Rwanda is not all about machete-flavored genocides, tall people with cute French names, and mountain gorillas living on volcanoes: they host a round of the African Rally Championship. Last weekend, it went very wrong.
It is 2003, and a 19-year-old named Travis is about to climb into a rally car for his first real test. What follows will change the sport forever. This is how it happened.
Rally driver Mark Tapper, while running Rally New Zealand in a well-sorted Mitsubishi Lancer, was distracted by some "cunt with his ass out" ahead of a corner causing him to roll his car. NSFW.
Add one part Volkswagen Beetle to three parts route instructions, top it off with the open road, hope that Johnny Law is in the donut shop, and you have the makings of the Beetleball Endurance Rally Series!
There was a time, before flat billed baseball caps, when rallying required more than shoe company sponsorship. It required a complete and utter disregard for human life, especially your own. Here's a look at "old school" rallying.
Homologate [ho'malegat]: verb. 1) approve for sale in a particular market or use in a particular class of racing. 2) express agreement with or approval of. 3) set something up to be loved by Jalopnik. STI sedan, anyone?
Want an STI but can't scrape up the cash? Desperate for rally-car looks at a cut-rate price? Have we got the Subaru for you! Step right up and check out the 2011 Subaru WRX!
The story of Bill Caswell's Craigslist-powered WRC adventure struck a chord with a lot of people, and many of you asked how you could help. Here's your chance: Want to win an XBox and a ride in a rally car?
Last week, we told you the amazing story of how Bill Caswell took a $500 Craigslist BMW to a World Rally Championship event. Now a Jalopnik reader has dropped the car into Forza Motorsport 3. Wanna drive it?
Ben Slocum was co-driver of the $500 Craigslist rally car profiled in yesterday's WRC Rally Mexico story. We've asked him to give us his take on this amazing David-and-Goliath story. This is it. — Ed.
Professional motorsport is a cold, hard place. If you want to run with the big dogs, you can't just build a car in your mom's garage and show up, right? Wrong. One guy did just that. Here's his amazing story.
This is a Subaru STI. This is an ice-covered dirt track in the middle of Utah. And this is a man driving a car with a dab of oppo. This post? This is our guide to hooning a Subaru.
Kuwaiti driver Mbarak al-Thefiri competes in the Kuwait International Rally, completely oblivious to the guy hanging out in the middle of the track. That guy's totally got a future in rallying! Photo Credit: YASSER AL-ZAYYAT/AFP/Getty Images
2010 marks the 30th anniversary of Audi's quattro all-wheel-drive system, as well as the car that first brought it to market. With that in mind, let's take a look back. Airborne UrQ hotness, we salute you!