Deputy Chief Minister, Brendan Smyth today announced Subaru Australia and Silverstone Tyres as major sponsors for the 2001 Rally of Canberra.

"It gives me tremendous pleasure to announce, and welcome on board, Subaru Australia as the naming rights sponsor of the Rally of Canberra for the next three years," Mr Smyth said. "The Rally of Canberra is the jewel in the crown of the Asia Pacific Rally Championship and Subaru Australia's sponsorship emulates their value to this key event."