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Old 08-20-2007, 11:43 AM
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Originally Posted by MCSL View Post
Nice pic. The MC12 normally compete in the FIA GT series.

For some reason, the MC12 is no match for the Corvette C6-R at Road America.

How does the MC12's engine sound compare to the C6-R?
The MC12 is deemed illegal in ACO/ISMA aces, due to it its size. The car Risi ran in 05 and this Doran one were shortened and carried weight penalties.

In terms of competitiveness and development speed, FIA GT Championship is no match for LMS/ALMS. It's mostly a bunch of second-tier customer teams in FIA GT, running 2-hour races (with the exception of Spa 24hr) in only 2 classes. LMS/ALMS is where the big names play. ACO invite 4 top FIA GT teams to Le Mans each year, most times they can't keep up.

As for engine sound, there is no similarity at all between the small block V8 and the Ferrari V12, just as in their road legal form. The C6.R is a constant thunder, whereas the MC12 is a screamer.

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