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1997 WRC Season Review

1997 WRC Season Review

1997 saw a lot of changes for the World Rally Championship. A new top specification called World Rally Cars were introduced and manufacturers could choose between the existing Group A rules or the new World Rally Car rules which no longer required road going versions of the race car. Only…
Try to Follow Rally Pace Notes!

Try to Follow Rally Pace Notes!

Want to see if you can follow pace notes? Here’s you chance(video below). You can clearly see the road and the notes are easy to hear. The number after the Left or Right is the degree of the corner. It sounds like they’re using a 1-10 scale (normal Jemba notes…
Launch Control S3.14 – Colin McRae Tribute

Launch Control S3.14 – Colin McRae Tribute

The latest episode of Launch Control is up and it’s one of the better episodes. David Higgins and Craig Drew head over to Wales Rally GB to compete in the Group N class with a WRX STI featuring Colin McRae’s historic Subaru livery. Subaru Team USA’s Rally America rally car…
Why BMW Should Be More Like Subaru

Why BMW Should Be More Like Subaru

BMW purists will naturally hate the title. “Why should BMW be more like Subaru???” To start, Subaru now sells more cars in the U.S. than BMW. They also sell more cars than VW and Mazda. Subaru will tell you it’s because they have the right product, class-leading safety and loyal customers.…
RED BULL GRC REVISES MANUFACTURER’S CHAMPIONSHIP STRUCTURE

RED BULL GRC REVISES MANUFACTURER’S CHAMPIONSHIP STRUCTURE

Red Bull Global Rallycross has announced a revised structure for Supercar manufacturer points beginning with the upcoming 2015 season. Under the new system, the top-finishing eligible entrant from each recognized manufacturer is eligible to score points at each race, which will be tallied with its own five-point system. “We wanted…
For Sale: 1982 Eagle Rally Car

For Sale: 1982 Eagle Rally Car

This is the original AWD, high horsepower monster, for all you 18 year old GTR fans. It was the year of the Commodore 64, the end of Checker Cars(the Taxicabs), and the beginning of the Toyota Camry. It was also before Subaru so the fast guys rallied Eagles. This one was…
Rally For The First Time

Rally For The First Time

The automotive community draws people in for many different reasons, some like the challenge of building cars to be faster or more capable others like the thrill of competition whether in rally, road racing, autocross or even winning a local car show. For me its been more of finding a…
Rally in the 100 Acre Wood 2015

Rally in the 100 Acre Wood 2015

Congratulations to David Higgins & Craig Drew for winning the 2015 Rally in the 100 Acre Wood.  David and Craig dominated at this weekend’s snowy rally. With ice covering 50% of the roads on day 1 and steady snow on day 2 with 6+” of accumulation, this was a true snow…
Open Light Rally Car Wins Stage 12 Overall

Open Light Rally Car Wins Stage 12 Overall

Something has to be wrong with David Higgins Open Class Subaru because his time on Stage 12 was 4th overall. Even stranger is that an Open Light classed car took first over all on Stage 12! Justin Pritchard and Ryan Scott must be hustling their little Subaru. Here is a…
SUBARU XV CROSSTREK SPECIAL EDITION

SUBARU XV CROSSTREK SPECIAL EDITION

Subaru of America, Inc., which has posted record-breaking sales every year for the past six years, today announced the introduction of the 2015 XV Crosstrek Special Edition. The Special Edition will be limited production of 1,000 models arriving into retailers in Spring 2015. Based on the well-equipped 2.0i Premium trim,…
2014 Lake Superior Performance Rally

2014 Lake Superior Performance Rally

The 2014 Lake Superior Performance Rally (LSPR) is the first event I’ve gotten the pleasure to cover for Build Race Party.  I’ve covered several Rally America events as a spectator, but this was gong to be different and I could barely contain my excitement. LSPR takes place in Houghton, Michigan…
SUBARU DRIVER BUCKY LASEK BEATS THE HEAT TO REACH PODIUM AT RED BULL GLOBAL RALLYCROSS DAYTONA

SUBARU DRIVER BUCKY LASEK BEATS THE HEAT TO REACH PODIUM AT RED BULL GLOBAL RALLYCROSS DAYTONA

Skateboard legend and burgeoning Subaru rallycross driver Bucky Lasek drove fast and smart while overcoming the Florida heat to finish in third place at this weekend’s Red Bull Global Rallycross round at Daytona International Speedway. The podium finish is Lasek’s second this season at the wheel of his Vermont SportsCar-prepared…
WORLD RX CROSSES THE ATLANTIC FOR LANDMARK EVENT

WORLD RX CROSSES THE ATLANTIC FOR LANDMARK EVENT

Friday 8 August will go down in history as the day the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy staged its first event outside of Europe as part of the annual Grand Prix Trois-Rivieres (GP3R) motorsport festival in Quebec, Canada.  The GP3R, which also forms a round of NASCAR…
Subaru Motorsports App with 360 Tech

Subaru Motorsports App with 360 Tech

Subaru of America announced today the release of their new content-rich Subaru Motorsports app, which includes a motorsports industry-first 360 degree HD mobile video player. Available to iOS and Android users, the app debuts an interactive 360 degree video playback capability that provides users a virtual racing experience like none…
HyperFest 2014

HyperFest 2014

I went down to Summit Point Raceway this past weekend for National Auto Sport Association(NASA)’s Hyper Fest.  In particular, I went down for the Rally Sprint NASA Rally Sport(NRS) was running on Sunday.  That didn’t stop me, however, from heading down first thing Saturday to get the full Hyper Fest experience.…