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BMX Legend Dave Mirra To Make His Rally Debut This Weekend In A Subaru

BMX legend Dave Mirra will make his competitive rally racing debut this weekend at The Rally Of The Tall Pines, the last round of the 2007 Canadian Rally Championship, held in Ontario, Canada. Mirra will be at the wheel of a Monster Energy Subaru Impreza rally car fielded by the Vermont SportsCar…  More »

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Subaru driver Travis Pastrana wins Rally America National Championship

Subaru Rally Team USA driver Travis Pastrana has won the 2007 Rally America National Championship with a hard-fought victory in the series finale this weekend at the Lake Superior Performance Rally (LSPR). Pastrana charged on the final stages of the rally to beat Tanner Foust by a mere 3.5 seconds after covering over 100 miles of extremely challenging, high-speed gravel…  More »

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Pastrana and Block battle for gold this weekend

The Rally America National Champion will be crowned this weekend at the Lake Superior Performance Rally (LSPR) where a three-way battle between Subaru Rally Team USA drivers Travis Pastrana and Ken Block along with Subaru privateer Andrew Pinker is set to unfold.   The LSPR, held entirely in northern Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, is notorious for changeable weather conditions that typically include…  More »

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Ken Block and his rally car on the cover of Snowboarder Magazine

Subaru Rally Team USA driver Ken Block and his Monster Energy Subaru Impreza WRX STI rally car have landed on the cover of the December issue of Snowboarder Magazine , hitting newsstands this week.  The cover shot features Block getting airborne in his Subaru at New Zealand’s Snow Park Resort with DC Shoes pro-snowboarder Torstein Hargmo flying alongside the car…  More »

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Pastrana Wins The Ojibwe Forests Rally, Ken Block 2nd Overall

Subaru Rally Team USA driver Travis Pastrana has won the Ojibwe Forests Rally with his Subaru teammate Ken Block close behind in 2nd Overall.  Pastrana, driving a 2007 Subaru Impreza WRX STI, led the Ojibwe Forests Rally, round seven of the Rally America National Championship, from the very first stage and went on to win seven of the event’s fifteen stages while atop…  More »

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Subaru Rally Team USA takes Silver and Bronze in Wild Finish At X Games 13 Rally

Subaru Rally Team USA drivers Ken Block and Travis Pastrana have won Silver and Bronze medals respectively in the X Games 13 Rally Car Super Special event. Block, driving his BFGoodrich Tires-shod 2007 Subaru Impreza WRX STI missed out on the Gold by a  mere 0.68 seconds to fellow Subaru Impreza WRX…  More »

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Subaru Rally Team USA in The X Games 13, Sunday Live on ABC

Subaru Rally Team USA drivers Travis Pastrana and Ken Block will battle for the Gold medal at the second-ever Rally event this weekend at X Games 13 in Los Angeles. The dueling teammates will drive their BFGoodrich Tires-shod Subaru Impreza WRX STI rally cars on a head-to-head course incorporating a combination of tarmac and dirt at the Home Depot Center…  More »

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Pastrana Warms Up For X Games With Victory At The New England Forest Rally

Subaru Rally Team USA  driver Travis Pastrana has taken Overall victory on the challenging gravel logging roads of the New England Forest Rally, Round 6 of the 2007 Rally America National Championship.  The win moves Pastrana and co-driver Christian Edstrom into 2nd Overall in the Rally America season standings while bolstering their…  More »

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Pastrana Rallies to 3rd At STPR, Climbs Back Into Championship Hunt

Defending Rally America National Champion Travis Pastrana drove his 2007 Subaru Impreza WRX STI rally car to a 3rd Overall finish at the Susquehannock Trail Performance Rally (STPR) this weekend.  A tire puncture and an engine misfire prevented him from battling for an overall victory, but the strong points finish moves him up into a tie for 3rd Overall in…  More »

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Ken Block Finishes 4th At Olympus Rally, Stays Atop Rally America Championship

Subaru Rally Team USA driver Ken Block endured the variable and wet conditions of the Pacific Northwest to finish 4th Overall at the Olympus Rally, Round four of the 2007 Rally America National Championship.  The strong points finish keeps Block in the lead of the hotly contested 2007 Rally America National Championship.  Block’s teammate Travis Pastrana, the defending Rally America…  More »

