Subaru to Star at Rallylegend

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It has been 30 years since the Subaru Impreza 555 made its debut in the World Rally Championship, at Mille Laghi in 1993, and the 21st edition of Rallylegend intends to mark the occasion by bringing about the reunion of the iconic and unforgettable ex-works Subaru Impreza 555s produced by Prodrive, that saw all the greatest champions of the ‘90s at their wheels.  More than fifteen vehicles are already on the list of attendees, including the McRae family’s legendary L555BAT, as well as those driven by big names Carlos Sainz, Piero Liatti, Richard Burns, Miki Biasion and Simon Jean-Joseph, just to name  a few.

The event will also mark the rally debut of Best Engineering’s Best Impreza McRae Edition car, one of eight cars to be produced by the Italian company, each replicating one of Colin McRae’s World Rally Championship-winning cars and the eighth to commemorate the 1995 World Championship title.

For the second consecutive year, Hollie McRae will be the patroness of Rallylegend and will  kick off and wave the chequered flag to Jimmy McRae, at the wheel of the L555BAT, to Alister McRae with the L555REP, which belonged to Carlos Sainz, and to young Max McRae with Piero Liatti’s N555WRC.

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