David Higgins to Hold Event at Gillman Subaru South Subaru Rally Team USA Driver and 2011 Rally American National Champion Meets Fans and Signs Autographs

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David Higgins, Subaru Rally Team USA Driver and 2011 Rally American National Champion, to make an appearance and sign autogrphs at Gillman Subaru South. The event will be held on Saturday, October 1 from 10:30am until 1:30pm.

David Higgins to make an appearance and sign autographs at Gillman Subaru South on Saturday, October 1, 2011.

Date: Saturday, October 1, 2011
Time: 10:30 A.M. – 1:30 P.M.
Place: Gillman Subaru South
Location: 10575 West Sam Houston Parkway South at the corner of the Southwest Freeway

Event Details

  • Meet and Greet Autograph Session with David Higgins from 10:30-1:30
  • Unveiling of the all-new, 36-MPG 2012 Subaru Impreza®
  • Subaru Shop Day where car owners can work on their own car. Gillman will supply the tools and provide technical support.
  • Over 150 cars will be on display for the Gillman Subaru Car Show. Trophies and Prices will be awarded.

About David Higgins
David got his first taste of motorsports in motorcycle trials when he was just eight years old. By age ten he had moved into national kart racing and won seven titles. At his first opportunity, David started rallying and was invited to drive in the team that Richard Burns drove for in the Peugeot 205 Challenge. He went on to win the 1997, 1999 and 2002 British Rally Championship in the Group N Class. In 2002, he also came to America as a privateer and won the SCCA Pro Rally Championship (Now known as Rally America) while driving a Subaru. He repeated his success in 2003 winning six events and again claiming the SCCA Pro Rally Championship. For 2004, David went back to Britain and became the British Rally Champion. David also began rallying in the ultra-competitive Chinese Rally Championship in 2004 where he helped his team win the Team Championship in 2004, 2007 and 2009. Most recently, David signed for Subaru Rally Team USA and earned the 2011 Rally America National Championship title in his first season with the team, earned a bronze medal at X Games 17 in Rally Car Racing, and set the record time for the prestigious Mount Washington Hill Climb in his 2011 Subaru Impreza WRX STI rally car. For more information visit:    http://www.subaru.com/rally/index.html

About Gillman Subaru
Gillman Subaru has been selling Subaru’s for over 20 years. It is owned by the Gillman Companies, a highly successful 70-year old Houston based chain of family owned and operated automobile dealerships. For more information visit http://www.gillmanauto.com

About Subaru of America, Inc.
Subaru of America, Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Fuji Heavy Industries Ltd. of Japan. Headquartered in Cherry Hill, N.J., the company markets and distributes Subaru Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive vehicles, parts and accessories through a network of nearly 600 dealers across the United States. Subaru boasts the most fuel efficient line-up of all-wheel drive products sold in the market today based on Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) fuel economy standards. All Subaru products are manufactured in zero- landfill production plants and Subaru of Indiana Automotive Inc. is the only U.S. automobile production plant to be designated a backyard wildlife Habitat by the National Wildlife Federation. For additional information visit http://www.subaru.com.

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