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  • Sebastien Loeb dominates on rallying return

    Sunday, 30 November 2014

    Sebastien Loeb began his rallying comeback with a commanding win on French event the Rally of Var, with wife Severine co-driving. The nine-time World Rally champion turned World Touring Car Championship frontrunner announced his Var participation two months before the news of his WRC comeback on the 2015 Monte Carlo Rally emerged. Var is a popular test event for the Monte, and Loeb led from start...

  • Petter Solberg wins World Rallycross finale in Argentina

    Saturday, 29 November 2014

    World Rallycross champion Petter Solberg finished his title-winning season in style by dominating the final round at San Luis in Argentina. The Norwegian was on top at the Intermediate Classification, then won his semi-final and started on pole position for the final. Reinis Nitiss joined Solberg on the front row, with the pair running side-by-side towards Turn 1. They were challenged by second-r...

  • Kubica's WRC future in doubt

    Monday, 03 November 2014

    Robert Kubica's future in the World Rally Championship has been cast into doubt after it emerged he is not currently negotiating with any of the series' teams for 2015. Volkswagen and Hyundai confirmed their driver lineups are sorted without Kubica, while Citroen and M-Sport say they are not in any talks at present. Kubica has driven an M-Sport Ford this season after beginning his rally move with...

  • Red Bull Global Rallycross signs multi-year deal with NBC

    Thursday, 13 February 2014

    Red Bull Global Rallycross has launched a multi-year partnership with NBC Sports Group. In 2014, nine Red Bull Global Rallycross events will be broadcast on NBC, with rebroadcasts taking place on NBCSN. âThis is a great step forward for Red Bull Global Rallycross,â says series CEO Colin Dyne. âPartnering with NBC will allow us to bring our events to millions of our existing fans, and welcome new ...

  • GRC: Tanner Foust, Scott Speed join VW for 2014 Global Rallycross with Andretti Autosport

    Thursday, 06 February 2014

    Four-time X Games gold medalist Tanner Foust and ex-Formula 1 driver Scott Speed will drive for the brand new Volkswagen rallycross team in 2014. The manufacturer made it official with an announcement Thursday at the Chicago Auto Show, where a prototype rallycross Beetle is on display. The drivers will start the 2014 season in Volkswagen Polo rallycross cars, but are expected to make the switch i...

  • Evans shocked by WRC intensity

    Thursday, 23 January 2014

    Elfyn Evans admits he was shocked at the intensity of stepping up to a full World Rally Championship campaign. The Welshman made his full-time factory debut with M-Sport on last week's series opener in Monte Carlo. While the 24-year-old finished an excellent sixth overall, he said he was astonished by how difficult the event had been. "Everything is so intense at this level," Evans said. "I thoug...

  • Fan favorites top podium at GRC finale in Las Vegas

    Thursday, 07 November 2013

    Images by Matt Kalish/ GRC. Series favorites Ken Block, Tanner Foust and Travis Pastrana scored the top three spots at an exciting 2013 Global Rallycross championship season-ender in Las Vegas. Block took his first-ever rallycross win under the lights of the Las Vegas Strip on Thursday, a redemptive finish to a frustrating season that has seen the Gymkhana star post top practice and qualifying ti...

  • VIDEO: Global Rallycross in Las Vegas race recap

    Thursday, 07 November 2013

  • Global Rallycross season recap

    Sunday, 08 December 2013

    Now that the season has come to a close, the trophies have all been awarded, and the dust has settled, here's a look back at the 2013 Global Rallycross season: RACE RECAPS GRC TV was on site at all nine Global Rallycross races in 2013 to offer on-site reporting and race recaps. Relive all nine events on our YouTube channel by clicking on the event names below. Round 1 April 21: X Games Brazil htt...

  • Global Rallycross Championship home to New Hampshire

    Thursday, 11 July 2013

    The Global Rallycross Championship brings its worldwide tour to New Hampshire this week for the first U.S. stop of its nine-round 2013 season. New Hampshire Motor Speedway at Loudon is a fitting homecoming for the young sport, after a successful 2012 debut there that saw packed grandstands and one of the most exciting track configurations of the season. This year's event features another innovati...

  • Buddy Rice confirms X Games rallycross run

    Monday, 15 April 2013

    Buddy Rice confirmed Monday that he will indeed make his rallycross racing debut at next weekend's X Games Foz do Iguaçu. The 2004 Indianapolis 500 and '09 Rolex 24 at Daytona winner was revealed last week to be taking part by his Marklund Motorsport teammate Anton Marklund, and officially affirmed the deal Monday. ââ¬ÅThe rallycross deal is really exciting,ââ¬Â said Rice, who has competed in...

  • Doran leads rallycross in Brazil

    Sunday, 21 April 2013

    With a lap time of 39.007 seconds, Liam Doran, 2011 X Games Rally Car Racing Gold Medalist, posted the fastest time in seeding at X Games Foz do Iguacu, the first Global Rallycross event of the season. ââ¬ÅThis is a big deal for me,ââ¬Â said Doran. ââ¬ÅWe've all been here for a long time hanging around, and just had anxiety on how it will actually pan out. So I'm really really happy to have do...

  • Speed wins Brazil X Games gold

    Sunday, 21 April 2013

    Scott Speed has won gold in the rallycross element of the Brazilian X Games. Speed, a rallycross rookie, upset the formbook by defeating a host of rally drivers and star names including Travis Pastrana, Ken Block and Tanner Foust. All three men were eliminated in an accident in the final. "To be able to win it like this, to make passes at the end of the heat race and the main event, I couldn't as...

  • Global Rallycross confirms Lites class

    Tuesday, 07 May 2013

    Global Rallycross confirmed the creation of GRC Lites, a new rallycross class that will support the series' Supercars class at all U.S. races in 2013. ââ¬ÅWe want to provide a place for our next generation of star drivers,ââ¬Â said GRC Founder Chip Pankow. ââ¬ÅThe GRC Lites class is the perfect training ground for any driver who wants to get started in rallycross and it will provide them expos...

  • Deegan set for European rallycross debut

    Tuesday, 04 June 2013

    Brian Deegan will be the second American driver to contest a European Rallycross Championship event after agreeing to compete at Kouvola, Finland this weekend. The X-Games gold medallist will drive the Olsbergs MSE-prepared 550hp strong Ford Fiesta that he usually races in the Global Rallycross Championship. Deegan will partner fellow countryman Tanner Foust, winner of the opening round at Lydden...

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