Rally Racing

When did rally begin?

The Paris - Rouen race on july 23rd, 1894 is credited as the first rally race, but a wide useage of the term rally is associated with the Monte Carlo rally which was held january of 1911.

"History." Rally Classic. N.p., n.d. Web. 23 Nov. 2015.

"Mini-at-the-Monte-Carlo-Rally-1967-." - Motor Trader Car News. N.p., n.d. Web. 02 Dec. 2015.

Who Invented Rally Racing?

George Bouton was the first to race a gasoline powered car in a “race” but he did not race an opponent. The winner of the first race that had more than one racer was Count Jules Felix Phillippe Albert De Dion, who won the Paris - Rouen race.


"History." Rally Classic. N.p., n.d. Web. 23 Nov. 2015.


"Grand Prix Cars - De Dion-Bouton." Grand Prix Cars - De Dion-Bouton. N.p., n.d. Web. 02 Dec. 2015.

What is the country rally is most popular in?

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Who is popular in Rally Racing today?

One of the most popular drivers is Tanner Foust, he is sponsored by rockstar and drives a VW beetle GRC. He also has stunt driven for multiple movies, like the 2nd and 3rd fast and the furious movies, the bourne ultimatum, and Mr. and Mrs. Smith. He has multiple Formula Drift championships Along with his Rally Championships.

"Tanner Foust | Rally America." Tanner Foust | Rally America. N.p., n.d. Web. 24 Nov. 2015.


"News." New Team for Rockstar Energy Drink Driver Tanner Foust in 2014. N.p., n.d. Web. 02 Dec. 2015.

What car is most popular in Rally?

The choice car for rally is a Subaru WRX STI, or SRT.

"Why Is Subaru WRX STI the Car of Choice for Top Rally Racing Privateers?" - Torque News. N.p., n.d. Web. 24 Nov. 2015.

"2015 Subaru WRX STI-Based Race Car Revealed." Motor Authority. N.p., n.d. Web. 02 Dec. 2015.