A Ride In Subaru's 2015 WRX STI Rally Car Is Pure, Undistilled Elation

I recently had the chance to drive the 2014 Subaru WRX STI Rally America car, and I thought I went really fast. But later that day, I rode with David Higgins in his brand new 2015 open class WRX STI. I did not drive fast, and my face still hurts from how much I smiled. » 1/26/15 9:35pm Monday 9:35pm

Driving Subaru's WRX STI Rally Car Will Melt Every Part Of Your Brain

Rallying is a nuanced art. It takes years of training to get to the level where you can drive an open class car like this Subaru WRX STI with a sequential gearbox and 500 pound feet of torque. But I didn't have years of training. I had hours. And driving it has warped my brain forever. » 1/26/15 12:45pm Monday 12:45pm

What It's Like To Drive Off-Road With Robby Gordon When He's Winning

When the last stage of the 2015 Dakar Rally was cut down to a short off-road sprint due to weather, it was finally Robby Gordon's time to shine. Hear what his team had to say at the end of the epic rally, and try to hang on to your lunch through these cockpit-view clips from the last bit of the race. » 1/22/15 8:55pm 1/22/15 8:55pm

15 Hilarious Off-Road Fails By Clueless Dakar Rally Spectators

The Dakar Rally is an unparalleled spectacle of elite off-road driving. Parking lots of the spectator areas are unsupervised clusterfucks full of jabronis who couldn't tell you where their drive wheels are, but reckon they can keep up with Robby Gordon soon as they seem him fly by. Hilarity ensues. » 1/14/15 6:20pm 1/14/15 6:20pm

PSA: There Is No Such Thing As A "Spoiler" In Motorsports

Now that Dakar is in full swing and the Roar Before the 24 is coming up fast, it's time for us to post a friendly reminder: there is no such thing as a "spoiler" in motorsports. We're not going to give you "spoiler warnings" on races because that's not a concept that applies to live news. » 1/05/15 5:43pm 1/05/15 5:43pm

Here's How To Watch The Heart-Pounding Sand-Spraying 2015 Dakar Rally

The 2015 Dakar Rally will be running from Buenos Aires, up to Iquique, Chile, into Boliva, and all the way back down to the starting line from January 3rd to January 17th. 70 TV stations will be broadcasting the event. Here's where to watch, and a by-the-numbers breakdown of how the coverage is coming to you. » 1/02/15 1:13pm 1/02/15 1:13pm

Holy Crap I'm Going To The Dakar Rally Tomorrow! AMA

The Dakar Rally: Three weeks and 5,500 miles of off-road racing all over South America. It's an epic battle of trucks versus cars versus motorcycles versus a smattering ATVs: think Mad Max with energy drink sponsors. And I'll be chasing the whole thing with a team of 4x4s and dirt bikes. » 12/30/14 12:40pm 12/30/14 12:40pm

Did A Possible Federal Indictment Make This Race Team Sell Its Cars?

Scott Tucker is a curious bird: great at running a winning race team, not so great at staying out of trouble. So, it's curious that Level 5 Motorsports is selling off a ton of equipment right after it was reported that the feds might be about to bring charges against Tucker for racketeering. » 12/27/14 3:13pm 12/27/14 3:13pm

Ten Zero Cost Ways To Improve IMSA Racing: Part 2

Picking up where we left off yesterday with part one, here's the second half of how to improve IMSA racing in immeasurable ways. I believe in constant reevaluation and pushing the sport that I love to be more competitive, more interesting and more fun for everyone involved. Sometimes progress costs a dumpster full of… » 12/24/14 3:01pm 12/24/14 3:01pm