Down on the D1 Grand Prix: Ford RS200

Oh snap, Jalopnik went drifting. We were there live when Japan's Nobushige Kumakubo and his Team Orange EVO won five rounds of Sudden Death! to capture the crown. And we'll get to that, in good time. But, Jalopnik being Jalopnik, our palms got way sweatier looking at this baby than they did watching three hours of… » 11/25/07 8:30am 11/25/07 8:30am

Crowning The King Of 1986: Audi Quattro S1 vs Ford RS200 vs Lancia…

If you've read Jalopnik for longer than 20 minutes, you just knew we were going to stick a "Killer B" in our Fantasy Garage. And why wouldn't we? Created by the FIA in 1982, Group B offered manufacturers a way to show off all their engineering prowess, achieve racing victories and reap the subsequent publicity… » 6/26/07 12:00pm 6/26/07 12:00pm

Cojones of Stone: Vatinen/Harriman/Manta 400

In 1983, there will be a practically Formula Libre rallying class known as "Group B." We hear Opel is already working on a car to compete, to be tentatively known as the Manta 400. Here we have some conjecture, created by optical-compositing specialists of two men, named here, for convenience's sake, Ari Vatanen… » 12/28/06 8:00pm 12/28/06 8:00pm