Rebelle Rally Followup with Nicole Wakelin and Alice Chase

Following up on our pre-rally interview with Alice Chase and Nicole Wakelin, we find out what it was like to be a part of the Rebelle Rally, how it was taking a luxury SUV like the Infiniti QX80 into the desert, and why sand seems to get everywhere and even tight underwear is no defense. Many questions answered from these first-timer Rebelles!

See our pre-rally interview here:

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Rebelle Rally – An Interview with Alice Chase and Nicole Wakelin

In this year’s Rebelle Rally, media-turned-competitors Alice Chase and Nicole Walkelin have partnered with Infiniti to take a big QX80 SUV into the desert. The rally happens every year and features some of the most capable women in automotive. We talk with the Wander Women about their partnership with Infiniti, what it’s like to prepare as first-time competitors in the Rebelle, and ask Nicole whether or not she plans on handing out cupcakes window-to-window Gray Poupon style.

Talking with Nicole about cupcakes and cars:

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2018 Subaru STI review: Roomy rally car fits more than just the co-driver

“Coolest family car ever.” So said the random guy at the farmer’s market when the five of us parked the 2018 Subaru WRX STI and piled out of the car. With a huge Tokyo Drift spoiler, luminescent black paint, neon green brakes, and a hood scoop that means business, the …

2016 Subaru WRX and STI – street-legal rally madness

The Subaru WRX was literally named after World Rallycross. It’s the car that wins championships. It’s also street-legal, in the form of the base WRX and its supercharged STI brother. Gizmag drove both of them with white-knuckled abandon. Read more at [Show as slideshow] 123► Please follow and like …

Review: Fun Driving and Rally Focus in 2016 Subaru WRX

When the Subaru WRX (World Rallycross) was introduced about a decade ago, it was an almost instant success. It combined the everyday practicality of a compact family car (the Impreza) with a performance-focus built for rally. The combination of daily use ergonomics and Subaru’s legendary all-wheel drive performance was immediately …