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David Higgins and Craig Drew Capture 2018 American Rally Association Championship

Subaru Rally Team USA driver David Higgins and co-driver Craig Drew secured their first American Rally Association (ARA) title at Tour de Forest Rally after a dominant season highlighted by four outright event victories. Higgins, piloting a 2018 Subaru WRX STI rally car prepared by Vermont SportsCar, was a force to be reckoned with throughout the seven-event ARA season and has now collected a…  More »

Subaru Driver Patrik Sandell Victorious at Rain-Soaked Tour de Forest Rally

Subaru Rally Team USA driver Patrik Sandell and co-driver Per Alkmvist made it three wins from three starts in the 2018 American Rally Association (ARA) championship with a faultless drive at the season-ending Tour de Forest Rally. Sandell endured a strong challenge from Subaru teammates – and newly crowned 2018 ARA Champions – David Higgins and co-driver Craig Drew. With…  More »

SANDELL HOLDS OFF HIGGINS FOR VICTORY AT 2018 IDAHO RALLY INTERNATIONAL

Boise, I.D. – Subaru Rally Team USA driver Patrik Sandell held off his Subaru teammate David Higgins on the dusty, serpentine roads of the 2018 Idaho Rally International to earn his second rally victory of the year. Sandell, with co-driver Per Almkvist, traded stage victories all weekend with Higgins and his co-driver Craig Drew. The dueling crews, each at the wheel of 2018 Subaru WRX STI rally…  More »

DAVID HIGGINS DOMINATES THE OJIBWE FORESTS RALLY FOR FOURTH WIN OF 2018

Detroit Lakes, MN, Aug 28, 2018  –  Subaru driver David Higgins and co-driver Craig Drew drove yet another faultless rally to take a dominating win at the 2018 Ojibwe Forests Rally, earning their third straight victory and fourth total of the 2018 American Rally Association (ARA) season. Higgins led from the start of the rally in his Subaru WRX STI…  More »

Conner Martell Doubles Up in Canada; Wins Both ARX2 Rounds at Trois-Rivières Doubleheader!

Colchester, Vermont – August 6th, 2018: Rising American rallycross driver Conner Martell swept the ARX2 doubleheader in Trois-Rivières, Canada with two spectacular victories. Martell entered both the ARX2 series races and, with a separate car, entered the RX2 International Series as well. He nearly made it a hat trick, with an impressive drive in the the RX2 races wherein the…  More »

Jacques Villeneuve to Race a Subaru WRX STI at GP3R in Americas Rallycross

TROIS-RIVIÈRES, July 26th 2018 | Having a Villeneuve on the GP3R track is as natural as having all-wheel drive on a Subaru. It is then just natural that Jacques Villeneuve, the 1997 FIA Formula One World Champion, will compete in the Trois-Rivières round of the all-new Americas’ Rallycross championship at the wheel of a Vermont SportsCar-prepared Subaru WRX STI on…  More »

Conner Martell Doubles Up; Will Enter Both ARX2 and RX2 at Canada’s Grand Pr de Trois-Rivieres this Weekend!

Colchester, Vermont – July 31, 2018 American rallycross driver Conner Martell will have a busy upcoming weekend jumping between cars and series at the Grand Pre de Trois-Rivieres. Martell will be competing in both the RX2 International series and the Americas Rallycross ARX2 series in Canada. Martell will be piloting his RX2  More »

Subaru Driver David Higgins and Co-Driver Craig Drew win 2018 New England Forest Rally with Faultless Drive

July 23, 2018 – Subaru Rally Team USA driver David Higgins and his co-driver Craig Drew were virtually untouchable at the 2018 New England Forest Rally, leading from start to finish at the notoriously rough and challenging event.  Higgins, at the wheel of his 2018 Subaru WRX STI rally car, was chased…  More »

Conner Martell Earns Dominant ARX2 Debut Win at Circuit of the Americas

Colchester, Vermont – July 18th, 2018: American rallycross driver Conner Martell won the inaugural ARX2 event at Circuit of the Americas this weekend with a dominant comeback performance. The 21-year old Vermont native, driving in his first ARX2 race, battled through the pack on several occasions to impress the crowds in attendance at Circuit of The Americas. Martell then dominated…  More »

