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Insane Rally Racing in Scotland

Insane Rally Racing in Scotland
Rally racing can be a treacherous thing. Some of the courses are so twisty and dangerous that it’s hard to believe that anyone can safely drive the courses without crashing. The Gribun Rocks Stage 9 at Scotland’s Mull Rally is one such course.
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The Significance of Audi’s Ur-Quattro

The Significance of Audi’s Ur-Quattro
These days, Audi’s Quattro brand is regarded as one of the best all-wheel drive systems on the market. The first Audi Quattros (aka the “Ur-Quattro”) -made in the early 1980s – had a significant impact on how not only sports cars are made, but on almost every vehicle in today’s Audi lineup.
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Tanner Foust Rings out his Rallycross VW Beetle

Tanner Foust Rings out his Rallycross VW Beetle
We’ve known about Tanner Foust’s impressive new Volkswagen rally car for a while, but every time we see it, we can’t get enough. Despite looking like a relatively tame VW Beetle from the outside (other than the air intakes and massive wing), this beast has been fitted with beefed-up turbocharged 1.6-liter, 4-cylinder engine which pushes out a whopping 540+ horsepower.
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Visit Rally Finland with the Czech National Team

Visit Rally Finland with the Czech National Team
Driver Martin Prokop takes us behind the scenes competing on the international stage as part of the self-financed Jipocar Czech National Team. The private team goes head-to-head with the deep-pocketed manufacturer-sponsored teams and must do so with a much smaller crew, smaller facilities, and a much smaller budget.
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Toyota’s New GT86 CS-R3 Rally Car Ready to Race

Toyota’s New GT86 CS-R3 Rally Car Ready to Race
Toyota is headed back to the world of World Rally Championship racing with the all-new GT86 CS-R3 racer. The car is based on the Toyota GT86 (aka the Scion FR-S and Subaru BRZ), modified somewhat from its production version to meet WRC R3 rules, with a limited slip differential, six-speed sequential transmission, improved brakes, and a modified engine.
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Road Race Motorsports: Fiat 500 M1 Turbo Tallini Competizione

Road Race Motorsports: Fiat 500 M1 Turbo Tallini Competizione
The Fiat 500 Abarth carries on Fiat’s decades-old tradition of building fun-to-drive, quick, nimble, and tiny hatchbacks. And if the factory standard Abarth isn’t quick enough for you, try to get one of the Fiat 500 Abarth 569 Bipostos.
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Porsche San Remo Rally 911 Returns to Racing

Porsche San Remo Rally 911 Returns to Racing
Porsche’s resident historian Dieter Landenberger takes us inside the Porsche museum to look at the fully restored San Remo Rally 911 SC, which was driven by Porsche racing driver Walter Rhörl in the 1981 San Remo Rally.
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The Porsche 911 East African Safari Rally Racer

The Porsche 911 East African Safari Rally Racer
The Porsche 911 is certainly no stranger to races of all kinds, with an impressive history of success on track. But what some people don’t realize is that the humble 911 is also right at home in the world of off road rallies, having competed around the world in races like the grueling Paris-Dakar rally and the East African Safari Rally.
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Racing a Porsche Cayman S in the Targa Tasmania Rally

Racing a Porsche Cayman S in the Targa Tasmania Rally
The Australian Targa Championship is a five-day tarmac rally race through the streets and highways of the Australian island. We recently featured an awesome POV video of driver Mark Clair as he tackled one leg of the race in a Porsche 911.
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Inside Hoonigan Racing Division

Inside Hoonigan Racing Division
Courtesy of Ford, Driver Ken Block takes us on a tour inside of Hoonigan Racing Division, an experience typically reserved only for those who participate in the ST Octane Academy. Built from recycled shipping containers, his Park City, Utah office space is truly awesome, loaded with fun touches, memorabilia, and plenty of space to work on his cars and trucks.
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Rally Car Brake Failure Ends in Spectacular Crash

Rally Car Brake Failure Ends in Spectacular Crash
You’ll want to brace for impact for this one, as we’re pretty sure you’ll jump back from your screen when you see just how fast the drivers were going in this rally car when its brakes completely stopped functioning and they ran off the road.
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Subaru Shares Footage from Isle of Man Record Lap

Subaru Shares Footage from Isle of Man Record Lap
Subaru rally driver Mark Higgins set the record for the fastest time around the Isle of Man 37.75-mile rally course with a time of just 19 minutes, 26 seconds, breaking his own record time he recorded in 2011.
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Rhys Millen Drifts Through the Nation’s Capitol

Rhys Millen Drifts Through the Nation’s Capitol
To promote the Red Bull Global Rallycross, champion drift racer and Pikes Peak record holder Rhys Millen took his rally car through the streets of Washington DC and hooned his way through America’s capitol city. Driving his 600-horsepower Red Bull/Rhys Millen Racing Hyundai Turbo Veloster through the city streets looks like great fun and this is probably the first time residents of the District have seen a police escort for a rally car.
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Gymkhana 47: Drifting in a Porsche Cayman S

Gymkhana 47: Drifting in a Porsche Cayman S
The latest Ken Block Gymkhana flick was titled Gymkhana Six, but Kalle Knosing skipped all the way to Gymkhana 47 when he recorded this footage of hooning about in a Porsche Cayman S. While the cones on the ground aren’t as over-the-top as anything that Ken Block has used as obstacles, the video is still pure eye- and ear-candy for gearheads.
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Higgins Sets Record Isle of Man Lap Time (Again)

Higgins Sets Record Isle of Man Lap Time (Again)
Mark Higgins set a new record lap time for a four-wheel drive vehicle on the Isle of Man TT Mountain Course just a couple days ago and now he’s already broken his own record. It’s actually the third time Higgins has set the record on the rally course, first doing it in 2011.
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