Fall 2008 Forward to a Friend

Travis Pastrana celebrates on top of his WRX STI after winning the X Games 14 Rally.

Ken Block and Alex Gelsomino landing hard and, unfortunately,compromising their 2008 Subaru WRX STI for later runs. Photo: Lars Gange/rally.subaru.com

For the second year in a row, Subaru of America, Inc. was the exclusive automotive sponsor of X Games, which was held in Los Angeles, Calif., July 31 to August 3. Subaru provided ESPN with a 2009 Subaru Impreza WRX for the “Subaru Most Outstanding Athlete of the Games” grand prize award, which went to Danny Way.

Subaru Rally Team USA (SRT USA) drivers/co-drivers Travis Pastrana/Carolyn Bosley (substituting for injured Jim DeChamp) and Ken Block/Alex Gelsomino participated in X Games 14 Rally, as did Dave Mirra/Alex Kihurani. All podium positions went to Subaru teams: gold – Pastrana/Bosley; silver – Tanner Foust/Chrissie Beavis; bronze (tie) – Block/Gelsomino and Mirra/Kihurani.

For more about SRT USA’s participation in X Games 14 and previous X Games, go to www.driveperformance.subaru.com and search “X Games.”