Author: Patrick Rall

Global RallyCross event in Spain canceled for – Rain.

travis pastrana dart jump 624

If you missed the 2013 Global RallyCross event this past weekend that was scheduled to run in conjunction with the X Games stop in Barcelona, Spain, you didn’t miss much. Hard rain forced the event organizers to postpone, then cancel the race altogether. The decision to cancel the race sent ripples through the rally racing […] More »

  Comments | By - May 21, 2013

Muddy Mondays: Diesel Dually Drifts in Dirt

ram 3500 mm front 624

If this week’s Muddy Mondays feature was a Dodge Challenger doing exactly the same thing in a parking lot as the big Ram 3500 dually diesel in the video below is doing in the mud, we would call it drifting.  While this Cummins powered diesel Ram isn’t drifting by the traditional definition – that is […] More »

  Comments | By - May 20, 2013

Question of the Week: Should the Ram 1500 come with a manual transmission option?

2014 ram 1500 front 624

It has been years since Chrysler built a half ton pickup with a manual transmission option aside from the high priced SRT10 models.  While the take rate of Ram 1500 pickups fitted with a clutch pedal were very low in their final years, many half ton Ram owners still pine for a manual transmission…preferably with […] More »

  Comments | By - May 20, 2013

Dodge drivers sweep NHRA Kansas Nationals, Gray claims top spot in Funny Car

jegs0519b 624

The NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series stopped in Kansas this past weekend for the Kansas Nationals and Dodge drivers claimed both of the branded classes – with Johnny Gray winning Funny Car while Jeg Coughlin claimed the win in Pro Stock. In the Funny Car class, five Dodge Charger race cars qualified (Gray, Beckman, […] More »

  Comments | By - May 20, 2013

SRT Cuda update – It might be coming…just not yet.

191 plymouth cuda 340 624

All of the hoopla around the introduction of the 2014 SRT Viper TA at the New York International Auto Show had one downside – a great many people paid no attention to the brief comments by SRT boss Ralph Gilles about the future of the expected “Cuda”. It has long been rumored that the Chrysler Group […] More »

  Comments | By - May 17, 2013

  1. 1
  2. ...
  3. 164
  4. 165
  5. 166
  6. ...
  7. 247