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Tanner Foust Dominates Red Bull GRC Phoenix

Tanner Foust Dominates Red Bull GRC Phoenix

Tanner Foust won both Red Bull GRC races in Phoenix this weekend! Tanner and his teammate, Scott Speed dominated their heats and semi-finals on both days and if it weren’t for a late race issue for Speed on Saturday, the two would have taken the top two spots all weekend in their VW’s.…
2016 Club Motorsports RallySprint

2016 Club Motorsports RallySprint

Have you guys heard of the new Club Motorsports track in Tamworth, NH? It’s not paved yet but they are going to race on it this winter anyway. The first event will be a rallysprint(think rallycross but longer) on February 27, 2016 will run on 2.5 mile road coarse with…
Is World RX Better Than Dakar?

Is World RX Better Than Dakar?

The events are so different that they are hard to compare. All I know is that is must be nice to be Petter Solberg. He just turned down a factory ride in Dakar to focus on his his World RX program. He didn’t say which team he got the offer…
Does VW Cheat At Everything?

Does VW Cheat At Everything?

The recent diesel scandal that forced CEO Martin Winterkorn to step down brings the whole brand into question. If they are willing to cheat a government’s emissions standards and in turn cheat customers into thinking they are buying better cars than they really are, where would they stop? Is anything…
Is VW Cheating In Red Bull GRC?

Is VW Cheating In Red Bull GRC?

VW dominated the Los Angeles round of Red Bull Global Rallycross with 1st and 2nd place finishes on Saturday AND Sunday. Their cars accelerated faster off the line and off the corners as well. I naturally assumed it was because of the drivers, Tanner Foust and Scott Speed. They are both…
Red Bull GRC Los Angeles – Sunday 2015

Red Bull GRC Los Angeles – Sunday 2015

Scott Speed reclaimed the title of winningest driver in Red Bull Global Rallycross history by sweeping both main events of Red Bull GRC Los Angeles presented by Subaru Tecnica International. After leading the first 1-2 finish in Volkswagen Andretti Rallycross history on Saturday, Speed backed it up by holding off…
Red Bull GRC Race Recap – Washington DC

Red Bull GRC Race Recap – Washington DC

Nelson Piquet Jr. won his first Red Bull GRC race last weekend in Washington DC. Patrik Sandell finshed second and Ken Block rounded out the podium in 3rd.  HEAT RECAPS: Jeff Ward and Nelson Piquet Jr. won Friday’s first round heats, while Piquet (with an incredible last-lap pass) and Joni Wiman…
RED BULL GRC WASHINGTON DC – ENTRY LIST

RED BULL GRC WASHINGTON DC – ENTRY LIST

Red Bull Global Rallycross returns to RFK Stadium in Washington DC for its second annual event on August 14-15. Red Bull GRC Washington DC presented by Volkswagen will mark the seventh round of the 2015 season, and a key turning point in the championship chase on a course completely different…
Red Bull GRC Round 5 & 6 – Motorcity Madness…

Red Bull GRC Round 5 & 6 – Motorcity Madness…

Red Bull Global Rallycross made its debut in Detroit on a .757-mile course on Belle Isle, which hosted the series’ second doubleheader of the 2015 season. Ken Block took his record-setting sixth career victory on Saturday, while Patrik Sandell earned his first win of the year on Sunday. Saturday Ken Block and Patrik…
The learning curve welcomes Collete Davis to Daytona for GRC Rd 2/3

The learning curve welcomes Collete Davis to Daytona for GRC Rd 2/3

Racing at Daytona International Speedway this past weekend was surreal for Collete Davis.  Davis, who attended Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University near Daytona International Speedway for an engineering degree, also spent time racing formula cars at the historic track. Unfortunately, this trip to Daytona International Speedway was rougher than those of the past as mechanical…
Red Bull GRC Round 1- Ft. Lauderdale, FL 2015

Red Bull GRC Round 1- Ft. Lauderdale, FL 2015

IN BRIEF: Ken Block broke his streak of bad luck in Red Bull Global Rallycross season openers with a statement victory in the 2015 kickoff round in Fort Lauderdale. Block, last year’s championship runner-up, held off fellow 2014 title contenders Scott Speed and Nelson Piquet Jr. for the victory. HEAT RECAPS: Polesitter…
RED BULL GRC SEASON PREVIEW: BUCKY LASEK

