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Old 03-22-2010, 03:10 PM   #1
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How A $500 Craigslist car(bmw) beat $400K rally racers

Professional motorsport is a cold, hard place. If you want to run with the big dogs, you can't just build a car in your mom's garage and show up, right? Wrong. One guy did just that earlier this month. Here's his amazing story.

http://jalopnik.com/5497042/how-a-50...k-rally-racers
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Old 03-22-2010, 04:45 PM   #2
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This is amazing! Thank you for posting.
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Old 03-22-2010, 04:55 PM   #3
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Awesome feature! E30sFTW!
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Old 03-22-2010, 05:09 PM   #4
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Madness. Love it.
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Old 03-22-2010, 05:32 PM   #5
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Definitely awesome, do want
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Old 03-22-2010, 05:44 PM   #6
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Good for that guy, awesome performance! LOL @ how bent that chassis is in some pics!
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Old 03-22-2010, 05:47 PM   #7
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can anyone find the official result standings for this?
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Old 03-22-2010, 05:54 PM   #8
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I read that earlier today, that's just amazing how a car like that could even come close to competing with WRC cars. But I'm curious about what class he was in and what that loophole was in the rules.
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Old 03-22-2010, 08:46 PM   #9
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I wonder what class they entered
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Old 03-22-2010, 10:51 PM   #10
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Wicked, is it time to build Richie's shell into a Targa Newfie, car???
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Old 03-22-2010, 10:52 PM   #11
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What an inspiration
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Old 03-22-2010, 11:42 PM   #12
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Its not a $500 car, its an E30!!! And everybody know that E30 owns all....
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Old 03-22-2010, 11:51 PM   #13
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Wicked, is it time to build Richie's shell into a Targa Newfie, car???
...that would be sick. I'd like to do that race at some point in the future
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Old 03-23-2010, 12:27 AM   #14
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Yes the 5th thread about this.
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Old 03-23-2010, 12:30 AM   #15
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LOL we will see what comes of my shell....this guy did do it in a 318i FTW
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