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    Video: Rally accident brings timely death to brick building
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    There are crashes and then there are crashes. This is emphatically the latter, as a competitor in a Belgian event partially demolishes a brick building with the help of his Opel Ascona rally car. Next time, we'd recommend a backhoe, bulldozer or perhaps some dynamite. Despite the aftermath of ...

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    Video: Porsche 911 RSR in bizarre, terrifying rally crash
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    As far as rally crashes go, this one is pretty terrifying. At this month's Hellendoorn Rally, Harry Kleinjan failed to negotiate a turn and drove his Porsche 911 RSR straight into a Jersey barrier, flipping the car into the river. While it's unclear what caused the accident, German Car Scene ...

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    Official: Formula Cross YFC 450 ATV-based kart priced at $7,500* [w/video]
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    The Formula Cross YFC 450, a rally kart based on the Yamaha YFZ 450 ATV from 2002-2013, has been priced at $7,500, but that's for the build-it-yourself kit and doesn't include taxes or shipping. If you want Formula Cross to put it together for you, something you might want to consider since the ...

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    Video: Formula Cross seeks to turn ATVs into mini racers
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    Although the vehicle sliding through the image above looks something like a cartoonified World Rally Championship Ford Focus, it is actually an ATV – the Yamaha YZF 450 Raptor, at right – turned into a miniature rally car. The transformation comes courtesy of Formula Cross, a company ...

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    Video: Help fund a film about the world of rally
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    Rally driving is so reliably mesmerizing that we never lack for viewers when we post rallying footage, especially when raw engine noises accompany the raw talent. Yet we rarely come across videos that take a deeper look at who races, the private lives of privateers and the urge to 'run what you ...

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    Video: Rally legends at Spa is music to our ears
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    The Legend Boucles de Spa is a historic rally held in the Ardennes Forest around Spa, Belgium, and it commemorates the actual Boucle de Spa rally races held for 37 years from 1953 to 1990. The drill is simple: lots of drivers plotting vintage machinery at various levels of anger through the ...

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    Video: Ken Block goes over the river and through the 100 Acre Wood in latest rally video
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    Rally racing is amazing to watch, and it's no doubt a blast from behind the wheel. But while we'd love some time behind the wheel of a genuine rally car, we're guessing that the sport is a lot harder than it looks. Then again, dirt racing looks really easy when Ken Block is behind the ...

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    Video: Is this the highest-flying Honda ever?
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    We know it doesn't look like the rallying Honda Civic hatchback above is doing anything special, but trust us, this is a case of "Oh, I wasn't expecting that at all." After barreling across the ridiculously long run-up to the crest, the pilot even lets off the gas before launch, yet still ...

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    Video: Tired of Turkey? Here's 22 minutes of Porsche 911 GT3 RS rally footage
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    If you need a little assistance getting through your annual 80-course meal and various NFL games, may we offer you some GT3 RS à la Rally? Some kind chef has cobbled together 22 minutes of footage of the Porsche that loves to get dirty doing slides and Scandinavian Flicks and making ...

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    Exclusive: How to lose the 2011 Targa Newfoundland in one easy step [w/video]
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    Mid-stage is no time to let your driver know his navigator has no damn clue what's going on.
    My helmet has just been crammed into the cross ribs of the roof of our Miata for the third time in less than a kilometer, driving a guttural "OOMPH" from my lungs mid-sentence at the same time. I regain ...

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    Video: Helmut Deimel packs 50 years of rallying into 90 beautiful minutes
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    Evolution of the Drifting Angle (Half a Century Sideways) – Click above to watch video after the jump
    Helmut Deimel has been involved in the sport of rallying since the Seventies. During that time he has participated and interacted with some of the all-time greatest drivers to ever click ...

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    Ex-Fiesta Movement cars will live on at Team O'Neil Fiesta Rally Experience
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    The real revolutionaries in the Fiesta Movement – the cars themselves, not the agents – have more work to do even though they're kind of on sale now and the revolution is over. Ford is giving 43 of the 100 Fiestas from the movement to the Team O'Neil Reilly Rally School in New ...

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    Citroën DS3 R3 ready for customer combat
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    Citroën DS3 R3 – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Citroën has just introduced a new customer rally car for the FIA's Group R3T class based on the DS3. The DS3 R3 will be available as either a turn-key racer or a do-it-yourself kit. Either way, power comes from a ...

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    Spy Shots: Volkswagen Race Touareg 2 caught playing on Alpen roads
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    VW Race Touareg 2 – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Our camera-happy spy photographers were quick enough to grab a batch of shots of one very distinctive Volkswagen Touareg as it underwent mountain testing. From what we can tell, it's the next iteration of the German manufacturer's ...

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    Carlos Sainz victorious as Volkswagen fills the podium at Dakar
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    Carlos Sainz wins the 2010 Dakar Rally for VW – Click above for high-res image gallery
    When we joined Volkswagen on its first run in the Baja 500 back in 2008, the diesel-powered Race Touareg 2 suffered two lengthy breakdowns before the first hundred miles had passed. Just a few months, ...

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    Video: Porsche's 'Roots in Racing. Not posing.' spot says it all
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    Porsche 'Roots in Racing' spot – Click above to watch video after the jump
    Image marketing is a grand thing, regardless of whether or not it has any grasp on reality. In this case, Porsche wants the world to know that it has its roots in racing. That's fine, we enjoy watching the clever ...

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    VIDEO: Porsche 911 GT3 rally cars provide perfect Friday soundtrack
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    Click above to watch the video after the jump
    Rally fans often stand at a corner or in the middle of a straight away, sometimes for hours, just to get a glimpse of their favorite car. If you're lucky, you get a prime spot at a sharp turn or abrupt elevation that leads to airborne cars. Lucky for ...

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    VIDEO: Old Dirty Bastards - The glory of Group B
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    The gorgeous insanity of Group B - Click above to watch the video
    You know, there's a reason people talk about Group B racing – and the drivers who participated in it – in practically hushed tones. After all, we're currently in an era where motorsports news is just as likely to be ...

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    VIDEO: Ken Block's Subaru Concord Pond Run footage is a forest feast
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    Ken Block and Alex Gelsomino during the New England Forest Rally -- Click above to watch video
    What you need to know: New England Forest Rally, Ken Block and co-driver Alex Gelsomino, Special Stage 5 -– Concord Pond Run, breaking their own stage record they set last year. What you need to ...

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    VIDEO: Paddy Hopkirk and Rauno Aaltonen revisit the Mini Cooper experience with JCW Cabrio
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    Rauno Aaltonen and Paddy Hopkirk take a Mini JCW Cabrio up a Monte Carlo Rally route – Click above to watch video
    Alec Issigonis' Mini began production in 1959. By 1960, there were half a dozen works teams entering the car in the Rally Monte Carlo. By 1964, Mini had won with the pilotage ...

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