Global Rallycross
Jun 22

VW Unveils New Beetle That Will Compete In Global RallyCross

First look at the all-new Volkswagen VW Beetle that will compete int he Global RallyCross Championship. (Photo: VW)

First look at the all-new VW Beetle that will compete int he Championship. (Photo: VW)

The Beetle has never been so super.

has unveiled the race car it will be fielding in the Red Bull Global Rallycross (GRC) series later this year.

The all-wheel-drive bug is powered by a turbocharged 1.6-liter four-cylinder engine that pumps out a massive 544 hp, making it 2.5 times as potent as the top street car.

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Jun 7

Scott Speed, Andretti Autosport Win Gold At X Games Austin

Scott Speed leads the field during the Global Rallycross final at X Games Austin. (Photo: Red Bull GRC)

leads the field during the final at Austin. (Photo: Red Bull GRC)

Ex- and NASCAR driver Scott Speed raced to his second career X Games Rallycross gold medal on Saturday at Circuit of The Americas.

Speed, who earned his first X Games gold medal last season in Foz do Iguaçu, Brazil, dominated Saturday’s proceedings at the state-of-the-art circuit which usually plays host to Formula 1 and MotoGP races. After winning both of his heats and the two qualifiers, Speed led all 10 laps in the final to clinch X Games gold.

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