RED BULL GRC SEASON PREVIEW: BUCKY LASEK

Vitals: Born: December 3, 1972 // Hometown: Dundalk, MD 2015 Team: #81 Subaru Rally Team USA WRX STI 2014 Results: Lasek’s third year as a Red Bull GRC driver proved to be the breakout season that he and Subaru Rally Team USA fans had been waiting for. He led the…
RED BULL GRC SEASON PREVIEW: STEVE ARPIN

RED BULL GRC SEASON PREVIEW: STEVE ARPIN

Vitals: Born: December 16, 1983 // Hometown: Fort Frances, ON 2015 Team: #00 Chip Ganassi Racing Ford Fiesta ST 2014 Results: Arpin’s second Red Bull GRC season saw him take his first podium finish in the season-opening Top Gear Festival Barbados. He actually spent much of the year in the…
RED BULL GRC SEASON PREVIEW: TANNER FOUST

RED BULL GRC SEASON PREVIEW: TANNER FOUST

Vitals: Born: June 13, 1973 // Hometown: Dana Point, CA 2015 Team: #34 Volkswagen Andretti Rallycross Beetle 2014 Results: It was an up-and-down year for Foust, with the negatives outweighing the positives early on. Missing the finals in Barbados and at X Games put Foust behind the 8 ball in…
RED BULL GRC SEASON PREVIEW: KEN BLOCK

RED BULL GRC SEASON PREVIEW: KEN BLOCK

Vitals: Born: November 21, 1967 // Hometown: Park City, UT 2015 Team: #43 Hoonigan Racing Division Ford Fiesta ST 2014 Results: The season started with a spectacular rollover in Barbados and elimination in the X Games semifinals, but Block earned six podiums in the final eight races to establish himself…
GRC LITES SEASON PREVIEW: OLIVER ERIKSSON

GRC LITES SEASON PREVIEW: OLIVER ERIKSSON

Vitals: Born: December 27, 1998 // Hometown: Osmo, SWE 2015 Team: #16 Olsbergs MSE GRC Lites 2014 Results: The younger Eriksson brother landed a three-race GRC Lites program last year, impressing with a fourth place finish in New York and backing it up with a podium in Charlotte just six…
RED BULL GRC SEASON PREVIEW: PATRIK SANDELL

RED BULL GRC SEASON PREVIEW: PATRIK SANDELL

Vitals: Born: April 21, 1982 // Hometown: Ostersund, SWE 2015 Team: #18 Bryan Herta Rallysport Ford Fiesta ST 2014 Results: Sandell broke through for his first race victory in Washington DC in June, and on the whole was slightly more consistent, missing only one final as opposed to three the…
GRC LITES SEASON PREVIEW: TANNER WHITTEN

GRC LITES SEASON PREVIEW: TANNER WHITTEN

Vitals: Born: October 15, 1992 // Hometown: Rochester, IL 2015 Team: #15 DirtFish Motorsports GRC Lites 2014 Results: Whitten attended multiple Red Bull GRC events in 2014, but none of them as a driver. His competition debut will come in Fort Lauderdale on May 30-31. What’s New in 2015: DirtFish…
GRC LITES SEASON PREVIEW: ALEX KEYES

GRC LITES SEASON PREVIEW: ALEX KEYES

Vitals: Born: May 15, 1997 // Hometown: Folsom, CA 2015 Team: #61 Dreyer & Reinbold Racing GRC Lites 2014 Results: Keyes competed in the Formula Pro Mazda championship last year, winning 10 of 12 races and taking the championship. This week’s race in Fort Lauderdale will be his rallycross debut.…
KNOCKOUT QUALIFYING TO SHAKE UP FIRST-DAY RED BULL GRC ACTION

KNOCKOUT QUALIFYING TO SHAKE UP FIRST-DAY RED BULL GRC ACTION

Red Bull Global Rallycross drivers will have one more step to conquer when chasing down coveted lane choice in the 2015 season: a second round of qualifying. Knockout qualifying isn’t an unfamiliar format in motorsports—every major racing series from stock cars to Formula 1 has a multiple-round procedure to determine…
RED BULL GRC SEASON PREVIEW: JONI WIMAN

