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The Ten Most Unusual Racing Cars of All Time

Every once in a while you come across a machine that divides opinion. It either makes you think ‘WOW!’ or ‘What on earth was the manufacturer thinking?’ Here, we take a look at the top ten most unusual race cars that have graced circuits here in the UK and worldwide! Take a look at this list of unusual racing cars and let us know your favourites!

 

 

Rover BRM: The car powered by a Gas Turbine!

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Image – www.en.wikipedia.org

 

 

Tyrrell 012: The oddly shaped race car with a boomerang for a spoiler.

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Image -  www.reddit.com

 

 

Golden Submarine: An amazing shape that will glide through the air, looks spacious too!

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Image - www.automobiliac.com

 

 

Brabham BT 46 B: Yes, that is a big fan on the back of the car!

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Image - www.theguardian.com

 

 

The Deltawing: We have got a feeling Batman would love this racecar.

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Image - www.caranddriver.com

 

 

Tyrrell P34: The pit crews would have to be a lot more organised when faced with this car with 6 wheels.

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Image - www.wired.com

 

 

Mercedes – Benz T80: This looks like it belongs on another planet - so futuristic!

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Image - www.autoevolution.com

 

 

Speedy Cop Upside Down: Your eyes aren’t deceiving you, this is an upside down car.

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Image - www.caranddriver.com

 

 

Pat Clancy Six Wheel Indy Car: Another six wheeler; this time the extra wheels are on the rear of the car.

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Image - www.trackforum.com

 

 

Chaparral 2J: Known for its extreme emphasis (and huge spoilers) on engineering!

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Image - www.rcgroups.com

 

 

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