Oliver Solberg slides past a spectator zone on the way to victory in the final event of the 2019 American Rally Association calendar.
The American Rally Association calendar wrapped up at Lake Superior Performance Rally for the first time this year – bringing the ARA national championship field to one of the oldest and most scenic rallies on the U.S. calendar.
David Higgins won the first four LSPR stages before a damaged suspension on Stage 5 ended his chance at the event victory.
David Higgins and co-driver Craig Drew have now earned a remarkable eight rally championships with Subaru during their nine-year run with the team.
David Higgins and Craig Drew prepare for the Friday night stages at LSPR.
The LSPR event is especially demanding on cars and drivers, with fast, rough roads and stages that run late into the night on Friday.
The fall foliage in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula provided a spectacular backdrop for LSPR competitors and spectators.
Subaru Motorsports USA drivers won six events over the course of the nine-event ARA campaign – three each for Oliver Solberg and David Higgins.
After Higgins’ misfortune, Solberg and co-driver Aaron Johnston took over the lead and put together clean and consistent stages for the remainder of the event.
The ARA season wrapped up with a final super special stage in downtown Houghton, MI in front of crowds of fans.
Oliver Solberg and Aaron Johnston picked up the LSPR event win, making it three victories through six ARA rally events this season.
Subaru Motorsports USA driver David Higgins earned his tenth U.S. rally title at this weekend’s Lake Superior Performance Rally (LSPR).