Bill Wood’s – Some Things You Should Know: 11-07-19

Here are some Things You Should Know:

A bummer for Estonian fans, rally celebrity Marko Märtin was forced to give up his place as defending champion of Rally Estonia this weekend. After a tough race, Norwegian Mads Ostberg and his Swedish codriver Jonas Anderssoniga (Ford Fiesta) took first place with a 24-second lead, leaving Märtin and codriver Kristo Kraag (Ford Focus) in second place. Here’s more:

Just two weeks after the official roll-out of the new racing car for the 2012 DTM season, BMW presented the BMW M3 DTM Concept Car. Dr. Klaus Draeger, Member of the Board of Management of BMW AG responsible for development, and BMW Motorsport Director Jens Marquardt unveiled the car on Friday evening in the Double Cone building at Munich’s BMW Welt. As part of the DTM event in the Olympic Stadium, the BMW M3 DTM Concept Car will be on show to motorsport fans and visitors to BMW Welt at the weekend.

Here’s more on BMW going to the DTM next year. This includes what I might call DTM Candy:

A must see DTM video featuring BMW E30 M3 and Mercedes–Benz 190 E. Could do without the music.

Lean back and remember the time when Deutsche Tourenwagen Meisterschaft was the top touring car championschip series on planet. This is part two of my DTM Tribute. More incessant music!

Now this is a proper Alfa sound escape. Made me remember my Alfetta sedan. Also makes you forget the repair headaches! Listen…

Kimi Räikkönen testing for WRC Rally Finland 2011 Part 4

Another one of those bad corners on a WRC Historic rally; this one I think came before the Rally Finland in a couiple weeks.

Now, What Do You Think? this week? This is something away from racing. But what would you do with a record setting homerun ball caught at a baseball game? A fan in New York returned the baseball to Derek Jeter after Jeter hit the homerun for his 3000th hit in the Major Leagues. Some think it was the right thing to do. Some thought he should keep it. Other thought he should sell it and keep the money instead. What would you do? You can vote at GET BUSY!! Take a minute to vote. Learn something about yourself!

BMW returns to DTM and reveals their latest M3 based race car, Subaru is said to split the WRX brand from the Impreza line up for 2014 – with a coupe on the way, and Bentley could be working on adding a new SUV to their portfolio. Fast Lane Daily hosted by Derek DeAngelis.

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