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is a Japanese former racing driver.
Andrea Montermini (born 30 May 1964) is an Italian racing driver.
is a city located in Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan.
Auto racing (also known as car racing, motor racing, or automobile racing) is a motorsport involving the racing of automobiles for competition.
Érik Comas (born 28 September 1963) is a French former Formula One driver.
() is a multinational auto and truck parts manufacturer founded in 1931 by in the city of Kurume, Fukuoka, Japan.
Carbon fiber reinforced polymer, carbon fiber reinforced plastic or carbon fiber reinforced thermoplastic (CFRP, CRP, CFRTP or often simply carbon fiber, carbon composite or even carbon), is an extremely strong and light fiber-reinforced plastic which contains carbon fibers.
A coupé — also known as coupe — is a car with a fixed-roof body style usually with two doors, however some four-door cars have been marketed as four door coupés or quad coupés due to their coupé-like roofline at the rear.
The Dauer 962 Le Mans is a sports car based on the Porsche 962 racing car.
In automobiles, a double wishbone suspension is an independent suspension design using two (occasionally parallel) wishbone-shaped arms to locate the wheel.
Eric van de Poele (born 30 September 1961 in Verviers) is a Belgian racing driver and former Formula One driver.
Franck Lagorce (born 1 September 1968 in L'Haÿ-les-Roses) is a racing driver from France.
A grand tourer (gran turismo) (GT) is a performance and luxury automobile capable of high speed and long-distance driving.
Group C was a category of motorsport, introduced by the FIA in 1982 for sports car racing, along with Group A for touring cars and Group B for GTs.
Homologation (Greek homologeo, ὁμολογέω, "to agree") is the granting of approval by an official authority.
In motorsports, homologation is the approval process through which a vehicle, a race track, or a standardised part is required to go for certification to race in a given league or series.
Ian Callum FRSE (born 30 July 1954) is a Scottish car designer who has worked for Ford, TWR, Aston Martin, and in 1999 became the Director of Design for Jaguar Cars.
The Jaguar XJ220 is a two-seat sports car produced by British luxury car manufacturer Jaguar from 1992 until 1994, in collaboration with the specialist automotive and race engineering company Tom Walkinshaw Racing.
The Jaguar Sport XJR-15 is a two-seater supercar produced by Jaguar Sport a subsidiary of Jaguar and Tom Walkinshaw Racing between 1990 and 1992.
The Jaguar XJR-9 is a sports-prototype race car built by Jaguar for both FIA Group C and IMSA Camel GTP racing, debuting at the 1988 24 Hours of Daytona.
Johannes "Jan" Lammers (born 2 June 1956 in Zandvoort) is a racing driver and team principal from the Netherlands.
Jörg Müller (born 3 September 1969) is a Dutch-born German BMW factory driver.
John Nielsen (born 7 February 1956) is a Danish former racing driver.
is a Japanese former racing driver and businessman.
In automotive engineering, a longitudinal engine is an internal combustion engine in which the crankshaft is oriented along the long axis of the vehicle, front to back.
Martin John Brundle (born 1 June 1959) is a British racing driver, best known as a Formula One driver and as a commentator for ITV Sport from 1997 to 2008, the BBC from 2009 to 2011, and Sky Sports since 2012.
is a former racing driver from Japan.
is a Japanese racing driver from Kanagawa Prefecture.
The McLaren F1 is a sports car designed and manufactured by McLaren Cars.
Mercedes-Benz is a global automobile marque and a division of the German company Daimler AG.
The Mercedes-Benz CLK GTR (W297) is a sports car and race car that was built by Mercedes-AMG, performance and motorsports arm of Mercedes-Benz.
Michael Krumm (born 19 March 1970) is a German professional racing driver who won the 2011 FIA GT1 World Championship driving for JR Motorsports.
Nismo (abbreviated from) is the in-house tuning, motorsports and performance division of Nissan.
, usually shortened to Nissan (or; Japanese), is a Japanese multinational automobile manufacturer headquartered in Nishi-ku, Yokohama.
The Nissan R383 was a race car built in 1970 by Nissan Motors that was planned for use in the 1970 Japanese Grand Prix.
The Nissan R391 is a prototype racing car built by Nissan and their motorsports counterpart Nismo for competition at the 1999 24 Hours of Le Mans.
The Nissan R89C was a Group C race car developed by Nissan to participate in the World Sportscar Championship and All Japan Sports Prototype Championship, as well as the 1989 24 Hours of Le Mans.
The Nissan Skyline GT-R is a sports car based on the Nissan Skyline range.
The VRH engine family consists of several racing engines built by Nissan Motor Company beginning in the late 1980s.
The Porsche 911 GT1 is a car designed for competition in the GT1 class of sportscar racing, which also required a street legal version for homologation purposes.
The Prince R380 was a racing car built in 1965 by Prince Motor Company to compete in the Japanese Grand Prix.
In automotive design, a RMR or Rear Mid-engine, rear-wheel-drive layout (now simply known as MR or Mid-engine, rear-wheel-drive layout) is one in which the rear wheels are driven by an engine placed just in front of them, behind the passenger compartment.
Riccardo Gabriele Patrese (born 17 April 1954) is an Italian former racing driver, who raced in Formula One from to.
The Ruf CTR2 (Group C, Turbo Ruf, 2nd generation) was a 2-door sports car built by car manufacturer Ruf Automobile of Germany as the successor to the CTR Yellowbird, but based on Porsche's Type 993 generation 911.
S-segment (or sport cars) is a car classification defined by European Commission.
Satoshi Motoyama (本山哲 - Motoyama Satoshi; born March 4, 1971) is a Japanese professional racing driver.
A sequential manual transmission (or sequential manual gearbox) is a non-traditional type of manual transmission used on motorcycles and high-performance cars for auto racing, where gears are selected in order, and direct access to specific gears is not possible.
A sports car, or sportscar, is a small, usually two-seater, two-door automobile designed for spirited performance and nimble handling.
is a Japanese race car driver.
Tom Walkinshaw Racing (TWR) was a motor racing team and engineering firm founded in 1976, in Kidlington, near Oxford, England by touring car racer Tom Walkinshaw.
Tony Southgate (born 25 May 1940, Coventry, England) is a British engineer and former racing car designer.
A turbocharger, or colloquially turbo, is a turbine-driven forced induction device that increases an internal combustion engine's efficiency and power output by forcing extra air into the combustion chamber.
Twin-turbo or biturbo refers to a turbocharged engine in which two turbochargers compress the intake charge.
A V8 engine is an eight-cylinder V configuration engine with the cylinders mounted on the crankcase in two sets (or banks) of four, with all eight pistons driving a common crankshaft.
For the bluegrass musician of the same name, see Blue Highway Wayne Taylor (born 15 July 1956) is a South African sports car racing driver and team owner.
is a city located in Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan.
The 1997 24 Hours of Le Mans was the 65th Grand Prix of Endurance, and took place on 14 and 15 June 1997.
The 1998 24 Hours of Le Mans was the 66th Grand Prix of Endurance, and took place on 6 and 7 June 1998.
The 24 Hours of Le Mans (24 Heures du Mans) is the world's oldest active sports car race in endurance racing, held annually since near the town of Le Mans, France.