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Nicky Grist Reminds Us Why Colin McRae Had Balls Of Steel 15
Apr
Posted by Michael Karkafiris in celebrities, Offbeat News, racing, Rally Cars, video on 04 15th, 2017


Nicky Grist, Colin McRae’s co-driver and a rally legend himself, shares one of his greatest Colin McRae anecdotes.
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Ken Block’s Updated Ford Focus RS RX Has A Crazy Livery 30
Mar
Posted by Brad Anderson in Ford, Ford Focus, Ford Focus RS, Ford Videos, Ken Block, Motorsport, racing, Rally Cars, Rallycross, video on 03 30th, 2017


Hoonigan Racing has just unveiled the new racing liveries for the Ford Focus RS RXs to be used by Ken Block and Andreas Bakkerud, and boy do they stand out.
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VW Polo Rally Car Reborn As Petter Solberg’s New 570-Horspower GTI RX Supercar [w/Video] 22
Mar
Posted by Carscoops Staff in Motorsport, racing, Rally Cars, Rallycross, video, VW, VW Polo, VW Videos on 03 22nd, 2017


Such a waste. Volkswagen spent untold sums of money and expertise into developing a new Polo for the World Rally Championship, only to pull the plug and shut down the entire operation before it could ever compete.
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Can You Really Go Rallying In A BMW i3? 20
Mar
Posted by Brad Anderson in BMW, BMW i3, BMW Videos, Electric Vehicles, Rally Cars, Reports, video on 03 20th, 2017


The BMW i3 is not a vehicle you’d associate with rallying and for good reason. It is a small electric hatchback seemingly more suited to driving around the city than going anywhere near a gravel track.
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Kris Meeke Wins WRC Mexico Despite Crashing Into Parking Lot 14
Mar
Posted by Brad Anderson in Citroen, Citroen Videos, Motorsport, racing, Rally Cars, video, WRC on 03 14th, 2017


With all-new cars and a selection of significant team and driver changes, the 2017 FIA World Rally Championship has already proven to be one of the most exciting in recent years.
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Toyota Secures First WRC Win Since 1999 13
Feb
Posted by Brad Anderson in Motorsport, racing, Rally Cars, Reports, TOYOTA, Toyota Yaris, WRC on 02 13th, 2017


Toyota has claimed its first race win in the World Rally Championship since 1999 following Jari-Matti Latvala’s victory at Rally Sweden.
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Tanner Foust Rallycrossing His VW On Public Roads Is The Best Thing You’ll Watch Today 12
Feb
Posted by Carscoops Staff in Rally Cars, Rallycross, Videos, VW, VW Beetle, VW Videos on 02 12th, 2017


There was a time when racers would drive their cars to the track, race them, then drive them back home again on public streets. Those times may be far behind us now, but every once in a while, that spirit is revived. And the resulting spectacle can be thrilling.
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This Badass Rallycross Mégane Is Prodrive’s Latest Project 8
Feb
Posted by Carscoops Staff in Prodrive, Rally Cars, Rallycross, renault, Renault Megane on 02 8th, 2017


Of all the automakers competing in various forms of motorsport, Renault arguably has one of the most robust factory racing programs. 

But this latest competition machine isn't being made in-house. It's being made by Prodrive – one of the most prominent independent racing car constructors in the business.
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Wouldn’t It Be Awesome If Porsche Built This Cayman GT4 For The WRC? 4
Feb
Posted by Carscoops Staff in porsche, porsche cayman, Porsche Cayman GT4, Rally Cars, Renderings, WRC on 02 4th, 2017


As uplifted as it may be by the return of Toyota and Citroën, the World Rally Championship is undoubtedly still reeling from Volkswagen's departure.

The German outfit had, after all, dominated the championship for the past four years running, and its exit would be akin to Mercedes packing it up and leaving Formula One at the height of its domination.

But what if another VW Group division were to take its place? Say, one driven by higher profit margins, partisan group board members, and a deeper-ingrained motorsport history?
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Wouldn’t It Be Awesome If Porsche Built This Cayman GT4 For The WRC? 4
Feb
Posted by Carscoops Staff in porsche, porsche cayman, Porsche Cayman GT4, Rally Cars, Renderings, WRC on 02 4th, 2017


As uplifted as it may be by the return of Toyota and Citroën, the World Rally Championship is undoubtedly still reeling from Volkswagen's departure.

The German outfit had, after all, dominated the championship for the past four years running, and its exit would be akin to Mercedes packing it up and leaving Formula One at the height of its domination.

But what if another VW Group division were to take its place? Say, one driven by higher profit margins, partisan group board members, and a deeper-ingrained motorsport history?
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DiRT 4 Will Take Rally Gaming To The Next Level This June 30
Jan
Posted by Carscoops Staff in Games, Rally Cars, Videos on 01 30th, 2017


When it comes to rally video games, there are really only two names in the business: WRC and DiRT. While Kylotonn released the latest WRC 6 just this past October, it's been well over a year since DiRT Rally hit the shelves. Fortunately Codemasters has a new installment coming out, and has released this teaser clip (along with preliminary details) to keep us all at the edge of our Recaros (or sofas).
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Electric Rallycross Championship Launching In Late 2017 17
Jan
Posted by Brad Anderson in Electric Vehicles, Motorsport, racing, Rally Cars, Reports on 01 17th, 2017


The rallycross world is set to become even more exciting this year following the announcement of a new North American championship featuring nothing but electric cars.
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New Abarth 124 Rally Is Ready For The Monte Carlo Rally 6
Jan
Posted by Cristian Gnaticov in Abarth, Fiat 124 Spider, racing, Rally Cars, Reports on 01 6th, 2017


The clock is ticking for Abarth's new 124 Rally, which is set to make its racing debut in less than two weeks.
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New Abarth 124 Rally Is Ready For The Monte Carlo Rally 6
Jan
Posted by Cristian Gnaticov in Abarth, Fiat 124 Spider, racing, Rally Cars, Reports on 01 6th, 2017


The clock is ticking for Abarth's new 124 Rally, which is set to make its racing debut in less than two weeks.
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Hooning In A Lancia 037 Is The Ultimate Festive Celebration 31
Dec
Posted by Brad Anderson in Lancia, Lancia Videos, Rally Cars, video on 12 31st, 2016


In terms of b@dass rally cars, it’s difficult to surpass the mighty Lancia 037. While there are more successful Group B rally cars, the 037 elicits a sense of lust and desirability with its suave Italian looks, insane powertrain and everyone’s favorite Martini livery.
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