Category: Random Thoughts

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Review: The wonderful art of WRC and motorsport calendars by McKlein

Similar to how McKlein Photography work speaks with authority of decades spent documenting our fascinating sport, the calendars and books published by same team speak about the genuine passion and in-depth understanding of rally and motorsports in general. And just like McKlein photographs are not mere snapshots of rally cars racing by, the calendars they...

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Ogier, Hanninen and Ostberg lead the way

Picking one driver and/or team for upcoming year was always sort of a special ritual for me. Once upon a time we had plenty of teams and more than a few potential champions – it was fun selecting one driver and team to root for and have as favourites. Personally, I was always more of...

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Prodrive looking for balance between money and speed

2012 was a difficult year for Prodrive – they lost Mini backing at the start of the season and had to rely on their own funds and do limited number of rallies throughout the year. Despite all that, results and pace of Mini’s WRC car were promising. Ultimately, car got it’s papers sorted thanks to...

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Video: Ford review of their final WRC season

For now, it looks like goodbye, but we hope it’s just a “see you later” – Ford decided to pull the plug on their WRC programme and from 2013 blue oval will no longer be a registered manufacturer team in World Rally Championship. It is not all gloom and doom because Ford’s cars will still...

Video: Just ask Ken Block & Monster WRT for some tips 0

Video: Just ask Ken Block & Monster WRT for some tips

Helicopter footage is great to say the least – it takes some serious skill and balls to try and emulate what guys below are doing in their cars while flying dangerously low and fast. We also like standard WRC onboard videos with cameras fixed to rollcage or bodywork – this puts us in passenger seat...

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When you just cannot make it – On being a remote rally fan

There were days when the idea of picking up things and just heading off to a rally or a single stage was a very good one, but what sets those times apart from today is the fact that back then you had no issues of seeing that idea become reality, much unlike today. For many,...

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