The Bouncebackable Dictionary: ROARGASM.

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ROARGASM
-A strong emotion felt by a hardcore racing fan when he/she hears the sound of a race car/motorbike.

E.g.

Hearing the F1 drivers trying to imitate the sound of their car engines is foreplay to a roargasm.

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Quote of the Day: WRC Driver Mikko Hirvonen Bigs Up His Balls.

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Image via WRC's Facebook page.

“Sisu means big balls! It’s like saying no matter how many times you fall down you will keep getting up.” – Mikko Hirvonen (pre-WRC Rally Finland 2011)

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So…is it safe to assume that Finnish men have big balls, or at the very least, aspire to always have big balls?

Either way, thank you very much for that mental image, Mikko.

If You Can’t Pass Them, Tweet Them: Racers On Twitter.

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Racers, Pilots, Drivers, Riders, Speedsters–whatever you choose to call them, they have been pecked by that naughty blue bird and have drifted their way towards the Twitterverse:

Are they motormouths or cool cruisers? Are they a gas or do their wits run out of steam? What pushes their buttons? What did they just have for dinner? Well, there’s only one way for you to find out–Click away!

Active:

Jaime Alguersuari- http://twitter.com/AlguersuariJA

Keith Amor- http://twitter.com/keithamor

John Andretti- http://twitter.com/John_Andretti

Marco Andretti- http://twitter.com/Andretti26

Hector Barbera- http://twitter.com/HectorBarbera

Alvaro Bautista- http://twitter.com/19Bautista

Troy Bayliss- http://twitter.com/TroyBaylisstic

Loris Baz- http://twitter.com/lorisbaz

Ana Beatriz- http://twitter.com/Biaracing

Jorg Bergmeister- http://twitter.com/JBergmeister

Enrique Bernoldi- http://twitter.com/ebernoldi

Khalil Beschir- http://twitter.com/khalilbeschir

Jules Bianchi- http://twitter.com/Jules_Bianchi

Jeroen Bleekemolen- http://twitter.com/jbleekemolen

Ryan Briscoe- http://twitter.com/RyanBriscoe6

Josh Brookes- http://twitter.com/JoshBrookes

Kyle Busch- http://twitter.com/KyleBusch

Jenson Button- http://twitter.com/JensonButton

Sebastian Buemi- http://twitter.com/Sebastien_buemi

Shane Shakey Byrne- http://twitter.com/67Shakey

Leon Camier- http://twitter.com/leoncamier

Ricky Cardus- http://twitter.com/rickycardus88

Ricky Carmichael- http://twitter.com/RickyCarmichael

Helio Castroneves- http://twitter.com/h3lio

Johnny Cecotto Jr.- http://twitter.com/jcecotto

Karun Chandhok- http://twitter.com/karunchandhok

Jan Charouz- http://twitter.com/JanCharouz

Carlos Checa- http://twitter.com/CarlosCheca7

Dan Clarke- http://twitter.com/SpeedyDanClarke

Ben Collins- http://twitter.com/BenCollinsDrive

Michael Conway- http://twitter.com/Mikeconwayindy

Cal Crutchlow- http://twitter.com/calcrutchlow

Jerome D’Ambrosio- http://twitter.com/thereal_JDA

Anthony Davidson- http://twitter.com/antdavidson

Chaz Davies- http://twitter.com/chazdavies

Pedro Dela Rosa- http://twitter.com/PedrodelaRosa1

Randy de Puniet- http://twitter.com/randydepuniet14

Lucas DiGrassi- http://twitter.com/LucasdiGrassi

Paul DiResta-http://twitter.com/pauldirestaf1

Scott Dixon- http://twitter.com/scottdixon9

Robert Doornbos- http://twitter.com/bobbydracing

Andrea Dovizioso- http://twitter.com/AndreaDovizioso

Colin Edwards- http://twitter.com/texastornado5

Casper Elgaard- http://twitter.com/CasperElgaard

James Ellison- http://twitter.com/racingellison

Aleix Espargaro- http://twitter.com/AleixEspargaro

Augusto Farfus- http://twitter.com/augustofarfus

Nico Ferreira- http://twitter.com/nicoferreira14

Sarah Fisher- http://twitter.com/SarahFisher67

Dario Franchitti- http://twitter.com/dariofranchitti

Marino Franchitti- http://twitter.com/MFranchitti

Oliver Gavin- http://twitter.com/olivergavin

Jeff Gordon- http://twitter.com/jeffgordonweb

Robby Gordon- http://twitter.com/RobbyGordon

Timo Glock- http://twitter.com/realTimoGlock

