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Old 04-09-2001, 07:20 PM   #1
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Have a Nice Day? Yeah.... So WRC is pretty mental......

These guys are nuts!!! They just showed highlights of the Monte Carlo Rally on Speedvision (east coast, so west coast guys you can still catch it I think). I want to talk all about it, but I don't want to give anything away. If they broght me along on one of he stages, I think that I'd pee myself, scratch that, I'd definatly pee myself. Best job in the world goes to........the guys that drive top of the line rally cars as hard as they can on great roads and get paid to do it. That's my vote.
p.s. I'm kinda new to this, excuse my schoolgirlish enthusiasm.
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Old 04-09-2001, 07:28 PM   #2

hehe, nothing to be ashamed of. Ive been a HUDGE fan of rallying for the last 4 years, and an average rally follower for about 8 since i was back in grade school, and didnt really knwo what it was. And even still when i see rally cars, i get all giddish, and happy. Its SO fun. Its like drifting, no matter how many times you do it, its always fun, and always envokes an ear to ear smile.

Anyway, with that said...yeah, its absolutly amazing. I mean the look on Sainz and Makinens faces...or rather lack there of. I mean they like didnt blink for over a minute...thats crazy. Or like Amen Schwarz in the Skoda...and his co-driver giving pace nots with a wimpering voice with his head barried int he pace notes too affraid to look out the window!! Man, i love rallying...i can only dream of being at that level some day. In the mean time...wheres me beater?!
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Old 04-09-2001, 07:36 PM   #3
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I pee'd my pants just watching it....lol

Bad spellers of the world, UNTIE!!!
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Old 04-09-2001, 07:41 PM   #4
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hmmm....beware of yellow stained snowmen with bladder problems. And I thought it was coz of dogs marking their territory....

I'll just use fire hydrants from now on.

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Old 04-09-2001, 07:44 PM   #5
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Just got done taping it, will watch it again tomorrow nite on a 12foot screen w/ some buddies.
These guys have the biggest kiwi's of any racing drivers-period. Make the wrong mistake in the wrong place- lights out.
The subee's were running pretty strong early, but then crashing and mechanical probs took them out. Hopefully the WRX will get on track and have a good season.
When can we expect a FIA WRC race show up in the USA??
ps-- my wrx will turn 1000miles tomorrow- let the one man rally race commence
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Old 04-09-2001, 07:47 PM   #6
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I just finished watching it...it rocked!!
Makkinen is so classic... he never shows expression!
I have the past few years coverage on tape....good stuff...
here's the upcoming schedule for speedvisions coverage
Monte Carlo Mon, Apr 9 9pm ET, 10pm PT
International Swedish Rally Mon, Apr 23 9pm ET, 10pm PT
Rally of Portugal Mon, May 7 9pm ET, 10pm PT
Catalunya Rally Mon, May 21 9pm ET, 10pm PT
Rally of Argentina Mon, Jun 4 9pm ET, 10pm PT
Rally of Cyprus Mon, Jun 18 9pm ET, 10pm PT
Acropolis Rally Mon, Jul 9 9pm ET, 10pm PT
Mid Season Review Mon, Jul 23 9pm ET, 10pm PT
Safari Rally Mon, Aug 13 9pm ET, 10pm PT
Rally Finland Mon, Sep 10 9pm ET, 10pm PT
Rally of New Zealand Mon, Oct 8 9pm ET, 10pm PT
San Remo Rally Mon, Oct 22 9pm ET, 10pm PT
Rally of France (Corsica) Mon, Nov 5 9pm ET, 10pm PT
Rally Australia Mon, Nov 19 9pm ET, 10pm PT
Network Q Rally (Britain) Mon, Dec 10 9pm ET, 10pm PT
End of Season Review Mon, Dec 17 9pm ET, 10pm PTA

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Old 04-09-2001, 07:51 PM   #7
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How about the nuts on the sides of the roads waching.They must realy piss the divers,specialy when they break down and they try to help!They couldnt race part of course because too many spectators.
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Old 04-09-2001, 07:52 PM   #8
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hell yeah rally rockS!!!! if i win the lotto i want to build and race rally RS myself.. that is ultimate driving skill and intenseness.....
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Old 04-09-2001, 08:41 PM   #9
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I gotta say, that Skoda driver is awesome. The best I've seen so far with drifting slickness. Did you check out those cliffs??? Damn!, one false move over the edge, and you'll have a long ride down. I want a WRC sticker! That's a cool logo!
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Old 04-09-2001, 09:29 PM   #10
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I wear diapers(pull-ups)when I watch I loved the spot where they shot Tommi's face and driving. All I can say is wow. This is the most incredible racing on the planet. wow! Some day, Some day. I'm gonna go watch it again
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Old 04-09-2001, 09:36 PM   #11
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I loved it when they commented that the sckoda driver was going so fast his co-driver was too scared to look out the windows!

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Old 04-09-2001, 09:50 PM   #12
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best footage from last seasons WRC was when Burns clipped a cows head in the African Rally. Video footage of the cars bumper traveling around 70-80mph just smacking this poor cow that was trying to run across the road. Neither driver said a word about it.
REal Cool.
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Old 04-09-2001, 10:03 PM   #13
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Dude, that was Juha. Right?

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