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Snowmaking with a snowfactory

Thursday, 9 February 2017

Snowmaking is the production of snow by forcing water and pressurized air through a “snow gun,” also known as a “snow cannon”, on ski slopes. Snowmaking is mainly used at ski resorts to supplement natural snow. This allows ski resorts to improve the reliability of their snow cover and to extend their ski seasons from late autumn to early spring. Indoor ski slopes often use snowmaking. They can generally do so year-round as they have a climate-controlled environment.

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Best Of Truck – Dakar 2017

Monday, 23 January 2017

The Dakar Rally (or simply “The Dakar”; formerly known as the “Paris–Dakar Rally”) is an annual rally raid organised by the Amaury Sport Organisation. Most events since the inception in 1978 were from Paris, France, to Dakar, Senegal, but due to security threats in Mauritania, which led to the cancellation of the 2008 rally, races since 2009 have been held in South America. The race is open to amateur and professional entries, amateurs typically making up about eighty percent of the participants.

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BAJA 500 2016 – Robby Gordon

Wednesday, 21 December 2016

The SCORE[1] Baja 500 is an off-road race that takes place in Mexico’s Baja California Peninsula. The 2016 round will be the 48th SCORE Baja 500 and occurring from June 1–5. The 2016 SCORE Baja 500 is the third round of a four-race series, including the SCORE Desert Challenge, the SCORE San Felipe 250 & the SCORE Baja 1000. The event includes various types of vehicle classes such as small and large bore motorcycles, stock Volkswagen, production vehicles, buggies, trucks, and custom fabricated race vehicles. The course has remained relatively the same over the years with the majority of events being a loop race starting and finishing in Ensenada. Race course mileage varies and is usually slightly under 500 miles.

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