Dave Mirra, BMX biker and 24-time X-Games medalist, was found this afternoon dead in his truck of an “apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound” in Greenville, North Carolina. He was 41 years old.
An old pro-car, anti-motorcycle maxim says "Four wheels good, two wheels bad." However, if you've still got two extra wheels that aren't on the ground, it's more like "Four wheels good, two wheels awesome." Here's four awesome two-wheels-in-the-air videos.
Rally America, I mean RallyCar, is holding its second rally-cross session this weekend at New Jersey Motorsports Park. If you make it over there, tell the guys at Subaru that next time we'd like less melodramatic music.
Up in Northern Michigan, the rally action is as furious as ever. Join us below for our mega gallery of what can only be described as Michigan's great motorsport secret.
As far as rallies go, Sno*Drift was pretty gentle on the cars, but that doesn't mean there weren't any snowy crashes. Our teaser gallery of ice-encrusted rally cars below.
BMX Legend Dave Mirra is X-gaming over to join Subaru Rally Team USA in a 2007 Subaru Impreza WRX STI after snagging his first rally win in New Hampshire at the 2009 Team O'Neil Rally.
Watch Joe the Italian loader driver one-up Dave Mirra's BMX bike skills with a big ol' Caterpillar front loader.