Red Bull GRC Memphis Preview

The 2017 Red Bull Global Rallycross season kicks off at Memphis International Raceway with a brand new event. Volkswagen Andretti Rallycross driver Scott Speed aims to start his bid for a third straight championship on a high note, but a deep field, led by teammate Tanner Foust, will be looking to make a statement with a strong showing in the opener. TUNE IN INFORMATION: Supercar Round 1 Finals: April 30, 1PM ET, NBC Simulstream Link:http://liveextra.nbcsports.com Full Event Replay Link:http://stream.nbcsports.com/nbc/?pid=32206 NBC Sports will broadcast the Red Bull Global Rallycross event from…

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IndyCar Connection to Red Bull GRC Strengthens with Addition of RLL

  RAHAL LETTERMAN LANIGAN RACING TO ENTER RED BULL GLOBAL RALLYCROSS SERIES; WILL ENTER A FORD FIESTA ST WITH DRIVER AUSTIN DYNE     HILLIARD, Ohio (March 8, 2017) – Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing (RLLR) announced today that the team will compete in the 2017 Red Bull Global Rallycross Supercar championship and enter a Ford Fiesta ST for driver Austin Dyne.  The program will operate from the team’s Ohio race shop.   The GRC team is the latest addition to RLLR’s portfolio that includes a current program in the Verizon…

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Red Bull GRC Returns to Seattle

The Red Bull Global Rallycross Championship Series returns to the Pacific Northwest this weekend, and once again large crowds of spectators are expected.  Two years ago Red Bull GRC was hosted at the DirtFish Rally School in Snoqualmie, Washington just 30 minutes east of Seattle.  The combined promotional efforts of Red Bull GRC, Subaru, and DirtFish brought in a record sold out crowd that was multiple times what other venues had seen.  It proved that there is a thirst for motor racing, especially anything with rally in the name, in the…

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In Person – Honda Civic GRC Supercar at New York Auto Show

For months, rumors have been floating around of a new manufacturer coming into Red Bull Global Rallycross in 2016. The scuttlebutt encompassed everything from Mini returning, to Chevy entering full time, and Honda designing a brand new Fit exclusively for the series. This week we found out that last rumor hit squarely in the 9 ring, just off the bullseye. During their New York Auto Show press conference, Honda revealed a newly designed GRC Supercar for the 2016 season. Not a Fit, but a rallycross version of its new for…

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Red Bull GRC Finale Live on Red Bull TV

The final round of the Red Bull GRC season takes place this coming Wednesday November 4th at SEMA and will be shown live via RedBull.tv.  If it is anything like last year, the coverage should be as good if not better than the NBC TV program.  The championship is pretty much between the two Andretti Autosport Volkswagen Super Bettles of Scott Speed and Tanner Foust.  The two teammates had amazing comeback performances seeing both of them on the podium in all of the last 4 rounds while former championship leader…

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PR – Preview: Red Bull GRC Los Angeles presented by Subaru Tecnica International

Red Bull GRC Race Preview: Los Angeles presented by Subaru Tecnica International IN BRIEF: Red Bull GRC returns to Los Angeles with a brand new course layout and one of the largest fields of the season. This year’s doubleheader at the Port of Los Angeles will go a long way towards determining this year’s Supercar champion, as Ken Block looks to extend his points lead over Sebastian Eriksson. TUNE IN INFORMATION: Sunday, September 13, 4PM ET on NBC and liveextra.nbcsports.com NBC Sports will have a broadcast of this weekend’s Global…

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Red Bull GRC Returns to LA and the Track Looks Awesome

The Red Bull Global Rallycross Championship returns to the Port of Los Angeles for this weekend’s Subaru Tecnica International sponsored double header.  Traditionally LA has been the best of the worst as it is yet again another parking lot track.  However, in Red Bull GRC’s continuing effort to make better racing in these temporary locations they have steadily improved track design.  This year’s new tracks have been longer, all but eliminated turn 1 red flag incidents, have higher top speeds, and more passing opportunities.  Both drivers and fans alike have been…

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Episode 278 – OpenPaddock.net Podcast

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSPodcast #278 for Tuesday, August 4, 2015 After a bit of a summer break, Mike and John are back to cover all the action of rally, rallycross, F1, and IndyCar.  In rally, Mike reviews WRC Germany; the entry list for this weekend’s upcoming Ojibwe Forests Rally; and a short review of Red Bull GRC in DC.  In F1 John takes us through all the action of the Belgian Grand Prix at the famed Spa Francorchamps circuit and the tire controversy.  In IndyCar Doug Patterson joins the team to…

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Episode 277 – OpenPaddock.net Podcast

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSPodcast #277 for Tuesday, August 4, 2015 This week we kick off rally with special guest Dillon Van Way former Rally America Super Production Champion who is now competing internationally in the FIA NACAM Rally Championship in Ford Fiesta R2.  We also call up our good friend Matt Kalish who was at the Red Bull GRC double header in Detroit.  In our F1 segment we talk about the surprisingly interesting race in Hungary, and then we finish off the show with…

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Episode 276 – OpenPaddock.net Podcast

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSPodcast #276 for Tuesday, July 21, 2015 In this week’s podcast we kick off with a detailed report from the New England Forest Rally with special media guest Matt Kalish who was at the “Battle of the Titans” event.  Matt has done motorsports reporting and photography for Rally America, the Red Bull GRC, and more.  Be sure to follow him on Facebook, Twitter, and his web page here.  In our Unexplainable Mixed Malgamation of Motorsports Mayhem section, we mourn the loss of Jules Bianchi and…

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