X Games Rallycross – More Cars and a Better Track

The Red Bull Global Rallycross returns to X-Games this weekend, but this year not as part of the championship.  X-Games with its invitational entrants and often risky medal hungry on track behavior has been converted to an exhibition round for the Red Bull GRC.  Even though the points don’t matter for the championship, winning an X-Games medal is always high on the list for every driver.   For those of you that watched round 1 of the Red Bull GRC last weekend, you’ll be happy to know that the track…

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Red Bull GRC – Season Kicks Off This Weekend in Ft. Lauderdale

The Red Bull Global Rallycross Championship kicks off this weekend on the streets of Ft. Lauderdale, Florida.  We’ve been excited about the new 2015 season for a couple of reasons.  For one, the finale last year was simply epic with the young Finn Joni Wiman (pronounced “yon-ee”  “Vee-man”) of Olsbergs MSE coming out as the champion narrowly beating out chief Hoonigan Ken Block.  The other reason is that the series showed remarkable improvement as the season went on with ever improving track designs and better racing between drivers.  If this season is…

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Red Bull GRC Media Day Round Up

Yesterday was the Red Bull Global Rallycross Championship Media Day held at the Hotel Maya in Long Beach, California.  The timing and location seemed fitting considering how many IndyCar teams and/or drivers are becoming associated with GRC as the area gears up for the IndyCar Grand Prix of Long Beach that takes place this weekend.   The biggest news we had already heard a few weeks ago, and that was the announcement of IndyCar team owner and overall motorsports mogul Chip Ganassi Racing joining the Red Bull Global Rallycross Championship for…

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Chip Ganassi Racing Joins Red Bull Global Rallycross Championship

With the massive growth the last two years in the Red Bull Global Rallycross Championship it was probably just a matter of time before another of America’s giant motorsports powerhouses stepped in.  Last year Andretti Autosport joined the fray with Volkswagen and drivers Tanner Foust and Scott Speed.  Now, Chip Ganassi Racing is coming on board with drivers Brian Deegan and Steve Arpin, two proven GRC talents.  Ganassi’s has a new @CGRrallycross twitter feed, that shows that the drivers will be using Ford Fiesta ST GRC Supercars.  How long until we…

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Red Bull GRC Announces Expanded 2015 Schedule

The 2015 Red Bull GRC season is going to be more competitive than ever. The new schedule features 12 rounds albeit with a few “double header” events. Some repeat locations from last season (the better venues thankfully) and a few new ones as well.  And unlike IndyCar, Red Bull GRC is apparently not afraid to compete with the NFL as there are events in September, October, and the season finishes off once again at SEMA in Las Vegas in November. The other big news is dedicated GRC Lites coverage on…

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Red Bull GRC Final – Live via RedBull.TV Streaming Today at 5PM Pacific

One thing many of use fans have been patiently waiting for is live streaming of Red Bull GRC events, and finally today for the championship deciding round at the The LINQ in Las Vegas we will get our wish.  By utilizing RedBull.TV, it means all web browsers and mobile devices and even Chromecast connected to your TV can get full HD quality streaming, and even the ability to re-play the action later.  The usability of RedBull.TV is a far cry from NBC Sports Live Extra web application in all kinds of technical…

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Red Bull GRC at DirtFish – Behind the Scenes Part 3 “The Tires”

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSWhen we first arrived at DirtFish Rally School for Round 9 of the Red Bull Global Rallycross Championship, it was wet and sloppy.  This was actually the first wet conditions Red Bull GRC has had since Yokohama became the official tire supplier.  We stopped over at the Yokohama mobile tire shop and chatted with Yokohama Motorsports Specialist Paul Algarin about all things rubber.  Take a listen.  

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Red Bull GRC at DirtFish Rally School – Behind the Scenes Part 2 “The Starters”

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSHave you ever wondered how those timed starts at Red Bull GRC events worked?  Sometimes it seems like the lights go green just a few seconds after the red lights go out, other times it seems like an eternity .  While we were up at DirtFish for Round 9 of the Red Bull Global Rallycross Championship we spoke to the start control team of “Big P”, Sean, and Jake as they explain how their start system functions, how it has evolved…

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Press Release – Red Bull GRC Las Vegas Tickets Now Available

Red Bull Global Rallycross Las Vegas at the LINQ 2014 Season Finale Championship Tickets on Sale Now LOS ANGELES, CA (October 7, 2014) – Red Bull Global Rallycross will return to Las Vegas for its season finale for the third consecutive year, hosting Red Bull Global Rallycross Las Vegas at The LINQ Promenade on November 4-5. Held in partnership with Caesars Entertainment which is the host venue, presenting sponsor, and partner of the event, the action will take place at the LINQ Hotel & Casino during the annual SEMA Show, the premier…

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