This film, Dust to Glory – Rally Baja 1000, is a fantastic look at the world famous Baja 1000 desert race. It’s an event that officially start in 1967 and was originally called the “NORRA Mexican 1000 Rally”, the first event was held on the 31st of October and the start line was set up in Tijuana, Baja California. The winning team were driving a Meyers Manx VW Beetle based buggy and they completed the course in 27 hours 38 minutes.
The life and times of Colin McRae is a tale that could fill multiple full length feature films, this documentary is presented by Sir Chris Hoy, a man with multiple cycling world championships under his belt and a long held love of motor racing.
This is one of the most captivating aerial rally photographs we’ve ever seen, the visible dust clouds over each of the corners give a fantastic sense of speed.
When it comes to rallying there are any number of distractions to the right and left of the driver’s line of sight, though usually not an naked lady.
This is the last official MGB Works rally car, though I have to admit that I never knew the MGB factory went rallying.
The Rallye Monte-Carlo and the Mini Cooper have been almost inseparable since the little car vanquished all comers in 1964, 1965, 1966 and 1967.
The background of this photograph has been the source of much debate between us here at Silodrome, I think it’s Pikes Peak but I’m being told there’s no way that’s the case.
The Hell On Wheels Moto Rally is exactly the sort of thing that I (and you too if you’re a regular Silodrome reader) would absolutely love to take part in. It’s essentially a “run what ya brung” motocross event with BBQ, country music, beer and bikes.
This brilliant 25 minute film covers the classic 1987 WRC Rally Portugal including interviews with the drivers and some fantastic racing footage.
The Porsche 911 is a hell of a car, I kind of think that ever man should own one at some point. Unless you’re Jerry Seinfeld, in which case you just buy them all.
Gilles Villeneuve is one of the more compelling Formula 1 drivers that the sport has seen, he started out as a snowmobile racer in Quebec and using nothing but raw talent..
I don’t know if you had any plans this fine Sunday but with heat records being broken willy nilly right around the globe, I though it might be nice to spend the day indoors near the fridge with 7 hours and 21 minutes of 2012 Dakar footage.