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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VIRTUAL TRAININGS
Visual imagination is when you have the desired picture in front of your eyes. For example, turning the turn of the fastest rider last season. A mental, reproducible image is…

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Mazda MX-5 Open Race-2010, or as we defended the honor of Russia on the racetrack
Surprisingly, with all the diverse geography of business trips, I still have never been to Italy. Of course, this annoying gap would be eliminated sooner or later. But was it…

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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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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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Gran Turismo or just GT: Yesterday and Today
The concept of Gran Turismo first appeared long before the invention of the car. In England, in the XVII-XVIII centuries, members of wealthy families practiced long journeys to different cities…

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Toyota Land Cruiser SUVs on the Dakar-2017 won in the standings of production cars
Toyota Land Cruiser 200 SUVs once again became the best among production cars in the Dakar-2017 rally-marathon and took the entire podium in the Production / T2 category. Almost nine…

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President driving. How was the rally raid in one of the most closed countries in the world
98% of visa denials for foreigners, a ban on leaving the country for men under 40 years of age, a total personality cult - this is what Turkmenistan represents in…

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