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Travis Pastrana Finishes Rally Argentina 10th

Subaru Rally Team USA driver Travis Pastrana and his co-driver Christian Edstrom have driven their BFGoodrich Tires shod 2007 Subaru Impreza WRX STI rally car to a 10th place P-WRC (Production Car World Rally Championship) finish at Rally Argentina.  Argentina was only the 2nd WRC event in Pastrana’s young career, after his debut at Corona Rally Mexico in March where he finished an impressive 5th overall in the…  More »

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Travis Pastrana and Subaru Rally Team USA Gear Up For Rally Argentina

Subaru Rally Team USA will tackle the legendary Rally Argentina, round six of the World Rally Championship, and the 2nd event on team’s Production World Rally Championship (P-WRC)  program  this weekend, May 3-6. This will be only the second WRC event in Pastrana’s young career, after his debut at Corona Rally Mexico in March where he finished an impressive 5th…  More »

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Ken Block Grabs 2nd Overall, Championship Lead At Oregon Trail Rally

Subaru Rally Team USA driver Ken Block has moved into the lead of the 2007 Rally America National Championship standings after a 2nd overall finish at this weekend’s Oregon Trail Rally.  Block and his co-driver Alex Gelsomino covered over 100 miles of rain soaked gravel logging roads west of Portland in their Monster Energy 2007 Subaru Impreza STI rally car,  More »

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Travis Pastrana Shines In World Rally Championship Debut

Subaru Rally Team USA driver Travis Pastrana has finished his debut World Rally Championship event in an amazing 5th Overall in the Production World Rally Championship (P-WRC), a support series within the World Rally Championship.  The 23 year old reigning Rally America Champion battled the World’s best drivers with poise and control behind the wheel of his BFGoodrich tires shod…  More »

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Subaru Rally Team USA Competing In WRC Mexico This Weekend!

Subaru Rally Team USA drivers Travis Pastrana and Ken Block are set to make their World Rally Championship debut this weekend at the Corona Rally Mexico, round three of the World Rally Championship.  For Pastrana, the 2006 Rally America National Champion, the event marks an important milestone in his burgeoning rally career, after becoming one of he most successful Freestyle…  More »

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Ken Block Wins, Pastrana 2nd At The 100 Acre Wood Rally

Subaru Rally Team USA driver Ken Block has won the 100 Acre Wood Rally, Round 2 of the Rally America National Championship, driving his BFGoodrich Tire shod 2007 Subaru Impreza WRX STI.  Block and his co-driver Alex Gelsomino dominated the rally from the first stage, building an insurmountable lead while the rest of the field fought for 2nd Overall.  Block’s…  More »

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Ken Block Expands His 2007 Rally Program with Monster Energy

Subaru Rally Team USA driver and 2006 Rally America National Championship runner-up Ken Block announced today an expansion to his 2007 rally program that will see him contest five International events in addition to contesting the full 2007 Rally America National Championship.  Block’s confirmed International rounds include Word Rally Championship events in Mexico and New Zealand plus hree rounds in…  More »

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Ken Block Jumps His Rally Car on Discovery Channel’s ‘Stunt Junkies’, Monday Feb 12th @ 10pm EST

Subaru Rally Team USA driver Ken Block will star in an upcoming episode of the Discovery Channel show ‘Stunt Junkies’.  In the episode, which premiers Monday, February 12th at 10pm EST, Ken Block attempts to jump his Monster Energy Subaru Impreza WRX STI rally car farther than any other rally car in…  More »

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Travis Pastrana Wins A Nail-Biter At The Sno*Drift Rally

Subaru Rally Team USA driver and defending Rally America National Champion Travis Pastrana has won the Sno*Drift Rally, Round 1 of the 2007 Rally America National Championship.  The 23 year-old Subaru Impreza WRX STI driver overcame pressure from a stacked field of veteran drivers to win by a mere six seconds.  Pastrana’s Subaru Rally Team USA teammate Ken Block finished…  More »



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