VW Polo WRC vs. Deer [Graphic image warning]

During a test session for the Rally Deutschland, VWs third works driver Andreas Mikkelsen was surprised by a deer on one of the fast, narrow tarmac roads. He had no chance to avoid a collision, and while his Polo WRC took a bit of damage, the deer won't be jumping into other cars any more any time soon. [Don't click … » 7/09/14 4:55am 7/09/14 4:55am

Rally Flashback - 2009 Rally Poland

Next weekend the World Rally Championship returns with rally Poland. This years rally is the 71st edition of Rajd Polski, but it's only the third time the rally features in the WRC. The first time was in 1973, the first season of the WRC. The second time was in 2009, which is the rally we're going to take a look at… » 6/25/14 6:57pm 6/25/14 6:57pm

Robert Kubica on rallying, Formula 1 and much more

This is specific for rallying – having certain information I have to wait a year [to check it]. On the circuit that's different, because you are in exactly the same place within a minute and you can verify how it is. All the question marks, riddles or doubts are resolved much quicker. Here you have to wait a year,…

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Rally Porn: Rally d'Italia Slow Motion Showcase

I'm not usually one to promote a rally video that replaces the glorious engine orchestra with music, but this slow motion piece is doing it right, paring the close up and slowed cinematography with the perfect musical accompaniment. And if, for some reason, you don't like the cello-and-piano piece used in the video… » 6/18/14 5:37pm 6/18/14 5:37pm

Volkswagen to continue in WRC for 5 more years!

It's official, one problem less to worry about. Board gave Volkswagen Motorsport another five years to try and dominate the World Rally Championship in the way they did last year and continue doing in 2014. No word yet on drivers or any other possible changes. Also it will be interesting to hear whether they plan to… » 6/10/14 8:05am 6/10/14 8:05am