Posts Tagged “rally”

Park City Welcomes goldRush Rally 6

By | June 6, 2014

Back in 1971, race car driver Brock Yates and Car and Driver editor Steve Smith attempted to travel from New York to Los Angeles in the quickest time possible in a 1971 Dodge Custom Sportsman van.  They made the trip in just over 40 hours.  The trip spawned a new, unsanctioned road rally, the Cannonball Baker […]

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Racing Blip: Pikes Peak International Hill Climb

By | June 28, 2013

156 turns. 12.42 miles.  4,720 feet of elevation rise. A finish line at 14,110 ft from sea level.  That is the course of The Pikes Peak International Hill Climb.  For many it is the daddy of rally racing.  It may have more turns than the Nurburgring but the biggest challenge is the elevation.  The air […]

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Video: Peugeot 206 T16 Hits Pikes Peak

By | June 24, 2013

The annual Pikes Peak International Hill Climb always has a tendency to attract big-winged, ludicrously powered, rally car monsters.  From the iconic Audi Sport Quattros to the Suzukis driven by Nobuhiro “Monster” Tajima, all of them have mesmerized the crowds in attendance.  This year will be no different. Sebastien Loeb has teamed up with Peugeot […]

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How A Rally Works: Dissecting goldRush 2011

By | June 17, 2011

Yesterday, drivers and cars from the goldRush Rally made their first overnight stop in Park City, Utah. When we first heard about this planned stop, we got big eyes and dirty thoughts of seeing handfuls of exotic vehicles that aren’t what you’d necessarily consider Utah natives. Judging from the pictures on this post, that’s exactly […]

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Ford’s New WRC Fiesta Rally Car

By | February 1, 2011

Ford unveiled the specs for its new Fiesta RS WRC rally car just in time for its first race February 10, 2011. The car past the tough new technical specifications required for homologation by the FIA, for WRC’s “new cost-effective regulations.” Paperwork is expected to be finalized this week. One of the “cost-effective regulations” is […]

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