Rally Portugal Safety Car Catches Fire On Stage, Left To Burn

The 00 car at a rally has an important function: run the course before the competitors to inspect everything from signage and bannering to whether or not spectators are in the right locations. That is, unless it’s on fire. Then it doesn’t do a very good job of checking anything. » 5/26/15 3:56pm Yesterday 3:56pm

Why Does The Alitalia Lancia Stratos Wear The Perfect Race Car Livery?


Every motorsport fan has a favorite driver, a favorite team and a favorite car, but how many can mention a favorite racing car livery, so easily? Fortunately, I can think of many—and that’s why, in my regular series, we’ll be bringing you a collection of outstanding examples of motor racing liveries, both well-known… » 5/26/15 3:18pm Yesterday 3:18pm

Meet The Mitsubishi Pajero Evo: The Last Forgotten Homologation Special

All of the great homologation specials — the BMW E30 M3, the Lancia Delta Integrale, the Plymouth Superbird — have all been discovered and cost more and more every year. Except for one. This is the Mitsubishi Pajero Evolution, and you will be amazed at its reputation just as much as its shockingly low price. » 5/14/15 5:00pm 5/14/15 5:00pm

The Sub-Mill’ Mille: Spring Thaw’s $500 Mille Miglia

Today, the Mille Miglia begins – indeed, as you read this, it’s probably already done so. The entry list is available online, a roll-call of million-dollar coach-built rolling-artwork. And also stuff like a Borgward Isabella, which should make Jalopnik’s Jason Torchinsky giddy, as he’s covering the event thanks to… » 5/14/15 10:51am 5/14/15 10:51am

Polish Rally Drivers Don't Need No Stinking Steering Wheel

If your steering wheel fell of while you were driving, you’d probably pull over to the side of the road and wait for a truck to come and tow you to the nearest shop. But you are not a Polish rally driver. If you were, you wouldn’t give a crap if your steering wheel fell off. You’d keep going. » 5/11/15 9:42am 5/11/15 9:42am

Watch This Team Swap A Subaru Engine In Less Than Three Hours

The Subaru Rally Team USA crew may have just a bit more experience with this than your usual NASIOC bros, but when one of their cars experienced engine woes at the Oregon Trail Rally, they got to work. Old engine out, new engine in. Here’s a time-lapse of a sub-three-hour engine swap for one of their Imprezas. » 4/28/15 9:45am 4/28/15 9:45am