WRC Finland is this weekend and it's the rally of all rallies. Sure there are more epic ones in length or difficulty, but nothing matches the speed and jumps of Finland! When one dreams of being a rally driver, it's on the stages like Ouninpohja.
Chris Duplessis, heralded by many as the next big thing in American rallying, needed to raise $10,000 in funds to get himself and his front-drive Fiesta R2 to WRC Finland so Jalopnik and other folks put out the call. He made it and then some.
Much as we love Kimi for dressing like a gorilla and falling over things, he is sometimes required to keep from drinking and do real work. This includes winning the Formula One World Championship and being in the army, apparently.
Provinssirock is one of Finland's biggest rock festivals, attracting some 80,000 fans every year to the small city of Seinäjoki. This year, that number included one naked, burnout-happy motorcyclist. Let's break down the multiple reasons why this is the worst idea ever.
How do you make a smoky burnout display even better? In this case it appears the answer is even more smoke provided by the OM603 straight six diesel underneath the hood of this ratty Mercedes 190D burnout machine.