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Posted Monday, April 5, 2021 at 10:26pm

Best of the best: Autocar’s top 10 rally drivers

When it comes to fame and fortune in motorsport, Formula One drivers always dominate, the grand prix circus’ mix of speed and glamour helping it grab all the headlines. However, if you’re looking for the bravest and most versatile pedallers on the planet then you need to trek into the forests or climb up a mountain and seek out a rally driver. With a need to get a grip on gravel, tear-up Tarmac and scorch… Read More →

Posted Friday, April 2, 2021 at 10:24pm

Prepping A WRX STI For Rallying Isn’t Quite As Simple As Swapping Tires And Sending It

Subaru has long advertised the WRX as a rally car for the road and while I think we’re all mature enough to understand that there’s some reasonable exaggeration there, it’s interesting to see just how much work goes into preparing a car to go rallying. Despite a solid foundation that has competed in rallies around the world, the intensity of off-roading means that even a rally car designed for amateurs needs substantial modifications. Read More →

Posted Tuesday, March 30, 2021 at 10:40pm

Here’s How Travis Pastrana Amassed His Tremendous Net Worth

The name Travis Pastrana is synonymous with action sports. In 1998, the then 14-year served the world with notice of his presence by scooping up the world freestyle championship trophy. Over the next 2 decades, Pastrana would go on to stun the masses by taking home medal after medal at the X-games. In tandem with his phenomenal motocross career, Pastrana found his way into the Us National Rally, where he proceeded to wreak havoc across… Read More →

Posted Monday, March 29, 2021 at 10:37pm

MAX MCRAE COULD MAKE SUBARU IMPREZA DEBUT NEXT MONTH

Max McRae could be about to follow in his father, grandfather and uncle’s footsteps by becoming the latest member of the rallying dynasty to compete in a Subaru. The 16-year-old will know this week if he drives a Subaru Impreza or a Ford Fiesta R2T recently acquired from Spain at next month’s Bakers Hill Rally. The Fiesta is currently on a boat heading south but is unlikely to have cleared customs until only a few… Read More →

Posted Saturday, March 27, 2021 at 10:35pm

The easiest way to get involved in grassroots motorsports

I got up at 5:30am the other day. With apologies to the many hard-working folk for whom this is a regular occurrence, those who know me know it’s a miracle akin to the resurrection of Jesus. It was even a Sunday. Of course, it was supposed to be 4:30am, but my failure to set an alarm meant an easy start to the day with a good breakfast, long shower and massive cup of tea was… Read More →

Posted Wednesday, March 24, 2021 at 10:30pm

oyota GT86 successor postponed in production

The next-gen Subaru BRZ, which is featured in our gallery and the video here, debuted last November. Unfortunately, its Toyota-badged twin will have to wait much longer, because it needs to develop individuality. Toyota CEO himself ordered the engineering crew responsible for developing the GT86 successor to apply every effort in making it stand out from the crowd. This includes giving it a new front fascia along with numerous transmission, handling and chassis tweaks. Read More →

Posted Tuesday, March 23, 2021 at 10:26pm

What’s the Best 2021 Subaru Crosstrek Trim? Here’s Our Guide

If you’re looking for a full-time city runabout and part-time adventure-mobile, you can’t do much better than a 2021 Subaru Crosstrek. The lifted, crossoverized hatchback comes standard with AWD and has three available drivetrains. So if you’re sure you want a 2021 Subaru Crosstrek, which trim level is the best for you? Read More →

Posted Tuesday, March 23, 2021 at 10:21pm

2022 Subaru Outback Wilderness First Look: Drive It Straight to the Trail

Subaru knows what its customers want, and once again it has delivered. No, dogs aren’t yet available as a factory accessory, though the automaker sets up adoption drives. We’re talking about selling adventure, and the 2022 Subaru Outback Wilderness is the most rugged and capable Outback to date. Subaru is aiming for better off-road competence without impinging on a comfortable ride on pavement. And if this seems ambitious for what seems like a station wagon,… Read More →

Posted Sunday, March 21, 2021 at 10:20pm

PASTRANA TAKES SECOND ARA WIN IN A ROW ON 100 ACRE WOOD RALLY

ravis Pastrana has maintained his 100% record in the 2021 American Rally Association presented by DirtFish National season by winning the second round, the 100 Acre Wood Rally, ahead of the returning Ken Block. Pastrana finished 29 seconds ahead of Block – who drove a Škoda Fabia R5+ from McKenna Motorsports – with reigning ARA Champion Barry McKenna taking third in his Ford Fiesta as he debuted the latest generation of World Rally Car in… Read More →