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Car #43: The Road to Rally (part 2)

Car #43: The Road to Rally (part 2)

In the second installment of building an RX-7 into a rally car, I’ll discuss building a four link. (Part One is found HERE) The reason I wanted the four link is I wanted my car not to be a twitchy mess. I learned quickly on RX-7 Rally Car v1.0 that…
The 2015 Woodstock Women’s Cycling Grand Prix

The 2015 Woodstock Women’s Cycling Grand Prix

Stage rally is the most exciting and intense form of racing for me. I love the sounds, the smells, the dust, rain, mud. The drive home in the middle of the night to make it back to work the following morning. Driving down remote dirt roads, on the edges of…
Who is Tyler Witte?

Who is Tyler Witte?

Currently residing in Cincinnati, Ohio, Tyler Witte has made a name for himself as a stunt performer and fabricator at the young age of 27. I met Tyler a few years back (2011), as he took to the rally stages in southern Missouri for the Perryville Farm and Forest Rally.…
For Sale: E30 Turbo “Rally” Car

For Sale: E30 Turbo “Rally” Car

It’s hard to say exactly what this is. It doesnt have a full cage for rally racing. And it has “rally spec rims w/ dirt tires, a roll bar (welded).  It’s more like an awesome rallycross BMW. The guy built it on a 1989 bmw 318 so its running the m10…
Ganassi Enters RedBull GRC!

Ganassi Enters RedBull GRC!

Red Bull Rallycross has been excellent to watch the past few years and it’s about to get a lot more competitive. Ganassi and his motorsport empire are entering the series. They will run an Msport Fiesta like Ken Block but the Hoonigan Racing Team already has two years of development on Ganassi. And Ken has Derek…
Car #34: I Brought a Trailer, Again (part 2)

Car #34: I Brought a Trailer, Again (part 2)

The story of RX-7 version 1.0 can be found here. This is the story of rally car version 1.5. We left off with a disabled car in the middle of the desert rally cross course. Once again, I had to take the car home on a trailer. A rally car with a…
Dirty BMW 633csi

Dirty BMW 633csi

This is Wyatt Knox sideways in a 1979 BMW 633csi on a friends home made dirt track. What have you done with your car that you probably shouldn’t have? Or better yet, what do you wish you could do?
CHARACTER-BUILDING WEEKEND FOR HYUNDAI/RHYS MILLEN RACING AT RED BULL GLOBAL RALLYCROSS CHARLOTTE

CHARACTER-BUILDING WEEKEND FOR HYUNDAI/RHYS MILLEN RACING AT RED BULL GLOBAL RALLYCROSS CHARLOTTE

Hyundai/Rhys Millen Racing drivers Rhys Millen and Emma Gilmour went through a difficult weekend at Red Bull Global Rallycross Charlotte, the fifth round of the 2014 Red Bull GRC season. In a hotly contested battle, Hyundai/RMR-prepared Hyundai Veloster Turbos challenged for the main event thanks to development work performed after…
Ken Block Wins in Charlotte!

Ken Block Wins in Charlotte!

It was clear that Ken Block had one thing on his mind during Round 5 of the Red Bull Global Rallycross (GRC) weekend, winning.  Block was able to put together a perfect weekend including, two heat wins, a semi-final win, and eventually a finals win at the Dirt Track, which…
Tanner Foust Wins GRC New York

Tanner Foust Wins GRC New York

Rockstar Energy Drink driver Tanner Foust scored his first Global Rallycross win of the season on Sunday at Volkswagen Rallycross New York. It was all about the starts for the two-time champion, who blazed off the line to use the sub- two-second 0-60 launches of the Rockstar Energy Drink Volkswagen Polo to…