1. Rally 101, Pt. 1: Introduction to the Sport of Rally

    Welcome to the Bleacher Report Rally Community.Here we will endeavor to let you in on the latest news, insight and thoughts in what I consider the epitome of motorsports...

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  2. WRC: Rally Norway = Green Rally????

    Claiming to have set an environmental standard by aiming at an emission-neutral rally the organizers of Rally Norway are challenging competitors and other organizers of the 2009 Rally Championship to join them...

    Tony Castaneira Written by Tony Castaneira about over 5 years ago 186 reads 5 comments

  3. IRC: Subaru to Return to International Rally!

    A Portuguese website is reporting that Subaru will be soon announcing their intentions to enter the Intercontinental Rally Challenge. http://autosport.aeiou.pt/gen.pl?p=stories&op=view&fokey=as...

    Tony Castaneira Written by Tony Castaneira about over 5 years ago 322 reads 2 comments

  4. Petter Solberg Announces His WRC Team

    In little more than a month after Subaru decided to suddenly withdraw from the World Rally Championship, Petter Solberg was able to assemble his very own WRC team...

    Tony Castaneira Written by Tony Castaneira about over 5 years ago 220 reads 4 comments

  5. WRC: Rally Norway Preview

    The 2009 World Rally Championship season commenced on the water-covered asphalt of Rally Ireland, and now the contenders will assemble again to showcase their talent in the frigid snow of Rally Norway...

    Tony Castaneira Written by Tony Castaneira about over 5 years ago 118 reads 3 comments

  6. Indy Car Series: The IRL Dominos keep on tumbling

    Earlier today I posted an article entitled: IRL, Indy Car Series: A Case of the Domino Theory In it, I list a series of four separate announcements that were released within a span of 72 hours...

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  7. IRL, Indy Car Series: A Case of the Domino Theory?

    Last week, in a series of four announcements over a span of less than 72 hours, relating to the Indy Car Series, reminded me of the Domino Theory...

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  8. Sebastien Loeb Dominates the WRC Rally Ireland

    Domination best describes Sebastien Loeb and co-driver Daniel Elena victory at the opening round of the2009 World Rally Championship in Ireland...

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  9. Travis Pastrana Wins Rally America Season Opener At Sno*Drift

    Travis Pastrana scored the first victory of the 2009 Rally America Championship with a decisive win at Sno*Drift in northern Michigan. “It’s a great way to start the season, with points under my belt,” said Pastrana...

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  10. WRC Rally Ireland Report Day Two: Sebastien Loeb Continues Domination

    Sebastien Loeb and Dani Sordo finished the day two of Rally Ireland comfortably in first and second places, and on course to score a 1-2 result for their Citroen Total team tomorrow...

    Tony Castaneira Written by Tony Castaneira about over 5 years ago 124 reads 4 comments

  11. Travis Pastrana Leads After Day One at Rally America Sno*Drift

    Day one ended at Sno*Drift as the competition began to heat up at the first round of the 2009 Rally America championship season with three teams were within striking distance of the lead...

    Tony Castaneira Written by Tony Castaneira about over 5 years ago 185 reads 3 comments

  12. WRC Rally Ireland Report Day One: Sebastian Loeb Back to His Same Old Ways

    The final two stages scheduled to conclude the opening leg of Rally Ireland have been cancelled. Both the 24.7km Murley and the 14.77km Fardross stages will now not take place due to excessive flooding...

    Tony Castaneira Written by Tony Castaneira about over 5 years ago 224 reads 3 comments

  13. BFGoodrich Delighted by IRC Rally Driver's Team Victory

    BFGoodrich Competition Director Frederic Henry-Biabaud feels vindicated with the company's investment in the BFGoodrich Driver’s Team program, following Sebastien Ogier's victory in the Monte Carlo Rally last week...

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  14. Ford Relies on Experience For 2009 WRC Title Bid

    Lessons learned from last season are the BP Ford Abu Dhabi World Rally Team's young drivers plan to challenge for 2009 FIA World Rally Championship which begins in Ireland this weekend (29 January-1 February)...

    Tony Castaneira Written by Tony Castaneira about over 5 years ago 56 reads 4 comments

  15. WRC 2009 Season Kicks Off with the Rally Ireland

    The World Rally Championship 2009 season kicks of with one of its two asphalt events in the 12-round series with the Rally Ireland...

    Tony Castaneira Written by Tony Castaneira about over 5 years ago 534 reads 3 comments

  16. Petter Solberg To Contest 2009 WRC Rally Norway in a Citroen Xsara

    Former Subaru WRC driver Petter Solberg will drive a private 2006 specification Citroen Xsara WRC at the Rally Norway and is planning on tackling the rest of 2009 WRC season afterwards...

    Tony Castaneira Written by Tony Castaneira about over 5 years ago 482 reads 5 comments

  17. Sebastien Loeb and Citroen Are Ready for the WRC Rally Ireland

    Loeb and Citroen are ready for the WRC Rally Ireland World Rally Championship action resumes in Ireland after a short, seven-week winter break at the end of January...

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  18. IRC: *Revised Finish* Anton Alen Misses Out on Points at the Rally Monte Carlo

    There is an old saying in racing: “In order to finish first, you first have to finish!” That saying would prove true after the smoke had cleared from the 77th Rally Monte Carlo...

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  19. Rally Monte Carlo Kicks Off IRC Season

    The 2009 Rally season kicked off with a familiar event but under a new series banner. For years the Monte Carlo Rally was a fixture of the World Rally Championship (WRC) but for some reason ...

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  20. Rally America Season Preview

    If there is one series that seems to be doing well in these tough economic times, it is Rally America. With the traditional start of their season next week at the Sno*Drift Rally (Jan...

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  21. 2009 Motorsports Predictions Part 2 (Formula 1)

    2009 Motorsports Predictions Part 2 (Formula 1) F1 Ferrari will lock up the World Driving Championship with Felipe Massa taking the title with Kimi Raikkonen battling for second with Fernando Alonso...

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  22. 2009 Motorsports Predictions Part 1 (IRL and NASCAR)

    2009 Motorsports Predictions Part 1 (IRL and NASCAR) Indy Car Series 22 cars will show for at the season opener at St. Petersburg for IRL qualifying. The IRL will continue to provide close, side-by-side racing...

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  23. 2008 Driver Rankings

    2008 Driver Rankings 2008 is almost over and all of the major race series have already crowned their Champions. F1, Rally, Indy Car, NASCAR, and Sportscars have all seen incredible performances by their respective drivers...

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  24. Indy Cars Racing at 140 mph...on Wooden Boards!

    We watch an Indycar race with more than a bit of awe. Brutal, yet sleek looking missiles diving into turns at incomprehensible speed, then blasting out of the turns of a concrete canyon at speeds that are close to defying physics...

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  25. Auto Racing: Grading the Series at Mid-Year

    It is the middle of the summer and most racing series have reached their mid-season point. I have decided to grade the major racing series on their performance to date in 2008...

    Tony Castaneira Written by Tony Castaneira about 6 years ago 971 reads 9 comments