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Driving Public Roads At Legal Speeds Is The Hardest Thing I've Ever Done

Time-speed-distance rallies seem simple enough: maintain a constant speed over a certain distance on open public roads, and stop every so often at checkpoints to prove you’re on time. Many consider it an introduction to stage rally. Introduction! Ha. Let me explain how this was the hardest thing ever. » 6/18/15 11:58am 6/18/15 11:58am

I Towed A Dodge Dart In Texas Snow With A Silverado 1500 And Didn't Die

So, you bought a race car. Congratulations! Let me guess: you only have a few bars of eye-searingly bright LEDs on the front instead of your OEM headlamps, and now you can't drive it on public roads anymore without getting stabbed in traffic? Gotcha. We at Black Flag are here to help. » 4/16/15 12:10pm 4/16/15 12:10pm

Empire State Performance Rally Postponed Because Of Too Much Snow

One thing we probably didn't think about when many of us were still doing snow-nuts in March is the fact that late-melting snow can really ruin your plans for Spring. Take this year's Empire State Performance Rally, for example. It's been postponed until October because there's still too much snow on the roads. » 4/06/15 7:45pm 4/06/15 7:45pm

Five Thoughts We Had Hooning the Last ML63 AMG at a Winter Autocross

Say goodbye to the Mercedes ML63. In 2016, it graduates to G-Class, becoming the GLE63, so we took one of the last hopped-up mini Mercs to Lime Rock Park's Winter Autocross see if the off-road Geländewagen badge is deserved. Here are five thoughts we had while hooning the bejesus out of a $114,000 race car… » 3/17/15 2:18pm 3/17/15 2:18pm

How Not To Ice Race

On a crisp Sunday morning at the end of February I was fortunate enough to have finally amassed the right set of items/abilities to be able to participate in one of the Adirondack Motor Enthusiast Club's fabled ice races. If you know me personally you would know that I have been trying to attend one of these ice races… » 3/08/15 1:35pm 3/08/15 1:35pm

Snow Makes 24 Hours Of LeMons Practice A Big, Hilarious Drifty Mess

The best weather we had all weekend for the 24 Hours of LeMons' North Dallas Hooptie race at Eagles Canyon Raceway was a few inches of powdery snow during the practice day. Needless to say, the race didn't happen, but a few of us went out for practice laps, anyway. » 3/01/15 9:12pm 3/01/15 9:12pm

Watch An Unstoppable Train Pummel Its Way Through A Crapton Of Snow

City subways cease passenger operations when there's a little bit of snow falling on the ground. But city subways don't carry the weight or the sheer cajones of a Canadian National freight train. No tiny little bits of solid water can stop the relentless onslaught that is a goddamn train. » 2/04/15 9:05pm 2/04/15 9:05pm