tiistai 26. huhtikuuta 2011

Some american muscle driftcars from finland

Can you drift with a big wobbly american made car? Yes you can!  There is few of them competing in finnish drifting series.The cars are fully driftspec.
1.  M.Viitala`s Z28 Camaro -1978  with  6.2 liter ls3 engine.

2. T. Pihlava`s Pontiac trans Am with GM V8

And many others under construction. Also lot of Ls-serie engines in different cars.

lauantai 23. huhtikuuta 2011

7 Days and the DTM series its on.

First race of the  DTM series will be driven at the Hockenheimring.  Di resta has the lap record for this circuit. Its Interesting to see how will the ex f1-drivers David Coulthard an Ralf Shumacher do this time!  The Dtm series contains 10 races in 5 different countries. Sadly there is just Audis and Mercedes benz`s with ~450hp v8.

Here is the Scheulde:

01.05.2011 Hockenheimring Baden-Württemberg

15.05.2011 Circuit Park Zandvoort

05.06.2011 Red-Bull-Ring Spielberg

19.06.2011 Lausitzring

03.07.2011 Norisring

17.07.2011 Show-Event Olympiastadion München***

07.08.2011 Nürburgring

04.09.2011 Brands Hatch

18.09.2011 Motorsport Arena Oschersleben

02.10.2011 Valencia

23.10.2011 Hockenheimring Baden-Württemberg

keskiviikko 13. huhtikuuta 2011

Wrc Jordania

Final standings at the finish of rally of jordania:

1. Sebastien Ogier Citroen 2.48.28,2  
 2. J-M.Latvala     Ford         +0,2  ( really narrow win for ogier!)
 3. Sebastien Loeb  Citroen     +27,7  
 4. Mikko Hirvonen  Ford      +2.44,7  
 5. Matthew Wilson  Ford      +5.44,9  
 6. Kimi Räikkönen  Citroen   +6.14,9 
 7. F.Villagra      Ford      +9.18,7  
 8. K.Al Qassimi    Ford      +9.43,7  
 9. Dennis Kuipers  Ford     +14.27,5 
10. Bernardo Sousa  Ford/S2  +15.05,5

This one is one of the most interesting places to race. The stages just near the deadsea 400m under the sea level. That is just awesome. The cars are all ready to on their way to Jerash, where the opening seremony will be held.
 I will keep you updated!

By Evan

maanantai 28. maaliskuuta 2011

Global RallyCross Championship race: win for Marcus Gronholm

Who would guess? Marcus has not been racing since 2007 and first race in new series and first place!
He didn't lose a single heat on his way to the victory. Second place for Tanner foust.
Check out the video:


photos by rettie

perjantai 25. maaliskuuta 2011

WRC Portugal

The rally of portugal has started and after SS4/17 Sepastian Ogier is in the lead.
Here are the standings now:

1. Sebastien Ogier    Citroen 43.22,2  
 2. Sebastien Loeb     Citroen    +2,8  
 3. Mikko Hirvonen     Ford       +3,3  
 4. Jari-Matti Latvala Ford       +6,0  
 5. Petter Solberg     Citroen   +55,8  
 6. Matthew Wilson     Ford    +1.14,2  
 7. Henning Solberg    Ford    +1.19,2  
 8. Kimi Räikkönen     Citroen +1.54,2  
 9. Armindo Araujo     Mini/S2 +1.54,9
10. Bernardo Sousa     Ford    +2.12,6

Petter Solberg was fastest on stage two but suffered a front-right puncture on the next run, which cost the Citroen privateer more than a minute. As a result of his delay, the Norwegian is 55.8s off the lead in fifth place after four stages. So its really tight in the top four, and anything can happen!

UPDATE: After stage 7
Four tyre puncture for Petter Solberg today, bad luck??

1. J-M.Latvala      Ford    1.23.31,4 
 2. Mikko Hirvonen   Ford        +11,5  
 3. Sebastien Loeb   Citroen     +13,7  
 4. Sebastien Ogier  Citroen     +16,7  
 5. Henning Solberg  Ford      +2.06,5
 6. Matthew Wilson   Ford      +2.11,2
 7. Armindo Araujo   Mini/S2   +3.43,7  
 8. F.Villagra       Ford      +3.36,8  
 9. Kimi Räikkönen   Citroen   +4.33,1  
10. K.Al-Qassimi     Ford      +4.35,2
UPDATE: After stage 9
14Jari-Matti LATVALA1:56:22.70.0
22Sebastien OGIER1:56:28.3+5.6
31Sebastien LOEB1:56:55.2+32.5
43Mikko HIRVONEN1:58:29.2+2:06.5
515Matthew WILSON1:59:31.6+3:08.9
65Henning SOLBERG1:59:36.2+3:13.5
717Armindo ARAUJO2:01:59.1+5:36.4
88Kimi RAIKKONEN2:02:14.5+5:51.8
97Federico VILLAGRA2:02:28.8+6:06.1
1010Khalid AL QASSIMI2:03:20.3+6:57.6
119Dennis KUIPERS2:04:31.9+8:09.2
1211Petter SOLBERG2:07:46.0+11:23.3
136Mads OSTBERG2:28:36.5+32:13.8
Update SS13/17
1. Sebastien Ogier  Citroen 2.59.30,2  
 2. Sebastien Loeb   Citroen     +37,6  
 3. J-M.Latvala      Ford      +4.14,6  
 4. Matthew Wilson   Ford      +5.26,8  
 5. Mikko Hirvonen   Ford      +5.32,5 
 6. Henning Solberg  Ford      +7.46,4 
 7. Kimi Räikkönen   Citroen   +8.55,2 
 8. F.Villagra       Ford      +9.10,0 
 9. Petter Solberg   Citroen  +11.27,1  
10. Dennis Kuipers   Ford     +13.07,9 
1. Sebastien Ogier    Citroen  4.10.53,4 
 2. Sebastien Loeb     Citroen      +31,8 
 3. Jari-Matti Latvala Ford       +3.22,1 
 4. Mikko Hirvonen     Ford       +6.16,3 
 5. Matthew Wilson     Ford       +7.48,5 
 6. Petter Solberg     Citroen   +10.17,4 
 7. Kimi Räikkönen     Citroen   +10.54,1 
 8. Federico Villagra  Ford      +11.38,8 
 9. Henning Solberg    Ford      +14.16,4 
10. Dennis Kuipers     Ford      +17.54,6
Lots of problems for ford.
Hirvonen still in the lead overall

maanantai 21. maaliskuuta 2011

Hyprid race car?

Porsches is about  to compite in THE GREEN HELL  June 25, 2011,with new Hybrid 911GT3 R .

There is two 75 kilowatts electric motors and one  470 hp, six-cylinder boxer engine at the rear and the car should be actually more efficient than the old one! more power on less fuel, more efficiency and lower CO2 emissions, why not?







Looking good?

sunnuntai 20. maaliskuuta 2011

Marcus Grönholm will compite in Global RallyCross championship

Rally legend(World Rally Championship titles (2000, 2002) Marcus Grönholm will be driving the 600-hp all-wheel drive Best Buy Ford Fiesta In the Global RallyCross  championship on March 25-26 in Irwindale, CA.

Rallycross is so mutch fun to watch and there is allways something happening ! Also there will be Tanner Foust, Rhys Millen, Marcus Dodd and Dave Mirra for first time. Racing this month will take place on an inventive dirt and tarmac track configuration on the speedway oval.  Its gonna be huge.

 This one is Grönholms Ford Fiesta