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This 2013 Subaru BRZ is the fastest on the planet [video]

Ali Afshar has already run 174 mph in a Subaru and his ESX Motorsports 2013 Subaru BRZ will attempt a record setting run down the drag strip this weekend.


On Sunday, May 5th, 2013 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, Ali Afshar and his ESX Motorsports 2013 Subaru BRZ will make a record setting attempt down the drag strip. Afshar has already run 174 mph in 8.02 seconds in his ESX STI Subaru and is a 18-time NHRA event champion. This coming weekend at the Import Face Off 2013 he will take his ESX Motorsports 2013 Subaru BRZ and see just how fast his race car will go in the quarter mile. Is this the fastest Subaru BRZ on the planet?

Ali Afshar and his ESX Productions company is the first and only to run a 7 second 1/4 mile pass in an all wheel drive Subaru. And if you like fast cars, how about stuffing a 1400 horsepower 2.5-liter 4 cylinder Subaru boxer engine engine in a BRZ and launching yourself down the quarter mile? That’s what Afshar will do this weekend as Subaru Of Las Vegas hosts the event at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway.

Event will feature ESX Motorsports 2013 Subaru BRZ

Initially, ESX Productions began as Easy Street Motorsports (also known as ESX), an automotive performance and race facility founded by Ali early in his career as an actor. The initiative led him to race for Subaru of America for well over a decade, and, as a result of this relationship, Ali and ESX have become a 2-time NHRA National & World Champion Team, 18-time NHRA event champions, 2005 Rally America Champion and set numerous world records.

Afshar has a number of firsts under his belt and is the first recognized NHRA Championship All Wheel Drive Subaru driver and is the only factory supported Subaru of America, Inc. drag racing team. His racing and production company is primarily affiliated with Subaru of America. He will bring his new ESX Motorsports 2013 Subaru BRZ to Vegas and will be the highlight of the event.

Any Subaru owner can compete

At this weekends event, any Subaru owner can take their car to the track and see who has the fastest Subaru in the country. Does your Subaru have what it takes to attack the world famous Las Vegas Drag Strip? There will be a car show and drag event for Subaru owners (and other car makes as well). Subaru owners can bring their cars and come out to Vegas and compete. There will be four “Heads Up” classes: All Motor Subaru will follow IFO All Motor Sport rules, Street Subaru will follow IFO Forced Induction Sport rules, Modified Subaru will follow Forced Induction Pro rules and Extreme Subaru will follow IFO Outlaw rules.

If you own a Subaru vehicle, there is a class for you and owners can race against equally equipped cars. This event is destined to bring in the fastest Subaru’s in the country. Gates open at 8:00 a.m and drag racing starts at 9:30 a.m. The cost is $80 to race and $17 to watch the fast and furious cars. The main attraction will be watching Ali Afshar and his ESX Motorsports 2013 Subaru BRZ as he attempts a record setting run down the drag strip.

Watch Ali Afshar as he runs a 8.02 at 174 mph in his ESX STI Subaru video below.