Colin McRae, the legend!
The 149-year-old Mt. Washington Auto Road has seen the likes of horses and carriages, camels, people, bicycles and most famously, competition race cars. On September 8th, Traveling at an average speed of nearly 72mph in a Vermont SportsCar prepared, BFGoodrich Tires-shod 2011 Subaru Impreza WRX STI rally car, four-time Rally America National Champion Travis Pastrana made sure the project name, Red Bull Speed Chasers, lived up to its name. He reached the summit faster than anyone else in history by clocking an officially timed run of 6 minutes 20.47 seconds, besting the previous record by more than twenty seconds.
Subaru has convinced some people to ride with Dave Mirra to show off the ability of the 2011 Subaru STI. Funny.
Stupid, Dangerous, he will probably break many bones, but surfing on snow while being dragged along but a Subaru Impreza as it drifts lo0ks like it could be a fun thing to do.
All the moments we didn’t show you – the crash, the gnarly landings in practice, Travis’ first look at the catch fence and his suggestion that a double might be possible…
This exclusive high definition viral film features the very best shots of Ken Block, captured during 2009, including the Northstar at Tahoe shoot, the Gymkhana Two photo shoot at the Salton Sea, the 2009 Rally America National Championship season, Gymkhana Two: TheInformercial, the SCORE Powerdays 300 race, Ken’s appearance on Top Gear and The Nitro Circus TV Shows,Gymkhana 2.1 featuring Rob Dyrdek, and testing his 1978 Ford MKII Escort rally car.
Ken Block doe winter motoring in a Subaru with Tracks.
Thirty years of flat out rallying seen through the lens and microphone of Piero Comanducci whose Rally Emotions videos can be purchased HERE. From Stratos to Impreza and everything in between.
3 brilliant videos below
Four time World Rally Champion Juha Kankkunen has some fun on the expense of the interviewer at the end of the last stage in Rally Finland 1999. Legendary
Heres Mr Gymkhana Ken Block having a bit of fun in a rear wheel drive Ford Escort at the Team ONeal School with fellow rally driver Chris Atkinson.
Glad to see these boys know how to have fun in a real rally car!
Marcus Gronholm driving the legendary Ouninpohja special stage of Rally Finland in a road car giving his memories of the maddest stage in the World Rally Championship, so fast they can’t use it any more.
And watch Petter Solberg from 2004 as he goes flat out to break the record on this stage.