Mind The Gap When Jumping Over Tower Bridge

Mind The Gap When Jumping Over Tower Bridge

The Tower Bridge in London is a city landmark, which throughout its history saw many interesting events. One of the most famous incidents on the bridge occurred on December 30, 1952. During that time, the lights on the Tower Bridge would turn to red, the gateman would ring bells to encourage pedestrians to move off the bridge and close the gates, while the head watchman would order the bridge to lift when it was clear. That evening, the relief watchman was on duty and he had mistakenly raised the bascules…

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The ‘Rainbow’ Sheikh’s Car Collection

The ‘Rainbow’ Sheikh’s Car Collection

Sheikh Hamad Bin Hamdan Al Nahyan, also known as The Rainbow Sheikh, is one of the richest men in the world. He’s a member of the Abu Dhabi Royal Family in the United Arab Emirates. The Sheikh is well known for his passion for cars. He has a collection of over 200 exotic and rare cars. Most of his collection is displayed inside a pyramid shaped building located 45 minutes outside Abu Dhabi. This unique museum of cars is open to the public with no admission fee for visitors. In…

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Bugatti Veyron in Fine Porcelain

Bugatti Veyron in Fine Porcelain

One of the most iconic cars of all time got another makeover. The Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport L’Or Blanc will be made of porcelain; the first car ever to be cast in porcelain. Bugatti approached with Konigliche Porzellan-Manufaktur Berlin to help with the porcelain body of the new Grand Sport. The Grand Sport also have porcelain trim inside the cabin. The Bugatti Grand Sport is one of the world’s fastest convertible car; creating it out of porcelain may seem like a farfetched idea. According to Bugatti Automobiles, “This is what…

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Mazda 787B – The Legend Of Le Mans

Mazda 787B – The Legend Of Le Mans

In 1991, at the 24 Hours of Le Mans the Mazda 787B from the team Mazdaspeed, entered history by becoming the first Japanese-built car to win the race. This race was historic in two ways; this was the first and only victory for a Japanese car manufacturer, and the first and only victory for a car powered by a Wankel rotary engine. The engine is normally rated as 2622cc but the FIA rated the car as a 4708cc by dimension of having two power cycles per rotation. The engine produced…

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Interesting Facts About Formula 1 Racing

Interesting Facts About Formula 1 Racing

Formula One (Formula 1) or F1 is officially referred as the FIA Formula One World Championship. Formula One represents the highest class of single seat auto racing sanctioned by the Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA). Here are some interesting facts about Formula One cars, drivers and races: The Formula One series originated with the European Grand Prix Motor Racing of the 1920s and 1930s. The “formula” is a set of rules which all participants’ cars must meet. The first Formula One World Championship was won by Italian Giuseppe “Nino” Farina who…

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