Romain Grosjean- http://twitter.com/RGrosjean

Esteban Gutierrez- http://twitter.com/EstebanGtz

Liz Halliday- http://twitter.com/lizhalliday

Lewis Hamilton-  http://twitter.com/LewisHamilton

Nicolas Hamilton- http://twitter.com/nicolashamilton

Joey Hand- http://twitter.com/JoeyHandRacing

Leon Haslam- http://twitter.com/realleonhaslam

Nicky Hayden- http://twitter.com/NickyHayden69

Roger Hayden- http://twitter.com/rogerhayden95

Nick Heidfeld- http://twitter.com/NickHeidfeld

Bryan Herta- http://twitter.com/BHA

JR Hildebrand- http://twitter.com/JRHildebrand

Tommy Hill- http://twitter.com/tommyhill33

James Hinchcliffe- http://twitter.com/Hinchtown

Mikko Hirvonen- http://twitter.com/MikkoWRC

Alex Hoffman- http://twitter.com/Alex_66

John Hopkins- http://twitter.com/JHopper21

Ron Hornaday- http://twitter.com/RonHornaday

Rob Huff- http://twitter.com/Huffsport

Nico Hulkenberg- http://twitter.com/NicoHulkenberg

Ryan Hunter-Reay- http://twitter.com/RyanHunterReay

Jasper Iwema- http://twitter.com/JasperIwema53

Neel Jani- http://twitter.com/neeljani

Nabil Jeffri- http://twitter.com/nabiljeffri

Jimmie Johnson- http://twitter.com/JimmieJohnson

Michel Jourdain- http://twitter.com/MichelJourdain

Julien Jousse- http://twitter.com/Julien_Jousse

Pierre Kaffer- http://twitter.com/Pierre_Kaffer

Kasey Kahne- http://twitter.com/kaseykahne

Tony Kanaan- http://twitter.com/TonyKanaan

Narain Karthikeyan- http://twitter.com/narainracing

Tom Kimber-Smith- http://twitter.com/TKS77

Heikki Kovalainen- http://twitter.com/H_Kovalainen

Nicolas Lapierre- http://twitter.com/Nico_Lapierre

Eugene Laverty- http://twitter.com/eugenelaverty

Michael Laverty- http://twitter.com/MichaelLaverty

Dan Linfoot- http://twitter.com/danlinfoot

Alex Lloyd- http://twitter.com/alex_lloyd

Patrick Long- http://twitter.com/pLmotorsport

Jorge Lorenzo- http://twitter.com/lorenzo99

Sam Lowes- http://twitter.com/SamLowes11

Lucas Luhr- http://twitter.com/luxll01

Pastor Maldonado- http://twitter.com/Pastormaldo

Leo Mansell- http://twitter.com/leomansell

Marc Marquez- http://twitter.com/cxmarcmarquez

Kosuke Matsuura- http://twitter.com/KosukeMatsuura

Perry McCarthy- http://twitter.com/Original_Stig

Gary McCoy- http://twitter.com/GarryMcCoy

Taylor McKenzie- http://twitter.com/taylormac77

Allan McNish-http://twitter.com/AllanMcNish

Marco Melandri- http://twitter.com/MarcoMelandri33

Andy Meyrick- http://twitter.com/AndyMeyrick

Kevin Mirocha- http://twitter.com/KevinMirocha

Tiago Monteiro- http://twitter.com/Tiagosworld18

Juan Pablo Montoya- http://twitter.com/jpmontoya

Mario Moraes- http://twitter.com/mariomoraesindy

Johnny Mowlem- http://twitter.com/johnnymowlem

Dirk Mueller- http://twitter.com/muellerdirk

Bernard Munster- http://twitter.com/bernardmunster

Ryan Newman- http://twitter.com/RyanNewman39

Fonsi Nieto- http://twitter.com/fonsi_nieto

Pablo Nieto- http://twitter.com/pablonieto22

Kenny Noyes- http://twitter.com/KennyNoyes

Diego Nunes- http://twitter.com/Nunes_stockcar

Joan Olive- http://twitter.com/joanolive

João Paulo Oliveira- http://twitter.com/JPdeOliveira

Tom Onslow-Cole- http://twitter.com/tomonslowcole

Lucas Ordonez- http://twitter.com/Lucas_Ordonez

Mads Ostberg- http://twitter.com/MadsOstberg

Gary Paffett- http://twitter.com/GaryPaffett

Olivier Panis- http://twitter.com/olivier_panis

Max Papis- http://twitter.com/maxpapis

Danica Patrick- http://twitter.com/DanicaPatrick

Sergio Perez- http://twitter.com/checoperez17

Vitaly Petrov- http://twitter.com/vitalypetrov10

Nelson Piquet Jr.-  http://twitter.com/NelsonPiquet

Andrew Pitt- http://twitter.com/andrewpitt88

Antonio Pizzonia- http://twitter.com/AntonioPizzonia

Jason Plato- http://twitter.com/jasonplato

Will Power- http://twitter.com/12WillPower

Andy Priaulx- http://twitter.com/andypriaulx

Harold Primat- http://twitter.com/Harold_Primat

Martin Prokop- http://twitter.com/MartinProkop

Graham Rahal- http://twitter.com/GrahamRahal

Luis Razia- http://twitter.com/luizrazia

Gino Rea- http://twitter.com/GinoRea

Jonathan Rea- http://twitter.com/jonathanrea

