This is why you should never stand outside of a corner on an active rally stage: You could get very, very hurt.
Call it the Snowpocalypse, Snowmageddon, Snostradmus, or just SnOMG, it's snowy outside and people are abandoning their vehicles. Why? We have no idea. Here's proof from the Sno*Drift 2011 Rally showing just how easy it is for any vehicle — whether they be FWD, RWD, or AWD — to conquer the snow.
While walking around one of the spectator parking areas at last weekend's Sno*Drift Rally, we came upon this Subaru Legacy wagon. We have two questions: A) What the hell is going on here? and B) How can we get some?
Ken Block's Ford Fiesta made its competition debut this weekend at Michigan's Sno*Drift Rally. Block retired early with suspension problems, but his car lived long enough to give the world some wicked video. Special-stage snow hoonage and gallery action below.
Travis Pastrana won Rally America's season-opening Sno*Drift Rally this weekend. It was single-digit cold, the roads were covered in a thick sheet of ice, and Ken Block's brand-new Ford Fiesta broke. Sound like fun? Of course it does.
It's impossible to imagine what it's like to blast down limited access roads in a full race rally car at far above paralegal speeds, but the exclusive video below will get you close.
Up in Northern Michigan, the rally action is as furious as ever. Join us below for our mega gallery of what can only be described as Michigan's great motorsport secret.
As far as rallies go, Sno*Drift was pretty gentle on the cars, but that doesn't mean there weren't any snowy crashes. Our teaser gallery of ice-encrusted rally cars below.
You're all well aware that we think racer Travis Pastrana is a bad ass. Sadly, superior driving skills don't exempt you from bad luck. This Pastrana learned during the last stage of the Sno*Drift Rally. All that stood between the Team USA WRX STI and victory was about 11 miles of icy Michigan roads and one adult…