rally america... NOT even close to WRC

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  1. origin unknown

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    I just saw a couple of the airings of ESPN's Rally America coverage, and I really have to say I am not impressed. I was spurred to watch it after reading an article in some R&T or C&D that was about Travis Pastrana and his dedication to making the sport more mainstream for Americans. Having been a long time fan of WRC I figured I would check it out. Now I know some of the teams don't have the funding as WRC which would explain the overall slowness of the cars. However, the competition seems to be rather scarce. I guess Pastrana competed in the Mexico Rally WRC. It was group N but I wonder how he did. Anyways just kind of ranting, was wondering if their were any Rally America fans out there.
     
  2. gc8

    gc8 Ch Ch Ch Chia!!!

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    I have friends who race here and there. But they don't do all the states. It's more like a grassroots motorsport here. Travis Pastrana were pretty much just chumps to Colin McRae when he raced in the X-Games. It's unfortunate that Colin died in a helicopter crash.
     
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    Corky I lent Jesus $20

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    That's what you call irony, though. Rally racer dies in a helicopter crash?
     
  5. Subie Driver

    Subie Driver Eye see what you did there.

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    True, Rally America isn't as good as actual WRC, but it's better than no rally, and hopefully it will grow and get more popular.

    RIP Colin
     

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