Subaru entrants claim six spots in the top ten during fourth event of
MISSISSAUGA, ON, Oct. 8, 2013 /CNW/ - Subaru Canada, Inc. (SCI) today
announced its second-place standings after the fourth event in the
Canadian Rally Championship season, held October 4-5, in Merritt,
British Columbia. Subaru Rally Team Canada driver Pat Richard entered
the Pacific Forest Rally leading the driver's standings, while Subaru
and Mitsubishi were tied in the manufacturer's standings.
Subaru Rally Team Canada has typically excelled in the tight, twisty
stages of Pacific Forest Rally, but stage changes - combined with a
flat tire Friday evening - ultimately resulted in a final margin of
44.6 seconds, leaving Subaru in second place on the podium and in
manufacturer standings. With only a five-point deficit and still two
events to go, Subaru Rally Team Canada will battle to reclaim its top
spot for the manufacturer's championship.
"All we can do is go all out for victory," said Richard. "We need to get
a couple victories for Subaru to win the manufacturer's championship.
That's the plan going forward."
The Canadian Rally Championship season continues with the Rocky Mountain
Rally, taking place November 1-2, on all new roads in its new location,
Invermere, British Columbia.
About Subaru Canada, Inc.
Subaru Canada, Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Fuji Heavy
Industries Ltd. of Japan. Headquartered in Mississauga, Ontario, the
company markets and distributes Subaru vehicles, parts and accessories
through a network of over 85 authorized dealers across Canada. For more
information, please visit www.subaru.ca or www.pr.subaru.ca or follow @Subaru_Canada on Twitter.
Image with caption: "Subaru Rally Team Canada at Pacific Forest Rally. (CNW Group/Subaru Canada Inc.)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20131008_C8338_PHOTO_EN_31863.jpg
Image with caption: "Subaru Rally Team Canada at Pacific Forest Rally. (CNW Group/Subaru Canada Inc.)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20131008_C8338_PHOTO_EN_31865.jpg
Image with caption: "Subaru Rally Team Canada at Pacific Forest Rally. (CNW Group/Subaru Canada Inc.)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20131008_C8338_PHOTO_EN_31867.jpg
SOURCE: Subaru Canada Inc.
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