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Sebastian Vettel Formula F1 Champ drives Tesla at Race of Champions!

Discussion in 'News' started by saintsfan, Nov 26, 2010.

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    Interesting to see the Roadster with a roll cage, missing passenger seat, and a proper sport seat with 5 point harness. Curious how the motor and PEM temps faired. Would also like to get the driver's unvarnished opinion.
     
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    Thanks for those links. Still would like to hear what the drivers have to say. At 1:33 in the video, Vettle makes a hand gesture and I can tell if he's pleased or frustrated.
     
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    Great to see this & fun to watch!...but come on guys, a penny for your thoughts...I think we'd all love to hear Schu's or Vettel's opinions about the Roadster...I wonder if they're somewhat verbally handcuffed by their sponsor agreements...:confused:

    Anyone know what kind of speeds they were hitting?
     
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    Hey guys!

    I am the guy who made those youtube videos! It was a really cool event! The drivers were fascinated, but they would have love the TC off!

    It was the first time Vettel drove an electric car and he was really distracted by the missing sound ;)

    I give you guys some more input if u like!

    Oh and btw, I bought the green one :)

    http://www.teslamotors.com/about/press/releases/tesla-delivers-100th-german-car-during-race-champions
    http://www.teslamotors.com/blog/very-special-roadster-owner-buys-very-special-second-car

    Cheers!
     
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    Hi Lennart, thanks for the videos. I would love more feedback from those world class drivers who took the Tesla out on the track. Can you tell us any more about their reactions when they got out of the car, or anything else that would help. I can not find any comments from any of the drivers involved.
     
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    Nice work & thanks for the vids Lennart!

    As Peter asked, we'd all like to hear the pro driver's comments!

    If you have time, could you give us some comments on the differences between your new "customized" Roadster and your first Roadster?

    Thanks again!
     

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