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Why the Swedish are so good at motor sport (some old cars)

PostPost by: holywood3645 » Thu Jan 17, 2013 7:40 pm

And I mean OLD.... enjoy

http://www.svtplay.se/klipp/129752?type=embed

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PostPost by: rmd24 » Fri Jan 18, 2013 9:55 am

Utm?rkt!
Makes the F1 circus look like a bunch of sissies.
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PostPost by: PeterK » Fri Jan 18, 2013 10:44 am

Great - on board cameras, pit boards - it's all there.
Understandably though, the trolley dollies were wearing a few more clothes :lol:
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PostPost by: rgh0 » Fri Jan 18, 2013 11:22 am

Well I guess you have to do something in those long cold winters :roll:

Interesting to see those million dollar Bugatti's being used as just any old sports car and thrashed to an inch of their lives!

I think they should require current F1 drivers to dig their own cars out of the gravel traps while the race goes on around them.

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PostPost by: holywood3645 » Fri Jan 18, 2013 7:38 pm

rgh0 If Bernie E could figure out a way to make and extra dollar out of it, they would be digging there cars out. The size of crowds watching in amazing. Not much in the way of safety gear either. If you crash you die! Thats an incentive to hone your driving skills

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PostPost by: pharriso » Sat Jan 19, 2013 11:35 am

That's nuts... thanks for sharing!
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PostPost by: Bluefield » Sat Jan 19, 2013 2:02 pm

Fantastic!
Just consider this race in an elan...

11 000 spectators, freezin cold, in the middle of nowhere, race mostly on ice. Over 150 km/h

You just have to love the details - staying warm by pumping tyres. The leader's wife gets wasted before the race has even finished. Ha ha. Those where the days...

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