WRX: Mattias Ekstrom Scores Impressive World Rallycross Win at Hockenheim

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HOCKENHEIM, Germany – official series release — World RX photo — Sweden’s Mattias Ekstrom took an epic victory at Sunday’s World RX of Hockenheim, round two of the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy. Finland’s Topi Heikkinen finished second, making it an EKS RX one-two in the Audi S1 EKS RX quattro.  America’s Ken Block took the third …

WRX: 2015 World Rallycross Schedule Revealed

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NEW YORK — official release — World RX photo — The FIA and World RX Championship promoter IMG Motorsports have jointly agreed on a draft calendar for next year’s FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy. The provisional calendar will consist of 12 events including a new round in Barcelona, which will be staged at the F1 circuit from …

NSCS: Biffle and Stenhouse Visit Team O’Neil Rally School; Trade Ford Fusions for Fiestas

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LITTLETON, N.H. – official release — Ford Racing photo — NASCAR Sprint Cup Series drivers Greg Biffle and Ricky Stenhouse Jr. traded in their stock-car racing skills for a chance to learn some rally techniques in the Ford Fiesta ST during an afternoon at the Team O’Neil Rally School in Littleton, N.H. on Thursday. Both Ford drivers received some tips from owner …

GRC: Scott Speed Scores Barbados Season-Opening Global Rallycross Victory

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BARBADOS – official release — Red Bull photo — Scott Speed overcame a mechanical failure to win Sunday’s Red Bull Global Rallycross event at Top Gear Festival Barbados, the first event of the 2014 Red Bull Global Rallycross season. It was the third career victory in the series for Speed, who transferred to the final via heat victory in the …

GRC: Royal Purple Renews Sponsorship with Red Bull Global Rallycross

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April 22, 2014 — official release — submitted photo — PORTER, TX — Premium synthetic lubricant manufacturer Royal Purple announced Tuesday that it will serve as the exclusive oil and lubricants sponsor for the Red Bull Global Rallycross Supercar and Lites series through 2015.  The multi-year agreement is an extension of the successful partnership established in 2013, and includes an option for …

GRC: Andretti Autosport announces 2014 GRC plans; to team with VW, Foust and Speed

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Chicago, IL (2.6.14) – Volkswagen of America, Inc. and Andretti Sports Marketing today announced the details of its 2014 rallycross program at the Chicago Auto Show. Volkswagen will partner with Andretti Autosport to form the Volkswagen Andretti Rallycross team, running two cars in the series for drivers Tanner Foust and Scott Speed. The team will initially compete this season with …

GRC: Red Bull Global Rallycross sets 10-race schedule; $500,000 points fund

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LOS ANGELES, CA (February 5, 2014) – Red Bull Global Rallycross enters the 2014 season, its fourth full year of competition, set for an incredible breakout year. With a radically improved calendar, factory-backed competition, and the introduction of title sponsor Red Bull, the 2014 Red Bull Global Rallycross season will build on three years of solid foundations to produce incredible, high-flying …