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      07-23-2007, 07:22 PM   #32
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Quote:
Originally Posted by lucid View Post
why is Melbourne assocaited with red anyways)
The colours are named after motor racing circuits around the world.

Interlagos Blue (Sao Paulo, Brazil)
Silverstone II (Northamptonshire, UK)
Jerez Black (Southern spain)
Melbourne Red (home of the Australian F1 Grand Prix)

Other M colours on current cars, and from the past.....

Estoril Blue (Portuguese racing circuit)
Le Mans Blue (Famous French circuit, home of the 24 hours)
Sepang Bronze (F1 circuit, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia)
Indianapolis Red (Needs no explanation)
Imola Red (Former F1 circuit, Italy, home of the San Marino Grand Prix)
Laguna Seca Blue (US members should know this Californian circuit)


......and there are probably some more which I have missed......