Subaru has announced that STI will participate in the 47th Nurburgring 24-hour race to be held at in the Eifel region of Rhineland-Palatinate.
Subaru Corporation is pleased to announce that its motorsports subsidiary Subaru Tecnica International (STI) will participate in the 47th Nurburgring 24-hour race to be held at the Nurburgring in the Eifel region of Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany, on 20 to 23 June 2019, entering a vehicle based on the Subaru WRX STI.
This is Subaru's 12th Nurburgring 24-hour race challenge since the first challenge in 2008. The Subaru WRX STI NBR CHALLENGE 2019 is going to run in the SP3T class, the class for vehicles powered by turbocharged engines with displacements of up to 2.0-litres.
In developing the 2019 race car, STI has made following improvements over the class-winning 2018 car, while maintaining the combination of horizontally-opposed engine and symmetrical AWD layout, to achieve faster and more controllable car at the long and hilly so-called 'world's most challenging circuit'.