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High Pucker Factor Rally Video

Well worth a watch and listen.

Mini to Enter WRC

While I am pleased to hear that another manufacturer is entering WRC competition (the Fords, Renaults, and Peugeots all start to look the same), I have to admit I posted this mainly for the cool illustration.

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Monster Ford Fiesta (Really)

Meet Ken Block.  Shoe Mogul and Monster Ford Rally driver.  Incidentally, that’s a Ford Fiesta (or is it a Focus?).

Great footage of Rally Mexico.  Enjoy.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u55G83H8JCw

[via InsideLine.com]

Short Course Truck Racing Rocks

Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series is underway for the season.  If you haven’t caught this on TV yet, make it a priority.  You can follow highlights like this on YouTube as well.  Very entertaining.  You NASCAR haters may even enjoy this.

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84 Audi Quattro Ensures High Pucker Factor

This is definitely worth viewing.  Not the most spectacular rally footage, but well produced and without a soundtrack.  Hearing the sounds of the car/driver action adds considerably to the experience.

[via Jalopnik]

Baja 1000 Update

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Here’s the Baja 1000 run down from off-road.com.  Andy and Scott McMillin win the race, with Robby Gordon taking the season championship.

[off-road.com]

Take Note: Baja 1000 This Weekend

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Baja 1000 Runs Nov 19-22 this year. Sadly, the TV coverage is not until next month.

Just thought you’d like to know…