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Seventeen-year-old Subaru Driver Oliver Solberg Secures Second U.S. Win at Susquehannock Trail Rally

Wellsboro, Penn. , Sep 16, 2019 – Subaru Motorsports USA dominated a muddy and treacherous Susquehannock Trail Performance Rally, with driver Oliver Solberg going wire-to-wire to win his second event of the American Rally Association (ARA) season in only his first full season of rally. Teammate and ARA championship leader David Higgins drove to a calculated second-place finish in pursuit…  More »

Subaru Takes Double Podium at Ojibwe Rally as David Higgins Extends Championship Lead

Detroit Lakes, Minn, Aug 26, 2019  –  Subaru Motorsports USA finished with two WRX STI rally cars on the podium at Minnesota’s Muscatell Ojibwe Forests Rally, as David Higgins led wire-to-wire for the victory and teammate Travis Pastrana secured a third-place finish. With his third event win of the season, Higgins and co-driver Craig Drew are now well in command…  More »

Subaru Launch Control Comes to Amazon Prime Video fr Seventh Season

Subaru of America today announced the return of the award-winning Launch Control motorsports documentary series for its seventh season, alongside a new partnership with Amazon that will bring the series to the Prime Video streaming platform for the first time. Season 7 will kick off August 28 on both Prime Video and YouTube with a four-episode initial release, while later…  More »

Subaru Announces Four-Car Lineup for Nitro Rallycross

Camden, N.J., Aug 8, 2019  –  Subaru Motorsports USA today announced a world-class four-driver effort for Nitro World Games’ Nitro Rallycross (NRX) event, featuring Travis Pastrana, Nitro Circus mastermind and Subaru rally driver, making his 2019 rallycross debut alongside teammates Scott Speed, Patrik Sandell and Chris Atkinson. All four drivers will compete in identically prepared 2019 WRX STI rallycross supercars at Utah Motorsports Campus, August 16-17. The inaugural…  More »

Subaru Shows World-Beating Pace at ARX of Canada

Trois-Rivières, Quebec, Aug 5, 2019  –  Subaru Motorsports USA showed off the impressive speed of the WRX STI rallycross cars at Round 4 of the Americas Rallycross (ARX) season, with a dominant qualifying performance from Patrik Sandell and lap times that exceeded even the World Rallycross cars competing at Quebec’s Grand Prix de Trois-Rivières. Championship leader Scott Speed fought through…  More »

Subaru and David Higgins Take Win at New England Forest Rally

Newry, Maine, Jul 22, 2019  –  Subaru Motorsports USA driver David Higgins took the overall win at this weekend’s New England Forest Rally, moving the Isle of Man native into first place in the 2019 American Rally Association (ARA) championship. Higgins and co-driver Craig Drew took the lead early on Friday and carefully navigated the rough, rocky stages through the…  More »

Subaru Takes Double Victory at ARX Rallycross of Gateway

Madison, Ill. , Jul 15, 2019  –  Subaru Motorsports USA made it three event wins through three rounds of the 2019 Americas Rallycross (ARX) season with a pair of victories at the inaugural ARX of Gateway doubleheader weekend. Chris Atkinson earned the Saturday win with a thrilling last-corner pass in the final race, while teammate Patrik Sandell won the Sunday…  More »

Subaru and Scott Speed Take Rallycross Win at Mid-Ohio

Lexington, Ohio , Jun 10, 2019  –  Subaru Motorsports USA driver Scott Speed topped the podium at the 2019 Americas Rallycross (ARX) season-opener at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, closing a dominant weekend with a wire-to-wire winning drive in the final race. Speed and teammate Chris Atkinson ensured an all-Subaru front row in the final by winning both of Sunday’s…  More »

Higgins, Pastrana Top Podium at Oregon Trail Rally

Subaru Motorsports USA drivers David Higgins and Travis Pastrana took the top two positions at this weekend’s Oregon Trail Rally, with Higgins earning his first victory of the American Rally Association (ARA) season with a dominant performance in his WRX STI. Pastrana, making his 2019 rally debut, led early in the weekend but was unable to fend off a relentless…  More »

Seventeen-year-old Oliver Solberg Earns First U.S. Victory at Olympus Rally

Olympia, Wash. , Apr 29, 2019  –  Subaru Motorsports USA took the top two podium positions at this weekend’s DirtFish Olympus Rally, with Swedish rally prodigy Oliver Solberg securing his first American rally victory in a blue and gold Subaru WRX STI. Solberg was fast and consistent throughout the weekend, despite having never seen the Olympus stage roads before and…  More »

Yokohama Tire, Subaru and Travis Pastrana are Taking Another Lap of America

SANTA ANA, CA. , Apr 25, 2019  –  The 35th running of One Lap of America will feature the Travis vs. Bilko show, courtesy of Yokohama Tire and Subaru of America. Yokohama is sponsoring the two drivers in the contest, which runs May 4-11, and Subaru Motorsports USA will provide a pair of WRX STI Type RA vehicles for a…  More »

Subaru Motorsports USA Takes Two Podium Positions at 100 Acre Wood

Salem, Mo. , Mar 18, 2019  –  Seventeen-year old rally phenom Oliver Solberg started the 2019 American Rally Association (ARA) season with a bang at this weekend’s Rally in the 100 Acre Wood, driving through adversity to a strong second-place finish in his first event with Subaru Motorsports USA. Teammates and defending ARA champions David Higgins and Craig Drew led…  More »

Oliver Solberg Joins Subaru Motorsports USA for 2019 Rally Season

Subaru of America today announced the addition of rising rally talent Oliver Solberg, son of Subaru World Rally Team legend and 2003 World Rally Champion Petter Solberg, for the 2019 American Rally Association (ARA) championship season. The younger Solberg will bring back one of rally’s most iconic pairings – the Solberg name on a blue and gold Subaru WRX STI…  More »



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