2012 PEUGEOT 208 RS

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Peugeot French automaker
has been a staple in the
rally scene for as long as
we can remember. So when
word leaks out that they’re
planning to reveal their
next generation rally car,
people tend to take notice.
At the 2012 Paris Motor
Show later this month,
Peugeot is bringing the all-
new
208 Type R5, the car
that’s slated to become
their new prized steed at
the Intercontinental Rally
Challenge.
Needless to say, the 208
Type R5 has some pretty
big shoes to fill in large
part because its
successor, the
207 Super
2000, rang up
championships – three IRC
drivers and manufacturers
titles – during its time at
the IRC.
The racer will have to
adhere to regulations set
by S2000 category. What
that means is that the 208
Type R5 has been fitted
with a number of racing
components, including
widened tracks, a spoiler,
an increase in the wheel
arches to accommodate a
new set of 18″ wheels. All
these were done while
keeping attention on the
series’ minimum weight set
of 1,200kg for the gravel
and asphalt versions.
“Based on an optimisation
of costs”, explains
Bertrand Vallat, the Type
R5’s project leader, “the
regulations impose, among
other things, a maximum
price for certain parts and
technical limitations such as
a minimum weight of
components of the chassis
and engine. In addition, a
certain number of
components of the vehicle
must be similar. The hub
carrier is a perfect
example. All four must be
identical. This makes
operation considerably
easier and limits costs and
stocking.”
The 208 Type R5 is
powered by a 1.6-liter
turbo engine that produces
280 horsepower at 6,000
rpm and 295 lb/ft of torque
at 2,500 rpm. The four-
wheel drive system sends
power to all four wheels
thanks to a 5-speed
sequential gearbox and
two self-locking
differentials.
As far as expectations are
concerned, Peugeot is
shooting for the stars,
Vallat said: “The
regulations impose, among
other things, a maximum
price for certain parts and
technical limitations such as
a minimum weight of
components of the chassis
and engine.”
“We are aiming for
performance which is
slightly higher than
S2000,” he adds.

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WHY YOUNG GIRLS PREFER OLDER MEN

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The main reasons why girls
date older men are because
of financial security and
stability. Older guys will
tend to have it made and,
many will be blessed with
some few investments and
money. This is a lucrative
thing and when girls realize
that they can take
advantage of this, they go
for it. In other words, many
young girls have become
gold diggers. However, it is
also valid to say that older
men know exactly what the
girls are after and
therefore do not mind as
they encourage the trend.
After all, there is something
in for them. Older guys like
the excitement of young
vibrant souls in their lives.
The buzz keeps them on
their toes as they seek to
have great romantic
getaways. Reasons why
girls date older men are for
emotional security also.
Young men are a bit rough
and mainly unstable when it
comes to relationships.
Older guys know what they
want and are more decisive
and mature. For this
reason, young girls can
depend on the older guys
to provide this.
Therefore, there are girls
who are genuinely in
search of love and
affection. Girls date older
men to get back at their
peers. This can be a
revenge mission where
everything is centered on
teaching the people they
really love a lesson. Older
guys are mainly
untouchable and respected
and, this is a plan that
mainly works when one is
truly lucky. Another reason
for dating older men by
girls is for the purpose of
getting ahead. The girls
may want favors which are
not necessarily money.
Many young girls have
gotten the deals and
breakthroughs they were
looking for, just because of
dating older guys.
Whatever your reason for
dating the men is,
remember one thing. Life
might not give you fifth or
sixth chances of true love
and, when you are young,
it is best to seek that real
genuine love that will not
waiver in the end;
regardless of what age the
man is. Love is about living
life to the fullest and
enjoying yourself with clean
fun everyday.

