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Red Bull's 2018 rallycross cup is getting an EV class

Electricity "will never replace" gasoline entirely, says Red Bull.

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VW pits GTI against GLI in the name of Fastivus

C'mon you're sick of Pokemon. This has the GTI.

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Honda Civic Coupe to join 2016 Red Bull Global Rallycross season

Honda will be the fifth manufacturer to join the Red Bull Global Rallycross, announcing that it'd campaign the new Civic Coupe in the 2016 season.

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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.

Dave Mirra, BMX hero and ex-Subaru GRC driver, dead at 41

Several outlets are reporting the death is a probable suicide. Miura was famous as an X Games competitor, very talented BMX rider, and for a time a Subaru rally driver.

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Hyundai pulls motorsports in US, parts ways with Rhys Millen Racing

Automakers don't necessarily undertake racing programs in proportion to their size. A company like Ferrari or McLaren, for example, may be small, but their racing programs are huge. The inverse could be said of a company like Hyundai, which has grown to rank among the largest automakers in the world, but has traditionally maintained a relatively short re

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Ford opens the doors on its Swedish rally skunkworks

It's always amazing to see how different kinds of racecars are made. Formula One racers are often constructed in modern architectural marvels that hint at some of the cutting-edge technology going into the racing. Conversely, rallying is all about sliding around on a varied course as fast as possible, but it often leaves a vehicle caked in mud. So it makes some sense Olsbergs MSE, or simply (OMSE) rally car shop in Nynashamn, Sweden, shows technolog

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Tanner Foust checks out his new VW Beetle GRC rally car

Racing driver and Top Gear USA host Tanner Foust is a very busy guy. After all, he's competing in rounds of both Global Rallycross series and FIA World Rallycross Championship, not to mention his TV duties. However, we probably shouldn't fee

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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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Ford Fiesta rally car warms up in Sweden

Rallycross is seeing a sudden surge in popularity with two series bringing the racing to the US and Europe. The Ford OMSE team is competing in both championships this season, and it saw no reason not to hold practice with a highly modified Fiesta in the snow of Northern Sweden. It brought together Andreas Bakkerud from the European-focused Chris Bruce

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Global Rallycross announces 2014 schedule and $500k points fund

Global Rallycross is now known as Red Bull Global Rallycross, the fizzy-drink maker having sucked another motorsport discipline into its orbit. The series just added the Volkswagen Beetle to its field of makes and models, and the release of the 2014 season venues means we know where they can be seen.

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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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Andretti Autosport partners with Volkswagen for Global Rallycross season

Michael Andretti and Volkswagen have both been involved in Global Rallycross for a couple of years, but not together. Andretti Motorsports Marketing organized the final round of the 2012 GRC series in Las Vegas, and there were rumors

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Ford pits Cobra Jet versus GRC Fiesta ST, worlds collide

Racing takes on many forms in the automotive world. There are sanctioned events that are as varied and diverse as NASCAR, Formula One, Global Rallycross and drag racing, and to be good enough to win competitively in one discipline, you need to have a specialized vehicle. Or do you?

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X Games LA Global RallyCross race breaks records, cars [w/video]

Remember the old Rodney Dangerfield joke about how he went to a fight and a hockey game broke out? We went to a demolition derby held at the X Games in Los Angeles yesterday and a round of the Global RallyCross series broke out. If you don't want to know who won the gold, then you should stop reading now...

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Global Rallycross announces Lites class for up and coming stars [w/videos]

After two years in the US running just one class of car, the Supercars, Global Rallycross (GRC) is adding a SuperCar Lites class that will run spec cars. Intended to be a development formula for the "next generation of star drivers," the Lites will race at all five US races this year on the same course as the Supercars, and with a format similar to the top class: a 60-minute free practice, 30-minute qualifying, heats, with Last Chance

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Ford reveals Fiesta ST race car, points at road ahead for bigger things in Global RallyCross

The 2014 Ford Fiesta ST doesn't go on sale until this summer, but fans of Global RallyCross will be able to catch the car in action before then. Announced ahead of the Chicago Auto Show, the Fiesta ST will be the car run by Ford GRC teams this season, and the model on display in Chicago will be the r

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Ken Block won't let a little in-cabin fire slow him down

Say you're driving along, minding your own business and smoke starts rising from the hood of your car – you're going to pull over, right? Well if you are the master of Gymkhana, Ken Block, it's never that simple.

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Watch David Binks crash his Rallycross Ford Fiesta end-over-end during practice

With the final race of the 2012 Global RallyCross season taking place today outside the SEMA Show in Las Vegas, teams were on the track yesterday for practice. During the practice session, David Binks crashed his Ford Fiesta, and he was taken to the hospital for precautionary measures but later released with only minor bruising.

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