It takes a lot to stop rally folk talking about the weather, but FIA president Mohammed Ben Sulayem managed it when he raised the potential of a Subaru return to the World Rally Championship in the lead up to Acropolis Rally Greece.
Torrential rain, mud and halved stages were all cast aside in favor of the prospect of blue and yellow gracing the stages on a world level once more.
Is it going to happen? Only a handful of people in the world really know for sure.
One thing we do know for sure is that it’s being talked about. And when people like Akio Toyoda are talking about it, it’s a prospect very much worth listening to.
Talking of worth listening to, DirtFish’s insight into just how a Subaru return could be made to work with Toyota’s help is an absolute must.
David Evans and Colin Clark put some meat on the bones and consider the impact of Subaru expanding its rallying horizons outside of a glittering American program.