BUENOS AIRES, Argentina – A massive announced crowd of 800,000 enthusiastic fans hoping to catch a glimpse of their favorite drivers and riders stood outside Saturday’s mandatory race briefing and opening ceremony for the 37th Dakar Rally. Many of the drivers and riders were Argentinian and others were multi-time Dakar champions, but none came close to hearing the reception from the crowd that Robby Gordon did.
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (Dec. 30, 2014) – After a full year of work, thousands of miles of testing and countless all-nighters, Robby Gordon and his HST Gordini race car were reunited Monday in Buenos Aires, Argentina, in preparation for Sunday’s start of the 2015 Dakar Rally – the world’s most challenging motorsports event.
With the year-end holiday season and the promise of a new year just around the corner, the National Off Road Racing Association (NORRA) is making final preparations for opening registration for the sixth annual General Tire NORRA Mexican 1000 and its recently announced Cortez Rally Raid and Cortez Challenge.
MESA, Arizona – The newly formed United States Rally Association (USRA) has enlisted the expertise of motorsports content powerhouse Mad Media to create, manage and distribute content. The relationship will raise the profile of rallying in America giving more people access to information and content on rally racing.
AltRider.com’s epic Taste of Dakar adventure ride is returning to Pahrump, Nevada, in March 2015.
Subaru driver and four-time Rally America Champion David Higgins and co-driver Craig Drew put an authoritative stamp on a near-perfect 2014 season with a win at the Lake Superior Performance Rally (LSPR), their seventh of the season from eight events. Higgins was locked in a tight battle at LSPR with Subaru Rally Team USA teammate Travis Pastrana for a majority of the treacherously wet and muddy Houghton, Michigan based rally. Pastrana briefly took the lead from Higgins late on the final day before Pastrana’s Subaru became stuck in a muddy ditch along the edge of the road, ending his rally with just four stages to go
Houghton, MI –– Subaru Rally Team USA’s David Higgins and Craig Drew outlasted the competition and the wet stage conditions to take victory at the Lake Superior Performance Rally (LSPR) on October 17-18, 2014 in Houghton, MI.
CHERRY HILL, N.J. –– Subaru Rally Team USA driver David Higgins and his co-driver Craig Drew claimed victory at the 2014 Muscatell Ojibwe Forest Rally in Detroit Lakes, Minnesota. The duo maintained the leading pace despite constant pressure from factory teammates Travis Pastrana and co-driver Chrissie Beavis with their DMACK Tires-shod 2014 Subaru WRX STI rally car.
Subaru rally driver David Higgins and codriver Craig Drew continued their Rally America winning streak at Ojibwe Forests Rally.
The Muscatell Ojibwe Forest Rally was the penultimate event of the eight round 2014 Rally America Championship and featured three days of competition on high-speed and technical forest roads in Northwestern Minnesota. The rally is highly regarded for its flowing and technical sandy gravel roads which are a favorite among rally drivers. Higgins and Drew entered Ojibwe as champions-elect after mathematically securing 2014 Rally America Championship at the previous round, the New England Forest Rally. The 2014 Rally America Driver’s Championship will be Higgins’ fourth straight driver’s championship in a row and his sixth in the USA.
HILLSBORO, N.H. – SYLVANIA Automotive Lighting returns to the dirt track for more high-speed action and has signed on to the 2014 Red Bull Global Rallycross season as the “Official Automotive Lighting Sponsor.” This sponsorship marks the third year SYLVANIA Automotive Lighting has partnered with Global Rallycross.
“We are looking forward to being a part of the fast-paced and exciting Red Bull Global Rallycross season this year,” said Brian Noble, Marketing Manager, SYLVANIA Automotive Lighting. “We appreciate the opportunity to get up close and personal with both drivers and fans at the track because they share our enthusiasm for automotive lighting.”
Rally driver Rhys Millen hooked up with Red Bull to produce a cool teaser video for the upcoming Red Bull Global Rallycross race in Washington this weekend, which you can check out below.