ESX has been involved in North American motorsports racing since 1989.  Founded by racer/actor Ali Afshar.  ESX continues to bring Ali’s unique passion and love for performance into every aspect of ESX.  Based primarily in domestic vehicle racing in the 1990’s, ESX turned it’s attention to Subaru in 2001 with the release of the turbocharged WRX.

Partnered with Subaru of America, Inc. since 2001, ESX has accepted:
-2 NHRA National Championships
-18 NHRA “Wally” Event wins, the 2005 Rally
-2005 Rally America Championship
-and dozens of Battle of the Imports, IDRC and NOPI event wins!

World Records and All Time Firsts:
-First and only company to run a 7 second 1/4 mile pass in an all wheel drive Subaru
-1400 Horsepower 2.5 Liter 4 cylinder boxer engine
-First entry for Subaru in the World Challenge Speed GT Series
-First entry into the 25 Hours of Thunderhill. 
-First recognized NHRA Championship All Wheel Drive Subaru
-First and only factory supported Subaru of America, Inc. drag racing team

Ali Afshar on the Cover of Drag Illustrated

Ali Afshar on the Cover of Drag Illustrated

Check out Ali Afshar in the latest issue of Drag Illustrated where he talks movies, racing, and hot rods. Read the article here.

Ali Afshar in Drag Illustrated

Ali Afshar in Drag Illustrated


Lucas Oil Collaborations

Lucas Oil Collaborations

Lucas Racing Oil advertisement featuring Ali Afshar and his new COPO Camaro.

Lucas racing Oil advertisment featuring Ali Afsharvand his new COPO Camaro


The ONLY Subaru Dealership in the state of Washington to have a brand new Red Dragon available!

The ONLY Subaru Dealership in the state of Washington to have a brand new Red Dragon available!

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Introducing the NEW ESX Motorsports

WRX STI 10th Anniversary Edition

“Red Dragon” #39

only at Subaru of Puyallup


2014 IDRC West Coast National Winners

2014 IDRC West Coast National Winners

Last weekend April 12th & 13th our Subaru ESX team won first place at the IDRC West Coat Nationals at Autoclub Speedway!  We took out both our Pro BRZ and our Street STI into competition.  I was doing double duty driving both cars and as we continued testing and chasing the world record in our BRZ,  and we knocked the cobwebs off our STI (that hasn’t been on track since 2011) and won first place with it in the True Street Class.  Here’s a video link on YouTube of the car blasting down a 1.9 0-60mph run and a 9.1 second 1/4 mile at 154mph in a street legal STI.

Watch the Video

Click on the image below to view our Flickr gallery of pictures of the event.

ESX is 2014 IDRC West Coast National Winners
Special thanks to all our sponsors for their continued support for over a decade!
Subaru of America
Lucas Oil
MAV TV
Protect the Harvest
Pep Boys
Holley
Tony Rigoli Performance
Mishimoto
3dCarbon
APR Performance
Auto Meter
Bell Helmets
CP Pistons
Carrillo Rods
Darton Sleeves
The Driveshaft Shop
Earl’s Performance Plumbing
Eibach Springs
Ferrea Racing Components
Forced Performance Turbochargers
RC Injectors
Tial Sport
Flowtech Exhaust
Injen Technology
Mackin Industries
Hooker Headers
JP Logistics
MoTeC
NGK
NHRA
NOS
Pro Torque
Rays
Sticker City
and all our supportive Subaru dealers across the nation!

2013 Subaru BRZ in action!

2013 Subaru BRZ in action!

 2013 Subaru BRZ in action!


Our New Subaru BRZ

Our New Subaru BRZ

Keep your eyes peeled for this awesome twin turbo BRZ coming to a Subaru Dealership or Event near you!

Visit our Events Page to see where Ali Afshar’s ESX will be.

Ali Afshar and the New Subaru BRZ


ESX Subaru Shootout!  May 5th, 2013 at Las Vegas Speedway

ESX Subaru Shootout! May 5th, 2013 at Las Vegas Speedway

Hi Subaru Drag Racers!

