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VW Charging Back After Diesel Mess

It was nearly ten years ago that I talked with Monster Tajima about his switch to electric power at Pikes Peak. He was already the King of the Mountain and had been for many years. It was Tajima who first told me that electric power was the mountain’s future and that electric cars would be…

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Blocking and Tackling in Racing

This is the Statt Mann Baby. Time to Scatt a little bit. Racing has a problem that must be addressed sooner than later. The idea of blocking another competitor on the track is filled with danger for all concerned. Very early Sunday morning there was about three hours left in the Le Mans 24 Hour…

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Electric Rallycross Is No Game!

This is the Statt Mann Baby. Time to Scatt a little bit. I’m impressed that the FIA’s World Motor Sport Council approved a World Rallycross championship for electric cars this week. Rallycross with its short races and rough-and-tumble race craft will be a perfect venue for electrics. The series comes on line in 2020. The…

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