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Welcome to Issue 118 of HANDRAKES & HAIRPINS, your favourite free source rallying entertainment.

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The 2010 season of the World Rally Championship (WRC) starts in a week’s time with the snow and ice WRC Rally Sweden. With a whole new championship to follow (the S2000 World Cup) as well as the regular WRC, J-WRC and P-WRC championships, 2010 is set to be a rally enthusiasts dream… Petter Solberg has fought his way into owning a competitive rally car, that of a Citroen C4 WRC 2009-spec. He will most certainly be hounding the likes of Sebastien Loeb (Citroen Total World Rally Team) and Mikko Hirvonen (BP Ford Abu Dhabi World Rally Team) from as early as Round One. Another Finn in WRC is Kimi Raikkonen (driving for the Citroen Junior Team), and he will hoping to stick with the front runners in his Citroen C4 WRC.

Leading up to the build-up of this first round of the World Rally Championship for 2010, Petter Solberg, Raikkonen and Sordo, as well as Marcus Gronholm, have been preparing for the Swedish snow by competing in local Norwegian and Finnish snow rallies. You can read all about their efforts inside Issue 118 this week.

A South African co-driver legend, Douglas Judd, will be hanging up his helmet as he retires from the BP Volkswagen Polo S2000 Rally Team. A winner of six premier class National Rally Championships, Judd is one of the country’s top navigators. HANDBRAKES & HAIRPINS pays tribute to this legend.

Travis Pastrana and co-driver Christian Edstrom powered to victory in this past weekend’s Sno*Drift Rally, the opening round of the 2010 Rally America series. His former Subaru Rally Team USA team-mate and now arch-rival Ken Block (Monster World Rally Team) went head-to-head in the early stages of the rally, but this fight ended prematurely as Block’s new Ford Fiesta rally car suffered a mechanical problem. This event report is inside Issue 118 this week.

The lead story, and an EXCLUSIVE for readers of HANDBRAKES & HAIRPINS, is Martin Brady’s account of his IRC Monte Carlo Rally experience. In this the final part of the two-part series, Brady and his team at Barry Motorsport (driven by Daniel Barry in his Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution IX) bravely fight all the Monte can throw at them to finish a highly respectable and impressive 21st overall. Read the second part of this fantastic story only in HANDBRAKES & HAIRPINS this week!

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As always, please enjoy this week’s read!

Yours in Rallying,

Evan Rothman

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This latest issue of HANDBRAKES & HAIRPINS feature an interview with upcoming European lady co-driver Josefine Beinke, part one of Martin Brady’s account of the IRC Rallye Monte Carlo, as well as an in-depth review of the event and previews for this weekend’s Arctic Lapland Rally and Sno*Drift Rally.

As always, please enjoy this week’s entertaining read!

Yours in Rallying,

Evan Rothman
Editor
HANDBRAKES & HAIRPINS

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This issue includes an exclusive article penned by Barry Motorsport’s Martin Brady as him and driver Daniel Barry take on the IRC Rallye Monte Carlo this week. Also, read about the latest incarnation of the brilliant Prodrive Subaru Impreza N2010, Kimi Raikkonen’s first taste of his Citroen C4 WRC and the Dakar 2010: Chile Argentina’s final stages as the Volkswagen crews race for the finish line. Turkey’s rising rally star Burcu Burkut Erenkul is also featured this week after her Castrol Istanbul Rally Championship campaign.

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As always, please enjoy this week’s read!

Yours in Rallying,

Evan Rothman
Editor
HANDBRAKES & HAIRPINS

The eMagazine: DOWNLOAD Issue 115!

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With the Dakar Rally now in its closing stages, and a battle royal amongst the two leading Volkswagen crews for overall victory, this weekend’s rally action will be intense and spectacular. Inside, you can read all about Week Two of this marathon rally as well as the latest news from the Petter Solberg World Rally Team and Subaru Rally Team USA. On the cover this week is Patrik Sandell in his Red Bull Rallye Team Skoda Fabia S2000. This fast rally driver will be aiming for victory in the augural season of the S2000 World Rally Championship.

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DOWNLOAD ISSUE 114!

Here is H&H-114. Filled with an in-depth report on the first week’s rally action from the Dakar 2010 as well as the awe-inspiring 269ft jumping feat achieved by Travis Pastrana on New Year’s Eve, this week’s issue of HANDBRAKES & HAIRPINS promises to be an informative and entertaining read.

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