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Accomplished Rally Driver David Higgins Joins Subaru Rally Team USA

Dec. 8, 2010 – Subaru of America, Inc. announced today that it would be returning to the Rally America National Championship in the Open class with a 2-car program in 2011.  Led by current Subaru Rally Team USA (SRT USA) driver Dave Mirra and joined by British seasoned rally driver David Higgins; each driver will be piloting a Subaru Impreza…  More »

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Subaru Rally Team USA Battles Top European Rallycross Drivers at U.S. Rallycross Doubleheader Finale

(November 11, 2010) Subaru drivers Travis Pastrana and Dave Mirra battled the top echelon of European Rallycross drivers in an action packed U.S. Rallycross doubleheader event this past weekend at New Jersey Motorsports Park.    Pastrana, driving his Vermont SportsCar-prepared 2011 Subaru Impreza WRX STI achieved 4th place finishes in both the Saturday and…  More »

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Dave Mirra Finishes 2nd Overall at Round 2 of US Rallycross

(Oct 3, 2010) Subaru Rally Team USA driver Dave Mirra overcame treacherously wet conditions and intense competition to finish 2nd Overall at round two of the inaugural US Rallycross Championship at New Jersey Motorsports Park on October 3rd. Mirra, driving a BFGoodrich tires-shod 2011 Subaru Impreza WRX STI, set the fastest qualifying lap and achieved a 2nd seed in the…  More »

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Vermont SportsCar to Bring Back The Mt. Washington “Climb to the Clouds” in 2011!

Legendary Automobile Hillclimb will be part of the Mt. Washington Auto Road’s 150th Anniversary Celebration Colchester, Vermont – Officials with Vermont SportsCar, located in Colchester, Vermont and the Mt. Washington Auto Road, located in Pinkham Notch, New Hampshire, announced today that the legendary Mt. Washington Climb to the Clouds Automobile Hillclimb will…  More »

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Pastrana Sets Fastest Time in an Automobile Up Notorious Mt. Washington Auto Road in a Vermont SportsCar Subaru STI!

THE FOLLOWING IS A PRESS RELEASE FROM RED BULL NORTH AMERICA: Photo credit: Lars Gange Pastrana Ascends 6,288-Foot Peak Driving Subaru Rally Car, Besting 100 Years of Previous Attempts Gorham, NH – The 149-year-old Mt. Washington Auto Road has seen the likes of horses and carriages, camels, people, bicycles and most famously, competition race…  More »

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Subaru Rally Team USA drivers Travis Pastrana and Dave Mirra Thrill Fans with Podium Finishes at Inaugural U.S. Rallycross

European-style wheel-to-wheel rallycross made its U.S. debut in thrilling style this past weekend in New Jersey with the help of a determined performance by Subaru driver Travis Pastrana in his 2011 Subaru Impreza WRX STI. Starting from the back of a six car grid after a restart, Pastrana worked his way through…  More »

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Late Rally Drama Thwarts Certain Win for Pastrana at New England Forest Rally

Subaru driver Travis Pastrana dominated the majority of the New England Forest Rally this past weekend at the wheel of his BFGoodrich Tires-shod 2011 Subaru Impreza WRX STI before a problem with his engine stopped him on the penultimate competition stage, forcing him to retire.  Pastrana and co-driver Christian Edstrom were able to pull away convincingly from the competition early and…  More »

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Subaru Invites Fans to Talk to Subaru Rally Team USA Drivers, Travis Pastrana and Dave Mirra

Subaru Invites Fans to Talk to Subaru Rally Team USA Drivers, Travis Pastrana and Dave Mirra Subaru of America, Inc. is inviting fans to participate in an hour-long interactive conference call featuring Subaru Rally Team USA drivers, Travis Pastrana and Dave Mirra, Monday, July 26 at 6 p.m. EST. On the call,  More »

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European Rallycross Champion Sverre Isachsen Joins Subaru Rally Team USA at X Games 16

European Rallycross Champion Sverre Isachsen Joins Subaru Rally Team USA at X Games 16 Subaru Rally Team USA announced today the selection of Sverre Isachsen of Norway, the defending FIA European Rallycross Champion, to fill the team’s guest driver slot at the 2010 ESPN Summer X Games 16 inLos Angeles, California on July 31st.   Isachsen will…  More »

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Subaru Driver Dave Mirra Trains with Rally Legend Tommi Mäkinen ahead of STPR

