Episode 255 – OpenPaddock.net Podcast

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSThis episode shall be known a “Apocolyptico” as we battled power outages, communications issues, and I even had to step away to fix something at work in the middle.  We ended up with a rally-centric episode beginning with Chris Duplessis talking about his first time driving the Nameless Performance GT-86 in anger at Seed 9 Rally, then we shift to GRC Las Vegas review and preview WRC Wales Rally GB.  Unfortunately the multiple technical difficulties meant that we didn’t have time…

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Rally – Exclusive Interview with John Hoyenga & Chris Duplessis of Nameless Performance Rally Team

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSThe guys at Nameless Performance invited me out to Portland Speed Industries to see their 2.0 version of their GT-86 rally car project.  It was a heck of a beast of a machine the first time around, but as you can see from the photos, they’ve done some dramatic changes. I sat down with Nameless Performance co-owner/everything man John Hoyenga and their new official driver Chris Duplessis to chat about all the work they’ve done since the GT-86 debut in 2013.…

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BREAKING NEWS! – Nameless Performance GT-86 Featuring Chris Duplessis

I opened my Facebook to some of the most wonderful rally news!  Nameless Performance has announced the official “Nameless Performance Rally Team” to contest the 2015 Rally America 2wd Championship.  In addition to announcing their intentions next season, they also announced a new driver and co-driver for the team.  Aussie Will Orders will unfortunately no longer be part of the Nameless squad, but taking his place to pilot the GT-86 beast is none other than Chris Duplessis!  Sitting alongside Duplessis will be his former WRC Academy partner in crime Alex Kihurani! But…

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Rally – Oregon Trail 2014 Preview

Round three of the Rally America National Championship gets underway this week with the Oregon Trail Rally.  The only event on the calendar in the western United States, Oregon Trail is also the longest event spanning 3 days.   The Weather: Over the last week the Pacific Northwest has had some fairly heavy rain, however drying conditions are in the forecast with temperatures in the 70’s for Friday and Saturday with only a slight possibility of a few scattered showers on Sunday.  Their could be some dusty conditions on Saturday…

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