Scott Redding- http://twitter.com/scottredding45

David Reutimann- http://twitter.com/DavidReutimann

Tuka Rocha- http://twitter.com/tukarocha

Nico Rosberg- http://twitter.com/nico_rosberg

Valentino Rossi- http://twitter.com/ValeYellow46

James Rossiter- http://twitter.com/Rossiterracing

Patrick Sandell- http://twitter.com/patriksandell

Takuma Sato- http://twitter.com/TakumaSatoRacer

Tomas Scheckter- http://twitter.com/tomasscheckter

Bruno Senna- http://twitter.com/BSenna

Julian Simon- http://twitter.com/JulianSimon60

Allan Simonsen- http://twitter.com/AllanSimonsen

Bradley Smith- http://twitter.com/reddingpower

Guy Smith- http://twitter.com/GUYSMITH16

Andy Soucek- http://twitter.com/ASoucek

Petter Solberg- http://twitter.com/Petter_Solberg

Scott Speed- http://twitter.com/scottspeed

Ben Spies- http://twitter.com/BenSpies11

Ricky Stenhouse Jr.- http://twitter.com/StenhouseJr

Marlon Stockinger- http://twitter.com/imstockinger

Jonathan Summerton- http://twitter.com/JSummerton

Rafael Suzuki- http://twitter.com/rafaelsuzuki

Alex Tagliani- http://twitter.com/tagliani

Yuki Takahashi- http://twitter.com/takahashiyuki72

Nico Terol- http://twitter.com/nicoterol

Paul Tracy- http://twitter.com/paultracy3

Martin Truex Jr.- http://twitter.com/MartinTruexJr56

Darren Turner- http://twitter.com/DarrenTurner007

Davide Valsecchi- http://twitter.com/davidevalsecchi

Giedo Van der Garde- http://twitter.com/GvanderGarde

Pål Varhaug- http://twitter.com/varhaug

Chris Vermeulen- http://twitter.com/chrisvermeulen7

Stalker Chris Walker- http://twitter.com/CWStalker9

Danny Webb- http://twitter.com/DannyWebb99

Mark Webber- http://twitter.com/AussieGrit

Richard Westbrook- http://twitter.com/RWestbrook1

James Westmoreland- http://twitter.com/WestyBSS3

Dan Wheldon- http://twitter.com/danwheldon

Robert Wickens- http://twitter.com/robertwickens

Justin Wilson- http://twitter.com/JustinWilson22

Alex Wurz- http://twitter.com/alex_wurz

Gustavo Yacaman- http://twitter.com/GustavoYacaman

Sakon Yamamoto- http://twitter.com/SakonYamamoto

Roger Yasukawa- http://twitter.com/RogerYasukawa

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Retired:

Jean Alesi- http://twitter.com/Alesi_Officiel

Mario Andretti- http://twitter.com/MarioAndretti

Alex Barros- http://twitter.com/alexbarrosrider

Mark Blundell- http://twitter.com/markblundellF1

Martin Brundle- http://twitter.com/MBrundleF1

Christian Fittipaldi- http://twitter.com/fittitweet

Emerson Fittipaldi- http://twitter.com/emmofittipaldi

Johnny Herbert- http://twitter.com/johnnyherbertf1

Alex Hoffman- http://twitter.com/Alex_66

Nigel Mansell- http://twitter.com/Mansell_Nigel

Perry McCarthy- http://twitter.com/Original_Stig

Jeremy McWilliams- http://twitter.com/McWill99

Sir Stirling Moss- http://twitter.com/StirlingMossCom

Kyle Petty- http://twitter.com/kylepetty

Kevin Schwantz- http://twitter.com/KevinSchwantz

Ari Vatanen- http://twitter.com/AriVatanen

Alex Yoong- http://twitter.com/alexyoong

Alex Zanardi- http://twitter.com/lxznr

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I know I’ve missed loads of racers still. So, if you know of any other Official Twitter accounts, please leave a comment below and I’ll update the list immediately. Thank you!

Photo of the Day: From Iceman to Darth Vader.

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I can almost hear the Imperial March playing in the background...

Kimi Raikkonen went from Formula One to WRC, and now he’s also venturing into…NASCAR. Yes, that American racing series. He must have a case of Racing ADHD, no?

Anyway, notice how well Kimi is channeling Star Wars’ Darth Vader in his sleek, all-black racing gear–is that mere coincidence or is he somehow trying to convey a more badass image to his new American audience?

Either way, I’m liking this look (even if I’m not fully convinced of this dubious racing series move). Darth Kimi suits him well and he actually has that signature deep, robotic voice down pat already.

Now, if someone can just make him hold a red light saber…