KCB ASSET FINANCE SAFARI RALLY 2012 IN ELDORET

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PROGRAMME
OPENING DATE OF
ENTRIES:
MONDAY 3RD SEPTEMBER
2012 AT KMSF OFFICES.
CLOSING DATE OF ENTRIES:
FRIDAY 28TH SEPTEMBER
2012 AT KMSF OFFICES
DATE OF ISSUE OF ROAD
BOOK:
WEDNESDAY 3RD OCTOBER
2012 AT KMSF OFFICES
RECONNAISSANCE:
FRIDAY 5TH OCTOBER 2012
06.00 HRS – 18.00HRS.
ONLY 2 PASSAGES PER
CREW ALLOWED
SCRUTINEERING&
DOCUMENTATION:
FRIDAY 5TH OCTOBER 2012
FROM 12:00HRS TO 17.00
HRS AT SIRIKWA HOTEL
ELDORET.
.
PUBLICATION OF OFFICIAL
START LIST:
FRIDAY 5TH OCTOBER 2012
AT 19.00 HRS AT SIRIKWA
HOTEL ELDORET.
DRIVERS BRIEFING:
FRIDAY 5TH OCTOBER 2012
AT 19.30 HRS AT SIRIKWA
HOTEL ELDORET.
CEREMONIAL FLAG OFF:
SATURDAY 6TH OCTOBER
2012 FROM KCB ELDORET
WEST BRANCH, UGANDA
ROAD, AT 07.00 HRS.
RALLY FINISH:
SATURDAY 6TH OCTOBER
2012 AT SALABA ACADEMY
SERVICE PARK,ITEN, FROM
14:00
CEREMONIAL FINISH &
PRIZE GIVING:
SATURDAY 6TH OCTOBER
2012 AT KCB ELDORET
WEST BRANCH, UGANDA
ROAD, FROM 17:00 HRS.
FINAL SCRUTINEERING:
SATURDAY 6TH OCTOBER
2012 AT SALABA ACADEMY
SERVICE PARK, ITEN, FROM
14:30 HRS.
PUBLICATION OF RESULTS :
SATURDAY 6TH OCTOBER
2012 AT SALABA ACADEMY
SERVICE PARK, ITEN,
AFTER ARRIVAL OF LAST
CAR
SERVICE PARK:
SATURDAY 6TH OCTOBER
2012 AT SALABA ACADEMY
SERVICE PARK, ITEN.
OFFICIAL NOTICE BOARD
FRIDAY – SIRIKWA HOTEL,
ELDORET SATURDAY –
SALABA ACADEMY, ITEN
RALLY HQ:
FRIDAY – SIRIKWA HOTEL,
ELDORET SATURDAY –
SALABA ACADEMY, ITEN
DESCRIPTION:
Total distance of the
Course: 275 Kms
Number of competitive
sections: 5 Sections (2
repeated twice)
Total competitive distance:
188 Kms
Clubman Rally Championship:
Total distance of the
Course: 109 Kms
Number of competitive
stages: 1 Section
Total competitive distance:
58 Kms
Clubman Championship
competitors will run the first
stage ONLY. On finishing
Vehicles will proceed to
SALABA ACADEMY SERVICE
PARK, ITEN.0 START – KCB ELDORET
WEST 07:00
CS 1 SERGOIT 07:35
CE 1 CHEBIEMIT
1A SERVICE A IN 09:53
1B SERVICE A OUT 10:13
CS 2 KAMARINI 1 10:18
CE 2 KAPTAGAT FOREST 1
(Spectator View Point-
Aprox time 10.45am)
CS 3 KANDIE FARM 1 11:13
CE 3 KAPTILI 1
3A SERVICE B IN 12:03
3B SERVICE B OUT 12:23
CS 4 KAMARINI 2 12:28
CE 4 KAPTAGAT FOREST 2
(Spectator View Point Aprox
time 13hours)
CS 5 KANDIE FARM 2 13.23
CE 5 KAPTILI 2
5A FINISH AT SALABA
ACADEMY 14:13
FINISH CEREMONY AT KCB
ELDORET WEST BRANCH TBA