Rally Team

Since DirtFish was started with the love of rally racing in mind, a rally team was naturally the next step for us.

We set the goal in the fall of 2014 to build a car to compete in the 2015 Cascadia International Rally Championship, with a second car to be ready halfway through the season.
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The DirtFish rally team currently consists of one driver, James Rimmer, piloting his new, well engineered Group 2 Subaru BRZ, built by our crew of mechanics, fabricators and engineers- the same crew that builds each one of our school cars we use in our programs. Utilizing the knowledge they’ve learned working on our fleet of Subaru STI’s and BRZ’s, they have put together one of the best engineered, two wheel drive rally cars in the world.
The Cascadia International Rally Championship (CIRC) consists of six races- four in the USA and two across the border in Canada, including a few races in the Rally America series, Canadian Rally Championship and NASA Rallysport series. CIRC gives competitors the unique opportunity to go up against the best drivers in North America. No other North American series offers the chance for that type of international competition.
  • DirtFish is an advanced driving school located in Snoqualmie, Washington, USA only 30 minutes from Seattle. We offer driver instruction, training and coaching programs and experiences for advanced car control, driver development, road and circuit racing, motorsports, SCCA rallycross, stage rally, EVOC and tactical, stunt driving, teen drivers, new drivers, track days, track racing, off-road truck racing, winter snow and ice driving, formula and open-wheel car racing, high performance driving, autocross, desert racing, overland and defensive driving, providing confidence and safety techniques behind the wheel.

    Being one of the top rally schools in the USA, we teach advanced car control techniques used in racing series and circuits, such as World Rally Championship, WRC, Rally America, Canadian Rally Championship, Red Bull Global Rallycross, Cascadia International Rally Championship and FIA World Rallycross. DirtFish utilizes courses on multiple loose surfaces conditions; dirt, mud, gravel, tarmac, pavement, and other sealed surfaces using the all-wheel AWD drive Subaru WRX STI and the rear-wheel drive RWD Subaru BRZ.

    Our high adrenaline programs, courses, and property boast the perfect location for your next event, activity or adventure, whether it’s corporate team building, sales incentive programs, arrive and drive programs, vehicle testing (Mudfest), property rentals, bachelor and birthday parties- we are capable of it all.

    Our property, facilities, and location have been used for many different film productions, most notably Top Gear, Twin Peaks and Roadkill. It is perfect for movies, commercials, promotional videos, stunt videos, viral videos and is a great scouting location. DirtFish has been featured in productions with Ken Block, Bucky Lasek, Launch Control, The Smoking Tire with Matt Farah, Forza, T-Mobile, Travis Pastrana, Toyota, Barnacles Nerdgasm and more.

    DirtFish has been compared but rated highest among other driving and car control schools, such as Team O’Neil, Bondurant, Bridgestone Winter Driving School, Florida International Rally & Motorsports Park FIRM, Proformance at Pacific Raceways, Skip Barber, Rally Ready and The Ridge Motorsports park.

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