09.22.13/Round 8: The Dirt Track at Charlotte
GRC TV's Kate Osborne comes to us from The Dirt Track at Charlotte Motor Speedway, as Global Rallycross prepares to run the penultimate round of the 2013 series. Championship leader Toomas Heikkinen, Patrik Sandell, and Bucky Lasek talk about this weekend's event and what to expect from the 15-car field on Sunday.
Stephan Verdier, Pat Moro, and Dave Mirra all provided The Dirt Track at Charlotte Motor Speedway with intriguing entries for Sunday's Global Rallycross event. For Verdier, the race marked a return to an old partnership; for Moro, it was the debut of a brand-new car; and for Mirra, it was a chance to rejuvenate with one of the strongest cars in the GRC paddock.
The penultimate round of the GRC Lites season took place at The Dirt Track at Charlotte Motor Speedway, where Joni Wiman won his fifth consecutive race and clinched the inaugural series championship. Check out our footage of the intense battles, and see why Lites races are some of the most fun to watch in all of GRC.
Sunday's Global Rallycross race at The Dirt Track at Charlotte Motor Speedway gave fans their money's worth of excitement and hard-fought racing. Scott Speed took his second victory of the season, while Toomas Heikkinen secured a pair of championships for the first time and Tanner Foust reflected on a disappointing day at the office.