Dakar Rally organizers announced the death of Belgian racer Eric Palante, 50. The experienced Dakar racer disappeared on the fifth stage which most competitors completed Jan. 9. Organizers began a search for Palante and located his body this morning, somewhere between Chilecito and San Miguel de Tucuman, Argentina. No cause of death has been determined […]
The World’s Top Race Tracks Inside the Isle of Man’s Mountain Course
A Redditor by the name SirDunny has created an epic diagram of some of the world’s top race tracks drawn to scale inside the Isle of Man‘s 37.73-mile Snaefell Mountain Course.
All of the top circuits from MotoGP and the World Superbike Championship are included, as well as American tracks such as Sonoma Raceway, Willow Springs and even the 12.42-mile course for the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb.
The graphic, which the creator is selling as cards or posters, really highlights just how big the Mountain Course is compared to the other 94 circuits. Notably missing is the 45-mile Targa Florio in Sicily which SirDunny says “would dwarf quite a few of these tracks to a cluster of pixels”