Daily Archives: March 8, 2007

satisfies the rules?

Volvo’s 2004 extreme gravity racer does have 4 wheels, but as the race director notes in the comments, the headfirst driving position is illegal in the Canary Derby. Too bad.

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Red Bull Ljubljana

Even more fun (lots more Red Bull race videos on YouTube)

some British cars

A couple of pics from cars entered in a race held at the Goodwood Festival of Speed a few years ago. Note that the cars in those races had to negotiate a slalom portion of the course, as a pack, at speed. That explains the side rails (to prevent wheels interlocking, the wheel spats might be a rule requirement too, to reduced wheel to wheel unpleasantness) and the sophisticated suspension and steering. Also their rules dictated a minimum car height. Click on image for full size.

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