The Hills Are Alive with The Sound of Turbo Chirping

The "0" car had left quite a while ago, the people on the bridge were waiting eagerly. A small silhouette appeared beneath the ice-capped top of the mountain, followed by an angry grunt. It was a Citroen and it was approaching fast. "C'est Loeb!" shouted someone with a better eyesight. The King was coming through… » 1/28/15 1:22pm 1/28/15 1:22pm

Fantasy WRC 2015: Prizes, Rules, Rumors, and Smack Talk

Welcome, everyone, to the third full season of Fantasy WRC. Monte Carlo is just ten days away, and I for one am itching for the new season to get underway. I'm also looking forward to stomping that lousy usurper Lumpy44 into oblivion and returning to my rightful place as king of Fantasy WRC. » 1/12/15 2:30pm 1/12/15 2:30pm

Rally Silly Season Summary: Part 1

The period between Wales Rally GB in November and Monte Carlo in January is the silly season of rallying. Like the silly season in other team sports such as football, we see drivers change teams, classes or even motorsports completely! Though round 1 of the WRC still is a few weeks away (Jan 22-25), a lot of news… » 1/08/15 4:59pm 1/08/15 4:59pm

How M-Sport makes a rally car

If you like rally, cars, race cars and mechanical bits you need to set aside 16 minutes and watch this video. There isn't much in the way of technical information thrown around but you do get to see what goes into building an M-Sport rally car. You also get to see some Bentley Continental GT3's in various states of… » 1/08/15 11:30am 1/08/15 11:30am

Toyota is seriously getting ready for WRC

There have been quite a few rumours regarding Toyota and a return to WRC. They didn't help making them stop by building a Yaris "test car" that was suspiciously well engineered, up-to-date and fast. We now can be 99% sure that they will enter WRC full time in 2017 and maybe do a few test rounds in 2016 because Kevin… » 12/28/14 2:20pm 12/28/14 2:20pm

Fantasy WRC: Year-End Review / 2015 Preview

After eleven months and thirteen rallies we have at last, sadly, reached the end of the season. While the battle in the WRC may have been fairly one-sided, the battle in the Fantasy WRC was a close fight from start to end, with numerous lead changes and, thanks to the drop format, a surprise winner who took the win… » 11/19/14 1:45pm 11/19/14 1:45pm