Pikes Peak 2011 - Tajima record FULL LAP (HD)
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Nobuhiro "Monster" Tajima (60 years old!!) breaks his own 2007 record 10′01″408 with this new 9′51″278 in his "Suzuki Monster Sport SX4 Hill Climb Special". He broke his record despite losing his radiator in the last phases of the race. The car spewed water from the radiator over the final 500 yards of the race.(you can clearly hear the change in the video).
Tajima overcame an overheated engine and wind gusts of up to 40 mph.
"I took my car to the limit,'' Tajima said. "And it held up to everything I asked of it". Before the race, Tajima predicted he would break the course record, finish in under 10 minutes and win the final time the course would include a section of gravel.Gravel remains in fact on just under three miles of the course, from the Halfway Picnic Grounds to near Glen Cove. Race officials said the course will be completely paved for the 2012 race.
V6 Twin turbo 3.1; 910 CV ; 90.5kg-m of torque (886.9 Nm) ; weight 1100kg .
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A Rally Icon, The Lancia 037: Sound And Powerslides!
I filmed for you a real Rally Legend: the Lancia 037!
This beast is a mid-engine rally car built by Lancia in the early 1980s purely for the FIA Group B World Rally Championship. Driven by Markku Alén, Attilio Bettega, and Walter Röhrl, the car won Lancia the manufacturers' world championship in the 1983 season. It is the last rear-wheel drive car to win the WRC!!
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PURE ENGINE SOUND: Lancia Rally 037 Evo.2 Group B
This is a unique piece of video, part of "Pure Engine Sound Collection", made by several clips of Beppe Volta's Lancia Rally 037 Evo.2 during historic rally exhibitions. This movie, produced by Nickland.org, has been edited by Nicolò Caneparo. The entire footage is property of Nickland.org, and any improper or unauthorized use will be punished according the current terms of law.
The Lancia Rally 037 (also known as the Lancia Abarth #037) was a mid-engine rally car built by Lancia in the early 1980s purely for the FIA Group B World Rally Championship. Driven by Markku Alén, Attilio Bettega, and Walter Röhrl, the car won Lancia the manufacturers' world championship in the 1983 season.
In 1981 Lancia began designing the 037 to comply with the then new FIA Group B regulations that allowed cars to race with relatively few homologation models being built. As the project was number 037, this eventually became the name by which the car was known. Abarth, now a part of the Lancia-Fiat family, did most of the design work, even incorporating styling cues from some of its famous race cars of the 1950s and 1960s such as a double bubble roof line. Prior to its first participation in the 1982 World Rally Championship season, 200 road-going models were built to comply with Group B regulations.
The car made its competition debut at the 1982 Rally Costa Smeralda in Italy, where two cars were entered but both retired due to gearbox issues. The 1982 season was plagued with retirements for the 037, but the new car did manage to achieve several wins including its first win at the Pace Rally in the UK. The 1983 season was considerably more successful for the 037: Lancia took the 1983 World Rally Championship Constructors' title with Germany's Walter Röhrl and Finland's Markku Alen its principal drivers, despite serious competition from the 4WD Audi Quattro. Both drivers, however, missed the final round of the series, despite Röhrl maintaining a mathematical chance of the drivers' title: such honours instead went to Audi's veteran Finn, Hannu Mikkola.
For the 1984 Constructors' title defence, Lancia introduced an Evolution 2 version of the 037 with improved engine power, but this was not enough to stem the tide of 4WD competition, losing to Audi in both 1984 Championships, and again to the 4WD Peugeot 205 T16 in its final works season in 1985. Indeed, Alen collected the final 037 win, and the sole one for the E2 model, on the 1984 Tour De Corse, before it was finally pensioned off in the Martini sponsored Lancia factory rally car line-up in favour of its successor, the uniquely supercharged and turbocharged 4WD Delta S4, for the season-ending RAC Rally in Great Britain. Driver Attilio Bettega died in a 037 crash in 1985.
The Lancia 037 was a silhouette racer; while it was loosely based on the Lancia Montecarlo (also known as Scorpion in the US and Canadian markets) road car, they shared only the center section with all body panels and mechanical parts being significantly different. Steel subframes were used fore and aft of the production car center section, while most of the body panels were made from Kevlar.
The mid-engined layout of the Montecarlo was retained, but the engine was turned 90 degrees from a transverse position to a longitudinal position in order to decrease the vehicles polar moment and improve handling.
An independent double wishbone suspension was used on both the front and rear axles, with dual shock absorbers in the rear in order to cope with the stresses of high speed off road driving. The 037 is notable as it retained the rear-wheel drive layout that was nearly universal for rally cars of the pre-Group B period; nearly all subsequent successful rally cars used four-wheel drive, making the 037 the last of its kind.
Unlike its predecessor, the V6-powered Lancia Stratos, the first 037s had a 2.0 liter 4-cylinder supercharged engine. Based on the long stroke twin cam which powered earlier Fiat Abarth 131 rally cars, the four valve head was carried over from the 131 Abarth but the original two carburetors were replaced by a single large Weber carburetor in early models and later with fuel injection. It features a ZF transaxle.
Lancia also chose a Supercharger over a turbocharger to eliminate turbo lag and improve throttle response. Initially power was quoted at 265 hp (198 kW) but with the introduction of the Evolution 1 model power jumped to 300 with the help of water injection. The final Evolution 2 model produced 325 hp (242 kW) thanks to a displacement increase to 2,111 cc.
Lancia 037 Stradale
During the "Vernasca Silver Flag 2011" hillclimb race I met the owner of this fabulous Lancia 037 stradale. He came directly from England with his car! We had a pleasant chat, the video shows the car leaving the parking and some pictures, including the fantastic engine. The car is very lightweight and you can clearly see the tubular frame which forms the structure of the Lancia. Fabulous car!
Durante la gara in salita "Vernasca Silver Flag 2011" ho conosciuto il proprietario di questa favolosa 037 Stradale. E' venuto direttamente dall'Inghilterra con quest'auto. Abbiamo fatto una piacevole chiacchierata, nel video si vede l'auto in partenza ed alcune foto, tra cui il fantastico motore. L'auto è davvero leggerissima e di vede chiaramente il telaio tubolare che forma la struttura dell'auto. Auto favolosa!
Police Interceptors meet Subaru WRC
Five TV's Police Interceptors programme, They meet the Subaru World Rally Team at a test stage in Wales where they get the lucky oportunity to climb into the cockpit of Prodrive's latest WRC weapon, the Subaru Impreza WRC S14 with former WRC star Markko Martin. ***PLEASE NOTE I HAVE RECORDED THIS FOOTAGE HOWEVER ALL COPYRIGHTS BELONG TO THE FOOTAGE'S OWNERS/CREATORS***
The End of Group B
This video shows the darkside of Group B rallying and the most important events that lead to the cancellation of the series from the rally championship: spectator problems, the Portugal tragedy and the death of the great Henri Toivonen and his co-driver, Sergio Cresto. Warning, it also contains the footages of both fatal accidents!
1. Immediate Music - Sacrificium
2. Immediate Music - Lake of Fire
3. Immediate Music - Intercept