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Why You Should've Been At One Of The Best American Rallies In Years

Not knowing whether the man you shook hands with three hours ago broke down in-transit from stage to stage or rolled into a ditch is a frightening situation. When you’re out on a stage with no cell service and no other informative resource, all you’re left to do is guess and assume the worst. » 8/07/15 6:15pm 8/07/15 6:15pm

New England Forest Rally Brought Out All The Cool Cars

Rally America’s New England Forest Rally has everything you could ever possibly want to see on dirt, ranging from this crazy Porsche 911 to an honest-to-goodness Mitsubishi Mirage R5. Here are some pictures from Dusty Ventures, who is codriving a car this weekend that just broke down.
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No Pit Pass Required: Spectating Stage Rally Isn't Really That Bad

You might’ve read the recent Answer of the Day for the Ten Best Racing Series That Nobody’s Watching where Rally America was billed as number one. Some of you were offended. Others agreed. Well, I’m taking a stand and taking another stab at stage rally spectating to prove my point once and for all.… » 7/02/15 1:36pm 7/02/15 1:36pm

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

Driving A Rally Stage With A Flat Tire Suuuuuuuuucks

All of those beautiful rally yumps and drifts rely on one crucial component: tires. When you have a busted tire, it makes everything completely miserable. Ride along with the Troy Motorsports Ford Fiesta R2 as it struggles to move in a straight line on the Scotia North stage of the Rally in the 100 Acre Wood. » 3/07/15 1:29pm 3/07/15 1:29pm

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 1/26/15 12:45pm

Rumor Roundup: What The Hell Is Going On With American Rallying?

Could Rally America be kaput after January 1? That's what some rumblings around the Internet would have you think, although their release of a 2015 national championship schedule suggests otherwise. There's also the new United States Rally Association. How do they play into this? Let's take a look at the rumors. » 12/29/14 7:45am 12/29/14 7:45am

A Look Back At A Jalopnik Reader's First Rally America Championship

This year's Rally American Championship is coming to a close, but Jalopnik reader and Opponaut, Tennisguy187, regales us with a tale of his very first Rally America experience back in 2012. Oh, and the pictures are really cool too (even if he does think he's a bit too awkward next to his idols). » 10/05/14 1:08pm 10/05/14 1:08pm

Launch Control: New England Forest Rally and GRC NYC!

Summer is in full swing in the forests of New England, and this weekend the border country between New Hampshire and Maine is filled with rally cars. David Higgins and Craig Drew of Subaru Rally Team USA are on a mission. A fourth consecutive Rally-America Championship title is within their grasp. They will have to… » 8/06/14 11:54am 8/06/14 11:54am

Susquehannock Trail Performance Rally This Weekend!

If you live near Pennsylvania and are free this weekend you should go check out the Susquehannock Trail Performance Rally in Wellsboro, PA. The rally starts tomorrow and runs through saturday evening. Check out their site for spectator details, grab your friends, and road trip to a rally. » 5/29/14 1:07pm 5/29/14 1:07pm

The Month in Rally: June 2014

Ah, June. The magical time of year when Canada and Michigan's Upper Peninsula finally thaw enough for residents to leave their log cabins and take up nobler, more exciting pursuits. By which I of course mean the annual moose rodeo and maple cook-off. Or, for those who are allergic to being trampled to death, rally.… » 5/23/14 2:10pm 5/23/14 2:10pm

Where's Rally? A Map of All 2014 North American Stage Rallies

One of the complaints I hear most often from aspiring rally fans is the all too common "there's no events near me!" While this is certainly true for some (sorry, Texas!) in many places there's a rally within a few hours drive that people simply don't know about. For example, all you Californians! Did you know your… » 4/21/14 3:37pm 4/21/14 3:37pm