Tag Archives: Rally

Here’s How to Perform the Scandinavian Flick, the Ultimate Driving Trick

The famous pendulum turn, better known as the Scandinavian Flick in rallycross, is like an impossible magic trick for driving. It involves turning right to go left, a tricky balance of the throttle and even some left foot braking, and it’s great if you can pull it off, and probably disastrous if you can’t.

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America’s Most Delightfully Absurd Rally Car Is This Nissan Juke

Lars Wolfe wanted his new race car to be able to do a little bit of everything: rally, road racing and whatever else potentially tickled his fancy. But he also wanted to stand out, so naturally, he bought one of the weirdest cars in recent history: a 2013 Nissan Juke. Here’s how a cute grocery getter became a…

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WRC Germany Looked Fast and Sketchy as Hell

When you think of cars and racing in Germany, you tend to think of stuff happening on circuits, like DTM or the Nürburgring. But this year’s World Rally Championship round might change your focus. This looked fast and sketchy as all hell.

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No One Could Touch This Toyota Yaris All Weekend Long In The WRC

Toyota Yaris driver Ott Tänak dominated this weekend’s Rallye Deutschland after a hard fight for the overall lead with former teammate Sébastien Ogier, now at Ford. I was there, and, if I’m honest, I’m a little disappointed that I didn’t get to help shove a car back on the road.

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Making a Cayman Into a Rally Car Is The Best Thing Porsche Has Done in Years

A new Porsche race car is hardly news when it goes to the track. They have to do absurd things like break 35-year-old Nürburgring records to get our attention. Now, when a Porsche is built for off the track—that’s special. The rally Porsche Cayman GT4 Clubsport was the true highlight of Rallye Deutschland, and it…

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A Grumpy Fun-Hating Farmer Stops Rallye Deutschland in the Middle of the Stage 

Rallies are not places for stopped cars. Rallies are for speed. Rallies are not the place you’d expect a farmer to protest the fact that cars are going to fast around him, but that’s exactly what went down at Rallye Deutschland earlier on Saturday.

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I’m At Rallye Deutschland To Watch WRC Cars Fly

Believe it or not, I have never been to a stage rally. I’m all but surrounded by various drivers and codrivers, but I haven’t seen them rally. Naturally, my first trip to a rally should be a full World Rally Championship round. That’s why I’m finally here at Rallye Deutschland. I want to see loud cars shoot flames and…

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Now You Want A BMW E30 Again

It had been a good few months. You hadn’t been on Facebook Marketplace at all. You hadn’t looked up any old brochures. Then this BMW rally car showed up, flying sideways and skipping across the ground like a stone and, dammit, you want an E30 again.

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Porsche Tested a Cayman GT4 Rally Car and It Needs To Happen 

This Porsche Cayman GT4 Clubsport is something we haven’t seen in a long time: a factory-built Porsche rally car.

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Pat Moss Brought the Rally World to its Knees and Paved the Way for Women to Win

When you come from a family with a name like Moss and you decide to get behind the wheel of a car, you better be good. If your dad drove at Indianapolis, your mom competed in rallies, and your brother is considered the best Formula One driver to never win a World Championship, though, it’s not like you really have…

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