2012 Archive

Subaru PUMA RallyCross Team Concludes 2012 GRC Season with 6th and 7th Finish at Finale

Cherry Hill, N.J., Nov. 5, 2012 – Subaru of America, Inc., The Subaru PUMA RallyCross team was short on luck at the final round of the Global RallyCross Championship (GRC), held Oct. 30 in Las Vegas, where on-track incidents and stiff competition kept the Subaru PUMA squad off the podium.   Regardless, the…  More »

Subaru PUMA Rallycross Team Claim Podium Position at Las Vegas Motor Speedway Round of 2012 Global RallyCross Championship.

October 2, 2012 – Subaru PUMA RallyCross Team driver Sverre Isachsen powered his 2012 Subaru WRX STI to a season best third Overall at this past weekend’s Global RallyCross Championship (GRC) event at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.  The team celebrated the result as proof that recent testing and development have significantly increased…  More »

The 2012 Rally America Championship Ends In a Cloud of Dust at Olympus Rally

With the 2012 Rally America Driver’s Championship mathematically in his favor for a second year in a row, Subaru Rally Team USA (SRT USA) driver David Higgins entered the Olympus Rally season finale with an aim to put on a show for the fans and go for the win. Unfortunately, neither goal would materialize due to extreme drought conditions in the area, placing the rally’s forest stages off-limits to fans due to fire danger and creating blinding dust for Higgins and the bulk of the field.   More »

Subaru Rally Team USA “Strips” for Olympus Rally Season Finale

Olympia, Wash. Sept. 20, 2012 – The gloves and the graphics will come off this weekend at the Olympus Rally, the final round of the 2012 Rally America Championship. Subaru Rally Team USA (SRT USA) driver David Higgins mathematically secured the Drivers’ Championship at the previous round and enters the Olympus Rally with a promise to drive flat-out in his…  More »

Subaru Driver David Higgins Clinches Second Straight Rally America National Championship at New England Forest Rally

Newry, Maine July, 16 2012 – Subaru Rally Team USA driver David Higgins has captured his second straight Rally America National Championship after a measured second place finish at an extremely dusty New England Forest Rally. Higgins and his co-driver Craig Drew entered the New England Forest Rally, round five of the six…  More »

Subaru Prepares for Double-header Weekend in New England with Rally and Rallycross Events.

July, 12 2012 – Subaru is preparing for a rally double-header this weekend as they send Subaru Rally Team USA (SRTUSA) to Maine to compete in the New England Forest Rally while Subaru PUMA RallyCross Team (SPRT) will head to nearby New Hampshire Motor Speedway for round four of the Global Rallycross Championship.  The logistical challenge alleviated slightly by the fact that the tandem events both take place in the team’s…  More »

Subaru Puma RallyCross Team Invades Los Angeles for ESPN X Games

The highlight of the weekend for the team, and arguably the event as a whole, was the impressive Heat Three win by Subaru driver Sverre Isachsen over defending X Games Rallycross Gold medalist Brian Deegan. Isachsen performed a jaw dropping start where he launched from the outside position over to the inside and into the lead and kept Deegan at bay for the duration of the heat. The scintillating heat win sent Isachsen to the front row of the Final.  More »

SUBARU PUMA RallyCross Team USA Ramped Up Competition at Inaugural Hoon Kaboom Texas RallyCross Race.

Fort Worth, Tx., June 12, 2012 – There was certainly no shortage of excitement during race day at round two of the 2012 Global RallyCross in Fort Worth, Texas. While SUBARU PUMA RallyCross Team USA was kept off the podium, they were front and center for much of the drama throughout the day’s…  More »

David Higgins Stages Massive Comeback to Finish Second Overall at Susquehannock Trail Performance Rally

Subaru driver David Higgins completed the biggest comeback of his career to finish second overall on the sinuous and technical dirt roads of Pennsylvania’s 2012 Susquehannock Trail Performance Rally (STPR), round four of six in the 2012 Rally America National Championship.  More »

Subaru PUMA RallyCross Team Battles in Global RallyCross Debut at Charlotte Motor Speedway

The 2012 Global RallyCross Championship (GRC) kicked off within the immense confines of the Charlotte Motor Speedway and the Subaru PUMA Rallycross Team was there to do battle with team drivers Dave Mirra and Sverre Isachsen, as well as Rallycross rookie Bucky Lasek.  More »

Subaru Rally Team USA Driver David Higgins Dominates Oregon Trail Rally for second year in a row

The storyline and the results of the 2012 Oregon Trail Rally mimicked the 2011 edition of the event with Subaru Rally Team USA’s David Higgins again leading from the start and pulling away for victory. The win, his fourth Oregon Trail Rally career victory, vaults Higgins even farther out of reach of his rivals in the points standings as he seeks to defend his 2011 Rally America Championship title.   More »

Subaru Announces PUMA® as New Team Sponsor for Three-car Global RallyCross Championship Program.

Subaru of America, Inc. has announced the official sponsorship of sportslifestyle brand PUMA for the Subaru PUMA RallyCross Team. As part of the multi-year sponsorship agreement with Subaru, PUMA becomes the official supplier of team and racewear and an exclusive licensing partner to the team for footwear and apparel. The Subaru PUMA RallyCross Team is managed by Subaru technical partner Vermont SportsCar. The team will be competing in the six-round Global RallyCross Championship (GRC) series.  More »

Subaru Driver David Higgins Extends Rally America Championship Points Lead with Second Place Finish at the 2012 Rally in the 100 Acre Wood

Subaru Rally Team USA driver David Higgins, the defending Rally America National Champion, has significantly extended his 2012 championship points lead with a second place finish at The Rally in the 100 Acre Wood. Higgins’ two primary season-long rivals failed to finish the event thus providing even more impact to Higgins’ second place points-haul. The Rally in the 100 Acre Wood, round two of the 2012 Rally America National Championship included over 100 miles of extremely fast and flowing gravel roads that traversed the foothills of Missouri’s Ozark Mountains.  More »

Subaru Driver David Higgins Kick-starts Title Defense with Dominating Win at the 2012 Sno*Drift Rally

Defending 2011 Rally America National Champion David Higgins launched his 2012 title defense with Subaru Rally Team USA by achieving a decisive victory at the 2012 Sno*Drift Rally.  More »

David Higgins to Defend Rally America Crown With Subaru Rally Team USA in 2012 Championship

(Jan. 18, 2012) — Subaru of America, Inc. Subaru Rally Team USA (SRT USA) announced today that David Higgins, the 2011 Rally America National Champion will continue as factory driver for the team in 2012 in a bid to defend his title.  Higgins and SRT USA begin the 2012 Rally America National Championship…  More »

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