Those lamenting the lack of televised World Rally Championship coverage will weep openly when they discover the 2009 season is back on U.S. television in snow-plowing, dirt-drifting, spectator-dodging high definition on Discovery's HD Theater.
It just goes to show how safety equipment can save a rally driver's life, something that would not be the case if it was a production street car. Aye, aye, aye.....aye. [via Straightline]
Blaming the bad economy, Subaru confirmed its sudden departure from the 2009 World Rally Championship. Will this ever end?
Subaru may pull its support from the World Rally Championship for 2009, joining Suzuki as yet another Japanese automaker planing to leave the series.
We've always been big fans of the yellow and blue, and the 2008 Subaru Impreza WRC entrant is no exception. And if you were curious, there's a decent amount of work needed to take your stock 2008 WRX and convert it into a rally monster. See above. After all that work it's nice to see the result isn't this, though the…
Originally created as a homologation special for the World Rally Championship, the Subaru WRX has always had its roots deep in rally competition. So from the moment we first laid eyes on the 2008 Impreza WRX STI, we were anxious to see what was in store for the full-on WRC-spec race car. Subaru teased us in Frankfurt…