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Practice Prose: Rally

Updated: August 5, 2007, 9:38 PM ET
By Tim Mutrie | EXPN.com

Car tires typically last thousands of miles. Put gravel-specific rubbers on rally cars, however, spin 'em around a largely asphalt track and that life span is reduced to "matter of hours, even laps," one pit crew member said. During today's practice session, more than a few tires met an early demise. We caught the bits of rubber flying off the track ...

Terrain"It's tricky. Gravel tires are required, but for the most part we're racing on tarmac. And while these cars really aren't ...

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