Subaru Sweeps the Podium at Rallye Perce-Neige

Subaru Rally Team Canada gains five-point lead in first event of the CRC 
season. 
MISSISSAUGA, ON, Feb. 4, 2013 /CNW/ - Subaru Canada, Inc. (SCI) is thrilled to 
announce Subaru Rally Team Canada's victory at Rallye Perce-Neige, held 
February 2 and 3, in Maniwaki, Quebec. Subaru Rally Team Canada driver Pat 
Richard and new co-driver Rob Fagg gained 22 points with a clean, trouble-free 
victory during the first event of the 2013 Canadian Rally Championship season. 
The victory is especially noteworthy because Richard and co-driver Fagg only 
connected the day prior. Though Fagg has impressive titles under his belt 
across the pond in his native U.K., Rallye Perce-Neige was a stressful first 
Canadian competition under extremely icy conditions. 
A measured, controlled approach under frosty conditions paid off for all three 
podium finishers as Subaru swept the podium and claimed seven spots in the top 
ten. Second place overall went to Steeve Hobbs and Jean Mathieu Tremblay in 
their 2010 Subaru WRX STI, while third overall was claimed by a 2005 Subaru 
WRX STI driven by Ugo Desgreniers and Erik Kirby. 
"The car ran flawlessly," said Richard. "Now we have two wins in a row. This 
speaks volumes to the upgrades we made last year… The tides have turned. If 
we can keep going, it's going to be a fantastic year." 
The Canadian Rally Championship continues with Rallye Baie des Chaleurs in New 
Richmond, Quebec, this June 29 and 30. 
About Subaru Canada, Inc. 
Subaru Canada, Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Fuji Heavy Industries Ltd. 
of Japan. Headquartered in Mississauga, Ontario, the company markets and 
distributes Subaru vehicles, parts and accessories through a network of over 
85 authorized dealers across Canada. For more information, please visit 
www.subaru.ca or www.pr.subaru.ca. 
Joe Felstein or Julie Lychak  (905) 
568-4959 
Amyot Bachand Media Relations, Quebec Region (514) 691-9276 
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SOURCE: Subaru Canada Inc. 
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