2:48 pm12/02/16

Subaru to sponsor 2017 ARA National Championship

02 Dec 2016 2:48 pm|#stpr17, ARA Press Releases/News, General Rally News, Press Release|

The American Rally Association (ARA) announced Subaru of America as the first national-level sponsor for the 2017 ARA National Championship.

As the inaugural year for ARA, the support and sponsorship of automotive industry icon Subaru of America is a key development for the new series. ARA, an organization of experienced volunteers, is proud to provide a series for Subaru to activate exposure from the national level  to small local markets around the country.

“I’m proud that Subaru understands that ARA is the right direction for American stage rally,” said ARA President Tim O’Neil. “We are happy that Subaru continues to see the value […]

3:44 pm05/18/16

Higgins and Drew claim victory at Olympus Rally

18 May 2016 3:44 pm|Competitor Press Releases/News, General Rally News, Press Release|

Subaru driver and defending Rally America Champion David Higgins, with co-driver Craig Drew cruised to victory at the Olympus Rally, round four of the 2016 Rally America National Championship. Higgins lead from the start and never looked back, driving his Vermont SportsCar-prepared 2016 Subaru WRX STI rally car faultlessly on the event’s 120 miles of rugged and technical tree-lined gravel roads. The win for Higgins is his 2nd in a row this season after a victory last month at the Oregon Trail Rally and moves him into the lead of the Driver’s championship standings.

The Olympus Rally, held in scenic western […]

10:05 pm02/04/16

Former STPR competitor David Mirra dead of apparent suicide

04 Feb 2016 10:05 pm|Announcements, General Rally News|

By MaryAnne Shults

Dave Mirra, 41, was found dead in his truck in Greenville, North Carolina, due to what authorities are calling an “apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound.”

“He called Greenville, North Carolina home and was as humble a guy talking with kids on a street corner about bikes as he was in his element on the world stage,” said Greenville Mayor Allen Thomas in a press release. “A young life with so much to offer was taken too soon.”

Mirra was born April 4, 1974, in Chittenango, New York, a small town about 18 miles east of Syracuse. Mirra became a professional BMX […]

7:17 pm05/17/15

STORIFY: 2015 Olympus Rally

17 May 2015 7:17 pm|General Rally News, Multimedia|

Round 4 of the 2015 Rally America National Championship is now over… next up…. STPR!!!

2:48 pm07/20/14

Higgins/Drew win NEFR; secure 2014 Rally America National Championship

20 Jul 2014 2:48 pm|General Rally News, Press Release, Rally America Press Releases/News|

Subaru Rally Team USA’s David Higgins and Craig Drew overcame a late New England Forest Rally scare to take their fourth Rally America National Championship title on July 18-19 in Newry, Maine.

The scare occurred when British rally competitors Higgins and Drew opened up a 1:34.5 minute lead over rival teammates Travis Pastrana and Chrissie Beavis in their 2015 Subaru WRX STI heading into the last leg of the New England Forest Rally. Higgins struck a rock on Stage 10 causing major suspension damage. At the end of the stage Higgins was in the process of repairing the damage when a […]