Thursday, 27 August 2015

Red Bull GRC Washington DC Presented By Volkswagen 2015 - Full Coverage Roundup

We were in Washington DC to catch all the action from the seventh round of the 2015 Red Bull Global Rallycross season. Click on the links below to check out all of our coverage from the event at the RFK Stadium.

Monday, 24 August 2015

"I Love it!" - IndyCar Star Chaves Impressed by Red Bull GRC

In an off weekend for the Verizon IndyCar series, 2014 IndyLights champion Gabby Chaves headed to the RFK Stadium in Washington DC to take in a Red Bull Global Rallycross event with the Bryan Herta Rally Sport team.

Saturday, 22 August 2015

Gabby Chaves Interview - Red Bull GRC Washington DC Presented By Volkswagen 2015

In an off weekend for the Verizon IndyCar Series, 2014 Indy Lights champion Gabby Chaves made his way to Washington DC to help out his Bryan Herta Autosport team, who runs cars in Red Bull Global Rallycross and GRC Lites under the Bryan Herta Rally Sport banner.

Scott Speed Signs Two Year Contract Extension With VARX

Prior to Volkswagen Andretti Rallycross‘ home round in Washington, D.C., the team announced they had reached an agreement to extend the contract of Scott Speed for another two years.

Volkswagen Pair Rue Missed Opportunities at Home Round

It’s been the story of the season so far. The Volkswagen Andretti Rallycross team, arguably the strongest in the paddock, has had their season blighted by bad luck.

“Now we’re equal” – D.C. Roles reversed In 2015

Last year, Nelson Piquet, Jr. held onto second place in Washington, D.C. as former Junior World Rally champion Patrik Sandell went on to take his first ever Red Bull Global Rallycross win.

Tanner Foust and Scott Speed Interview - Red Bull GRC Washington DC Presented By Volkswagen 2015

Red Bull Global Rallycross' return to Washington DC last weekend also marked Volkswagen Andretti Rallycross' home event, with the German manufacturer's US operations being based just down the road.

Friday, 21 August 2015

Nelson Piquet Jr. and Patrik Sandell Interview - Red Bull GRC Washington DC Presented By Volkswagen 2015

This year's Red Bull GRC Washington DC event saw the same top two in the final as last year. However, this time the roles were reversed, allowing Nelson Piquet Jr. to take his first career Rallycross win, and Sandell to add to his own win from last time out in Detroit.

Thursday, 20 August 2015

“It worked out in the end”: Block turns it around to extend championship lead in DC

Ken Block‘s Red Bull Global Rallycross has been a revelation. Scoring as many main event wins so far this season as he had in his entire rallycross career up to the start of this season, Block sits atop of the points standings with five races remaining in the best possible position to claim his first Global Rallycross championship.

“It was like black and white”: Overnight adjustments yield points for Arpin in DC

Steve Arpin headed to Washington DC having so far enduring a tough season in Red Bull Global Rallycross. One podium so far in Daytona and a pair of top five finishes the return expected from a driver many expected to be a championship challenger this year.

Ken Block Interview - Red Bull GRC Washington DC Presented By Volkswagen 2015

Ken Block left the U.S. Capital City having extended his championship lead, despite enduring a difficult start to the weekend. Often top of the time sheets this year, the 'Head Hoonigan In Charge' was off the pace early on in the weekend but worked hard to secure his fifth podium finish of the season come Saturday evening.

Steve Arpin Interview - Red Bull GRC Washington DC Presented By Volkswagen 2015

The Washington DC round of the 2015 Red Bull Global Rallycross season really was a weekend of two halves for Steve Arpin. After a tough first day, the Canadian turned it around to take a strong fourth placed finish in the final, battling past two-time champion Tanner Foust in the process.

Piquet Jr. takes long awaited first win in DC

2014 championship challenger Nelson Piquet Jr. finally took the first win of his Red Bull Global Rallycross career in Washington, D.C., defeating last year’s event winner Patrik Sandell to earn what was also the SH Rallycross team’s first victory in the series.

Saturday, 15 August 2015

First Blood to Ward and Piquet in DC

Jeff Ward and Nelson Piquet Jr. came away from the first day of Red Bull GRC Washington DC Presented by Volkswagen victorious, sharing the Supercars heat wins between them after a pair of closely fought races.

Friday, 14 August 2015

All Change For Red Bull GRC As The Series Returns To The Capital

Red Bull Global Rallycross returns to Washington DC this weekend with a host of changes in place.

Gone is last year’s 0.440 course, replaced with a course more than double in length. At 0.980 miles this year’s DC track, situated in Lot 8 at the RFK Stadium, is one of the longest in Red Bull GRC history. The dirt jump will also make a return, having last been seen at round four at MCAS New River.

Monday, 3 August 2015

Dirt Rally adds FIA World Rallycross

Gamers can now experience the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy with the addition of the series to Codemasters DiRT Rally game for PC.