'78 Ford Station Wagon Wins Rallycross #2

Tanner Foust took the podium in Rallycross #2's competitive AWD class, but it was Matthew Johnson in a 1978 Ford Fairmont Wagon that stole our hearts, managing a crazy win in the 2WD class. Pure, V8-powered awesome. » 10/07/10 3:30pm 10/07/10 3:30pm

Travis Pastrana Wins 2009 Oregon Trail Rally

MTV's "Nitro Circus" star and rally driver Travis Pastrana, along with co-driver Christian Edstrom, clocked a third win this season here at the Oregon Trail Rally situated in and around scenic, hippie-infested Portland. » 5/20/09 8:30am 5/20/09 8:30am

Rally Blog, A Driver's Journal: Maine Forest

My result from the Maine Forest rally: Third in class, PGT, and 20th overall. Wow, that sucks after the great run we were having, but that's they way it goes in rallying. Things change in a split second and you push on with what you have. » 8/03/06 1:00pm 8/03/06 1:00pm

Rally Blog, A Driver's Journal: Going to Sunday Valley

I'm eating my midnight Tostitos and Herdez salsa dinner in the back of a rental van, out here with the animals. No kidding, I think I just saw my first-ever porcupine on the twisty little road that led into this state park in northeastern Pennsylvania. I'm not sure if I'm even allowed to be here. I saw a camping sign… » 7/27/06 12:00pm 7/27/06 12:00pm

Rally Blog: A Driver's Journal

(Jalopnik is particularly psyched to introduce Rally Blog, an ongoing series by rally driver Matthew Johnson, 29, pilot of a bright-orange Subaru WRX in the PGT rally, for team Carolina Rallysport. "I've been rallying in an actual car since 2000, I've been rallying in my heart since I was born," he says. "I enjoy… » 6/15/06 1:00pm 6/15/06 1:00pm