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Posted Sunday, August 7, 2022 at 8:48pm

A 2002 Forester that doesn’t want to die: 329,000 miles and still counting.

Some time ago, I was told that the design life span on a Subaru powertrain was 500,000 miles, and that’s what Subaru advertised in Japan. Are you going to see that in the State of Minnesota? Heck no. However, we have a vehicle that is trying to come close. I purchased this 2002 Forester with 271,000 miles a decade or so ago, intending to use it to haul stuff as my other vehicle at the… Read More →

Posted Thursday, February 17, 2022 at 11:11pm

Oh my …

Snodrift Rally roads on recce. Oh my…this looks sketchy as hell. With no snow banks to bounce off of this will get expensive in a hurry. Tomorrow: The ice sheet of 2015 Saturday: Finishing with Bonfire Alley. Read More →

Posted Monday, November 19, 2018 at 6:42pm

New Subaru Ascent promises to excite three-row crossover buyers

Subaru plugs a big gap in its lineup this year with the debut of the new Ascent crossover. A three-row gap to be precise. The midsize 2019 Ascent ($31,995) is Subaru’s largest vehicle and its second attempt to crash the three-row party. A previous effort, the Tribeca, failed to excite buyers. That won’t be a problem with the Ascent. Certainly, it checks all the right boxes. Read More →

Posted Thursday, January 28, 2016 at 5:09pm

CPD Racing USA welcomes new support, competition and the defense of the Rally America Super Production Championship

Only three short, cold winter months after the end of a successful 2015 championship season CPD Racing USA is headed to SnoDrift to defend their Rally America Super Production title. Lauchlin O’Sullivan and Scott Putnam will head to Michigan for the only planned snow event of the season at the end of January. The eight event Rally America National Championship travels to 7 states over the course of the season, with SnoDrift the traditional kickoff.… Read More →

Posted Thursday, August 15, 2013 at 3:24am

Detroit Lakes hosts Ojibwe Forests Rally

The Ojibwe Forests Rally returns to the Rally America National Championship Friday and Saturday after running as a regional rally event the last three years. This edition of the Ojibwe Forest Rally is round 6 of the championship and is now headquartered in Detroit Lakes. With a new location and a return to national event status many national teams will race the iconic fast and flowing stage roads for the first time, which adds another… Read More →