I went to the 50th Mecsek Rally in Hungary to witness the golden anniversary of one of the country’s biggest domestic motorport events. It was short but went with a bang. A literal one.
DTM’s recent struggles in keeping its manufacturers in line have caused sparking frictions among participants and launched the series into - potentially another golden era. What does DTM have up in its sleeves?
'Group B' movie is here.
The "0" car had left quite a while ago, the people on the bridge were waiting eagerly. A small silhouette appeared beneath the ice-capped top of the mountain, followed by an angry grunt. It was a Citroen and it was approaching fast. "C'est Loeb!" shouted someone with a better eyesight. The King was coming through…
How much can a technical sport change within four decades? Exactly this much.
This is how they rolled (literally) on Monte Carlo at the dawn of the 1960s. Set an hour aside to watch this blue-tinted, colour footage.
I am heading to the Monte Carlo rally and I am making sure you can send your trolling message to the world from there.
Young Max Vatanen talking about his 2014 rallying season, expectations, the Ford Fiesta R2, pace notes and his venture with legendary rally team, M-Sport. Interview.
Intoxicating. Mixing the countryside, the morning dew and mist with the sights, sounds and scent of sideways rally cars is intoxicating. This was one of those moments.
Rallying is one of the only forms of motor sports that still retains the atmosphere of the heyday of motor racing. Imagine what a throwback a vintage rally is. I have just been to one.
The FIA announced the R-GT Cup from 2015 for all sports and rally car fans' pleasure.
Colin McRae hasn't been with us for seven years now. Legend, yes, but lessons need to be learned.
The first ever WRC Champion, original turbo-tamer Björn Waldegaard passed away.
...and I just don't wish to add anything more, except it's not the only Lancia in the video:
Sports you cannot put on TV screens are virtually non-existent. Airing rallying on live TV certainly have some serious issues. Question is, whether anyone cares to do it anymore and for what price.
“I know nothing about rallying. I’ve seen the pictures in magazines, sometimes watched it on television. And I deliberately haven’t listened to anyone about rally driving. I want to find out for myself.” - Ayrton Senna
Legends performing in a historical challenge on the land of myths. Surely, a good reason for one to plunge himself into the misty green.