Nick Mason On A Musical Quest

Posted by sulphurfury on Oct 8, 2007

Here was a fun idea. Nick Mason, a racing fan and collector of cars, recently set out on a musical quest. The challenge: to complete one lap around the Nrburgring racetrack in Germany in the time it takes to hear "Shine On You Crazy Diamond" on the Rolls-Royce V-12 Phantom's in-car audio system. (The song is about 13 minutes long, the racetrack is 14 miles long.) Find out if he made it. At one point during the race, Mason was beating out the rhythm of the song on the steering wheel!

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