Red Bull GRC is a revolutionary new form of motorsport. Some call it a cross between rally and supercross. It features wheel to wheel racing with up to 10 cars competing at once in fast paced heat races over huge jumps on combination dirt and asphalt courses around the world. Watch world champions, crossover legends and others battle it out to be the global champion. Contributing Sports Illustrated photographer Erick W. Rasco covers the New England Global Rallycross racing this past weekend at Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park in Connecticut.
Bellator 180 NYC took place at Madison Square Garden on June 24th, 2017. It has long been another option for some of the best fighters in the world to showcase their skills and prove their mettle. Here are some of Sports Illustrated's best photos from the promotions first event in the big apple and one of the biggest events in the company history.
In New York City, where sand and pools and green spaces are harder to come by, summer recreation means pastimes that are a bit hotter, a lot grittier - but no less enjoyable. Sports Illustrated photographer Erick W. Rasco spent a few August days roaming the streets of New York, looking for the unique sports of a summer in the city.