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  • Global Rallycross Opens Charlotte Weekend With Test Session

    September 19, 2013
    Global Rallycross conducted a successful test day at The Dirt Track at Charlotte Motor Speedway on Thursday, with nearly a dozen drivers and some surprising special guests taking the wheel. The biggest two names to take part were Kurt Busch, 2004 NASCAR Cup champion, and Marcus Smith, president and general manager of Charlotte Motor Speedway. […]
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  • Hometown Favorite Mirra Racing For Papa Coyne in Charlotte

    September 19, 2013
    For Dave Mirra, heading to The Dirt Track at Charlotte Motor Speedway is a homecoming race for him; his BMX career took off while he lived in North Carolina, and he has plenty of family ties in the state. It’s also a significant race for him, as it will be his first race in the […]
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  • Heikkinen Boasts Impressive Winning Streak Heading Into Charlotte

    September 18, 2013
    Toomas Heikkinen enters the next Global Rallycross race at Charlotte Motor Speedway with a series-record five-race winning streak. After taking his maiden victory in the second X Games Munich race, he added a second win at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, set a new record by winning at Bristol nine days later, and extended it with […]
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  • Mirra, Doran Optimistic About Charlotte Partnership

    September 18, 2013
    Perhaps the biggest news out of the Global Rallycross paddock over the past month was Dave Mirra’s sudden departure from the Subaru PUMA Rallycross Team. Mirra, a 24-time X Games medalist, made the decision to step away from the only team and manufacturer he’d ever known, but confirmed he would race in Sunday’s event at […]
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  • Interview: Moro Details Keys to Success for New Sonic Rallycross Program

    September 17, 2013
    On Monday, Global Rallycross veteran and longtime rally privateer Pat Moro officially divulged the details on his brand-new Chevrolet Sonic, a long-awaited project that will make its debut this weekend at The Dirt Track at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Moro’s addition to the 15-car Charlotte field also gives GRC representation from all three major American automakers […]
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  • Global Rallycross All-Time Statistical Leaders Heading Into Charlotte

    September 17, 2013
    Some facts and figures going into the Sylvania SilverStar zXe Global Rallycross at Charlotte Motor Speedway, the penultimate round of the 2013 GRC season: There have been 21 Global Rallycross races since the series’ inception in 2011. Only Tanner Foust has competed in all 21 events; Dave Mirra and Brian Deegan are tied for second […]
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  • Interview: Moro Debuts Brand-New Chevrolet Sonic in Charlotte

    September 16, 2013
    For months, it’s been perhaps the worst-kept secret in the Global Rallycross world: Pat Moro, last season’s best privateer driver, would bring Chevrolet into the sport with a brand-new Sonic sometime this season. Rumors spread about the car for months while PMR Motorsports developed the new platform quietly and out of the spotlight. Finally, at […]
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  • Global Rallycross Experiences Incredible Growth Since Last Charlotte Visit

    September 16, 2013
    In May 2012, Global Rallycross made its inaugural visit to Charlotte Motor Speedway, where Marcus Gronholm kicked off the season right by scoring a victory over OlsbergsMSE teammate Tanner Foust and Stephan Verdier. Just over a year later, the sport returns to North Carolina, having built successfully upon the foundations laid in that initial event. […]
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  • Pastrana Racing Maintains High Level of Performance Despite Frequent Driver Changes

    September 11, 2013
    Perhaps the greatest test of a race team is to maintain a high level of performance when multiple drivers are rotating through its cars. If that’s the case, the Pastrana Racing team has every reason to pat itself on the back through the first seven races of this season. Four drivers—team namesake and 11-time X […]
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  • Last Chance Qualifier a Shot at Redemption or Frustration

    September 9, 2013
    Few Global Rallycross races can stir up as much drama and desperation as the last chance qualifier, as drivers push for the final few remaining starting spots in the main event. It’s an opportunity for both success and failure, triumph and defeat, redemption and heartbreak. No driver wants to be stuck in a last chance […]
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