The highlight of BMW’s Sauber F1 Team event at the ‘Ring was definitely the vehicle swap between F1 driver Nick Heidfeld and BMW Motorrad Superbike rider Troy Corser.
Heidfeld gave up his 700 hp four-wheel F1 racer for the 200 hp BMW S1000RR Superbike, while Corser took the reins of the F1 vehicle. Although it wasn’t a heated, full-throttle battle like the picture suggests, what do you think the outcome would have been?
My money is on the F1 car.
Make the jump for each driver’s impression of the test ride.
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High temperatures and surf are expected to be in full force beginning today at Southern California beaches, where people trying to beat the heat might be told to stay out of the water.
As the heat wave continues, south-facing beaches in Los Angeles and Orange counties are bracing for large waves. The high surf is a byproduct of 50-knot winds that developed off Tahiti and are blowing toward Southern California, producing 8-to-12-foot swells at some beaches.
The conditions are perfect for surfers, and the Hurley U.S. Open of Surfing competition is being held in …Â Details
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