Nearly two years of development work on the team’s Subaru WRX STI rallycross cars have begun to pay off and the team has now proven they have the speed to compete at the top.
Watch Launch Control Episode 2.7 to see how Subaru Rally Team USA did in the third round of the 2014 Red Bull Global Rallycross and the STI team from Japan in the 24 Hours of Nürburgring race in Germany. http://subar.us/1mAcVoi
It’s only the beginning of a long season of racing for Subaru Rally Team USA. Watch how it unfolds at X Games Austin and the Susquehannock Trail Performance Rally in Episode 6 of Launch Control. http://subar.us/1mrRSEx
Motorcross rider turned rally newbie, Travis Pastrana got his first taste driving rally cars when he competed in the 2003 Race of Champions. There he reached the quarter finals – along with his now-current teammate David Higgins. Read more in Origins Part 3: http://subar.us/1lr2F13
You’ve asked for it. It’s finally here. Launch Control Season 1 is now available on DVD! Watch all 14 episodes of Subaru Rally Team USA in the 2013 seasons of Rally America Championship and Global Rallycross Championship as well as bonus material. Season 1 can be purchased here: http://subar.us/1oOOu7e
Hard competition. Hard knocks. Hard work. This has been Subaru’s learning curve thus far in Global Rallycross. But 2014 will be different. It has to be. Early season testing has given the team confidence and a hunger for results.
In a final timed run on the Isle of Man TT Course, driving a 2015 Subaru WRX STI, Higgins broke his lap record on the 37-mile course with an average speed of 117.510 and in 19 minutes and 15 seconds. http://subar.us/1pMkHOd
Here’s a clip from our new Subaru Motorsports app, featuring our 360° video player! Search ‘Subaru Motorsports’ on iOS or Android app stores to experience this breakthrough technology and more from Subaru Rally Team USA.
Mark Higgins did it! In a 2015 Subaru WRX STI, Higgins set a new lap record of the fabled 37-mile Isle of Man TT Road Course with an average lap speed of 116.470 and a time of 19.26. This breaks the current record of 115.36 that was set three years ago by Higgins in a 2011 Subaru WRX STI.