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Richard230
24 January 2011, 0914
Here is the video of the recent UK Top Gear episode showing a stock BMW S1000R racing an open-wheel Ariel Atom around their race track. While it is not electric, it is fun to watch:

http://www.twowheelsblog.com/post/5871/bmw-s1000rr-vs-ariel-atom-v8-supercar-wvideo?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+twowheelsblog%2Fcom+%28twowhe elsblog%29

and here is an article explaining what was going on:

http://www.motorcyclenews.com/MCN/News/newsresults/General-news/2011/January/jan2411-s1000rr-second-fastest-ever-round-top-gear-track/

Richard230
25 January 2011, 0842
Here is a link to the video of the entire 12-minute Top Gear segment, which mostly focuses on the Ariel Atom. I note that Top Gear has acquired a new Stig:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DqjgjRsjQhw&feature=player_embedded