Cameron Waugh Dies During Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge

Tragedy has struck the world of desert racing once again with the death of British rider, Cameron Waugh. Details are currently few, but Waugh was found by KTM rider, Jakub Przygonski, who set off the satellite alarm and performed CPR "to the point of exhaustion," in a desperate and heart breaking bid to save Cameron's… » 4/07/14 6:19pm 4/07/14 6:19pm

Record Racer Registration For 2014 Mint 400 Desert Race

The 2014 Mint 400 desert race in Las Vegas next weekend has set a new record for entries with 300 total as of this morning, 57 of which are trophy trucks. It's going to be one hell of a field for this year's event. » 3/06/14 5:39pm 3/06/14 5:39pm

Massive off at the Sigdalsrally Yesterday

The thing about rally racing is, there isn't really an off season. On some level, you can find a race occurring at various parts of the world.
With those races, there are wrecks. Marius Aasen and co-driver Marlene Engan, had a massive off during yesterday's Sigdalsrally in Norway. Both driver and co-driver are reported… » 1/12/14 3:46pm 1/12/14 3:46pm

Why Wait for Toyota? The GT86 Rally Car Is Already Here

A week ago Toyota announced they will be making a R3-spec rally version of their popular GT86, slated to enter competition in 2015. That’s good news for most of the rally world but frustrating for the impatient rally fan, who won’t get to see the car compete for over a year, and frustrating for the American rally fan,… » 11/19/13 1:11pm 11/19/13 1:11pm

Honda Integra Type-R. Andy Blackmore. A new lease of life

The Honda Integra Type-R you see here is now 12 years old. It has raced its way around Asia and competed in the stifling humidity of Malaysia before embarking on a new life in the NGK Racing Series, nee UAE Touring Car Championship. As you can imagine, years of such competitive abuse will take its toll: from 16 races… » 10/23/13 8:43am 10/23/13 8:43am

Rally Co-Driving Behind the Scenes, Part 9: Oops

While co-driving is incredibly fun, it is also incredibly elaborate and difficult. As I've explained over the course of this series the co-driver in many ways is the one running the show, setting the pace of the driver and the pace of the event itself. It takes a ton of hard work, concentration, and (especially) at the … » 9/12/13 12:46pm 9/12/13 12:46pm

Rally Co-Driving Behind the Scenes, Part 8: A Day As A Co-Driver

Co-driving is like being the drummer in a rock band. Often forgotten and overlooked, sitting in the shadow of the lead singer, but without a good drummer to keep the beat the whole song falls apart. This analogy not only applies to the pace notes, but actually holds true for the rally as a whole. From the start of the… » 8/30/13 2:41pm 8/30/13 2:41pm

Rally Co-Driving Behind the Scenes, Part 7: Teach Me How to Zombie

The potential for trouble is always present in rally, some would even say it's expected. But there's typically a limit to how much we think can go wrong. STPR pushed that limit into a ditch and buried it. Welcome to zombie rallying. » 8/09/13 2:11pm 8/09/13 2:11pm

F1's German GP Shows Racing Never Lets Anyone Get In The Way Of Itself

We're always being told by People That Know to live in the present, to embrace the moment, to focus on what's right here in front of us right now. But let's be honest, that definitely wasn't the case at the German Grand Prix. We were all focused on last week's British GP. It turns out, last week didn't matter. » 7/07/13 10:10am 7/07/13 10:10am

British Grand Prix Full Of Drama, But For All The Wrong Reasons

Today's Formula One British Grand Prix was an absolute mess, especially when compared with the relative tameness of the Canadian Grand Prix and the Monaco Grand Prix. This race wasn't about the failure of the drivers to maintain the racing line, this race was about the failure of one thing – the tires. » 6/30/13 11:44am 6/30/13 11:44am