Similar in concept to the all-new SuperRally event at this year's X Games 16, Rally Cross is scheduled to visit New Jersey Motorsports Park three separate times in 2010. Each heat race will include 5 cars racing head-to-head around a 1.3-mile circuit with road surfaces incorporating approximately 70% tarmac and 30% sand. Main races will incorporate staggered starts of up to 6 cars at one time.
Subaru Rally Team USA Rallycross Round 4
By: Subaru - November 07, 2010
For Round 4 of the U.S. Rallycross Championship at the New Jersey Motorsports Park (NJMP), spectators turned out in even greater numbers than for yesterday's Round 3. The event certainly wasn't lacking for action with heats starting at 9:30 in the morning and running back-to-back races through the day until the final A Main final late in the afternoon. Fans lined the fences and cheered the heroic efforts of the competitors as they muscled for position through a tangle of car-to-car contact, flying dirt and displaced tire-walls.
During a lunch-time intermission, over a hundred Subaru owners took a parade lap of the NJMP Lightning Racetrack...
Subaru Rally Team USA Rallycross Round 3: Day 1
By: Subaru - November 06, 2010
New Jersey Motorsports Park (NJMP) was abuzz with energy and filled with fans as the day kicked off a double-header weekend of Rallycross racing. At the end of the first day, Subaru Rally Team USA's Travis Pastrana finished fourth overall in the A Main Final of Round 3 of the RallyCar U.S. Rallycross Championship. With the strong contingent of experienced competitors fresh from the well-established European Rallycross Championship entered in this event, Travis drove a stellar race to bring home his car just outside the podium. Teammate Dave Mirra in his SRT USA #40 WRX STI was edged out of one of the semi-finals and unable to continue to the final race. Having set extremely fast times in the qualifying laps...
Subaru Rally Team USA Rallycross Round 3: Practice
By: Subaru - November 05, 2010
Overcast skies gave way to sunshine over the New Jersey Motorsports Park in Millville, NJ today as Subaru Rally Team USA arrived for the finale of the 2010 U.S. Rallycross Championship. This weekend's event is slated to be a double-header, as the final two rounds of the season will be held on Saturday and Sunday. With an extra round to the season and a new course layout, the culmination of the series will be an event of epic excitement. The competition will be fierce, as the venue has drawn a contingent of entrants from the European Rallycross Championship, including top teams from Norway, Sweden, and Finland.
Subaru Rally Team USA Rallycross
Round 1 Recap
By: Subaru - September 27, 2010
Subaru Rally Team USA Rallycross
Round 1: Day 2
By: Subaru - August 29, 2010
After an exciting day complete with practice, qualifying, and Heat 1 runs on Saturday, fans and spectators alike flocked to New Jersey Motorsports Park the following day expecting a dramatic finish; they weren't disappointed.
Subaru Rally Team USA drivers Travis Pastrana and Dave Mirra gridded 2nd and 4th, respectively, in the Finals Heat after tabulating cumulative lap times over the best of 3 Heat races. Travis was beat into the first corner off the start by competitor Tanner Foust and later made impact with a tire barrier which brought out a red flag. Allowed to grid back for the restart, Travis found himself 6th while Dave had been able to move further up the field prior to the waving red flag.
Subaru Rally Team USA Rallycross
Round 1: Day 1
By: Subaru - August 28, 2010
Coming off X Games 16, Subaru Rally Team USA traveled to New Jersey Motorsports Park in Millville, NJ, to compete in the inaugural Rallycross event organized under the newly named RallyCar outfit (formerly Rally America). Team drivers Travis Pastrana and Dave Mirra practiced on the Lightning Bolt course, eventually qualifying 2nd and 4th, respectively, piloting their Subaru WRX STIs in the exciting 4wd class. Fans and spectators were treated to an exciting display of blistering speed on both the race track and dirt course layout along with impressive driving skills by each of the entrants.
SRT USA at X Games 16
By: Subaru - July 31, 2010
In front of an excited audience that filled the L.A. Coliseum on Saturday to see fireworks in the form of Rally Car Racing and SuperRally, Subaru Rally Team USA (SRT USA) arrived with its two team drivers Travis Pastrana and Dave Mirra and guest driver Sverre Isachsen along with Subaru STI rally cars prepared by technical partner Vermont SportsCar. After some intense qualifying battles, the SRT USA seeding results were as follows for Rally Car Racing: Pastrana 2nd and Mirra 12th.
