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Mal Rose ready for his 10th Nürburgring 24 hour

Sunday, May 19th, 2013 Posted in 24 hour race, Aston Martin, Australia, GM, Mitsubishi, Subaru | No Comments »

A quick shout out for Mal Rose who is about to tackle the Green Hell for his tenth Nürburgring 24 hour race in a row. That's a fine achievement for any racer and even more admirable for the fact Mal ...

Behind the scenes with Subaru at the Ring

Thursday, June 10th, 2010 Posted in Subaru | No Comments »

Following the earlier news about the Subaru Impreza WRX STI here is a behind the scenes look at Subaru's time at the Nürburgring. The clip runs for just under four minutes and gives a bit more insight into the STI ...

Subaru Impreza WRX STI sets four door Ring record

Thursday, June 10th, 2010 Posted in Lap times, Subaru, Video | 7 Comments »

Subaru Australia brings us news that Tommi Mäkinen has driven an MY11 Impreza WRX STI sedan around the Nürburgring Nordschleife in 7 minutes 55 seconds. Which is a new (unofficial) lap record for a four door car, beating the previous ...

Big Mal eyes the stars in 2010

Sunday, April 25th, 2010 Posted in 24 hour race, Australia, Subaru | No Comments »

Australian endurance racing stalwart Mal Rose will be back at the Ring for his seventh straight 24 hour race. This time, though, he won't be behind the familiar Lion badge of his Holden Commodore, but behind the Pleiades stars of ...

Subaru launch STi assault on 24h race

Sunday, April 19th, 2009 Posted in 24 hour race, Subaru | 1 Comment »

Subaru will be taking an STi factory team to the Nürburgring 24 hour race this year (21-24 May). They will be running a single Impreza WRX STi, to be driven by Kazuo Shimizu, Toshihiro Yoshida, Naoki Hattori and Koji Matsuda. The ...

Subaru Impreza WRX STi spec-C time attack

Tuesday, August 5th, 2008 Posted in Subaru, Video | No Comments »

Here's an old time attack lap from inside a Subaru Impreza WRX STi spec-C. I'm not sure exactly how old the lap is, but judging by the car, it looks to be a 2003 model, with 206kW/394Nm. Regardless of age ...