It’s not very often that a car is so blindingly fast that it’s on board computer management systems thinks there’s a problem. Well if it’s going to happen to anyone, it’s going to happen to John Hennessy and his crew. Watch as their 700 pony-pushing CTS-V runs an 11 second quarter-mile, and then procedes to alert On-Star because .99 G’s of acceleration registers as a “vehicle event”.
PS: This CTS-V SCREAMS!
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Looks pretty crazy to me, but I don’t know if it’s as good as Ken Blocks drifting stunts.
Via the Examiner
Friends have asked me this question before. They seem to think its as easy as knowing the race course, kinda like F1. But rally is totally different; the courses are longer, road conditions vary and there are obstacles around every turn, not to mention fans hanging out on the track.
Watch as Irish rally driver Jimmy Deane pushes a Ford Escort MkII to the limits. Driving instructions come from Barry Meade, the co-driver, whose driving instruction is so overwhelmingly positive, you’d think his day job was being a motivational speaker.
Via AutoBlog and their sources…
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