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. » 3/06/15 3:17pm 3/06/15 3:17pm

The Widebody 2015 Subaru WRX STI Rally Car Gives Me Life

Enjoy Winter Driving Perfection At Sno*Drift Rally 2015

As the snow falls outside, let's take a minute and revel in the perfection of AWD rally cars slaying sideways at this past weekend's Sno*Drift Rally in Michigan. » 2/02/15 6:32pm 2/02/15 6:32pm

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 3:25pm 1/26/15 3:25pm

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 7:40am 12/29/14 7:40am

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 11:30am 8/06/14 11:30am

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 12:43pm 5/29/14 12:43pm

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.… » 5/22/14 1:07pm 5/22/14 1:07pm

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 12:45pm 4/21/14 12:45pm

Launch Control New Season: Sno*Drift

This could be the year that Rally Sports finally leave their mark on America. If you're a fan you've probably been hearing (or saying that) for a long time, but this year is different now that we have Rally America on the NBC Sports Network and Redbull in charge of the Global Rallycross. » 4/16/14 9:41am 4/16/14 9:41am

Get Excited For Real American Rally Coverage With This Awesome Preview

Today shall go down as a date of destiny in American history. The Battle of Yorktown, the Moon landings, they have all aired up to this. American rally is airing on American TV, and it all starts in a few minutes. Watch this preview, and you'll know where you were when it happened. » 4/05/14 1:52pm 4/05/14 1:52pm

Travis Pastrana back in the Saddle at 100AW

Travis Pastrana is returning to the Rally America series this weekend! The Rally in the 100 Acre Wood kicks off in Missouri on Friday, so naturally that means the teams have been doing some testing. » 2/20/14 10:05am 2/20/14 10:05am

Rally: Because GTX? Cute lil thang you so perty.

Hey Guys, Saw all this talk about rally and maybe even a little talk about a GTX, Raphael?, and thought I'd throw this out really quick. » 2/18/14 8:07am 2/18/14 8:07am

LSPR Already Has a Crash, Even Before it Starts

This weekend is the Lake Superior Performance Rally, otherwise known as the final round of the 2013 Rally American Championship. While testing yesterday, competitor Rifat Sungkar had an incident with his Open Class Mitsubishi Evo X. See the video. » 10/17/13 7:19am 10/17/13 7:19am

Launch Control 10: GRC Bristol and NEFR

In this episode, the Subaru+Puma Rallycross Team take on the GRC field at Bristol and the rally team head to the New England Forest Rally in Newry, Maine. » 8/21/13 10:38am 8/21/13 10:38am

New England Forest Rally: Speed and Stone

With the Ojibwe Rally just a week away, we're taking this opportunity to drop our complete coverage from Round 5 on you: The New England Forest Rally. If you want to see America's only stage rally Toyota GT-86, or hear the tale of Ken Blockenheimers broken alternator, this is your must-watch video of the day. » 8/15/13 3:36pm 8/15/13 3:36pm

David vs. Goliath in the 100 Acre Wood

David Higgins and Craig Drew of Subaru Rally Team USA may be back-to-back champions, but at the Rally in the 100 Acre Wood, Ken Block has been king. » 6/12/13 11:04am 6/12/13 11:04am