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Red Lamborghini Wrecked in Shenzhen Collision

Posted: 07/18/2014 6:12 pm

shenzhen lamborghini crash traffic collisionA Lamborghini sports car worth over $441,000 was wrecked in a collision last night in Shenzhen with alcohol suspected to be a factor, reported the Shenzhen Traffic Police.

Early this morning at around 12:52 am, a driver named Ma crashed a red Lamborghini Aventador Ip 700 into the rear of a Mercedes-Benz. Ma was driving on Futian South Road and was turning onto Binhe Boulevard when he lost control of his vehicle. Ma is said to have drinking at a bar before the collision and was driving fast. There were, amazingly, no reported injuries.

The temporary license plate of the Lamborghini has been discovered to be a fake.

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Photos: PSB Propaganda, Shenzhen Traffic Police


Uber Expensive F1 Race Car Simulators Launch in Guangzhou

Posted: 06/20/2014 5:14 pm

cruden simulatorThe thrill of getting to drive a Formula One race car isn’t something that many people will ever get to do. But now, the next best thing is available in Guangzhou with the launch of F1 race car simulators at the D2L Entertainment Center (Huan Teng Technology).

Made by Cruden and available in China for the first time, eight of these Hexatech simulators will be linked up so that you can race in real-time with seven of your closest friends.

Valued at $191,000 back in 2009, these simulators will try to offer you something more than just the latest version of Gran Turismo or Forza. Tian Dong, co-founder of Huan Teng Technology, explains:

As Cruden designs all aspects of the simulator in-house, we are already able to plan making a city race track of Guangzhou.

A simulator? To allow you to drive around Guangzhou at over 250 km/h in a F1 car? That doesn’t just sound like a good idea to rock and roll with every night, but also one with which to party with every day.

Alas, like a tortoise shell lobbed from behind, there is a downside to this news: D2L is a private members club, so this isn’t your average arcade where you’ll only need a roll of quarters.

Anyone still not convinced of the newest best thing to do in Guangzhou can watch this video of a Cruden Hexatech simulator at work.

One thing is for sure: even if that thing fit in my living room, the missus would not stand for it.

Photo: Cision


Guangzhou to host DTM racing championship in 2014

Posted: 11/25/2013 11:30 am

Another high-level sporting event is coming to the PRD, hot on the heels of ATP’s announcement that professional tennis will make a stop in Shenzhen.

Guangzhou has now beaten Shanghai in the battle to host the 2014 DTM (Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters) racing championship, a popular racing car series originally based in Germany.

Series promoter ITR chairman Hans Werner Aufrecht was quoted in an AutoSport report as saying

I’m delighted that we succeeded in finding the suiting area for a spectacular street circuit that will host the DTM race in September 2014. In our previous races in China we didn’t deliver on the top level, and therefore it’s about time for us to provide top motor racing in China.

Bernd Schneider, five-time DTM champion, said:

I had a first look at the planned track and it looks impressive. With a combination of fast parts and slow corners it should be challenging for the drivers when they race there in 2014. I think Guangzhou is the right place for the DTM to return to China.

Maggie Ip, the DTM chairman, said:

We wanted to race in Guangdong province because the people there have a good understanding of, and have developed a passion for, motorsports. Guangdong is also close to Hong Kong, and motorsports fans there will come to Guangzhou to experience DTM.

Drivers for Mercedes-Benz and Audi have won all bar one of the annual tournaments since the new DTM was established in 2001. BMW, meanwhile, won in 2012 with driver Mike Rockenfeller, whilst Opel have yet to be champions.

As mentioned, it will be a street course, so expect road closures when the event takes place sometime next year.

Photo credit: Quattroholic

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