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2011-06-27 16:00:00

CHERRY HILL, N.J., June 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Subaru of America, Inc. Subaru Rally Team USA driver David Higgins broke the long standing Mt. Washington "Climb To The Clouds" Hill Climb record set in 1998. Piloting his 2011 Subaru WRX STI rally car, Higgins crushed the time set by Frank Sprongl by more than 30-seconds with an official time of 6 minutes and 11.54 seconds. Higgins also beat the unofficial record time set by Travis Pastrana last year of 6:20.47. (Photo:...

2010-12-08 11:00:00

CHERRY HILL, N.J., Dec. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Subaru of America, Inc. announced today that it would be returning to the Rally America National Championship in the Open class with a 2-car program in 2011. Led by current Subaru Rally Team USA (SRT USA) driver Dave Mirra and joined by British seasoned rally driver David Higgins; each driver will be piloting a Subaru Impreza WRX STI prepared and fielded by technical partner Vermont SportsCar. (Photo:...

2010-11-10 13:12:00

CHERRY HILL, N.J., Nov. 10 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Subaru of America, Inc. today bid farewell to Travis Pastrana as the company's lead driver. Travis began his relationship Subaru in 2004 from the world of supercross and freestyle motorcross and officially joined Subaru Rally Team USA (SRT USA) in 2006 having run abbreviated development seasons with Subaru in 2004-2005. During his career as an SRT USA driver, Travis piloted his Subaru Impreza WRX STI to 150+ stage wins, 40 podiums, and 22...

2010-09-09 16:47:00

GORHAM, N.H., Sept. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- The 149-year-old Mt. Washington Auto Road has seen the likes of horses and carriages, camels, people, bicycles and most famously, competition race cars. Yesterday, traveling at an average speed of nearly 72 mph in a Vermont SportsCar-prepared, BFGoodrich Tires-shod 2011 Subaru Impreza WRX STI rally car, four-time Rally America National Champion Travis Pastrana made sure the project name, Red Bull Speed Chasers, lived up to its name. He reached the...

2010-07-15 16:15:00

DEARBORN, Mich., July 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ford Racing will supply 43 Fiestas from the Fiesta Movement to the Team O'Neil Rally School in New Hampshire for aspiring rally drivers Team O'Neil Rally School will upfit Fiesta with a roll bar, rally suspension and off-road tires to be used in the school's Ford Racing Fiesta Rally Experience and various rally racing programs Ford Fiesta will be the global rally car for Ford Motor Company in 2011 and beyond running in FIA World Rally...

2010-07-02 13:39:00

CHERRY HILL, N.J., July 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Subaru Rally Team USA announced today the selection of Sverre Isachsen of Norway, the defending FIA European Rallycross Champion, to fill the team's guest driver slot at the 2010 ESPN Summer X Games 16 in Los Angeles, California on July 31st. Isachsen will join Subaru Rally Team USA star drivers Travis Pastrana and Dave Mirra for the debut of SuperRally at the X Games, each will drive a 2011 Subaru Impreza WRX STI modified for Rallycross with an...

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...

2010-04-12 07:35:00

SAN DIEGO, April 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- BillMyParents®, the online teen payment solutions division of Socialwise, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: SCLW), announced today that professional motocross racer and four-time Rally America champion has signed an endorsement deal with the Company's online BillMyParents® payment solution. Pastrana is the latest high profile addition to the Company's major marketing program launching late spring featuring numerous...

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...


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