Travis Pastrana Blog
By: Subaru - July 30, 2010
After winning Gold in FMX and successfully completing a double back flip at X Games 16 on Thursday, SRT USA driver Travis Pastrana joined teammate Dave Mirra and guest driver Sverre Isachsen along with nine other competitors for Rally Car Racing (RCR) practice at the L.A. Coliseum on Friday. With both RCR and SuperRally events scheduled for Saturday and limited on-course practice time for the entire field of competitors, activity and preparation efforts among the drivers and their respective teams were at a fever pitch. Travis, on the other hand, found the schedule almost relaxing (compared to his typical gamut of X Games commitments), and even took the opportunity to share some of his day's experiences with us as told in pictures contained in our image gallery.
Dave Mirra Blog
By: Subaru - July 29, 2010
Subaru Rally Team USA (SRT USA) performed a final series of tests on Thursday prior to heading off to the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, site of this weekend's X Games 16 hosted by ESPN. Armed with three 2011 Subaru STI rally cars, the team used these runs focusing on a variety of things including vital systems checks. The driver of the #40 SRT USA STI, Dave Mirra, offered up his take on the day's progress found in the image gallery.
SRT USA Media Day
By: Subaru - July 28, 2010
With X Games 16 looming, Subaru Rally Team USA (SRT USA) continued its testing preparations Wednesday of the team's three 2011 Subaru STI rally cars, this time with invited journalists in attendance to experience a practice session with regular team drivers Travis Pastrana, Dave Mirra, and reigning European Rally Champion Sverre Isachsen. During that session, media guests interviewed the three drivers while some also had the thrilling opportunity to sit alongside Travis for a ridealong.
Sverre Isachsen Blog
By: Subaru - July 27, 2010
Serving as third driver for Subaru Rally Team USA (SRT USA) and invited to this weekend's X Games 16 SuperRally event, Sverre Isachsen reported for team testing duties and car acclimatization the week of the event. Isachsen is the reigning European Rally Cross Champion (ERC) and current points leader in the series. The Norwegian agreed to take some time out of his busy schedule to relay his excitement at participating in his first X Games along with his experiences in joining SRT USA.
SRT USA Prepares for 2010 X Games
By: Subaru - July 26, 2010
Subaru Rally Team USA drivers Travis Pastrana, Dave Mirra, and European recruit Sverre Isachsen prepare for the July 31 start of the 2010 X Games.
European Rallycross Champion Sverre Isachsen Joins Subaru Rally Team USA at X Games 16
By: Subaru - July 02, 2010
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, and each will drive a 2011 Subaru Impreza WRX STI modified for Rallycross with an over 550 horsepower Boxer engine and Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive.
"I'm very excited to come to a huge event like the Summer X Games and to have the opportunity to be teammates to legends like Pastrana and Mirra is very special," said Isachsen...(Continue Reading>>)
Subaru Rally Team USA Announces 2010 Driver Line-Up
By: Subaru - January 08, 2010
Subaru Rally Team USA announced today that reigning four-time Rally America National Champion Travis Pastrana and BMX Freestyle legend Dave Mirra will both return as factory team drivers. Subaru Rally Team USA will contest the entire 2010 Rally America National Championship, ESPN's X Games 16 Rally Car Racing event as well as participate in Rally America's new and highly anticipated European-style rally cross exhibition events. Pastrana and Mirra will each pilot a 2010 Subaru Impreza WRX STI rally car prepared by Subaru technical partner Vermont SportsCar.
Subaru Driver Travis Pastrana Wins 15th Career Medal with a Silver at ESPN X Games 15 Rally
By: Subaru - August 04, 2009
Subaru Rally Team USA driver Travis Pastrana captured his 15th career X Games medal in the ESPN X Games 15 Rally competition at the Home Depot Center in Los Angeles where he won the Silver medal. Pastrana, driving a BFGoodrich Tires-shod 2009 Subaru Impreza WRX STI rally car was the clear favorite after winning Gold at the 2008 event. However, Pastrana's bid for a second straight Gold was halted midway through the Gold medal race when he clipped a cement barrier with his right front wheel, nearly ripping the wheel from the car, thus handing former Indianapolis 500 winner Kenny Brack the Gold medal. Pastrana's X Games medals count now includes nine Gold, four Silver and two Bronze...