The most dangerous racing cars
When it comes to sports, it is important to adhere to the rules to ensure equal conditions for all. But this is rarely possible in motor sports. Teams are competing,…

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CAR RACING: SPECIES
The term motor racing is commonly understood as a competition that takes place between people when traveling along a certain route (often a road or a highway), for a while,…

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It is interesting to know
There is a huge amount of interesting facts connected with the history of the first automobile competitions. Here are some of the most curious of them: 1. The fastest car…

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classes of cars by type

Interview with Mikko Hirvonen, vice rally world champion

What is your opinion about the next year’s World Cup transition to Super2000 equipment? Moreover, after winning the Monte Carlo IRC stage behind the wheel of a Ford Fiesta S2000, you have something to compare with. Won’t you miss the Focus WRC?

Mikko Hirvonen: Naturally, I will miss him. Those cars that we have now are the fastest cars in the history of the rally. But Focus has been with us for 5 years, so it’s time to try something new, and I, too, are certainly pleased with it. Continue reading

DREG Racing: 530 km / h

So we got to the machines, whose purpose – driving only in a straight line, and the minimum turning radius can be tens of meters. Dragsters are adapted to “squeeze everything out of themselves” at a distance from ⅛ to ¼ miles at the start from the spot.

Dregster class Top Fuel travels three hundred meters in 3.7 seconds. At the same time, fuel consumption (a mixture of nitromethane with methanol) is about 50 liters per second.
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The story of the appearance of racing cars "Silver Arrows"
The situation was desperate. Before the start of the international race, “Eiffelrennen” remained quite a bit when the Rennlighter (manager, as we would say now) of the Mercedes-Benz team Alfred…

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LITTLE DRIVING
We turn to the European experience and carefully look at the movements of the wheel at the local aces at the entrance to the turn. We will see that there…

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BMW and rally
BMW cars have long become a symbol of style, power and reliability. This year, the legendary Bavarian concern celebrates its 90th anniversary. In 1913, on the northern outskirts of Munich,…

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Skoda Fabia S2000. S2000 and one night
On the eve of the start of the Czech stage of the IRC series - the rally “Zlin” together with the Russian WRC pilot Yevgeny Novikov, we first got into…

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