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    Quote Originally Posted by janvanvurpa View Post
    Are you sure about that? Nice myth that has been around for 100 years or so but...https://www.scientificamerican.com/a...-their-brains/
    Of course not. That's the official statement from whoever that is. 20 years ago it was 15% (IIRC), so are the people getting dumper, or the medicine (supposedly) getting more advance is anyone's guess. And on what basis they have even calculated that?!? As the article says it (the brain) is very complex thing, there are few parts of it (with different functions and purpose) interacting together with unknown influence over each other. How can one even put some correct numbers on it, when we're even uncertain of our own origin?!? Darwin's theory doesn't fit though....
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    "With that car, your brain can actually never keep up"
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_4IRMYuE1hI

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    Quote Originally Posted by stefanvv View Post
    Of course not. That's the official statement from whoever that is. 20 years ago it was 15% (IIRC), so are the people getting dumper, or the medicine (supposedly) getting more advance is anyone's guess. And on what basis they have even calculated that?!? As the article says it (the brain) is very complex thing, there are few parts of it (with different functions and purpose) interacting together with unknown influence over each other. How can one even put some correct numbers on it, when we're even uncertain of our own origin?!? Darwin's theory doesn't fit though....
    Only a little off topic--since we're talking about Tommi's brain and the remarkable results of the Toyotas----here's a fascinating essay on the brainand its function and where we --well those rich enough---may be going..

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Homo_D...ry_of_Tomorrow
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    Quote Originally Posted by janvanvurpa View Post
    Only a little off topic--since we're talking about Tommi's brain and the remarkable results of the Toyotas----here's a fascinating essay on the brainand its function and where we --well those rich enough---may be going..

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Homo_D...ry_of_Tomorrow
    I know it's little off-topic, in-fact I don't underestimate Makinen's achievements, quite the opposite, perhaps there is only one certain forum member that does and we know who he is. I personally don't think the Japanese are "that stupid" to give him credit, quite the opposite. I'll give a look at that book, seems interesting.

    A little on-topic - Yaris looks remarkably boring during the rally, but still really fast. It kind of reminds me of Makinen's performances in 90's. Coincidence?!?
    "With that car, your brain can actually never keep up"
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_4IRMYuE1hI

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    Apologies if I've missed it, but I don't think anyone has mentioned that Emil Lindholm pushed Nil Solans off the road after he caught the latter on the stage, Solans having gone off on that now infamous corner on the Päijälä stage. That's how Solans ended up running through the stage with his boot open. Lindholm's onboard of it is featured in the official JWRC highlight video from 2m 45s onwards, but happens without comment : https://youtu.be/eIzEnewuNx8?t=2m45s

    Great rally anyway. As much as anything else it's really promising for the future to have so many younger guys showing so much ability already. I feel that we could soon have a depth in quality Drivers/entrants at the top level of the WRC that we haven't seen since the early 2000s.

    The only disappointing thing? Feels hard to believe, but there are only 4 rallies left!
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    You ever caught a slower car on a stage??? You MUST close up because of rock-spray or risk radiator or windscree or lights getting smashed...But if you close up to 1m or so it is a good chance you'll punt the guy off if they slow up..

    The guy had just rolled, his SS is fawked, he must be aware if he's blocking other people and really should give way..

    Interesting how easily the 2 cars simply rolled over with hardly any provocation... same cars, same prep, same corner, same lack of hitting anything, just Blooooop! over they went..
    Wonder what the problem is?
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    Quote Originally Posted by ziggysony View Post
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-RL9AMd6ro8
    My video from a fantastic Rally Finland 201 .high speed,jumps,powerdrifts&show enjoy the rollercoaster*
    Great video Ziggy but don't risk your life for it, especially on the outside of a side jump.
    Be careful out there.

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    Photos Neste Rally Finland 2017 26-30.7.2017

    https://samzon.kuvat.fi/kuvat/Neste+...te+Ralli+2017/

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    thumbs up from Vatanen to Suninen


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    Quote Originally Posted by dimviii View Post
    it's amazing that he made it to the finish with so much small and less small off's.

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