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Old 03-03-2006, 08:13 AM   #31
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There's one thing you guys are forgetting about this... He went into that corner pretty much blind. All he knew about it is MAYBE remembering a little about it from last year and what his co-driver told him.

Do that on a corner you've never driven before, with only a good technical description about 10 seconds before you arrive. THEN you'll be Mr. Bad A$$.
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rally drivers are probably the best drivers in the world. they dont just go around in circles...(not that that is easy either for 200 laps)...they usually have people standing in the road that jump out of the way just in time..they dont have guardrails; they have trees and cliffs with dropoffs..nascar goes to caution these days when someone sneezes...these guys are for real....to just casually say you are THAT good because youve driven some dirt roads behind walmart is akin to me saying i could beat lebron james one on one.
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I doubt anyone in here was really being serious about that though. Even if they thought they could, I doubt that they appreciate the speed he's carrying though the corner...
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i agree they are the absolute BEST drivers in the world. i want to see jeff gordon, or some of those guys try that. but seriously teddyrob, do you think any of us are being serious about being able to do that? obviously i cant because i shared my rally story. lol just slow down take it easy, and let us make fun of ourselves by saying we can do that.
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what is amazing to me, is how early he started to turn. i cant believe they can drive that good!
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i agree they are the absolute BEST drivers in the world. i want to see jeff gordon, or some of those guys try that
Actually, Jeff Gordon competed in the Race of Champions a couple years ago, when they get the top drivers from the top series' from all over the world (NASCAR, Champ/IRL, WRC, F1, DTM, Le Mans, Superbike, etc.) and they each other 1 on 1 in WRC cars, Ferrari Challenges, and dune-buggy looking things. The Americans actually won, and Gordon beat Gronholm in the rally section.

There are some really world class drivers in NASCAR, it's just that they are in a 3rd rate series with world-class marketing and pay.
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