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08-16-2006 01:39 PM
Originally posted by _Celldweller
Yumps eh? I suppose the first guy that did it bit his tongue on the landing and tried to say "Man that was a big jump", but instead of "jump" it came out "yump".

08-16-2006 12:02 PM
Carrera26 ^^^That's the way to do it with big unsprung weight and several feet or suspension travel, but WRC cars typically don't have much more than the average street car. All the weight landing on one wheel means that you would run right into Mr. Bumpstop very quickly and very harshly. Possibility for damage and instability ensues...
08-16-2006 05:24 AM
Originally posted by Carrera26
They say that as long as they land evenly on all 4 tires, it's surprisingly mild and not uncomfortable at all. Land unevenly, and that's a whole different story.

If you watch closely, you can see them gun it right before the launch to bring the nose up and keep it level. If they mistime that, it gets real uncomfortable when the car lands on it's nose...
Are you sure it's on all fours or a one, two, three, four pattern that allows for the easiest landing?

This is going to be embarrassing to admit, but I know in Monster truck racing they say that landing on all fours is the worst way to land since you immediately receive all the impact. They advise a 1,2,3,4 landing pattern to distribute the impact slower with less strain on all the components.

I can only imagine how fun and scary that would be. Did a non-Finnish driver finally win that rally (I can't remember who won in 2005 sadly), and I haven't kept up with the WRC this year since the loss of coverage?
08-16-2006 03:40 AM
Originally posted by _Celldweller
Yumps eh? I suppose the first guy that did it bit his tongue on the landing and tried to say "Man that was a big jump", but instead of "jump" it came out "yump".
08-15-2006 08:13 PM
MVent That Focus is flying in restricted airspace.
08-14-2006 06:57 PM
..:: sleestak ::.. that pic is my personal fav from the focus rally is Marko Martin. That guy is a sick driver
08-14-2006 06:40 PM
_Celldweller Yumps eh? I suppose the first guy that did it bit his tongue on the landing and tried to say "Man that was a big jump", but instead of "jump" it came out "yump".
08-06-2006 04:04 AM
nomoreavril yeah i'd expect the car could handle it , i'm just worried about that front bumper.
08-05-2006 07:37 AM
dmulder28 This is rally Finland. I believe the driver is Marko Martin. The neat thing is these cars are built specifically for those jumps or what the rallyists call yumps, when it comes to running the rally finland. If you do some more research I think you will find that Tommi Makinen holds the record for longest yump on rally finland at something like 65 meters.
08-02-2006 06:43 PM
ozan LOL

there is only laws and policemen that holds me to do that lol...
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