Thursday, 7 December 2017

NASCAR stars rave about Red Bull GRC on iRacing

A number of top NASCAR drivers have praised the officially-licensed Red Bull Global Rallycross expansion to iRacing that was released this week.

Tuesday, 5 December 2017

Red Bull GRC announces new support series

Red Bull Global Rallycross has teamed up with Polaris to introduce a new support category to the Red Bull GRC bill for next year.

Wednesday, 29 November 2017

The Alfa Romeo name returns to F1

The Alfa Romeo brand will return to Formula 1 next year after an absence of more than 30 years after it entered a multi-year partnership with Swiss team Sauber.

The long-rumoured deal will see the team re-branded as Alfa Romeo Sauber F1 Team and will include "strategic, commercial and technological cooperation" and "the exchange of engineering and technical know-how" between Sauber and Ferrari F1 team.

Monday, 13 November 2017

Brittany Force makes history with maiden Top Fuel crown

Brittany Force has become the first female NHRA Top Fuel drag racing champion for 35 years, repeating a feat last achieved by Shirley Muldowney in 1982.

The second-generation driver took her fourth win of the year at last weekend's season finale in Pomona, California, with a 3.668 second run at 330.07 mph to beat Shawn Langdon. However, she wrapped up the championship earlier on in the quarter finals of the event.

Monday, 6 November 2017

Season Review: 2017 Red Bull Global Rallycross – Speed for the Treble

The 2017 Red Bull Global Rallycross will go down in the history books as another championship triumph for the class-leading Volkswagen Andretti Rallycross team, but the reality is quite different – it wasn’t the whitewash we’ve become used to in recent years.

Tuesday, 31 October 2017

Red Bull GRC Los Angeles - Content roundup

Below you can find a complete roundup of all of the content produced during my recent trip to Los Angeles, in one convenient location - including work for Red Bull GRC, Autosport, and The Checkered Flag.

Friday, 27 October 2017

Walkinshaw Andretti Supercars deal sealed in less than two hours

Michael Andretti has revealed that his recently-announced deal to team up with Walkinshaw Racing in Australia's Supercars series came about within two hours of both sides meeting for the first time.

"Fernando Alonso one of the best drivers I’ve ever seen" - Michael Andretti

Andretti Autosport boss Michael Andretti has described Fernando Alonso as one of the best drivers he has ever worked with.

Michael Andretti thrilled to have Honda, driver lineup secured for the forseable future

Michael Andretti has described his team's decision to stick with Honda engines for next year's IndyCar Series season, despite a public courting of Chevrolet earlier this year.

Michael Andretti pays tribute to team after third straight GRC crown

Michael Andretti has paid tribute to his team following a third-successive Red Bull Global Rallycross championship triumph for his team in 2017.

Thursday, 26 October 2017

Scott Dixon 'excited' by universal aerokit

Scott Dixon is excited by the new universal aerokit that will be introduced to the IndyCar Series next season.

Wednesday, 25 October 2017

Scott Dixon 'not surprised' to be only Honda in 2017 championship fight

Scott Dixon insists he didn't feel like an underdog despite going up against all for Penske entrants in the IndyCar championship-deciding Grand Prix of Sonoma last month.

Dixon looking for Franchitti-esque relationship in 2018

Scott Dixon has said he hopes that Chip Ganassi Racing returning to a two-car operation in 2018 will allow the team to return to the heights it enjoyed when he drove alongside Dario Franchitti at the team.

Tanner Foust 'bittersweet' over title loss

Tanner Foust has admitted he that losing out on a third Red Bull Global Rallycross title to Volkswagen Andretti Rallycross team mate Scott Speed was 'bittersweet'.

Olsbergs unsure of Honda continuation

Olsbergs MSE boss Andreas Eriksson has admitted that there is nothing in place for his team to continue with Honda next season.

Subaru in talks to supply customer cars

Vermont Sports Car has confirmed that they are in negotiations with team regarding the supply of customer cars for the 2018 Red Bull Global Rallycross season.

Monday, 23 October 2017

Red Bull Global Rallycross gives update on electric series

Red Bull Global Rallycross director of competition Joey Mancari has given a long-awaited update on the series' plans to run an all-electric category.

Andretti, Volkswagen interested in electric rallycross

Michael Andretti has said that it's possible that Volkswagen Andretti Rallycross could expand into Red Bull Global Rallycross' new electric category when it kicks off in 2019.

Olsbergs' Andreas Eriksson laments 'crazy' second half of the season

Andreas Eriksson was left frustrated after a tough second half to the 2017 left Honda out of the championship fight.

Saturday, 21 October 2017

Michael Andretti confirms F1, NASCAR interest

Michael Andretti has revealed that he still harbours plans to take his eponymous team to Formula 1.

Scott Speed: "I play chess out there not checkers"

Scott Speed has said that his third Red Bull Global Rallycross title was different from his first two because of the huge advantage he held going into the closing stages of the season.

Subaru: "This year has been a success"

Vermont Sports Car boss Lance Smith is happy with his Subaru team's performance in 2017, despite them failing to win a main event.

Friday, 20 October 2017

Cyril Raymond looking to Europe for 2018 campaign

Reigning Red Bull GRC Lites and RX2 champion Cyril Raymond has admitted that he'll prefer to race in Europe next season, despite his transatlantic success.

