CHERRY HILL. N.J., August 6, 2007 — Subaru WRX STi’s took the top four of five positions at the ESPN X Games 13 Rally Car Racing Super Special event held at The Home Depot Center in Carson, Calif. yesterday.

Tanner Foust of Steamboat Springs, Col. and co-driver Chrissie Beavis of San Diego won the race in their SYMS/Rock Star Rally Team Subaru WRX STi, but it was a close battle heading into the final stage against Ken Block and co-driver Alessandro Gelsomino in their Team Subaru USA WRX STi. Foust surged to the lead in the final turn and crossed the finish line .68 seconds ahead of Block.

“Block was leading us going out, and on the way back he must have caught bad breaks because he got really close and I was thinking ‘Oh my gosh, there’s no dust at the finish line, we might have a chance at this,’ ” Foust said afterwards.

Travis Pastrana of Annapolis and co-driver Christian Edstrom of New York City driving a Team Subaru USA WRX STi were the favored team going into the event. However, during a semi-final heat Pastrana overtook a corner, crossed into Foust’s lane and was disqualified for that stage. He finished third overall.

NASCAR regular Boris Said with co-driver John Buffum in a Team Subaru USA WRX STi came in ninth.

Final standings from the ESPN X Games 13 Rally Car Racing Super Special held at The Home Depot Center in Carson, California.

Driver / Co-Driver / Hometown / Hometown
1. Tanner Foust / Chrissie Beavis / Steamboat Springs, CO / San Diego, CA
2. Ken Block / Alessandro Gelsomino / Encinitas, CA / Los Angeles, CA
3. Travis Pastrana / Christian Edstrom / Annapolis, MD / New York, NY
4. Ramana Lagemann / Mark Williams / Boston, MA / North Potomac, MD
5. Colin McRae / Carolyn Bosley / Lanark, Scotland / Burlington, VT
6. Andrew Pinker / Robbie Durant / Perth, Australia / Oxford, England
7. Paul Choiniere / Jeff Becker / Shelburne, VT / Great Neck, NY
8. Andrew Comrie-Picard / Marc Goldfarb Edmonton, Alberta Canada / Atkinson, NH
9. Boris Said / John Buffum / Carlsbad, CA / Colchester, VT
10. Pat Moro / Mike Rossey / Dublin, OH / Rochester, MI
11. Matt Iorio / Ole Holter / Marlborough, NH / Long Beach, CA
12. Otis Dimiters / Alan Ockwell / Great Neck, NY / Stouffville, Ontario, Canada

Subaru of America, Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Fuji Heavy Industries Ltd. of Japan. Headquartered in Cherry Hill, N.J., the company markets and distributes Subaru Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive vehicles, parts and accessories through a network of 600 dealers across the United States. Subaru makes the best-selling All-Wheel Drive car sold in America based on R.L. Polk & Co. new vehicle retail registration statistics.



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