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  1. Misc. Professional Racing
    Although not long for this world, the Beetle is being allowed to fight for one more year. The Beetle will be making its triumphant return to Americas Rallycross (ARX) this year. The 2019 season will only be the series’ second, but the Beetle has been competing in American rallycross racing in...
  2. Misc. Professional Racing
    The dumpster fire that was the end of Red Bull Global Rallycross series may have escaped your notice, but suffice it to say that the series is well and truly dead. That leaves VW with a couple of winning Beetles, a pair of enormously talented drivers, and no series to race. No series to race...
  3. Misc. Professional Racing
    The Red Bull Global Rallycross Series has announced its events calendar for the 2018 racing season. This year the growing race series will kick off with an event in Louisville, Kentucky on May 19-20, before heading to a yet-to-be-announced location for the second event of the season on June...
  4. Misc. Professional Racing
    With all the fuss that’s going on over at Formula E lately, it’s only natural that other racing series want to introduce an electric series of their own. Rallycross is next, with the FIA World Rallycross Championship announcing that it will add an electric sub-series as early as 2020. “We’re...
  5. Misc. Professional Racing
    Scott Speed is helping the boffins at iRacing to bring the Beetle GRC to sim racers everywhere. The team behind iRacing, a popular online racing simulator, recently expanded its offerings to include low-grip racing. Known as the dirt-racing expansion, it includes Sprint Cars and rallycross...
  6. Misc. Professional Racing
    A new track and scoring system couldn’t keep Volkswagen Andretti Rallycross off the top two spots of the podium this weekend, as Scott Speed and Tanner Foust were once again the best in the opening weekend of the 2017 season of the Red Bull Global Rallycross Championship. For Speed, the weekend...
  7. Misc. Professional Racing
    Earlier in the year, while serious people were having a serious race at the Daytona International Speedway, some Frenchists were having fun with Beetle-shaped oddities down the road. Joining them were Tanner Foust and Scott Speed, no strangers to Beetle-shaped oddities. VW Vortex was on hand...
  8. Volkswagen News Blog
    Former rallycross and drift champion Tanner Foust is almost completely incapable of driving in a straight line, and the latest video from his energy drink sponsor, Rockstar, goes into the history of just why. Apparently, the young Foust was given the yellow steering wheel out of a Corvette by...
  9. Misc. Professional Racing
    Although the Volkswagen Group has shut down two of its major racing teams, marketing boss Juergen Stackman says the brand is still open to going racing. That racing will likely come in the form of electric motorsport, though. Audi has already established that it will invest itself more heavily...
  10. Misc. Professional Racing
    Rumors of Volkswagen’s departure from the top rung of the World Rally Championship yesterday are now being confirmed by an official release from Volkswagen. The record setting Polo R WRC will no longer race as VW refocuses itself on customer and electric racing. "The Volkswagen brand is facing...
  11. Misc. Professional Racing
    Scott Speed and Tanner Foust have been on fire so far this Red Bull Global Rallycross Championship season. The two Volkswagen Andretti Rallycross drivers have, between them, won four of the first six races so far. Now, the dynamic duo are headed home for the Washington DC rallycross, taking...
  12. Misc. Professional Racing
    The Red Bull Global Rallycross 2016 season is only one weekend and two races deep, but things are looking pretty good for team Volkswagen Andretti Rallycross. Both races in Phoenix two weeks ago were won by Tanner Foust, while his teammate Scott Speed was never far behind. This weekend, the team...
  13. Rally Racing
    Florida is internet famous for its crazy news stories and now Global Rallycross (GRC) is back among them. Red Bull GRC just announced that it will return to Daytona International Speedway from June 17 to 19. This is the third straight year that the course is on the GRC calendar. It’s a...
  14. Misc. Professional Racing
    Scott Speed earns his first GRC championship, with a third-place finish, and the inaugural crown for Volkswagen Andretti Rallycross  Herndon, VA — In the glow of the iconic Las Vegas strip, Scott Speed and the Volkswagen Andretti Rallycross (VARX) team celebrated the 2015 Red Bull Global...
  15. Misc. Professional Racing
    Team enters season finale with a lock on the 2015 championship title Herndon, VA — No matter the result on track, Volkswagen Andretti Rallycross (VARX) will be celebrating at the Red Bull Global Rallycross season finale in Las Vegas. After four consecutive wins and double podium finishes, VARX...
  16. Misc. Professional Racing
    A pair of double podiums in Barbados guarantees a championship for either Scott Speed or Tanner Foust at the final round in Las Vegas Herndon, VA — The Volkswagen Andretti Rallycross (VARX) team scored its fourth double-podium in the second round of a double-header in Barbados, wrapping up a...
  17. Misc. Professional Racing
    Team enters penultimate championship event with Scott Speed and Tanner Foust in range of the points lead Herndon, VA — The Volkswagen Andretti Rallycross team (VARX) looks to extend its winning streak at the final doubleheader event of the 2015 Red Bull Global Rallycross season at the Bushy Park...
  18. Misc. Professional Racing
    While most of us will be in Ocean City for H2O International next weekend, the boys and girls of Red Bull Global Rallycross will head to Barbados, to do battle on the series' longest circuit yet.  Measuring 1.1208 miles in length, the course will not only be the first to be longer than one mile...
  19. Misc. Professional Racing
    Three-time Global Rallycross champion will partner with Volkswagen Andretti Rallycross through the 2017 season Herndon, VA — Coming off a pair of podium finishes at the Red Bull Global Rallycross doubleheader from the Port of LA, Tanner Foust has announced the extension of his contract with the...
  20. Misc. Professional Racing
    Scott Speed wins both races in LA doubleheader and teammate Tanner Foust podiums twice Herndon, VA — It was a near-perfect weekend for the Volkswagen Andretti Rallycross (VARX) team, which celebrated the one-year anniversary of the Beetle GRC’s on-track debut with four podiums—including two...
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