SCORE Journal Issue 9 - 2015

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T here is an old saying in racing, "If you want to win, get a Finn". Finnish drivers are known for their car control abilities and fast, smooth racing styles. Rally racing is huge in Finland, and those drivers are known for having some of the best car control of any type of racer, as the modern gravel (dirt) special stage was born in Finland and Sweden in the 1950's. For SCORE Trophy Truck drivers looking to improve their car control and low traction skills, few places are better than the Ice & Action driving school on the frozen lakes of Ivalo, Finland. Ivalo is about 200 miles inside the Arctic Circle and just a 32-mile drive from the Russian border. The school is run by Trophy Truck driver and former WRC (World Rally Championship) driver Armin Schwarz. Many professional drivers have been through Schwarz's FIRE&ICE SCORE Trophy Truck Champ Steven Eugenio Experiences Armin Schwarz's Rally Race School In Finland BY MATT KARTOZIAN PHOTOS COURTESY OF ICE & ACTION, AND STEVEN EUGENIO 086 SCORE JOURNAL

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