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More Power, Bigger Wings, Bigger Turbos: WRC In 2017 Is Going To Rule

Along with yesterday’s Formula One tweaks, the World Motor Sport Council also approved new technical and homologation requirements for the 2017-2019 World Rally Championship Cars. What’s coming in 2017? More power, more insane bodywork, and bigger turbos. The future looks awesome. » 7/11/15 2:03pm 7/11/15 2:03pm

Rally Portugal Safety Car Catches Fire On Stage, Left To Burn

The 00 car at a rally has an important function: run the course before the competitors to inspect everything from signage and bannering to whether or not spectators are in the right locations. That is, unless it’s on fire. Then it doesn’t do a very good job of checking anything. » 5/26/15 3:56pm 5/26/15 3:56pm

Why Does The Alitalia Lancia Stratos Wear The Perfect Race Car Livery?


Every motorsport fan has a favorite driver, a favorite team and a favorite car, but how many can mention a favorite racing car livery, so easily? Fortunately, I can think of many—and that’s why, in my regular series, we’ll be bringing you a collection of outstanding examples of motor racing liveries, both well-known… » 5/26/15 3:18pm 5/26/15 3:18pm

This Onboard Of A Rally Car Crashing Into A Lake Is Utterly Terrifying

Crashing is bad enough. Rolling down a hill into a lake is probably the worst case scenario, ever. Here's the onboard footage from the crash where driver Ott Tänak and codriver Raigo Mōldar plowed nose-forward off the track and rolled into a reservoir during the World Rally Championship's Rally Mexico. » 3/08/15 10:13am 3/08/15 10:13am

Watch A World Rally Championship Driver Go Flat Over Crest, Into Sun

Winter rallies pose another challenge that you may not think of: everything is white. Driving into the sun is bad enough. Driving into the sun surrounded by blindingly white snow is a whole 'nother problem. Watch World Rally Championship driver Andreas Mikkelsen do it right. » 3/07/15 2:49pm 3/07/15 2:49pm

Robb Stark Races In Rallying's Deadliest Era In New Film Group B

In the 1980s, international rallying was virtually unrestricted. The cars became more and more powerful until a series of horrifying fatal crashes led to the series' cancellation. It's a story worthy of a film. In fact, one is getting made right now and it stars the dude from Game of Thrones. » 3/05/15 9:40am 3/05/15 9:40am

The Toyota Yaris Is The Happiest World Rally Championship Racer Yet

Look at that big goofy car-grin. It's so happy. Toyota unleashed Stéphane Sarrazin and Eric Camilli last week in their new Yaris WRC car on the stages of Monte Carlo. Watch this little happy racer dart through the narrow, twisty stage roads and try not to smile. It's impossible. You can't. » 2/18/15 7:40pm 2/18/15 7:40pm