“I’m not an adult, I’m a child with a drinking permit.” That’s how I’ve been defining myself lately. I’m in my mid 20s now, but I still don’t feel like a responsible adult. I see my parents, mature in their older age; I see my sisters, roughly a decade older—they’re buying and renovating homes, advancing in their…
Mazda RX7 SA22C Group B rally car
Cool video, even though I can’t understand the majority of what’s being said.
I GOT TO RIDE IN AN…
It was round four of the FIA World Rallycross Championship at Lydden Hill (That’s in Great Britain).
I’m sure there’re a whole lot of tributes today to the late great Formula 1 driver, Ayrton Senna - my feed is pretty jammed. I came across one that shows a side to the man other than stoic racer-staring or racer-philosophizing you usually get.
From this video, if anyone’s curious.
We're Jalops, we sit on our computer, drool over videos of Group B rally cars, on a whim Google 1984 Audi Sport Quattro for sale USA, get discouraged because we'd have to mortgage our lives to afford one, and walk outside to play Stig Blomqvist in our daily driver.
'Group B' movie is here.
Yes, I've asked the Google, overlord of all. No, it wasn't helpful.
Intoxicating. Mixing the countryside, the morning dew and mist with the sights, sounds and scent of sideways rally cars is intoxicating. This was one of those moments.
The end of the car show season is upon us here in the UK and one of the last shows near me is the rather pretentiously titles "Footman James Sywell Classic" or, colloquially, "Pistons and Props". Cunningly combining eclectic car show with aerobatic displays (including Iron Maiden frontman Bruce Dickinson in the…
This was one of those sobering posts that comes across from my Facebook friends that have closer connections to the racing world than I do.
The first ever WRC Champion, original turbo-tamer Björn Waldegaard passed away.