I Got 5 On It – The Renault 5 Maxi Turbo

I Got 5 On It – The Renault 5 Maxi Turbo

Like the Mighty Metro 6R4 that it competed alongside, the Renault 5 Maxi Turbo is a small family hatch back designed for running to the shops that has been converted in to a fire spitting rally monster. Taking the standard cars engine out of the bonnet and putting it in the middle of the car…

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Mighty Metro – Metro 6R4 Colouring Page

Mighty Metro – Metro 6R4 Colouring Page

There are some cars that you could never imagine finding a home on the race track or churning through the challenging mud of a rally stage. One such car is the humble Austin Metro. Launched in 1980 as an alternative to the ever popular Mini, the Metro was a simple, cheap hatchback with a modest…

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King Of The Dirt – Lancia Delta Intergrale HF

King Of The Dirt – Lancia Delta Intergrale HF

A famous Italian race car? You’re probably thinking of a Ferrari F40, or maybe a Lamborghini Diablo. Not in the world of rallying though, where the name Lancia has gone down as one of the most iconic in the sport. The Delta originally competed in the 1980s, in a class known as Group B, home…

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Focused on Victory – Colin McRae’s WRC Ford Focus

Focused on Victory – Colin McRae’s WRC Ford Focus

The exciting world of rallying has produced many famous world champions including Carlos Sainz, Tommi Mäkinen and Sebastien Loeb. However, one of the most famous of all was the late Colin McRae. McRae was the first British driver to win a world rally stage and went on to become the youngest world rally champion. He…

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All Grown Up – The WRC Mini Cooper Colouring Page

All Grown Up – The WRC Mini Cooper Colouring Page

When it first took to the dirt in the 1960s, the little Mini blew away it’s competition. It might have had a little engine, little wheels and little…well everything else, but it was quick and nimble over the difficult rally tracks. Today’s rally cars are powerful, four wheel drive turbo charged monsters and the little…

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