American rallycross driver Tanner Foust won round four of the World Rallycross Championship this past weekend in Kouvola, Finland, for the second time in a row. He competed in round two of the World RX Championship at Lydden Hill (he finished fifth) and he’s scheduled to compete in round seven… Read more >>
In the first auto racing event held in Washington, D.C. in over 10 years, Patrik Sandell earned not just his first win of the season but also his first victory in Red Bull Global Rallycross. “It’s absolutely perfect,” Sandell said after the event. “I felt when we came here that if I could just be smart and not make any mistakes, I could fight for the top. And I knew that the start at the final was so important, so I just tried to focus on that as much as I could. I think I took the start directly on the light, and that made me come off the line so good. That was the key to everything.” Read more >>
The Red Bull Global Rallycross Championship at X Games Austin was an exciting event with some great driving, exciting moments, and some surprising outcomes. Throughout the past week fans posted reactions on social media regarding some of the decisions made by the officials. For instance, “Why so many red flags? Why was Sandell taken out of the race after the red flag? Why did Deegan get removed from the final?”
Fans are confused because they don’t understand how GRC works. But how could they? After all, the rules don’t exist for anyone to read (and therefore comprehend) outside the ring of racers, organizers, and officials. Read more >>
Scott Speed, Bucky Lasek, and Nelson Piquet Jr. closed out round two of Red Bull Global Rallycross at X Games 2014 by taking home the coveted gold, silver, and bronze medals. This is Speed’s second consecutive victory for Volkswagen Andretti Rallycross.
Although Bucky Lasek can now claim 20 X Games medals, this is his first podium win in rallycross.
“It was intense,” Lasek said. “That was the hardest fought medal that I’ve ever had to work for.” Read more >>
Red Bull Global Rallycross will contest the second round of its 2014 championship on Saturday, June 7, as part of X Games Austin. For the first time, X Games will be held at Circuit of the Americas, the home of Formula One’s United States Grand Prix and one of the most advanced grand prix circuits in the world. Read more >>