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Dedicated to the cause of bringing WRC racing to the USA. Let's go rally fans!

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May not seem like much of a topic for a blog post, and I certainly haven't posted in a while, but I thought it would be worth welcoming our new group member, Bandit's Vitals. Welcome aboard, mate! Please make use of the message board and comments, and invite your friends. There's lots of room in here (seeing as we don't exactly have a crowd yet), so feel free to wander around and make yourself at home.
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So Heather B raised a good question in the forum. What about those pace notes that the co-drivers are reading from? First, a little explanation of the WRC system for the uninitiated:WRC cars often travel over 100 mph on courses that can be paved, gravel (dirt), even snow. The races are run in all types of weather, including rain, so the course can be extremely slippery. And these are not race tracks, these are real roads, usually backroads in the countryside, so you can imagine what the conditions are like.Each team goes through the course one at a time, a few minutes apart. Each one is timed,…
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Some handy links for rally fans (or for those who wish to be rally fans).Start by downloading and watching some rally (requires a Bittorrent client). If you're not a fan yet, you will be.The official site of WRC. Lots of paid content, but some good free overview stuff and a place to find schedules, etc.A good (and free) WRC email newsletter from Rallye-Info.com. Stay up to date on the latest events and rally news.The BBC has good rally coverage in their Sports section.Autosport.com has a WRC RSS feed.If you know of other good resources please send me a fanmail or put it in the comments and…
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you gotta check out the blog post, links for rally fans. it's got everything you need in there.
River 09/09/06
sounds great, but how do you get these hoards to watch some rally action?
Nuttin-to-see 09/09/06
we also want to make as many people into rally fans as possible. we do this by getting them to watch some rally action. how can you not be a fan after that?
River 09/07/06

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