Behind the scenes with Subaru at the Ring

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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 sedan setting a new Nürburgring record for a four-door car.

Subaru Impreza WRX STI sets four door Ring record

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 best time of the Cadillac CTS-V by four seconds. Speaking after the lap Mäkinen said, […]

Big Mal eyes the stars in 2010

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 a Subaru Impreza WRX STI. Mal will be driving for the Rimmer Motorsport from the […]

Subaru Impreza WRX STi spec-C time attack

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 the lap is a great example of the full commitment required for such a lap—it’s […]