GRC: Pedro Piquet to Make Global Rallycross Lites Debut in New York

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NEW YORK – official release — Pedro Piquet, son of three-time Formula One World Champion Nelson Piquet and brother of NASCAR and Red Bull Global Rallycross driver Nelson Piquet Jr., will make his Rallycross debut this weekend as he competes in the Global Rallycross Lites event at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Uniondale, N.Y. Driving the No. 5 Autotrac …

GRC: Global Rallycross Drops Detroit Race; Extends LA Round to Three-Day Doubleheader

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LOS ANGELES — official release — Red Bull Global Rallycross has announced an adjustment to its 2014 event calendar, effective immediately. Red Bull Global Rallycross Los Angeles, previously scheduled for Sept. 19-20 on the Port of Los Angeles, will be extended to a three-day event, replacing the series’ round in Detroit scheduled for Aug. 2-3. Red Bull Global Rallycross Los …

GRC: Global Rallycross Adds Daytona to 2014 Schedule

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Daytona Int’l Speedway annually hosts stock cars, sports cars, motorcycles and go-karts. The “World Center of Racing” is now adding a new form of motorsport to its event calendar – rallycross. On Aug. 22-23, Daytona will host the seventh round of the 2014 Red Bull Global Rallycross season. Currently in its fourth year, Red Bull Global …

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 …