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Posted Thursday, February 16, 2012 at 10:03pm

Elderly couple competing 5,000-mile road rally

Jim Elder, 80, and his wife Suzanne, 78, keep helmets in the back of their Subaru. Red gas cans are stacked on the roof and fog lights are attached to the front bumper, “aimed a little bit out to look for critters,” Jim said. The Manhattan couple will compete next week in a 5,000-mile, 10-day road rally from Seattle to Anchorage, Alaska. Read More →

Posted Wednesday, February 15, 2012 at 10:02pm

2013 Subaru BRZ and 2013 Scion FR-S: A Study in Comparison and Contrast

From two brands, a single vehicle emerges: an affordable, basic, rear-wheel-drive Japanese sports car. Twenty years ago, this sort of vehicle was commonplace. Japanese carmakers had been giving us inexpensive, ­reliable, rear-drive sports-car catnip since the 1970 Datsun 240Z. After effectively killing off their Italian and British inspiration in the U.S., though, the Japanese were left to battle themselves. Read More →

Posted Wednesday, February 15, 2012 at 9:55pm

The Ouninpohja stage will return to Rally Finland this year

The Ouninpohja stage, one of the most famous in the World Rally Championship, will return to Rally Finland this year. The organisers of the August 2-4 rally have revealed the route for this year’s event, which retains its Thursday-Saturday format. Read More →

Posted Tuesday, February 14, 2012 at 9:55pm

Tanner Foust on The Bourne Legacy, driving in Manila and Top Gear USA

As you may already know, race and stunt car driver and Top Gear USA host Tanner Foust is in the Philippines. Apparently, he’s here doing some stunt car works for The Bourne Legacy and despite his hectic shooting schedule, he has spent some of his free time off-camera checking out the local car scene and doing some promotional work for Rockstar Energy Drink, Foust’s official racing sponsor Read More →

Posted Monday, February 13, 2012 at 9:53pm

Travis Pastrana’s 5 Coolest Tricks Ever

There’s nothing better than extreme sports. The fearless nature of these riders proves inspirational and awe-inspiring after every insane trick. But no one has headlined the world of lunatic athletes better than Travis Pastrana. Supercross, motocross, freestyle motocross, rally racing, he does it all.The champion X-Games medalist continues to astound his audience with memorable attempts at immortality. Let’s take a look at his five best tricks ever. Read More →