In this episode we review the Ojibwe Forests Rally from a couple of weeks ago with special guest and Ojibwe National Open 2WD winner Ryan Booth. Ryan had a stand-out performance in his first outing in a McKenna Motorsports Fiesta R2 while Ian was happy to be back in the right seat of the Three Triangles Rally Truck. Join us for a great discussion about some of the best stage roads in the American Rally Association championship.
In this episode we welcome a new guest, driver of the #305 Limited 2WD Subaru BRZ Santiago Daniel Iglesias who won his class at the regional Summer Sno*Drift Rally a few weeks ago. We talked with Santiago about what got him into rallying, why he chose the BRZ platform, and discussed the Summer Sno*Drift event which is done in the classic “blind” style with no recce and only route notes. He also gives us an exclusive on some plans he has for a rally outside the USA.
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We also mentioned the Rallying for Steve fund for mental health. Below is a link for that worthy cause.
RallyCast Ep. 62 - Christopher Bowes of Bowes Media Discusses Subaru’s Launch Control on Amazon Prime
Subaru just announced that Launch Control is now available on Amazon Prime Video. In this episode we bring back Christopher Bowes of Bowes Media, the producers of the highly successful Subaru Motorsports USA video series and discuss being on the new platform and what we can expect in Season 7.
RallyCast Episode 61 - Rally Colorado Review and the Story of Earl with Preston Osborn and Ed McNelly
In this episode we bring back Preston Osborn of O.D.D. Racing along with their Master Technician Ed McNelly to review Rally Colorado. Preston jumped into a new roll as rally organizer and Ed tells the tale of Earl the rally car, one of the first M-Sport Fiestas in the USA who’s long rallying career came to a dramatic end at the event.
Video of Earl's demise: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h8gJhpiPBgw
In this episode we review the 2019 New England Forest Rally with Cooper Autoworks' Calvin Cooper and Kelsey Stephens who pressed on regardless of a cracked oil pan to finish 4th in National Open 2WD driving their "Fun wheel drive" BMW E30.
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In this episode we chatted with legendary World Rally Championship stage end reporter and host of Kitchen Table Shakedown Colin Clark to get a mid-season review of the WRC.
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In this show we chatted with none other than the young phenom, Oliver Solberg, winner of the Olympus rally and driver over the #70 Subaru Motorsports USA Subaru WRX STI. Oliver tells us what it's like driving for Subaru in America and about his approach to this weekend's Idaho Rally International. Our co-presenter Ian Holmes also gives us a little look back at the Central UP rally that he competed a week ago.
This is Part 2 of our OTR review we recorded last week with Karen Jankowski and Preston Osborn, two of America’s best co-drivers who switched to the driver’s seat for the 2019 DirtFish Oregon Trail Rally. We pick up right where we left off in Episode 56 and discuss what it’s like being farther down the start order, dodging fence posts and rolled cars, the complexities of timing issues, ARA's recent media changes, and the value of regional events including Ian's review from the Headwaters regional rally.
This is Part 1 of our 2019 DirtFish Oregon Trail Rally review with guests Karen Jankowski and Preston Osborn. Both are championship class winning co-drivers, but at the Oregon Trail Rally they competed for the first time as drivers. We chatted about what their experience was like from preparation to driving the stages from the other side of the car.
In this episode we welcomed 5 time National Class Champion Co-Driver Karen Jankowski who is making a big change by moving into the driver’s seat for the upcoming DirtFish Oregon Trail Rally! We chatted about how she got hooked on the sport, favorite moments in the right seat, who she picked to call notes for her first event as a driver, what it's like teaching teens in the B.R.A.K.E.S. driver training program, and she even helped us review the Olympus Rally.