Why So Many People Think Volkswagen Is Cheating In Global Rallycross

After Volkswagen was caught cheating its emissions tests with trick software, another rumor of Volkswagen cheatery popped up in motorsports. Could the Volkswagen team be using traction control to win at Global Rallycross, where driver aids such as traction control are expressly banned?
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Five Ways To Making Watching Global Rallycross Way More Fun

Yesterday, I went out to the Marine Corps Air Station New River, where the most recent Red Bull Global Rallycross race was held. Aside from there being a lot more helicopters and tilt-rotor aircraft around, it was set up like most rallycross races, which is to say, not great for spectators. Luckily for Red Bull, I… »7/06/15 9:45pm7/06/15 9:45pm

Battered Rallycross Volkswagen Finally Looks Like An Off-Road Volkswagen

When we last saw Scott Speed’s Red Bull Global Rallycross Volkswagen Beetle, it looked a bit off. Too clean. Too polished. Too together. Now that it made it through the X Games’ Rally Car feature race to win the event, however, it looks much more like a real, honest-to-goodness off-road Volkswagen.
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Capturing the Practice Sessions at the 2014 X Games

This year, the X Games entered the wonderful world of Austin, Texas to highlight a wide range of sports. We were in attendance to capture both the Global Rallycross and the Super Stadium Trucks. More and more automakers are joining the GRC fray, so it's clear that rallycross is gaining a bit in popularity.… »7/28/14 4:48pm7/28/14 4:48pm

Guide: 2014 Global Rallycross Championship

Global Rallycross (GRC) goes into a new season this upcoming weekend, and that means it's time to take a look at what we could expect. While rallycross has been popular in Europe for decades, it's a new sport in the US and this season of GRC will be the fourth season. It is the highest level of rallycross in the US… »5/14/14 4:37pm5/14/14 4:37pm