Matt wasn’t just looking for the fastest way to blow through a ton of cash—even though his fire-farting, gravel-throwing antics pretty much ensure rapid, right-before-your-eyes depreciation. Instead, this was an emphatic statement that this bull’s prissy car-show days are over. Yes, the “Brakimghini” will live its next life as a stage rally racer.
In this vid from the 2012 Neste Oil Rally Finland, WRC racer Craig Breen definitely takes a beating. But unlike our dumbasses, Mr. Breen isn’t actually trying to smash his expensive car into tiny little pieces.
We all know racing is risky. It shouldn't be risky for the fans, but in some cases, as in rally racing, it can be. Spectators like to be as close to the action as possible, and when your course is a closed mountain road, there are very few ways to provide adequate barriers and runoff zones.
The 2014 Red Bull Global Rally Cross (GRC) season ended Wednesday evening in Las Vegas. This year the LINQ Hotel & Casino played host and assembled an amazing course for the drivers, and an even better spectating arena for all the fans.
Back in the day, Scotty was a die-hard street racer who always had an affinity for the older, two-door GC body style. He'd shared co-driving duties in a friend's GC rally car, and that experience made him realize how strong the Subaru chassis was. However, he liked the RS's factory look so much that his own car remained stock for a year after he bought it.