Category Archives: WRC

Pulling the Plug on an Icon

It looks like if you wish to own a Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution you had better start looking for one as Automotive News reports that it is the end of a long line of Evolutions.  It began in 1992 and was … Continue reading

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Ken Block Takes Ricky Carmichael for a Ride

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Say It Ain’t So – Mitsubishi’s Killing the Evo

In retrospect you could see it coming “like a bad report card”.  Mitsubishi is killing the Evolution and turning their focus to electric vehicles. In 2008 they pulled out of WRC as a factory team and also took Ralliart and … Continue reading

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Top of Mount Washington – Rally Style

Mount Washington is the highest spot east of the Mississippi.  It has some of the harshest weather in the U.S. and, in fact, has a weather station on top chained to the mountain.  When Pratt and Whitney needs to test … Continue reading

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And Now for Something Completely Different – One F1

Not that anyone of the FOTA or FIA players read this blog, but it appears that positive things have been taking place since my last entry.  First is that FOTA will not be creating their own series and have reached … Continue reading

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The Economy Hits Racing

Big Changes in Racing It’s going to be a tough year for motorsports.  Honda has pulled out of Formula 1 and NASCAR had cancelled all testing for the off season.  It looks like multi-car teams may become a thing of … Continue reading

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And Now…

Ken Block jumps his rally car 171 feet This is the ultimate jump done with a Rally Car.

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Some Samples of Rally Jumps

Rally WRC Jumping compilation

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Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution – New Zealand WRC

Even without factory sponsored teams the Evoloution is the most popular car to enter into the New Zealand round of the WRC. http://www.mitsubishi-motors.com/motorsports/e/07wrc/nz/0711nz_preview.html New Zealand is the fifth round of the FIA’s Production Car World Rally Championship.

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Look Who’s Driving that Evolution

The Sussex Police decided to go undercover with their traffic patrol cars and now have unmarked Mitsubishi Evolutions in the mix. http://www.sussex.police.uk/features/roadsPolicing/we_never_went_away.asp

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