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2011-07-29 17:42:00

LOS ANGELES, July 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Subaru of America, Inc. Subaru Rally Team USA drivers David Higgins and Dave Mirra head to Los Angeles this week to compete in Summer X Games 17. Higgins and Mirra look to add to the team's successes at X Games competing in the Rally Car and Rallycross events July 30th and 31st respectively. Each will drive a 2011 Subaru Impreza WRX STI modified for Rallycross with an excess of 550 horsepower Boxer engine and Symmetrical All Wheel Drive....

2011-07-14 12:00:00

DEARBORN, Mich., July 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ford launches its first-ever action sports campaign aimed at Millennial enthusiasts with the Ford Octane Academy Ford Octane Academy pairs fans with their favorite Ford action sports drivers - Ken Block, Tanner Foust, Brian Deegan and Vaughn Gittin Jr. - for ultimate action sports fantasy camps Ford's Millennial market share has grown 58 percent since 2007 through innovative programs and new products that are fun to drive and tech-savvy,...

2010-07-29 07:00:00

CHERRY HILL, N.J., July 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Subaru Rally Team USA unveiled its new 2011 Impreza WRX STI rally cars to journalists in dramatic fashion at the Pala Raceway in Pala, California. The team provided full speed ride-alongs to journalists during practice for the ESPN Summer X Games 16. Travis Pastrana, Dave Mirra and new teammate, European Rallycross Champion Sverre Isachsen, demonstrated that they were ready for the SuperRally X Game competitions, being held at the Los Angeles...

2010-06-29 18:54:00

DEARBORN, Mich., June 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ford Fiesta looks to defend its Rally Car Racing title when it returns to ESPN's X Games 16 The Fiesta's all-star driver lineup grows from three drivers to four with the addition of Ford Rally America and WRC driver Ken Block to last year's trio of Kenny Brack, Tanner Foust and Brian Deegan Ford made its X Games debut in the new Ford Fiesta at X Games 15 last year, winning both gold and bronze, and will run in two events at this year's...

2010-01-11 15:05:00

DETROIT, Jan. 11 Subaru of America, Inc. announced today that reigning four-time Rally America National Champion Travis Pastrana and BMX Freestyle legend Dave Mirra are both returning as factory team drivers for Subaru Rally Team USA in 2010. Pastrana and Mirra will each pilot a 2010 Subaru Impreza WRX STI rally car prepared by Subaru technical partner Vermont SportsCar. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080325/SUBARULOGO ) Subaru Rally Team USA will compete in the entire...

2010-01-06 07:00:00

DEARBORN, Mich., Jan. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ford Motor Company (NYSE: F) announced today that it is teaming up with Ken Block, the California-based action sports icon-turned-rally driver, for future global motorsports opportunities. Block, the 2005 Rally America Rookie of the Year and a three-time medalist at X Games, has cultivated a tremendous following with his Gymkhana videos on YouTube. In 2010, Block will campaign a Ford Focus in the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) and a...

2009-11-02 18:15:00

CHERRY HILL, N.J., Nov. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- The Subaru WRX STI, when equipped with proper tires, is capable of impressive all-weather performance. But when even snow tires are not enough, Subaru offers a solution - a 400-hp WRX STI equipped with a snow tracks system, as showcased at the 2009 Specialty Equipment Manufacturers Association (SEMA) Show at the Las Vegas Convention Center, Nov. 3-6. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20091102/PH03936 ) (Logo:...

2009-07-30 13:39:00

CHERRY HILL, N.J., July 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Subaru Rally Team USA will once again compete in this year's ESPN X Games 15. The team will look to build upon their success in 2008, when Travis Pastrana won X Games Rally Gold. The ESPN X Games 15 will take place July 30-August 2, in Los Angeles, California. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080325/SUBARULOGO ) "X Games rally racing events are a great way to expand our marketing efforts in Southern California and to reach the...

2009-07-30 10:24:00

CHERRY HILL, N.J., July 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Subaru of America, Inc. will hold the ultimate Subaru driving experience at The Fairplex, Pomona, Calif., on August 1, 2009. The Fairplex will play host to the fanfare and festivities that put you behind the wheel, on the track and in the center of the action for an unforgettable ride. Pre-registration gives you the opportunity to win Subaru prizes such as Subaru Rally Gear. Register at www.subaruwrxgames.com. (Logo:...

2009-06-16 05:00:00

SAN DIEGO, June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- On the heels of producing one of the most successful automotive viral films in history, (over 20 million downloads to date), Mad Media has completed work on a new Gymkhana project dubbed "Ken Block's Gymkhana TWO: The Infomercial". The project was designed to promote Ken Block's new DC Shoes TeamWorks Clothing Collection. Block's design inspirations for his collection all stem from his Gymkhana TWO car, and each feature his rally sponsors' colorways and...