Motorsports Legend & Subaru Driver Travis Pastrana Speeds Past the Mt. Washington Hillclimb Record!

July 14th, 2017 by

In the cool clip above, you’ll see that over this past weekend, Subaru Rally Team USA Driver Travis Pastrana absolutely destroyed the record of the Mt. Washington Hillclimb.

This highly anticipated event is a timed race to the summit of Mt. Washington through a rough and winding 7.6-mile road, and auto enthusiasts from all over the country gather for this display of thrilling driving. This year, Travis smashed the standing record time with none other than the Subaru WRX STI rally car!

He completed the sprint to the summit in a remarkable 5 minutes and 44 seconds. To put that in context, the record was beaten by over 24 seconds! In regards to timed racing, that is certainly no small margin. “I can’t say enough how fun these cars are to drive, and thank Subaru for providing one to me” said the man himself.

If you live in the Athens, Winder, Jefferson, Monroe or Watkinsville areas of Georgia and you are intrigued by the WRX STI, we encourage you to explore all that Hughes Subaru has to offer automotive shoppers!

Please don’t hesitate to call us or stop by our dealership to learn more about this awesome car. When you do, we have a strong feeling that you’ll want to take the Subaru WRX STI out for a test drive.

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