Gallery: WRC Mexico: This Is Not The Easy Way WIPS

Bill Caswell. One week of transit, one week of work, and roughly two hours of sleep per night. He usually looks a little more normal, a little less insane. Usually.

Gallery: WRC Mexico: This Is Not The Easy Way WIPS

The ceremonial night start as seen from the 318i's cockpit. Just up the ramp is an elevated stage with a turntable in the middle.

Gallery: WRC Mexico: This Is Not The Easy Way WIPS

One of the event's tandem exhibition stages.

Gallery: WRC Mexico: This Is Not The Easy Way WIPS

The paddock, night.

Gallery: WRC Mexico: This Is Not The Easy Way WIPS

The big-time paddock, day.

Gallery: WRC Mexico: This Is Not The Easy Way WIPS

Water crossing.

Gallery: WRC Mexico: This Is Not The Easy Way WIPS

Parc ferme. One of these things is not like the other...

Gallery: WRC Mexico: This Is Not The Easy Way WIPS

Monster/Ford WRC driver Ken Block. Mexico was his first top-level WRC event and his first major event for Ford.

Gallery: WRC Mexico: This Is Not The Easy Way WIPS

Ken Block's "assistants." Yes, that is an iPhone picture. Yes, it was taken by Caswell.

Gallery: WRC Mexico: This Is Not The Easy Way WIPS

Halfway through the first day, Caswell took a jump too fast and broke a motor mount arm on landing. The following night, during the 45-minute service period, he fabricated a new one using scrap steel he happened to have in his trailer.

Gallery: WRC Mexico: This Is Not The Easy Way WIPS

A stage shot taken by a spectator.

Gallery: WRC Mexico: This Is Not The Easy Way WIPS

Sebastien Loeb's Citroen C4.

Gallery: WRC Mexico: This Is Not The Easy Way WIPS

Another spectator stage shot.

Gallery: WRC Mexico: This Is Not The Easy Way WIPS

An indoor exhibition as seen from inside the cockpit. Again, an iPhone picture. Yes, he was driving when he took this.

Gallery: WRC Mexico: This Is Not The Easy Way WIPS

Low-budget service spot.

Gallery: WRC Mexico: This Is Not The Easy Way WIPS

Build a shitbox, drive to Mexico, get famous!

Gallery: WRC Mexico: This Is Not The Easy Way WIPS

The rally's closing ceremony.