In episode 2 of Launch Control (part 1 of a 2 part episode), Subaru Rally Team USA reunites in Michigan for the 2013 Sno*Drift Rally. This is a new beginning, a chance for a fresh story starting from a blank sheet.
Subaru Rally Team USA decided to strip the traditional blue and yellow livery from David Higgins' STI at this weekend's Olympus rally in Olympia, Wash. They were going for raw, and went for plain white and bare carbon fiber in place of the flashier colors the team usually uses.
As far as rallies go, Sno*Drift was pretty gentle on the cars, but that doesn't mean there weren't any snowy crashes. Our teaser gallery of ice-encrusted rally cars below.
BMX Legend Dave Mirra is X-gaming over to join Subaru Rally Team USA in a 2007 Subaru Impreza WRX STI after snagging his first rally win in New Hampshire at the 2009 Team O'Neil Rally.
This is a damn awesome video of how the guys at Subaru Rally Team USA tear down and build up a stock Subaru WRX STI into a snarling rally beast in about 800 hours of work — all compressed into three minutes. The only thing that would make this better is if it was scored with "Flight of the Bumblebee," as obviously…