We’re proud to announce the ESX Subaru Shootout sponsored by Subaru of Las Vegas is happening on Sunday May 5th, 2013 at Las Vegas Speedway. We’ll be joining the Import Face Off (IFO) series event but with our own 4 classes with exclusive cash prizes and surprise giveaways! We’d love to have all Subaru racers come out to race or support your favorite Subaru!  Tickets available at the gate. $80 to enter, $17 to watch.  This should be a great event and we already have over 20 10 second or quicker Subarus interested! I’m encouraging anyone with a Subaru to come, so if you are in need of support for travel expenses, please email me your details and I’ll do my best to get you support. Please email me at ali@esxmotorsports.com.  I’d like to see the fastest Subarus in the country come out.  Visit Importfaceoff.net and Subaruoflasvegas.com for class rules, schedule and all details.  See you at the track!

Ali

ESX Subaru Shootout May 5th, 2013


The Jeff Probst Show

The Jeff Probst Show

Make sure to tune in and watch “The Jeff Probst Show” #jeffprobstshow on NBC this Monday, Jan 7th and see ESX’s own Ali Afshar @aliafsharesx and his new 2013 Subaru BRZ #subaru_usa giving a lucky guest racing lessons around the Willow Springs racetrack!

Please check your local listings for The Jeff Probst Show airing channels and times.   Our segment is short and towards the end of the show.

Thanks to Brian Friday and Tim Hulett for their support!

 


Subaru Review – October 2012

Our Subaru race team won 2 titles at Subiefest on Oct 6th! We held a contest for one lucky winner to pilot our 2013 Subaru BRZ in the Subiefest Auto-X competition. The winner of that contest, Louie Minnett won first place in the new BRZ/FRS class. And the 2005 STI (Owned by CJ Bantom) that is featured in our film also won first place in the car show! We also had a special guest, star of the MTV show “Awkward”, young actor Brett Davern, who also happens to be starring in our film, present at Subiefest! With numerous Subaru dealers present and hundreds of enthusiasts, it was great to be part of this awesome event.

For a host of pictures from Subiefest 2012, please visit the following link:

http://www.flickr.com/photos/24603552@N02/sets/72157631725256207/

The Wednesday before Subiefest, we made a surprise visit to the pre Subiefest party at South Coast Subaru with our new BRZ. Thanks to Matt Malochi and Ferdie Ang for continuously coming up with ways to promote the Subaru brand!

For a host of pictures from the South Coast Subaru, Pre-Subiefest party, please visit:

http://www.flickr.com/photos/24603552@N02/sets/72157631693516471/

On Saturday Oct. 13th, our BRZ was a hit on display at the Formula Drift finals in Irwindale, CA. We showcased our BRZ in one of our cosponsors booth, APR Performance. APR had our BRZ front and center and it garnered tremendous attention to the sold out crowd of 12,000!

Stay tuned to ESXproductions.com for the latest!

 


Ali Afshar runs an 8.02 @ 174 MPH in his ESX STI Subaru

Ali Afshar runs an 8.02 @ 174 MPH in his ESX STI Subaru

Ali Afshar sets an All Wheel Drive Subaru record with his ESX STI running a 8.02 second 1/4 mile at 174 mph.


Fastest WRX STI Ali Afshar – ESX Motorsports running an 8.91

Fastest WRX STI Ali Afshar – ESX Motorsports running an 8.91

Ali Afshar ESX Subaru STI running an 8.91. Winner of the 2008 Battle of the Imports World Finals.


2-Time NHRA National Champion

2-Time NHRA National Champion

and 18 NHRA “Wally” wins.


Our Subaru wins and the new 2011 STI shines

Hi everyone,

Our Subaru won again!!!

This past Saturday, Sept. 4th, at the IDRC International Finals in Fontana, CA, we won again with our Subaru and showcased the new 2011 STI!

Our 2007 STI won the “True Street” class and everyone loved the new 2011 STI. People were flocking around the new 2011 and we even offered a few luck people test rides. You can see what these lucky few had to say in the video below.

Thanks to Subaru of America, Inc. for getting us a new 2011 STI , SPT “Subaru Performance Tuning”, all our participating 2010 Subaru dealers across the nation and all our sponsors for their continued support! We couldn’t continue winning and showing the world what our all wheel drive Subaru can do without all your support!

