3 of the coolest safety cars you didn't know about

Safety car drivers get to drive some of the coolest cars on Earth

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In motorsport, we have seen some very exotic cars. From the Mercedes AMG GT in F1, to the Corvette in Daytona, safety car drivers get to drive some of the coolest cars on Earth. But there have been even cooler safety cars in motorsport history.

Renault Clio 16v

Back in 1995 at the Formula 1 Monaco Grand Prix, the Clio 16V was a safety car. So not only was the Clio 16V inspired by an F1 car, it also had a part to play in Formula 1 races.

Porsche 914

Only avid motorsport fans will remember that the Porsche 914 was once used as a safety car. The 1973 Canadian Grand Prix is knows for the controversy cause by the Porsche. After Jody Scheckter and Francois Cevert's crash, the 914 was deployed but it came out in front of the wrong car which allowed several of the leaders to gain a lap on their rivals.

Lamborghini Countach

The Countach has to be probably the coolest safety car of all time. In the 1983 Monaco Grand Prix, the Lambo was used as a safety car though it was difficult to wave the flag from the teeny-meeny window of the Italian supercar. But then who cares about all this stull when you are in a Countach, right?

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Comments (7)

  • That Porsche just makes me laugh, it looks so out of place for some reason 😂

      10 months ago
  • Tatra 613. It ran over a marshal!

      10 months ago
  • I think the BTCC used to use a Toyota Avensis as the safety car before Porsche lent them cars.

      10 months ago
  • The 1973 Cadillac Eldorado used at that years Indy 500 might rank as one of the least likely- and largest...

      10 months ago
  • I would take the countach but the Clio would be fun as you would have to floor it tru the entire corse to keep in fornt of the cars

      10 months ago