Subaru driver Patrik Sandell earns 4th overall at thrilling debut of Americas Rallycross Championship (ARX)

SUBARU DRIVER PATRIK SANDELL EARNS 4TH OVERALL AT THRILLING DEBUT OF AMERICAS RALLYCROSS CHAMPIONSHIP (ARX)  The debut of the all-new Americas Rallycross Championship (ARX) series was a thrilling success,  run alongside the British round of the World Rallycross series this weekend at Silverstone Circuit in the UK.  Subaru Rally Team USA driver Patrik Sandell earned a hard-fought fourth overall finish after…  More »

Connor Martell Earns Impresses with 2nd Overall Finish at Silverstone

Colchester, Vermont – May 27, 2018: Burgeoning American rallycross driver Conner Martell earned a 2nd Overall finish at the Silverstone round of the RX2 International Series this weekend with a breakthrough driving performance.  The 21-year old Vermont native, driving in only his second RX2 race, battled through the pack on several occasions to impress the capacity crowds at the UK’s…  More »

Subaru to Enter the New Americas Rallycross Championship

Subaru Rally Team USA announced today that they intend to enter all rounds of the newly formed Americas Rallycross Championship (ARX). IMG, the company behind the promotion of the FIA World Rallycross Championship, will be launching the ARX series this year with a four-round championship. While primarily U.S. based, the iconic Silverstone Circuit in the U.K. will host the inaugural…  More »

Patrik Sandell Wins the 2018 Olympus Rally in Stage Rally Debut with Subaru

Subaru Rally Team USA driver Patrik Sandell has earned a victory at the legendary Olympus Rally on his debut stage rally event with Subaru. Sandell, with co-driver Per Almkvist, drove the #18 Subaru WRX STI rally car for the first time in competition and were quick straight away and took advantage of attrition among their closest challenges to earn the…  More »

Higgins and Drew Dominate with Seventh Oregon Trail Rally Win in the Past Eight Years

Higgins and Drew Dominate with Seventh Oregon Trail Rally Win in the Past Eight Years Cherry Hill, N.J., April 23, 2018: Subaru Rally Team USA driver David Higgins and co-driver Craig Drew continued their dominance of the Oregon Trail Rally, winning the 2018 edition of the event for the seventh time in…  More »

Conner Martell Earns 2nd Overall in Norway Finale of 2018 RallyX on Ice Series

March 5, 2018: American rallycross driver Conner Martell finished an impressive 2nd Overall at the final round of the 2018 RallyX on Ice Series, held in Gol, Norway.  The 20-year old Vermont native battled stiff competition including ice racing veterans and local Scandanivan talent to earn his best finish to-date after three…  More »

Subaru Rally Team USA Confirms 2018 American Rally Association Series Campaign

Defending Champions will return to the ARA series with a 2-car team David Higgins to return with a full-time effort with teammate Travis Pastrana entering select rounds Subaru will enter former WRC stars Chris Atkinson and Patrik Sandell at select rounds Cherry Hill, N.J., February 15, 2018: Subaru Rally Team USA (SRTUSA) is pleased to confirm it will return to…  More »

Conner Martell Shows Impressive Pace at Opening Round of RallyX on Ice Series

Feb 5, 2018, Colchester, VT American rallycross driver Conner Martell made an impressive start to his 2018 rallycross campaign with a hard fought 6th overall finish at the opening round of the 2018 RallyX on Ice series in Östersund, Sweden.   Martell fought a stacked entry list of 21 drivers in the headlining Supercar Lites class at the first round…  More »

American Rallycross Driver Conner Martell Announces 2018 Competition Schedule

February 1, 2018, Colchester, Vermont – Burgeoning American rallycross driver Conner Martell has announced today his plans to move to international competition in 2018.  Martell will compete in the highly anticipated 2018 RallyX on Ice winter series in Scandinavia before starting a full-time campaign in the six-event RX2 International Series which runs in support of the FIA World Rallycross Championship…  More »



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