Subaru America is going to hold a one day driving event at Fairplex, Pomona, Calif. on August 1, 2009. Some of the festivities will include 2010 Legacy 2.5GT test drive, Subaru freestyle Gymkhana,Need for Speed, Subaru car show and Gone To The Dogs! Yes Subaru encourages you to bring your dogs, they can even amuse them! There are also some driving demonstrations by professional drivers.
Subaru of America, Inc. will hold the ultimate Subaru driving experience at The Fairplex, Pomona, Calif., on August 1, 2009. The Fairplex will play host to the fanfare and festivities that put you behind the wheel, on the track and in the center of the action for an unforgettable ride. Pre-registration gives you the opportunity to win Subaru prizes such as Subaru Rally Gear. Register at www.subaruwrxgames.com.
“We’re excited to host the WRX Games as the Subaru Rally Team USA readies for another X Games rally,” said Todd Lawrence, promotional and sponsorship manager, Subaru of America, Inc. “The event will allow owners, as well as non-owners, to experience what it’s like to be part of the Subaru community.”
The day’s festivities will include:
2010 Legacy 2.5GT Driving Experience: The custom course lets you experience the superior handling of Subaru’s standard Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive system and other performance features for a drive-induced rush that is all Subaru.
Subaru Freestyle Gymkhana: Earn WRX Games bragging rights as you drive alongside a professional driver and compete against other guests in this timed driving competition.
Subaru Game On: Offering cool AC comfort, this tent is wired with Subaru racing video games, where you will race against the clock as well as opponents.
Need for Speed: You’re in control as you race remote-controlled model Subaru cars around a rally stage, complete with jumps and tire-shredding turns!
Gone To The Dogs: We are not forgetting your four-legged friends. In the Subaru doggie tent we’re serving up plenty of fresh, cold water and loads of treats, as well as free bandanas that let your pooch look cool and feel the Love.
Subaru Car Show: Enter your Subaru and compete to win Subaru Rally Gear, Subaru reward dollars and other great prizes. Awards will be given in multiple categories.
Driving Demos by Subaru Factory and Guest Drivers: Watch some unforgettable demonstrations by professional Subaru racing drivers as they run their race-tuned rides through their paces. Ken Block is confirmed to drive his Gymkhana 2 vehicle. Stephan Verdier and Kristian Skavnes are also scheduled to appear.
The WRX Games will take place Saturday, August 1, from 10-4 p.m. at the Fairplex, 1101 W. McKinley Ave, Pomona, Calif. This event is free to the public and is a pet friendly festival. Guests are encouraged and welcomed to bring their dogs. Visit www.subaruwrxgames.com for more information.