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

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

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BMX star Dave Mirra suffered from CTE at time of suicide

Mirra's brain's tau proteins were indistinguishable from confirmed CTE cases.

Extreme sports icon Dave Mirra had been exhibiting personality changes, a sign of chronic traumatic encephalopathy, ahead of his suicide earlier this year.

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Global Rally Cross Detroit | Autoblog Minute

Halfway through the 2015 season as Red Bull Global Rallycross makes its first ever visit to Detroit, Michigan. Autoblog's Eddie Sabatini visits the track on Belle Isle for a ride along.

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Tanner Foust and Scott Speed get VW internships

Global Rallycross Championship racers Tanner Foust and Scott Speed put aside their motorsports duties to try out a new job at VW. The two of them briefly become the summer interns at a dealership.

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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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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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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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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