The Dix Mille Tours Du Castellet - Endurance racing legends grid in action

The Dix Mille Tours Du Castellet - Endurance racing legends grid in action

10.09.2019: From 18th to 20th october 2019 the Paul Ricard circuit will vibrate to the rhythm of the Dix Mille Tours, a meeting for historic cars. This event, whose name derives from the rev counters, will be celebrating its 10th anniversary this year! A nove

From 18th to 20th october 2019 the Paul Ricard circuit will vibrate to the rhythm of the Dix Mille Tours, a meeting for historic cars.



This event, whose name derives from the rev counters, will be celebrating its 10th anniversary this year! A novelty for 2019 is the Endurance Racing Legends grid that comprises the GTs and prototypes of the 1990s-2000s, which will be racing on the Le Castellet track for the first time.


 
Fans will be able to admire an automobile that has never been seen before at an historic race: the BMW V12 LM from 1998.


 
Rare in many ways, one of its particularities is its chassis built in collaboration with Williams F1! The BMW V12 LM uses the same engine as the McLaren F1 GTR, but with its cubic capacity reduced to 5 990 cc.
 


Only two of these racing machines were built. This is the first chassis made and carries the Number #001/98.
 


The Dix Mille Tours of Le Castellet will mark the beautiful German car’s return to the track with Olivier Galant as pilot. Its last appearance in public was at Rétromobile in 2016.
     



 


 
 
Doriane Raffin , Julien Hergault -photo PR Peter Auto

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