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Your Reflexes Will Never Be This Good

Rally drivers will go up against all kinds of obstacles during an event, but chances are, they’re not expecting they’ll have to avoid a random civilian car driving at them in the opposite direction. But, when that happened to driver Rok Turk, he just used it as an opportunity to flex his incredible reflex skills.Read […]

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I Will Regret Turning My BMW M3 Into a Rally Car

Like any form of racing worth competing in, rally requires dedication, some skill, and most important of all, deep pockets. Or, at least some willingness to take all of your money and watch it disappear down some dusty logging road. I love the sport, but I’m truly struggling with that last thing.Read more… Continue Reading […]

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I Will Regret Turning My BMW M3 Into a Rally Car

Like any form of racing worth competing in, rally requires dedication, some skill, and most important of all, deep pockets. Or, at least some willingness to take all of your money and watch it disappear down some dusty logging road. I love the sport, but I’m truly struggling with that last thing.Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Become An ’80s Homologation Hero With This Ford RS200

Ford was doing some pretty impressive work with the RS200 rally car in the mid-to-late 1980s. With 146 examples built for the road, Ford fulfilled its homologation obligation, and made some very happy customers in the process. In order to be competitive, Ford slapped this mid-engine turbo monster together practically…Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Here’s a Great Demo of How Different Drivetrains Handle the Snow

No matter what kind of car you’re driving, power likes to go to whichever drive wheels have the least traction. That’s a big part of why driving on slippery stuff can feel sketchy, and why things like limited-slip differentials and traction control were invented. This video shows exactly what different setups do on…Read more… Continue […]

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The World Rally Championship Will Be at Least Partially Electric by 2022

Rally is a pretty down-to-earth sport. It’s not pushing the boundaries like Formula One tries to do, and it’s not introducing totally new concepts like Formula E. But FIA President Jean Todt is expressing his frustrations with how slowly technology in the World Rally Championship is progressing.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Watch This and Understand Why a Creaky Old Ford Hatchback Is a Rally Legend

The Ford Sierra and its Escort successor aren’t exactly the best-remembered cars for road driving, judging by the glowing reception of the Ford Focus that took over their job. But enthusiasts still adore them, and they have the Cosworth versions to thank.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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