GRC: Scott Speed Inks Two-Year Contract Extension With Volkswagen Andretti Rallycross

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HERNDON, Va. —  official team release — Red Bull photo — Volkswagen Andretti Rallycross team principles and Scott Speed have announced an extension of the driver’s contract ahead of the seventh round of the 2015 Red Bull Global Rallycross Championship. The three-time X Games Gold Medalist and five-time GRC race winner will continue to pilot the No. 41 Volkswagen Beetle …

GRC: Scott Speed Dominates in L.A. for Third Global Rallycross Win of Season

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SAN PEDRO, Calif. – staff report — Larry Chen photo — Scott Speed converted a nearly flawless set of qualifying rounds into his third victory of the 2014 Red Bull Global Rallycross season in Saturday’s Red Bull GRC Los Angeles main event, held at the Port of Los Angeles. Speed, the series’ only multiple winner in the Supercar class this …

GRC: Faust to Debut Rockstar VW Beetle in Global Rallycross Los Angeles

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LOS ANGELES – official release — Foust34 photo — Tanner Foust will drive the new Rockstar Energy Drink Volkswagen Beetle in the Global Rallycross doubleheader this weekend in Los Angeles. It is the first time the car will hit the track in a competition environment. The back-to-back races at the Port of Los Angeles Sept. 19-21 will serve as the …

GRC: Foust Ends 12-Race Winless Drought with Big Global Rallycross Win in New York

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NEW YORK — official release — GRC photo — Tanner Foust snapped a 12-race winless streak in Red Bull Global Rallycross competition with a thrilling victory in Volkswagen Rallycross NY, held on Sunday at Nassau Coliseum. Foust, driving for Volkswagen Andretti Rallycross, beat SH Racing Rallycross driver Nelson Piquet Jr. and Hoonigan Racing Division’s Ken Block to the line in …

INDYCAR: Griffiths Joins Andretti Autosport as Director of Motorsport Development

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INDIANAPOLIS (April 8, 2014) – Michael Andretti and his championship winning IndyCar racing effort, Andretti Autosport, announced today that industry veteran Roger Griffiths has joined the team as the new Director of Motorsport Development, and will work with all areas of Andretti racing competition including the INDYCAR ladder and Andretti Formula E, as well as Volkswagen Andretti Rallycross (VARX). “I’m very …

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 …