Red Bull Global Rallycross Returns to Daytona International Speedway on June 20-21
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – The sliding, banging and the jumping of the Red Bull Global Rallycross will return to Daytona International Speedway on June 20-21, the second straight year the series has competed at the “World Center of Racing.”
Daytona International Speedway, which annually hosts stock cars, sports cars, motorcycles and karts, added rallycross to its 2014 event calendar with driver Rhys Millen capturing the inaugural event.
On Father’s Day Weekend in 2015, the stars of Red Bull Global Rallycross will slide, bang and fly in manufacturer-backed entries such as Ford, Chevrolet, Subaru and Volkswagen on portions of Daytona’s famed road course asphalt and a challenging dirt section. Red Bull GRC Supercars produce 600 horsepower and accelerate from 0 to 60 miles per hour in less than two seconds.
“We’re thrilled to be welcoming back Red Bull Global Rallycross,” Daytona International Speedway President Joie Chitwood III said. “Our inaugural event in 2014 showed how exciting this brand of racing can be for the fans and we’re looking forward to the opportunity to continue to grow this event in 2015.”
Entering its fifth year, Red Bull Global Rallycross competes across the world in marquee locations like Barbados, Los Angeles, Seattle, and Washington, DC. Among the rallying and action sports athletes that compete in Red Bull Global Rallycross are Ken Block, Bucky Lasek, Scott Speed, Nelson Piquet Jr. and Tanner Foust.
Red Bull Global Rallycross features an open paddock where fans are able to walk through the garages, engage the drivers and watch the mechanics wrench on the cars.
Tickets for the Red Bull Global Rallycross go on sale on Friday, Jan. 16. Detailed event schedule will be released in the coming months.
For more information on Red Bull Global Rallycross, please visit redbullglobalrallycross.com.
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