Here is the video:

www.youtube.com/watch?v=zQoHb8uTwG0

and here is the link to the pictures:

http://www.flickr.com/photos/24603552@N02/sets/72157624765218735/

We also were able to help promote our new film “Born to Race” in which a Subaru is the Hero Car! For you that aren’t aware of this movie, click the link below. This is the first feature ESX is producing and will start shooting Oct 18th. Think “American Graffiti ” meets “Fast and Furious” set in high school! We are all very excited about this project!

http://www.borntoracemovie.com

Our winning team is now on it’s way to Maryland this week for the Heritage Subaru dealer event this Saturday and then the following two weeks at W&L Subaru and Cumberland Valley Subaru before heading back to the west coast for Sonora Subaru on Oct 2nd.

Sincerely,

Ali


Ali Afshar/Subaru wins the 2010 IDRC International Finals True Street Division.

Ali Afshar/Subaru wins the 2010 IDRC International Finals True Street Division.

Ali Afshar/Subaru wins the 2010 IDRC International Finals True Street Division.


Ali Afshar from ESX wins 1st place with a 8.9sec Subaru WRX STI

Ali Afshar from ESX wins 1st place with a 8.9sec Subaru WRX STI

Ali Afshar from ESX wins 1st place at Battle of the Imports 2009 with a 8.9 second Subaru WRX STi.


Ali Afshar 2006 NHRA Vegas

Ali Afshar 2006 NHRA Vegas


1400 Horsepower ESX Ali Afshar Subaru 7 second pass

1400 Horsepower ESX Ali Afshar Subaru 7 second pass

First 7 second 1/4 mile from Ali Afshar in his ESX Subaru during testing at Los Angeles County Raceway.
Fastest All Wheel Drive Subaru in the world.
single turbo 4 cylinder wtih NOS, auto transmission.


SPT/ESX Promo from Ali Afshar’s Easy Street Motorsports

SPT/ESX Promo from Ali Afshar’s Easy Street Motorsports

SPT-ESX promo from Ali Afshar’s Easy Street Motorsports.


Ali Afshar wins at 2005 NHRA Topeka

Ali Afshar wins at 2005 NHRA Topeka


Ali Afshar ESX Motorsports Team Runs 9.6 at Englishtown Raceway

Ali Afshar ESX Motorsports Team Runs 9.6 at Englishtown Raceway

Ali Afshar ESX Motorsports team runs 9.6 at Englishtown raceway.


9 Second ESX Subaru

9 Second ESX Subaru

9 second ESX Subaru.


Ali Afshar’s ESX Subaru STi at Long Beach Grand Prix.

Ali Afshar’s ESX Subaru STi at Long Beach Grand Prix.

ESX Subaru STI races at Long Beach Grand Prix in the World Challenge Speed GT series. Gary Sheehan driving.


Ali Afshar runs a 8.02 @ 174 MPH in his ESX STI Subaru!

Ali Afshar runs a 8.02 @ 174 MPH in his ESX STI Subaru!

Ali Afshar sets an All Wheel Drive Subaru record with his ESX STI running a 8.02 second 1/4 mile at 174 mph.


Ali Afshar wins NHRA World Finals 2007 Afshar vs Yallon

Ali Afshar wins NHRA World Finals 2007 Afshar vs Yallon

2007 NHRA World Finals. Ali Afshar ESX Subaru vs Ari Yallon Mazda RX7. Final Round Afshar wins!


Ali Afshar’s 2005 ESX Subaru Record Pass

Ali Afshar’s 2005 ESX Subaru Record Pass

Ali Afshar’s ESX Subaru runs 173mph in NHRA race, Las Vegas-2005.


Back to back, 2006 & 2007 World Champions!

Our Subaru/SPT/ESX team goes out in true ESX fashion as we win the NHRA World Finals race and the 2007 NRHA National Championship!! As our last race partnered with Subaru of America, Inc., it felt great to not only win the world finals “Wally”, but also clinch the NHRA National Championship again, making our team, back to back, 2006 & 2007 World Champions!!


9.75 @ 137.98 mph

9.75 @ 137.98 mph


Night Run

Night Run


ESX STI 9.6 Second Run

ESX STI 9.6 Second Run


740HP ESX WRX STI

740HP ESX WRX STI


El Salvador

El Salvador

Ali Afshar racing with his ESX STI in El Salvador.


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