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2014-04-15 12:21:28

Brazil's Neymar Jr swaps turf for tarmac as he goes head-to-head with Ken Block in ground-breaking Castrol experiment LONDON, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In a world first, Castrol, one of the world's leading lubricant brands and Official Sponsor of the 2014 FIFA World Cup(TM), has brought together the pioneers from the worlds of football and motorsport to create Castrol Footkhana; an innovative experiment that sees Brazilian star Neymar Jr take on new Castrol Ambassador and global...

2014-02-24 20:21:04

CHERRY HILL, N.J., Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Action sports superstar Travis Pastrana made a triumphant return to rally racing with a second overall finish at the 2014 Rally in the 100 Acre Wood. After nearly three years away from the sport, Pastrana, a former four-time Rally America Champion, has returned to his Subaru team for 2014. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140224/PH70981-a )(Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140224/PH70981-b )(Photo:...

2013-10-21 20:20:45

- Higgins Claims his Third Rally America Driver's Title in a Row CHERRY HILL, N.J., Oct. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Subaru Rally Team USA's David Higgins and co-driver Craig Drew were crowned the 2013 Rally America National Champions, with a spectacular victory at the Lake Superior Performance Rally (LSPR); the final round of the 2013 Rally America Championship. Higgins entered LSPR locked in an epic season-long battle with rival Ken Block. Block needed a win at LSPR to steal...

2013-08-26 16:20:21

Higgins retains lead in the Rally America National Championship heading into the final round CHERRY HILL, N.J., Aug. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Defending Rally America Champion David Higgins overcame both extraordinary and unexpected adversity at the Ojibwe Forests Rally to finish 2(nd) Overall in his 2013 Subaru WRX STI. First Higgins was impeded by choking dust which affected every top car except the first on the road. Comfortably in 2(nd) overall, Higgins was then besieged by an...

2013-07-10 12:21:42

CHERRY HILL, N.J., July 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- On July 11(th), Subaru PUMA RallyCross Team drivers Bucky Lasek, Dave Mirra and Sverre Isachsen will race head-to-head against a pack of International stars at New Hampshire Motor Speedway for Round four of the 2013 Global RallyCross Championship (GRC). The trio will each pilot their Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive 600hp 2013 Subaru WRX STI Rallycross cars on a custom dirt and tarmac course. The event will stream live on ESPN3.com at 5:30...

2013-07-05 16:21:10

CHERRY HILL, N.J., July 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Subaru PUMA RallyCross Team kicked off their 2013 race season with a weekend fraught with challenges at X Games Munich. The team nearly had redemption in hand for Race Two of the double-header event when Sverre Isachsen, who was set for an impressive 4(th) place finish in the Final, was spun out from behind by another competitor, forcing him to retire. The offending competitor, Ken Block, was later disqualified from the Final for the...

2013-05-06 20:20:09

- Defending Rally America Champion Higgins Extends Points Lead with Victory in Oregon CHERRY HILL, N.J., May 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Subaru Rally Team USA driver David Higgins took a big step toward achieving a third straight Rally America Championship by winning the Oregon Trail Rally this weekend. With the win, Higgins can likely now claim the Oregon Trail Rally as his event, having won the event all five times he has entered; including wins the past three years in a row. As his...

2012-09-20 10:21:19

OLYMPIA, Wash., Sept. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- 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 2012 Subaru STI rally car. The Subaru team's traditional blue and yellow graphic livery will be replaced with a strikingly...

2012-09-10 10:20:28

Subaru rounds out the podium in fourth event of the CRC season. MISSISSAUGA, ON, Sept. 10, 2012 /CNW/ - Subaru continues its battle in the 2012 Canadian Rally Championship after claiming one podium position with seven Subaru vehicles in the top ten as Rallye Defi Ste. Agathe comes to a close this past September 6-8 in Ste. Agathe, Quebec. "Crazy Leo" Urlichich, who is currently second in the Canadian points standings, and his co-driver, Carl Williamson, battled difficult...

2011-09-20 23:01:00

DEARBORN, Mich., Sept. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ford and FUEL TV announce the collaboration to launch the channel's first-ever motorsports television series with Octane Academy - a 13-episode original television series bringing the adrenaline-pumping entertainment of the camps to the living rooms of millions of fans in 2012 Ford's Octane Academy has generated record-breaking interest from fans, becoming the most applied-to Ford program to date with more than 6,000 applications -...