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Chris Atkinson Returns to Rallying with Subaru

Chris Atkinson and his Rallycross Subaru

Chris Atkinson and his Rallycross Subaru

Chris “Atko” Atkinson is returning to the brand that helped launch his career in Rallying


April 5th & 6th Weekend Motorsport Wrap



This year I will be writing Motorsport Weekend Wrap stories for the team over at Daily Auto Fix 


Tanner Foust joins Volkswagen Andretti Rallycross for 2014

The 2014 Rockstar Energy Drink Beetle // CREDIT: Volkswagen

Tanner Foust has today announced that he will be switching to Volkswagen for 2014 Global Rallycross & European Rallycross Campaigns.

Read more after the jump


Global RallyCross X Games Munich Sunday Report

heast 2 start
No rain today for the competitors, its sunshine and a dry track to run on.
Heat 1 contained Steve Arpin and Toomas Heikkinen in Ford Fiesta ST’s, Anton Marklund in a VW Polo and Guiga Spinelli in a Mitsubishi Lancer Evo

Read our full report after the jump


Gallery – Global RallyCross X Games Munich Saturday

Action from the Saturday Global Rallycross final - (C)

Action from the Saturday Global Rallycross final – (C)

Yesterday we gave you an event report on the action from Saturday’s racing.

Now we bring you an image gallery of action, courtesy of Global RallyCross Website

Check it out and also an event recap video after the jump


UPDATED now with video: Global RallyCross X Games Munich Saturday Report

Global Rallycross Xgames Munich

Wet and Cold weather greeted the competitors for the first day of racing in Global Rallycross (GRC) in Munich.

The track for this event has been created in a large parking lot and it is made up  of an equal  amount of dirt and gravel sections, some very tight corners, a very long start/finish straightaway, and of course a large jump. This events jump is made out from a large mound of dirt, a nice change to the metal table tops we have seen in the past in the US rounds of GRC.

A new addition to the championship this year is the Penalty box. It is a 50m lane, much like a shortened pit lane, it  is designed to allow the event organisers to hand out stop go penalty’s to drivers who jump the start or are rough driving.

“This feature allows Race Control to quickly and efficiently deal with infractions without having to resort to a red flag and/or re-start the race,” explains GRC Founder Brian Gale. “It keeps the action going, and this is what our fans and drivers alike are looking for.”

Read our full race report after the jump and see videos from all Heats, LCQ and Final


2013 Global Rallycross Season goes International


As we have already discussed this week, Global Rallycross is one of the fastest growing forms of Rallying and Motorsport.

The European championship has been running for a few years now.

But the American championship has been growing since it was first introduced in 2010 and in 2013 it has gone international.

Read on after the jump