You know Bill Caswell from such hits as How A $500 Craigslist Car Beat $400K Rally Racers, Bill Caswell, Jalopnik's $500 Craigslist rally car driver, inks movie contract, and $500 Craigslist Rally Car Goes To The Baja 1000. Now you can be in his head for 25 minutes.
Monomaniacal life enthusiast and occasional rally driver Bill Caswell returns to the scene of his Rally Mexico triumph to once again astound the men (and make swoon the women) of Mexico in his beater BMW. It's been a typically Caswell-ian wild start. Here's the voice message Caswell just left me about it.
Bill Caswell made history a year ago when his old, thrown-together $500 Craigslist BMW triumphed over $400K race cars to make the podium at the WRC Rally Mexico. For Caswell, our story about his exploits changed his life and made him a semi-star.
When we wrote up Bill Caswell's exploits as the $500 Craigslist rally driver we never expected it to be one of the year's biggest stories. Bill's still got the E30, but he's since upgraded his shop crew.
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