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Old 09-28-2010, 02:54 PM   #21
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Most people don't realize a lot of those slides aren't done with hand brake, a lot are done with a Scandinavian Flick... (Some are hand brake obvi.) Great video, makes me want to always rock a FWD car.
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Old 10-07-2010, 12:41 PM   #22
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awesome video. @2:05 there is a good example of a Scandinavian Flick. you can see how its done.
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Old 10-09-2010, 10:58 PM   #23
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actually in rally, the handbreak is almost NEVER used unless you have an overall turn greater than 90 degrees. you can also get very sideways by trailbreaking then lifting in the turn. alot of that is done as well around the less sharp turns.
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I understand that car had a great set-up but, still, that was some damn amazing driving.
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Old 10-10-2010, 01:29 AM   #25
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damn fine driving....... I always enjoy driving/skills like this.

Rallies=best drivers in the world

random note (but on topic about wrong calls) I was playing dirt and had my friend call it for me. needless to say, right 2 is NOT a left 1. LOL. (big deal, but still..... just think if you had a brain fart doing the real thing with someone like Ragnotti. NOT GOOD.)
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Sweet video. I dig that the car appears almost stock as far as the body. What I realize when I watch these rally videos is mostly that there is NO WAY I could ever be a co-driver. I could never trust anybody enough to focus on reading the notes while somebody is driving like that.
In a properly prepared rally car the co-driver's seat position is very low and almost in the back seat area. So low it's hard to see out the windows....as in "what you can't see won't hurt you". Believe it or not, far more drivers get hurt than co-drivers.
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first off: WOW!

second off... Geezer you make a good point. i also thought the co-driver was lower for a lower overall CG. and i watched jari matti's spill off a cliff last year in.... i believe it was portugal or something? there were a lot of cliffs and he misjudged and rolled down one til he got t-boned by a tree. him and his co-driver walked away, those rally cars are some really tough stuff.
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Impressive, to say the least. Someone needs to forward that vid to Stan Lee for His show "Superhumans". Seriously.
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very nice video, who needs awd nowdays ;)
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Cool video... rally fans are complete morons!!! anything that happens to them for being so close to something so fast (and possibly out of control), they deserve!!
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