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The Subaru microcar looked utterly alien in the befinned America of late ‘60s.

Takahiko Izawa, a master craftsman, paints, grinds, and cures a car’s finish for spectacular results.

It’s about drivability and the increase in performance throughout the range, not just total horsepower.

A San Diego car enthusiast takes a small car known for its ugly appearance, and makes it beautiful.

“If I bring it back from the dead,” said Steinbacher, “then I’ve earned the right to do anything with it.”

A Subaru wagon is held in high regard in certain parts of the country where all-wheel drive is supremely important—like the Pacific Northwest, Rocky Mountains and Northern Michigan. Unfortunately, many Americans in other regions might not fully appreciate the wonders of a wagon, even one as capable as the Subaru...

For years, Subaru products have been largely known as utilitarian, all-wheel-drive vehicles relegated to the snowy and wet areas of the country. While the AWD capability is still a big part of their products, the 2015 Subaru Legacy aims to change the rest of the story.

It’s been a long journey and a tough season, but the progress and success is undeniable. In part two of season finale episode, Subaru Rally Team USA has two final Global Rallycross battles — Seattle and Las Vegas. Sverre Isachsen fights for position with Joni Wiman — can he muster a win over Wiman? In Las Vegas, Bucky...

Subaru Rally Team USA closed out the 2014 Red Bull Global Rallycross Season in Las Vegas with another podium via a determined drive by factory team driver Bucky Lasek in his Subaru WRX STI. In one of his best performances of the season Lasek took victory in his semi-final race and then earned a hard fought third...

On the off chance our advertising and social outreach messages were missed, we’ve been giving away cars all year long. And not just any ole car, our lucky winners have driven away with a Porsche 911, a Cadillac CTS, and a 580 horsepower Camaro. Our lucky sweepstakes winner today is Rick. Understandably, he was shocked...

The season finale of the Red Bull Global Rallycross is coming up next next with the race course setup right off of Las Vegas Boulevard in Las Vegas. Before the season closes on the GRC season, the Subaru Rally Team USA fought through a challenging Red Bull Global Rallycross double-header weekend in Los Angeles with...

Subaru driver and four-time Rally America Champion David Higgins and co-driver Craig Drew put an authoritative stamp on a near-perfect 2014 season with a win at the Lake Superior Performance Rally (LSPR), their seventh of the season from eight events. Higgins was locked in a tight battle at LSPR with Subaru Rally Team...

The mid-season break is over and everyone is back to work. David Higgins and Travis Pastrana head out to Detroit Lakes, Minnesota for the Ojibwe Forests Rally and the GRC team of Bucky Lasek and Sverre Issachsen compete in Daytona for the next round of races in the Red Bull Rallycross series. It’s a double header...

Subaru Rally Team USA heads north to compete in the FIA World Rallycross of Canada to measure their progress against an international benchmark. In a new race format, amongst veteran rallycross teams, Subaru Rally Team USA found proof of their performance. Then, Launch Control travels with Sverre Isachsen to his...

Sverre Isachsen scored the first victory of his Red Bull Global Rallycross career, and the first for Subaru Rally Team USA in Red Bull GRC, in Saturday’s event. It was Isachsen’s first overall race victory in rallycross since October 2011, when he finished his third consecutive European championship-winning season...

The team at Vermont SportsCar works flat out at the shop to prepare the rally and rallycross cars in Vermont before leaving for GRC Charlotte. Bucky Lasek and Sverre Lasek start the event off with heat wins, but can they convert that to a podium finish? It is hard to believe that, ten races in, Subaru Rally Team USA...

Summer is in full swing in the forests of New England, and this weekend the border country between New Hampshire and Maine is filled with rally cars. David Higgins and Craig Drew of Subaru Rally Team USA are on a mission. A fourth consecutive Rally-America Championship title is within their grasp. They will have to...

David Higgins’ Dirtfish Rally School Subaru WRX STI Revealed In his return to Red Bull Global Rallycross, David Higgins will drive a DirtFish Rally School-sponsored Subaru WRX STI at Red Bull Global Rallycross Seattle, which will be held at DirtFish’s Snoqualmie, WA campus. Today, DirtFish and Subaru Rally Team USA...

Subaru Rally Team USA put in a good performance with three cars in the final at the Red Bull Global Rallycross Los Angeles – Round 8. Sverre Isachsen finished fourth, with Bucky Lasek right behind in fifth and Travis Pastrana eighth. The Viking Warrior fought a hard battle after ending up in the LCQ and subsequently...

This is where fate is decided -- 6,288 feet above sea level. Home of the world's worst weather. And one of the nation's oldest motor sport events. New Hampshire, and the legendary Mount Washington Auto Road where 7.4 miles of narrow, death-defying tarmac and dirt cling to the mountain's slopes.

The third round of the 2014 Red Bull Global Rallycross Championship was held on a purpose built track outside of RFK Stadium in Washington, DC. Subaru Rally Team USA drivers, Bucky Lasek and Sverre Isachsen, began the event brimming with confidence.