RED BULL GRC SEASON PREVIEW: JONI WIMAN

Vitals: Born: October 9, 1993 // Hometown: Pohja, FIN 2015 Team: #31 Olsbergs MSE Ford Fiesta ST 2014 Results: For the second year in a row, a Finnish driver conquered all in Red Bull GRC’s Supercar class, as Wiman succeeded Toomas Heikkinen as the champion with Olsbergs MSE. Their paths…
RED BULL GRC REVISES MANUFACTURER’S CHAMPIONSHIP STRUCTURE

RED BULL GRC REVISES MANUFACTURER’S CHAMPIONSHIP STRUCTURE

Red Bull Global Rallycross has announced a revised structure for Supercar manufacturer points beginning with the upcoming 2015 season. Under the new system, the top-finishing eligible entrant from each recognized manufacturer is eligible to score points at each race, which will be tallied with its own five-point system. “We wanted…
GRC LITES SEASON PREVIEW: ALEJANDRO FERNANDEZ

GRC LITES SEASON PREVIEW: ALEJANDRO FERNANDEZ

Vitals: Born: January 26, 1996 // Hometown: Bogota, COL 2015 Team: #126 AF Racing GRC Lites 2014 Results: Fernandez’s GRC Lites debut at X Games Austin didn’t quite go as planned, as the sport’s first Colombian driver failed to make the six-car final. But his results consistently improved as the…
RED BULL GRC SILLY SEASON RECAP: GRC LITES

RED BULL GRC SILLY SEASON RECAP: GRC LITES

The third season of GRC Lites competition will be the series’ most prolific yet. With an expanded schedule of 12 races and a new TV deal with NBCSN on the table, the amount of new recruits competing will vastly outnumber the returning competitors. Olsbergs MSE has enlisted Austin Cindric as…
RED BULL GRC SILLY SEASON RECAP: SUPERCAR

RED BULL GRC SILLY SEASON RECAP: SUPERCAR

To the untrained eye, the 2015 Red Bull Global Rallycross Supercar field might look pretty similar to last year’s lineup. After all, most of the same faces will be returning to the grid, with their numbers (and manufacturer partnerships) intact. But beneath the surface, there’s actually been quite a bit…
OLSBERGS MSE INTRODUCES 2015 LITES DRIVERS

OLSBERGS MSE INTRODUCES 2015 LITES DRIVERS

Championship rallycross team Olsbergs MSE demonstrates its commitment to the future of rallycross in 2015 with a full international roster of Lites drivers representing the next generation in the sport. “We believe in creating opportunities for young drivers to shine,” said OMSE team owner Andreas Eriksson. “We designed the Lites…
Olsbergs MSE Launches Multi-championship Rallycross Campaign

Olsbergs MSE Launches Multi-championship Rallycross Campaign

Defending champions Olsbergs MSE today announce their return to the worldwide rallycross stage with a full roster of drivers preparing for an international, multi-championship campaign. The team finished atop the podium in both the FIA World Rallycross Championship and the Red Bull Global Rallycross Championship last season and is again…
Indiana Rallycross 1st Event of 2015!

Indiana Rallycross 1st Event of 2015!

Indiana Rallycross kicked off their 2015 season last Saturday with a great event. The weather was a perfect 60 degrees and sunny, the course was fast and flowing 1.3 miles of soft dirt, and 27 competitors showed up in all sorts of cars from Open Light class stage rally cars…
Red Bull Global Rallycross 2015

Red Bull Global Rallycross 2015

Red Bull Global Rallycross will open its 2015 season with a brand new event in Fort Lauderdale, Florida on May 30-31. The inaugural Red Bull GRC Fort Lauderdale will take place along the beachfront of the iconic city, closing down parts of historic Route A1A for one of the most…
Ken Block Releases 2015 Schedule

Ken Block Releases 2015 Schedule

2015 is set to be another exciting, action-packed and diverse race season for Ken Block as he once again has one of the most varying calendars in racing, traveling around the world and participating in everything from stage rally to X Games to rallycross to a handful of international Gymkhana…