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Pudsey Bear

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A good watch, look out for the wobbly cyclist.



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Kev [comp] 

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If you're not the lead dog, your view never changes.

Don't force it, use a bigger hammer. Semper ubi, Sub ubi. 

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Brilliant bit of driving especially having to commentate at the same time.👍 proper gentlemen as well.
if I remember correctly he died hitting a tree at Guildford.

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Thanks Kev.

Mike Hawthorn and teammate Peter Collins, the first for his elegance a little out of time, the latter for sportmanships have left an indelible memory among Ferrari supporters.

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I have never driven on the Le Mans circuit but I did it on the old track of Spa Francorchamps (Belgium).
Don't worry, driving a rental car and not a race car.

I remember that the ascent of the Radillon was closed, it looked like a wall that was coming towards you at impressive speed.
You had to go around it to rise on and return to the track which is partly on roads open to normal traffic.
Once you reach the top of the Kemmel straight, the current track goes down to the right but if you go straight on it continues on the old roads between cottages, small farms and telephone pillars.
Arrived to the Malmedy hairpin bend, you go back towards Blanchimont and the pit area.

Fourteen kilometers almost all flat out. Terrifying.
In the 1971 1000km endurance Pedro Rodriguez on a Porsche 917 averaged over 157 mph (253 km/h) which for a long time was the speed record on road circuits.
They were crazy.
Do you understand why I like car races?

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