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Subaru Driver Dave Mirra Trains with World Rally Legend Tommi Mäkinen ahead of the Susquehannock Trail Performance Rally This weekend’s Susquehannock Trail Performance Rally, known simply as ‘STPR’ to the rally community, serves as round five of the 2010 Rally America National Championship and is widely regarded as one of the most difficult events to win on…  More »

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New Videos: Go Behind the Scenes with Subaru Rally Team USA

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Dave Mirra Leads Charge for Subaru Heading into 2010 Oregon Trail Rally

For more information or hi-res photos of Subaru Rally Team USA  please contact: chris@vtcar.com / office: 802.655.3533 Photo credit: Lars Gange | subaru.com/rally **** FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE X Games Medalist Record-Holder Dave Mirra Leads Charge for Subaru Heading into 2010 Oregon Trail Rally – Teammate Pastrana Foregoes Event Due to Schedule Conflict – Subaru Rally Team USA driver Dave Mirra will…  More »

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Travis Pastrana Wins 2010 Olympus Rally and Teammate Dave Mirra Finishes 3rd, Earning His First National Podium

Travis Pastrana Wins 2010 Olympus Rally as Teammate Dave Mirra Finishes 3rd, Earning His First National Podium   More »

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Travis Pastrana and Dave Mirra Head West For The Olympus Rally

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Subaru Rally Team USA drivers Travis Pastrana and Dave Mirra Head West For The Olympus Rally (April 22, 2010) Subaru drivers Travis Pastrana and Dave Mirra are ready for battle at this weekend’s Olympus Rally round three of the six-event 2010 Rally America National Championship. The Olympus Rally features nearly 100 miles of sinuous, tree-lined logging roads…  More »

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Dominating Performance at 100 Acre Wood Rally Cut Short for Pastrana, Teammate Mirra Finishes 4th Overall

Subaru driver Travis Pastrana was nearly untouchable at the 2010 Rally in the 100 Acre Wood,  convincingly pulling away from a strong field before a seemingly innocuous driving error late in the event damaged his 2010 Subaru Impreza WRX STI and  forced him to retire.  Pastrana’s Subaru teammate, BMX and X Games…  More »

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Subaru Rally Team USA’s Travis Pastrana and Dave Mirra to Compete in The 100 Acre Wood Rally this Weekend

Four-time and defending Rally America National Champion Travis Pastrana will compete on Missouri’s high-speed back roads this weekend at the Rally in the 100 Acre Wood.  The Subaru Rally Team USA driver, who leads the Rally America National Championship after a dominating win at the first round last month, will pilot a…  More »

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Subaru Rally Team USA signs VP Fuels as Official Fuel Supplier

Subaru Rally Team USA is pleased to announce today the selection of VP Racing Fuels products for their 2010 rally campaign.  The partnership includes VP Fuels being designated the Official Fuel of Subaru Rally Team USA. Subaru Rally Team USA, managed by Subaru technical partner Vermont SportsCar, is headed by four-time defending Rally America National Champion Travis Pastrana and BMX legend…  More »

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Subaru Driver Travis Pastrana Skates to Victory at the Sno*Drift Rally

Subaru Rally Team USA driver Travis Pastrana and his co-driver Christian Edstrom overcame treacherously icy conditions to take a dominating win at this weekend’s Sno*Drift Rally, round one of the 2010 Rally America National Championship.  Pastrana, the defending four-time Rally America National Champion, won by over one minute and thirty seconds driving an open class rally specification 2010 Subaru Impreza…  More »

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Subaru Announces Increased Funding for their 2010 Rally Support Program

Subaru of America, Inc. announced today increases to its contingency award payouts for Subaru drivers in the 2010 Rally America National Championship.  The Subaru Rally Support Program, which was created in 2005, continues to be the most lucrative contingency program in North American rallying, with over $20,000.00 available per event for eligible Subaru drivers to earn. The program will again…  More »

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Subaru Rally Team USA Announces 2010 Driver Line-Up

Subaru Rally Team USA announced today that reigning four-time Rally America National Champion Travis Pastrana and BMX Freestyle legend Dave Mirra will both return as factory team drivers. Subaru Rally Team USA will contest the entire 2010 Rally America National Championship, ESPN’s X Games 16 Rally Car Racing event as well as participate in Rally America’s new and highly anticipated…  More »



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