Date:20 September 2012
Ben Bowlby put the Nissan DeltaWing to the test at Le Mans 2012. Several hours into the race, Satoshi Motoyama did what he’d been instructed to do, pulling to the far right of the track, well clear of the hard-charging cars behind him. Kazuki Nakajima, rookie driver of the remaining Toyota hybrid, was not nearly as careful. In a split-second lapse of judgment, he drifted into the DeltaWing’s side, sending Motoyama into a concrete wall. Watch the DeltaWing’s unfortunate crash…
Read more about the DeltaWing in PM’s October 2012 issue – on sale on 24 September.
Related video: Motoyama attempts to re-inject life into Nissan DeltaWing after crash at Le Mans 2012