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This is a discussion on Gymkhana within the Motorsports Talk forums, part of the Community - Meet other Enthusiasts category; Originally Posted by brfatal That's not gymkhana. He's just stunting on an old airfield. exactly gymkhana is actually quite a ...

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    Quote Originally Posted by brfatal View Post
    That's not gymkhana. He's just stunting on an old airfield.
    exactly

    gymkhana is actually quite a bit like autox, the courses usually run onto themselves and can be more complex, and they usually include a couple of tighter turns than you might see at a autox, but they are very similar

    here's a pretty typical example

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    Quote Originally Posted by spensaurREX View Post
    Yeah, i realized i probably wouldn't be able to do this type of event so i'm going to do rally instead.
    The car still takes a lot of abuse from rallying as well.

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    I thought gymkhana was a Japanese sex cat like bukaki.
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    has this hit the shores of america yet..I'm quite interested in this form of racing and think I would fair very well.

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    Quote Originally Posted by TurnWRX View Post
    The car still takes a lot of abuse from rallying as well.
    I realize that if i race in anything, my car is going to take abuse to pretty much anything.
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    Kind of off topic, but in Ken Blocks car in that vid, what type of tranny is he using? Built 6 speed? He also makes Travis look like a joke in driving skills
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    Quote Originally Posted by 06wrxdude View Post
    has this hit the shores of america yet..I'm quite interested in this form of racing and think I would fair very well.
    Like 10 yeas ago :-P

    And you have the wrong kind car to get into it. It's a mix between drifting and autocross.

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    Quote Originally Posted by 06wrxdude View Post
    has this hit the shores of america yet..I'm quite interested in this form of racing and think I would fair very well.
    fairly slow catching on here, partly because auto-x is so firmly entrenched and popular

    they have this organization

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    I see...I thought it looked like something fun to try...yeah awd is def not the best layout but it is being done.

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    Quote Originally Posted by 06wrxdude View Post
    I see...I thought it looked like something fun to try...yeah awd is def not the best layout but it is being done.
    Did you not watch the Block vid, obviously his is a built car.
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