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.
Scott Speed was the last American to race in Formula One. Now he's set to compete in America's first Formula E race for an American powerhouse.
It'll be a landmark running for the Indianapolis 500 later this month, as the event celebrates its 100th anniversary as the premier open-wheel racing event in America. All of which only gave some fans more reason to be ticked off when Donald Trump was announced as this year's pace car driver.
For most racing drivers, landing a deal with an outfit like Red Bull would be a dream. The energy drink company has one of the most advanced driver development programs in the world, and is responsible for (among countless other feeder series champs) newly crowned Formula One World Champion Sebastian Vettel's ascension. Scott Speed, however, apparently doesn't feel the love.
Remember Scott Speed? Despite having the best name in racing, the American driver is easy to forget. While drivers like Juan Pablo Montoya and Jacques Villeneuve found great success in Formula One, Speed just dropped out of the bottom of the pinnacle racing series, and has continued to fall since. The former Scuderia Toro Rosso driver has finally landed a
Speed's tenure has been a forgettable year-and-a-half of no results and more than a few skirmishes and crashes -- not all of which are entirely Speed's fault. Even the Red Bull cars, piloted by the much more experienced Mark Weber and David Coulthard, haven't shown too much life. The drama has been stoked by the STR team owners', Berger and Franz Tost, increasingly acidic and public comments about how displeased they are with the STR driver lineup. Things reached a nadir when, after Speed's e
Scuderia Toro Rosso's Scott Speed will return to his racing roots in November, sliding into a shifter kart to race in the 10th running of U.S. karting's SuperNationals in Las Vegas.
American Formula 1 driver Scott Speed (that's him doing his best Kevin Costner imitation at right) has lent his name to a new twist on the exotic car timeshare/rental concept. While outfits like San Francisco-based Club Sportiva bill themselves as "the ownership alternative," allowing club members to rent exotic and classic cars owned by the club, Speed's Squadra Piloti operates in the mann