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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
    Last weekend’s Americas Rallycross (ARX) race wasn’t just the final race of the season, it could be the final race for the ever-victorious Beetle RX. That’s because of a confluence of uncertainty surrounding the car. Not only is the Beetle kicking the bucket but ARX could also be, too. Americas...
  3. Misc. Professional Racing
    Scott Speed today earned his fourth straight rallycross driver’s championship title, taking the inaugural season of the Americas Rallycross series. The series, which takes over from the now-defunct Red Bull Global Rallycross, had a four-event season, which Speed led coming into the final race...
  4. 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...
  5. Misc. Professional Racing
    Global Rallycross champ Scott Speed has hit a virtual wall, getting a suspension from iRacing's online racing simulator for taking out other drivers. Speed, who drives a Volkswagen Beetle GRC for Volkswagen Andretti Racing in the Red Bull Global Rallycross championship, has taken some heat for...
  6. Misc. Professional Racing
    For the first time ever, American rallycross fans will be able to see the FIA World Rallycross Championship at home, as the series has announced that next year’s calendar will include a race at the Circuit of the Americas. For years, the closest American fan could get to seeing the European...
  7. Misc. Professional Racing
    It was a big weekend for Scott Speed and Volkswagen Andretti Rallycross, as the former took the top spot in the drivers' championship and the latter won the manufacturer's championship. It was a nearly perfect weekend for Speed, who won both Final races this weekend. On Saturday and Sunday, he...
  8. Misc. Professional Racing
    The e-Golf is currently VW's only electric offering in North America, but until recently it was limited to the CARB states. So how shall VW get people across America excited about it? By going to the races, of course. Volkswagen has, in the past, expressed an interest in an electric rallycross...
  9. Misc. Professional Racing
    It was Volkswagen Andretti Rallycross’s home race this weekend at the Lucas Oil Speedway, near Indianapolis, and the Beetles didn’t disappoint hogging the podium with a perfect one-two finish. Ultimately, it was Scott Speed who took the checkered flag, earning himself some much-needed points in...
  10. Volkswagen News Blog
    A tough weekend for Scott Speed meant that his teammate, Tanner Foust, managed to move into first place after this weekend's Canadian round of the Red Bull Global Rallycross season. Speed's Beetle GRC needed an engine swap before the first race on Saturday, keeping him out of that race and...
  11. 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...
  12. 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...
  13. Misc. Professional Racing
    Rallycross is back in America, and the Beetle boys—Tanner Foust and Scott Speed—won’t have to travel far from VW's Tennessee home to start the season. The Red Bull Global Rallycross series will be down the street from Chattanooga in Memphis on April 30 for the first round of the 2017 season...
  14. 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...
  15. Misc. Professional Racing
    Volkswagen Andretti Rallycross (VARX) has revealed the two new liveries that will adorn its championship winning Beetles GRC. Last season's runner up, Tanner Foust, will return with a new Rockstar Energy Drink livery, while champion Scott Speed has a new, permanent livery thanks to Oberto All...
  16. Volkswagen News Blog
    Just south of Miami, in a place called Homestead, there was a small colony of French people. They called their home the Miami-Homestead Speedway. I visited this colony at the invitation of Volkswagen of America, who noticed that every one of the residents of this colony drove a Beetle. Well, not...
  17. Volkswagen News Blog
    A disproportionate number of professional racers were in Florida this weekend, but not all of them for the 24 Hours at Daytona . Some were quite a bit farther south in Miami for the Beetle Fun Cup, which came to the States for the first time ever. The Beetle Fun Cup is a European race series...
  18. Misc. Professional Racing
    Red Bull Global Rallycross has announced it is creating an all-electric vehicles series for the 2018 season. Electric vehicles are starting to have a strong presence in all forms of motorsports, especially the Formula E series that only allows electric vehicles to compete. EVs will now be added...
  19. Misc. Professional Racing
    The Red Bull Global Rallycross season ended in LA this weekend, with a double header at the Port of Los Angeles. Going into the season’s final double-header, it was known that Volkswagen Andretti Rallycross would take home the manufacturer’s title, but which of its drivers would come out on top...
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