The intricacy and attention to detail needed for a purpose-built Gymkhana car is on full display in Road to Gymkhana.
Subaru’s Launch Control: Road to Gymkhana miniseries offers an all-access look at the process of designing, building, and testing the world’s wildest WRX STI – Travis Pastrana’s 2020 Gymkhana car.
The development of the Gymkhana STI was a nearly year-long process completed in spite of COVID-19 restrictions, with the goal of turning a production Subaru shell into a high-flying 862-horsepower machine with a full carbon body and active aerodynamics.
Brandon Semenuk talks to Launch Control interviewers at his debut event with Subaru Motorsports USA.
The two-episode event also acts as the capstone of Season 8 of Launch Control, which follows Pastrana and Brandon Semenuk through the 2020 rally season, along with the emotional story of Scott Speed’s return to rallycross testing after a season-ending back injury in 2019
Gymkhana 2020 star Travis Pastrana wears an action camera to capture point-of-view perspectives on the set of Gymkhana 2020.
The two-episode miniseries covers every aspect of vehicle development with unprecedented access for a Gymkhana project—from initial design and modeling to aerodynamic testing, jump practice and engine dyno work.
Launch Control: Road to Gymkhana documents the efforts of a small but dedicated group of engineers, technicians and team support staff to produce a one-off Gymkhana build, followed by the week-long effort needed to film the video itself.