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VW shifting its racing focus to rallying and other production-based series

Will the Beetle still be VW's rallycross car in America?

Volkswagen's Motorsport division has announced that it's going to focus more on production car-based racing. This means its long-standing Formula 3 commitment will be ending after the 2018 season, resulting in more attention given to circuit racing and rallying.

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VW tech boss pushing for EV class in World Rallycross

Volkswagen's Head of Technical Development says the company is lobbying for an EV class World Rallycross and Global Rallycross.

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2015 VW Beetle GRC packs 553 rallycrossing horsepower

Behold the Volkswagen Beetle that Tanner Foust and Scott Speed will be driving in the 2015 Global Rallycross Championship, packing a bigger engine with more power.

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Ken Block gears up for 2015... sans WRC

The World Rally Championship will have to do without Ken Block this year as the Gymkhana superstar opts to focus on the US-based Global RallyCross Championship instead.

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Watch how Ken Block spent his weekend in Barbados

Regardless of what you think of his skill as a racer, Ken Block is an expert showman. At this point, he has a career of showing up around the world to do vehicular stunts, and he's still able to go racing as well. It's a pretty sweet niche to carve out. Recently, Block was in Barbados to participate in Top Gear Live and the first event of the Chris Bruce

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Subaru previews rally-ready WRX STI for Global RallyCross

Subaru's long and distinguished history in the world of rallying is about to get another chapter, as it's set to field a team in the Global RallyCross Championship. The car? The all-new WRX STI.

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Volkswagen GRC Beetle is Herbie's angry progeny

Volkswagen and Andretti Rallycross unveiled the new GRC Beetle on the floor of McCormick Place, marking the German brand's first entry into the world of global rallycross following a championship season in the World Rally Championship with its Polo R

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Travis Pastrana signs with Dodge for another year, brings partner Bryce Menzies [w/video]

Dodge and SRT Motorsports announced that the Dodge Dart will be returning for its sophomore season of the Global Rallycross Championship with a two-car team fielded by Pastrana Racing. Travis Pastrana drove his GRC Dart to v

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Global RallyCross comes to Vegas with SEMA [UPDATE]

Global RallyCross is an interesting motorsport. Beginning in 2010 at the X Games, the series races on short tracks made partly of asphalt and partly of dirt, along with a signature variation called the Joker Lap, in which drivers are required to take an alternate, slightly longer route that generally incorporates a 70-foot gap jump.

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Travis Pastrana, Dodge Dart get first RallyCross win [w/video]

Travis Pastrana has had a tough start to 2012, wrecking out of nearly every race he's entered. The Global RallyCross Championship has been particularly frustrating, with the Red Bull Motorsports driver finishing 8th and 15th in the first two events of the season and failing to make its past the firs

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X Games 18 RallyCross [w/videos] [spoilers]

RallyCross is quickly becoming one of the X Games' most exciting events, with many of the most popular athletes flocking to four wheels in the past few years. For X Games 18 this past weekend, the lineup of drivers was the most impressive yet, with eight-time WRC champion Sebastien Loeb accepting Drew Phillips

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Sebastian Loeb to compete in X Games RallyCross [w/video]

Things just got a lot more interesting for this year's X Games RallyCross event, with eight-time WRC champion Sebastien Loeb announcing his entry into the competition. The French driver's participation in X Games comes thanks to Travis Pastrana, who sent out a personal invitation to Loe

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Dodge Dart gears up for Pastrana's assault on RallyCross

Although we don't doubt it's been done, turning a Dodge Neon or Caliber into a race car would be a bit of a stretch. The Dart, however, is another beast entirely. So people stood up and noticed when Dodge announced it was fielding a competition version of its Noah Joseph

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Dodge Dart Rallycross stars in first Ken Block-style vid

Once Dodge announced its intent to race the SRT-built Dart in the U.S. season of Global RallyCross Championship with ESPN, the only logical thing to do next was h

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Dodge to race Dart in Rallycross

Dodge is taking its new Dart to the races in the U.S. rounds of this year's Global RallyCross Championship with ESPN. Piloted by Travis Pastrana and built by SRT, the GRC challenger is a little

Video: Subaru WRX flips end-over-end at Global RallyCross Championship

Jimmy Keeney's crash at the Global RallyCross Championship – Click above for high-res image gallery

Spoiler Alert: Global RallyCross Championship starts with a bang [w/video]

Global RallyCross Championship at Irwindale Speedway - Click above for high-res image gallery