 9R6) is a LMP2 class race car set to debut in the 2006 American Le Mans Series. The RS Spyder marks Porsche's return to Le Mans since the it's last departure from the series with the 911 GT1 in 1998. ...more on Wikipedia about "Porsche RS Spyder"
The Protos was a wingless Formula 2 racing car that appeared in 1967. Powered by the then-standard Ford- Cosworth 1600cc FVA-engine, it was noticeable for its slippery aerodynamic Frank Costin design, with an almost-enclosed 'bubble' cockpit and a chassis partially made of the very light but fragile balsa wood. Although fairly quick on fast tracks, it didn't become a front runner and did not score wins during the European F2 season. ...more on Wikipedia about "Protos"
The Renault Spider was a roadster automobile produced by the French manufacturer Renault between 1995 and 1997. ...more on Wikipedia about "Renault Spider"
Silver Arrows was the name given by the press to Germany's dominant Mercedes-Benz and Auto Union Grand Prix motor racing cars between 1934 and 1939, and also later applied to the Mercedes-Benz Formula One and sports cars in 1954/55. ...more on Wikipedia about "Silver Arrows"
A slick tire (also known as a "racing slick") is a type of tire that has no tread pattern, used mostly in auto racing. By having a large tread pattern such tires provide the largest possible contact patch to the road, and maximizes traction for any given tire dimension. ...more on Wikipedia about "Slick tire"
The Tyrrell P34 (Project 34) was a Formula One race car designed by Derek Gardner, Tyrrell's chief designer, as a response to new regulations due to come into force in 1976. The car had 4 10-inch diameter front wheels and 2 ordinary wheels at the back. The idea was to increase air penetration and have a smaller 'frontal area' which would reduce drag. When unveiled, the cover was peeled back from the back forward and the collective gasps from the world's press said it all. Apart from the Brabham 'Fancar' which came 2 years later, the 6 wheeled Tyrrell was the most radical car ever to take part in F1 competition. ...more on Wikipedia about "Tyrrell P34"
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