Wednesday, 18 October 2017

Red Bull GRC boss Colin Dyne gets behind the wheel

Red Bull Global Rallycross chief executive Colin Dyne got his first taste of the series from the drivers' seat following last weekend's season finale in Los Angeles.

Olsbergs still keen to give Button his rallycross début

Olsbergs MSE boss Andreas Eriksson isn't ruling out running Jenson Button in future rallycross events, despite the 2009 Formula 1 champion failing to make his début this season.

Tuesday, 17 October 2017

Sunday, 15 October 2017

Foust masterclass fails to prevent third Speed title

A dominant weekend in Los Angeles from Tanner Foust failed to prevent Scott Speed from claiming his third consecutive Red Bull Global Rallycross championship crown.

Saturday, 14 October 2017

Tanner Foust applies the pressure in LA

Tanner Foust began Red Bull Global Rallycross Los Angeles in perfect fashion by sweeping his three heats.

Tanner Foust draws first blood in title decider

Tanner Foust has claimed pole for the title-deciding Red Bull Global Rallycross round in Los Angeles, edging team mate Scott Speed by less than two tenths of a second.

Thursday, 5 October 2017

Red Bull GRC announce Total link-up

Red Bull Global Rallycross has announced a deal with Total Quartz to Become Official Lubricant Partner of the series.

Thursday, 21 September 2017

Thursday, 14 September 2017

"Amazing" Austin Cindric gives Herta their best result of the year

Austin Cindric gave Bryan Herta Rallysport their best result of the year in his début weekend in Red Bull Global Rallycross' supercars category.

Monday, 11 September 2017

Tanner Foust doubles up in Seattle

Tanner Foust completed a clean sweep of wins in Seattle to ensure the Red Bull Global Rallycross title fight will go down to the final round in Los Angeles next month.

Cyril Raymond becomes first driver to win WRX and GRC titles

Cyril Raymond has become the first driver to win Global Rallycross and FIA World Rallycross titles.

Sunday, 10 September 2017

Subaru completes Seattle qualifying sweep

Patrik Sandell made it a perfect two from two in Red Bull Global Rallycross qualifying for Subaru in Seattle, edging Tanner Foust by just 0.032 seconds to take the top spot for the second part of the double header event at Evergreen Speedway.

Conner Martell sidelined for Red Bull GRC Seattle II

Red Bull Global Rallycross Lites frontrunner Conner Martell has been forced to sit out of the second half of the double header event at Evergreen Speedway in Seattle.

Tanner Foust reignites title battle with Seattle win

Tanner Foust brought himself firmly back into contention for the 2017 Red Bull Global Rallycross crown by winning the first part of the Seattle double header event.

Saturday, 9 September 2017

Chris Atkinson claims pole in Seattle

Subaru Rally Team USA's Chris Atkinson has claimed pole position for the first part of the Red Bull Global Rallycross Seattle double header event at Evergreen Speedway in Seattle.

Wednesday, 6 September 2017

CORE autosport call time on Red Bull GRC campaign

CORE autosport have announced that they're calling time on their Red Bull Global Rallycross Lites
effort after a little over a year competing in the series.

Patrik Sandell aiming for championship challenge in 2018

 Patrik Sandell believes that Subaru Rally Team USA's progress throughout 2017 shows that the team can fight for the championship next season.

Sunday, 3 September 2017

Austin Cindric to make Red Bull GRC Supercars début

Bryan Herta Rallysport has announced that Austin Cindric will race for the team at next week's double header Red Bull Global Rallycross event in Seattle.

Loenbro Motorsports unveils Steve Arpin's LA livery

Loenbro Motorsports has unveiled the livery which will adorn Steve Arpin's M-Sport Ford Fiesta ST at the Red Bull Global Rallycross season finale in Los Angeles next month.

Monday, 14 August 2017

Scott Speed unstoppable in Atlantic City

Scott Speed completed a dominant display in Atlantic City, winning the second final of the double header event at Bader Field in what was his 50th main event start.

Scott Speed excels again to take second pole of Atlantic City weekend

Scott Speed carried on his stellar record in Atlantic City this weekend by claiming pole for the second part of the double header at Bader Field

Saturday, 12 August 2017

Scott Speed wins Atlantic City thriller


Scott Speed claimed his second consecutive win in a nail-biting final of the first part of the Red Bull Global Rallycross Atlantic City double header.

Scott Speed on pole in Atlantic City

Scott Speed continued his fightback for a third consecutive Red Bull Global Rallycross crown by taking pole position for the first of two events in Atlantic City.

Thursday, 27 July 2017

Could DPi solve the LMP1 manufacturer crisis?

Prototype racing is in a funny place right now. You've got the likes of the new LMP3 category thriving, while LMP2 has more than doubled its numbers in the last four seasons, albeit with everyone using the same Oreca chassis.

Friday, 21 July 2017

Top 10 Formula 1 Demonstrations

Formula 1 cars are powerful and expensive precision instruments. They're certainly not toys, but every now and again they're allowed to come out to play.

Monday, 10 July 2017

Travis Pastrana obliterates Mt. Washington record

Travis Pastrana beat the record at the Mt. Washington hillclimb by just under 25 seconds last weekend, to win one of America's oldest motorsport events.

Scott Speed sweeps up in Indianapolis

Scott Speed won Red Bull Global Rallycross' first visit to Indianapolis in dominant fashion, claiming victory in every race his competed in over the weekend at Lucas Oil Raceway.