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Scott Speed Wins Sunday Big Rig Brewery Pole Award at Red Bull GRC Ottawa

June 18, 2017

Scott Speed snapped Tanner Foust’s four-race pole position streak by posting the fastest qualifying time for Sunday’s Red Bull Global Rallycross Ottawa, the sixth round of the series’ 2017 season. The Volkswagen Andretti Rallycross driver earned $2,000 from Big Rig Brewery, this weekend’s official Pole Award sponsor, with a top time of 38.642 seconds.

“Big Rig Brewery is excited to sponsor not one, but both Pole Awards for this weekend’s Red Bull GRC Ottawa,” said Lon Ladell of Big Rig Brewery. “Congratulations to Tanner Foust and Scott Speed on taking this weekend’s poles, and we look forward to another exciting day of racing!

The Canada Aviation and Space Museum course changed for Sunday’s Round 6, with the Joker Lap and main lap swapping for today’s action. This means that drivers will take the faster lap for a majority of the race, and need to carefully strategize when to take the longer alternate route so as not to give up too many positions.

Full Supercar qualifying results from Sunday’s Red Bull Global Rallycross Ottawa are as follows:

  1. Scott Speed, #41 Volkswagen Andretti Rallycross, 38.642
  2. Tanner Foust, #34 Volkswagen Andretti Rallycross, 38.778
  3. Steve Arpin, #00 Loenbro Motorsports, 39.370
  4. Patrik Sandell, #18 Subaru Rally Team USA, 39.452
  5. Mitchell deJong, #24 Honda Red Bull Olsbergs MSE, 39.464
  6. Sebastian Eriksson, #93 Honda Red Bull Olsbergs MSE, 39.633
  7. Chris Atkinson, #55 Subaru Rally Team USA, 39.970
  8. Cabot Bigham, #2 Bryan Herta Rallysport, 40.074
  9. Oliver Eriksson, #16 Honda Red Bull Olsbergs MSE, 40.089
  10. Austin Dyne, #14 Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing, 40.217

Red Bull GRC Ottawa action continues with a full slate of racing action, concluded by dual finals for both the Supercar and GRC Lites classes. Fans can watch the Supercar Round 6 action live at 4PM ET on NBC, or follow along on the official Red Bull GRC app and with live timing and scoring.

Red Bull Global Rallycross Ottawa

Event Info: Click here // Tickets: Click here // Volunteers: Click here
Download the App: App Store // Google Play
Play Fantasy Challenge: Click here
Supercar Round 5 Finals: June 17, 10PM ET, NBCSN // Supercar Round 6 Finals: June 18, 4PM ET, NBC
Lites Finals: June 21, 5PM ET, NBCSN

Photo credit: Louis Yio

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