Racing Legends: Colin Mcrae
Olympic hero Sir Chris Hoy tells the story of Britain's first-ever World
Rally Champion, Colin McRae. Along with Colin's father, Jimmy, himself a
five-time British Rally Champion, Sir Chris visits the scenes of Colin's
greatest rally driving triumphs.
From exploring Colin's roots as a Scottish trials bikes champ to driving
the route of the Dakar rally over the dunes of the Sahara desert, Sir Chris
will re-live McRae's career and be trained to drive sideways by another big
fan - American Rally Superstar Ken Block. Sir Hoy's final challenge will be
to swap his push bike for a monster Subaru Impreza world rally car on a
rough and ready stage of the RAC Rally, the home of Colin's famous 1995
Private View of Petter Solberg's Car Collection Dec 2010
In a secret Swedish location, 2003 World Rally Champion Petter Solberg
gives Neil Cole an exclusive tour of his some of his amazing cars, with
history attached. Also, an insight into the real situation he finds himself
in with regard to a deal for driving in WRC 2011. See more here
Best of Crash Rallye HD-Compilation 2013-2014
Rally Crashes happened in 2013 and 2014 . Car accidents because of drifts .
The production-based cars with 1.6 L direct injection turbo engine and four-wheel drive are built to
World Rally Car regulations for racing across tarmac, gravel and snow. The
power output is limited to around 300 bhp (225 kW). Current cars in the
championship include the Citroën DS3 WRC, Ford Fiesta RS WRC and Mini WRC.
The WRC was formerly held for Group A and Group B rallycars. However, due
to the increasing power, lack of reliability and a series of fatal
accidents on the 1986 season, Group B was permanently banned. Later, in
1997, the Group A cars evolved into the WRC car spec, to ease the
development of new cars and bring new makes to the competition. In 2011,
new rules were introduced to encourage more manufacturers (and privateers)
to take part, because the recent economic downturn had prompted several
manufacturers to leave the championship.
Cars in the Production Car World Rally Championship are limited to
production-based cars homologated under Group N rules. Cars in the Super
2000 World Rally Championship are homologated under Super 2000 rules. Most
cars in the Junior World Rally Championship are homologated under Super
1600 rules, but Group N and selected Group A cars can also contest the
Starting in 2013,a new category of rally cars known as Group R were
introdued as a replacement to the Group A and Group N rally categories,
with cars classified under one of six categories based on their engine
capacity and type, wheelbase, and drivetrain. As a result no cars will be
homologated under Group A and Group N regulations and instead will be
reclassified under Group R. Parallel to this, the Super 2000 and Production
Car World Championships were restructured; Super 2000 and Group N cars were
merged into a single championship known as World Rally Championship-2
alongside R4 and R5 cars, whilst the Production Car World Championship was
completely reimagined as the World Rally Championship-3 for two-wheel drive
cars complying with R1, R2 and R3 regulations.
WRC Teams and Drivers
20 different manufacturers have won a World Rally Championship event,
and a further ten have finished on the podium.
Suzuki and Subaru pulled out of the WRC at the end of the 2008
championship, both citing the economic downturn then affecting the
automotive industry for their withdrawal. Mini and Ford both pulled out of
the WRC at the end of the 2013 championship, due to a similar economic
downturn affecting the European market.
A typical WRC team will consist of about 40 people on the events, with a
further 60--100 at the team base.
Manufacturers and manufacturer-backed teams usually have two or three
drivers participating in each rally who are eligible to score points. The
total number of crews (driver and his co-driver) in the rallies varied from
47 (Monte Carlo and Mexico) to 108 (Great Britain) during the 2007
In 2013, The Ford World Rally Team and The Mini WRC Team both announced
their departure from the World Rally Championships for the 2013 season.
Volkswagen and Hyundai will make their return to the championship in 2013
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Crash Rallye HD crashes from Finland, Sweden, Norway, Italy, England and
France with pure engine sounds and the "oiioiioii oyoyoy" guy :D . IF YOU
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Oslo Motorshow 2013 Featuring Petter Solberg
Oslo Motorshow with Petter Solberg driving both the Citroen Xsara WRC and
DS3 Supercar including inboard. There was also held a rallysprint and lots
of other cars where driven in anger!
Fifth Gear - The McRae Gathering 2008
Fifth Gear's Review of the Colin McRae Gathering in 2008 - Vicki Butler
THE RAREST 22B OF THEM ALL
The chassis number of this incredible 22B is 000/000, so essentially, STi
created 401 of these cars with the example in the video used as a
demonstration car back in 1999 and this is the most exclusive chassis of
them all. It is a rare treat for Subaru STi to allow anyone to have access
to the car but I was able to get in and around it for this exclusive
It has travelled 20,000 kilometers since new and is in absolutely
immaculate condition. Unfortunately it will likely never turn a wheel in
anger again. How does that make you feel?
Should this car be confined to a museum piece or should Subaru continue to
use it as a public track and event showpiece?
Also in this video is a short tour of Sti Mitaka's amazing collection of
rally cars including Colin McRae's 1998 3rd place finishing SanRemo Impreza
plus a couple of Petter Solbergs GDB and GRB WRC rally cars as well.
Mitaka Subaru is open to the public and visitors are welcome during office
hours 9am-11am and 12:40pm~5pm, from Monday to Friday except public and
To access STi Mitaka, take the Orange JR Chuo Line (RAPID) from Tokyo or
Tachikawa and get off at JR Musashi Sakai station. From there head to the
bus stations just outside and take a bus to the International Christian
University for Women and get off just outside the university - Subaru
Mitaka is right next door.
FROM TOKYO STATION ^^