I’m sure you’ve all been on the edge of your seats waiting to hear how the Mighty Rally Milan did at RallyX this past weekend.
So how’d it do?
It got it’s ass kicked! But we all saw that coming. The important thing is that 1. I wasn’t the slowest vehicle of the day (thanks so much for that F-150 running!) and 2. I didn’t break anything - at all. The Milan took the course like a champ, every bump, drop, dust, and mud it went through it all without protesting. Also, the very good news is that I got faster pretty much every lap. In the afternoon session I actually dropped about 4-5 seconds per run. Which is pretty huge. In my last run of the day I had the Milan competitive time wise with the Stock Front group. I’m pretty proud of that because I had to have weighed at least more than 1000 pounds more than anyone else in the class.
I had an experienced driver ride with me a few times to give me some pointers and to quote him crossing the finish line with me on one of the runs “This thing is like racing in a fucking SOFA!” (Sorry for stealing your line MurderSofa).
So what’s more important than getting my ass kicked? Well I had an obscene amount of fun. I’m definitely doing this again and I can’t wait. My wife even said it looked like it was awesome and I think she wants to try it out next time, maybe we’ll be a 2 driver car. There’s already been discussion of purchasing another car just for RallyX because the Milan is just so god damn heavy.
Here’s a photo dump of the Milan racing (a statement you probably never expected to actually read):