Street Course Cube! Watch Two Historic BMW 3.0L CSL Batmobile Coupes Beat On Every Different At Daytona


Road Course Dice! Watch Two Historic BMW 3.0L CSL Batmobile Coupes Beat On Each Other At Daytona

It’s fairly uncommon to see a single 1973 BMW 3.0L CSL wherever however to have a pair of them actually racing door deal with to door deal with within the warmth of battle is completely superior! This footage involves us from our pal Craig Sutherland and it was taken through the Basic 24 Hour occasion that was held a pair months again at Daytona. The race attracts the good classic street racing gear on this planet and when a pair of vehicles which might be each price nicely into the hundreds of thousands of {dollars} get pushed like they’re stolen, you KNOW it’s a good present.

For these of your unfamiliar with the BMW 3.0L CSL it was a sizzling rodded model of the BMW CS street automobile. The L stood for “gentle” and within the wonderful custom of manufacturing facility constructed race vehicles in each style, there was loads of aluminum that changed metal to get weight down, a wild aerodynamic bundle (the place is the place the Batmobile identify comes from) and extra horsepower than the usual manufacturing facility mannequin as nicely. The vehicles have been instantly aggressive in touring automobile and endurance racing circles, successful the 1973 German Touring automobile circuit however extra importantly successful their class on the 1973 24 Hours of LeMans. One of many vehicles you will note dicing right here is the precise automobile that gained class at LeMans! That’s freaking superior.

American street racing legend Brian Redman is piloting one of many vehicles and whereas he’s pushing 80 years previous chances are high that he’d nonetheless kick your ass six methods to Sunday in matching gear!

Our buddy Craig Sutherland despatched this information alongside as nicely – 

On this video we’re fortunate sufficient to experience alongside as two real multi-million greenback 1973 BMW CSL’s battle it out on the excessive banks. Experience alongside within the Summerour/Orjuela CSL because it does battle with The Brian Redman within the Hughes/Redman entry. The automobile Brian is driving gained its class in LeMans in 1973 with Dieter Quester and Toine Hezemans driving. Brian is making passes on the skin and expertly sliding round a number of million {dollars} price of automobile with out concern. At 78 years previous Brian stays as powerful right this moment as ever. The Basic 24 Hour has shortly grow to be one of many should attend occasions, bringing in the most effective entries and drivers from all over the world.

Press play beneath to see these two really historic vehicles get after it at Daytona!