FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
American Rally Association, Inc.
NATIONAL LEVEL SPONSOR ANNOUNCED FOR THE 2017 AMERICAN RALLY CHAMPIONSHIP
Subaru of America to Sponsor American Rally Association 2017 Championship Season
Plymouth, NH– The American Rally Association (ARA) is excited to announce Subaru of America as the first national level sponsor for the 2017 ARA National Championship. As the inaugural year for ARA, the support and sponsorship of automotive industry icon Subaru of America is a key development for the new series. ARA, an organization of experienced volunteers, is proud to provide a series for Subaru to activate exposure from the national level down to small local markets around the country.
“We look forward to working with the ARA and local event organizers in providing an exciting fan experience for our enthusiasts, and supporting Subaru competitors at all levels in the sport,” stated Rob Weir, Subaru Motorsports Marketing Manager.
As a testament of the unyielding support Subaru has shown for stage rally in North America the 2017 ARA sponsorship includes support not only for the national series but also the events and competitors. This support will allow events to provide a better event for all competitors regardless of manufacturer.
“I’m proud that Subaru understands that ARA is the right direction for American stage rally” ARA President Tim O’Neil said. “We are happy that Subaru continues to see the value in stage rally and wants to help us make American rally great again”
Complementing the 2017 ARA National Championship Sponsorship, Subaru will continue with the unheard-of privateer contingency program for competitors entering ARA sanctioned events. Details on that program can be found here: http://vtcar.com/rally/subaru-contingency-program/
2017 ARA National Championship Series:
February 3-4 | Perce-Neige in Québec, Canada
April 21-23 | Oregon Trail Rally in Oregon
May 13-14 | Olympus Rally in Washington
June 2-3 | Susquehannock Trail Performance Rally in Pennsylvania
July 21-22 | New England Forest Rally in Maine
August 25-26 | Ojibwe Forests Rally in Minnesota
To follow ARA and learn about other announcements visit http://www.AmericanRallyAssociation.org.
ABOUT THE AMERICAN RALLY ASSOCIATION:
American Rally Association (ARA) is a member driven organization dedicated to the sport of stage rally and is a transparent and inclusive sanctioning body. As a 501 (c)(3) non-profit ARA is led by elected and appointed board members who guide the sport in the best interest of the members. ARA is delivering a framework for safety, competition, promotion, and educational forums for all aspects of stage rally. The success of the organization is dependent on many experienced volunteers working toward the common goal of a thriving stage rally program in America. For instant updates join us on Facebook at: www.facebook.com/AmericanRallyAssociation and visit www.AmericanRallyAssociation.org
About Subaru of America, Inc.
Subaru of America, Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Fuji Heavy Industries Ltd. of Japan. Headquartered at a zero-landfill office in Cherry Hill, N.J., the company markets and distributes Subaru vehicles, parts and accessories through a network of more than 600 retailers across the United States. All Subaru products are manufactured in zero-landfill production plants and Subaru of Indiana Automotive Inc. is the only U.S. automobile production plant to be designated a backyard wildlife habitat by the National Wildlife Federation. For additional information visit media.subaru.com.