Here in Canada, we don’t very often get to see a Ford Escort MkII in action, which is a shame, because these things are just pure rally magic. Watch David Bogie practicing for the Donegal Rally in Ireland in his MkII, which is powered by a 2.5L Millington racing engine. This is one sweet beast!
On the first stage of the Colm Quinn BMW Galway International Rally earlier this year, the #51 Ford Escort MKII of Philip Greenlee and William Lynch broke a halfshaft, forcing the team to thrash and get the car back together. Back on route, Greenlee was pushing really hard when he mis-judged a hay bale chicane […]
It is the Sunday before The Rally of the Tall Pines, and I am sitting here geeking out over some old school rally action from the 2015 Lahti Historic rally in Finland. WRC driver Jari-Matti Latvala won this year’s event in the #1 Audi S1 Quattro, his fifth time winning the event. Former WRC competitor […]
The last time I met Ken Block was in downtown Toronto, as part of the Canadian launch of the wicked little Fiesta ST. At that time, I asked the popular extreme driving star what he could possibly think up next, seeing as he and his crew had recently shut down San Francisco to shoot an […]
There is a saying in the rally world, “press on regardless” that perfectly describes the fierce need rally crews have to get to the finish. Sometimes in the heat of the moment, competitors drive cars that can’t be driven, simply because they have to. A couple of years ago at the Rally of the Tall […]
It is almost time for us to start partaking of some Irish hospitality here in the Driven Wheels offices, so I thought that it might be fun to share a few classic Irish rally videos to start off the St.Paddy’s Day festivities! Caution, these are all very much NSFW! First up, we have one from […]