Articles tagged Satoshi Motoyama

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International news

Nissan ZEOD on targetLe Mans racer poised to fulfil electric dreams, by Gary Watkins Nissan’s radical ZEOD RC Le Mans 24 Hours racer is on course to complete the first all-electric lap of the Circuit de la Sarthe in June, according to the programme’s architect. Darren Cox, who is head of Nissan’s global motor sport programmes, believes the petrol-electric hybrid – which takes the Garage 56 grid...

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Le Mans 24 Hours

The image of a Toyota prototype flipping through the air and slamming hard into a tyre barrier will be the lasting image of the 80th Le Mans 24 hours. That Anthony Davidson escaped with ‘only’ two cracked vertebrae was remarkable given the accident’s violence. once again the focus will fall on amateur drivers and their ability to race on the grande dame of all tracks. In an accident reminiscent...

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Matters of Moment

If Lewis Hamilton is a Motor Sport reader, which I grant you is something of a long shot, there's a quote from his new boss in this issue which may cause him some cheer as he contemplates a potentially tricky 'fresh start' in Formula 1 for 2013. Back in 1990, Ross Brawn stepped away from Grand Prix racing to mastermind the car that graces our cover and what turned out to be Jaguar's unforgettable...

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Flying without wings

Got a small taste of the Nissan Delta Wing's potential at Le Mans. The cars much-anticipated debut unfortunately was cut short by a crash early in the race in which driver Satoshi Motoyama was an innocent victim. But the car performed well in all departments, proving designer Ben Bowlby's theories correct and without doubt worth pursuing. The revolutionary car created a huge wave of interest and...


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