Category: World of Rally


7 Days of Dakar: Day 2

The Dakar Rally has always been likened to an adventure. In some ways, the competition of the race takes a back seat to the epic experience of traversing the barren desert landscapes of South America on a bike or in a car or truck. Along the way, competitors will experience thick mud and sand, searing...


7 Days of Dakar: Day 1

It’s New Year’s Eve, and you know what that means… Time for champagne and new year’s resolutions? Well, yes, but what I was thinking was that it’s only one week until the Dakar! To celebrate, I decided to put together a week’s worth of “Dakar picks” to whet your appetite for this epic event. Each...


No Country for Old Men? Don’t Tell “El Matador”!

On paper, the Dakar Rally should be a young man’s game. Arguably the most grueling motorsport event on the planet, the 40th edition of the Dakar featured 14 stages stretching almost 9,000km. Of those 14 stages, half of them were spent in a maze of confusing and unforgiving desert sand dunes. In addition, 5 stages...


Opinion: Is It Time for BOP in R5?

Today, VW finally broke the silence on the future of their brand new Polo R5 project. If everything goes to plan, it looks like the car will be ready for it’s competitive debut right in time for the 2018 ADAC Rally Deutschland. Even though we haven’t seen any photos or video of the car in...


Getting Excited for Dirt 4!

In all honesty, we’re a bit late to this party since news about Dirt 4 has been around for months now. However, we’ve got a break between WRC events, so I thought now would be as good a time as any to write a piece about Codemaster’s new rally game. If I could sum up...


A Big Weekend of Regional Action

While the WRC was on a break this weekend, and we were all at home trying to recover from the heart attacks that Kris Meeke gave us in Mexico, there was plenty of regional rally action going on around the world. This weekend, we saw the season opener for the MSA British Rally Championship and...