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  • Global Rallycross Season Review: Pat Moro

    December 29, 2013
    For Pat Moro, the 2013 Global Rallycross season represented great promise for the future. The longtime privateer, twice a Super Production champion in Rally America, would be trading in his old Subaru WRX STI for a brand-new Chevrolet Sonic, giving all three American manufacturers a presence in the series for the first time. When all […]
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  • Global Rallycross Season Review: Guiga Spinelli

    December 28, 2013
    As Global Rallycross attracted international superstars from diverse racing backgrounds in 2013, off-road veterans were among those to give rallycross a try. One of those names that might have flown under the radar was Guiga Spinelli, a two-time top-10 finisher in the Dakar Rally, who would fill in for Nelson Piquet at X Team Racing […]
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  • Global Rallycross Season Review: Townsend Bell

    December 27, 2013
    After adding Global Rallycross to a resume that includes Indianapolis 500 and sports car racing experience, as well as well-received stints in the broadcast booth and in magazine-format TV shows, the question is: is there anything involving four wheels that Townsend Bell can’t do? Making an appearance at X Games Munich alone as a one-off, […]
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  • Global Rallycross Season Review: Nelson Piquet Jr.

    December 26, 2013
    After racing in everything from stock cars and trucks to Formula 1 cars, Nelson Piquet Jr. can easily call himself one of the world’s most versatile racers. But none of those cars can compare to his latest challenge: Global Rallycross. Driving a Mitsubishi Evo for X Team Racing, Piquet made starts at Brazil, New Hampshire, […]
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  • Global Rallycross Season Review: Rhys Millen

    December 25, 2013
    One would think that, after taking a step back from full-time Global Rallycross competition, Rhys Millen and his venerable Hyundai Veloster would struggle to stay toward the front of the pack in limited appearances in 2013. But, much as in 2012, when he finished tied for third in points, Millen was a guaranteed lock to […]
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  • 25 Days of GRC

    December 25, 2013
    For the past 25 days, we at Global Rallycross have been spotlighting some of the best stories of the 2013 season, both on and off the track, on our Instagram account under the hashtag #25DaysofGRC. Today, we recap all 25 story selections with this handy rundown. December 1: Formula 1 veterans debut at X Games […]
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  • Global Rallycross Season Review: Stephan Verdier

    December 24, 2013
    When Rhys Millen Racing lost its factory support and sponsorship at the end of the 2012 season, both Millen and Stephan Verdier found themselves out of full-time competition for 2013. The break was especially tough for Verdier, who finished sixth in 2012 points despite running half of the season with an engine down on horsepower […]
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  • Global Rallycross Season Review: Mattias Ekstrom

    December 23, 2013
    Two days isn’t much to work with for a “season review,” but if anybody made the most of a one-off drive in Global Rallycross in 2013, it was Mattias Ekstrom. The two-time DTM champion, three-time Race of Champions winner, and former Team Red Bull NASCAR driver made his GRC debut with Marklund Motorsport in the […]
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  • Global Rallycross Season Review: Anton Marklund

    December 20, 2013
    After winning the European Touring Car class championship in 2012, Anton Marklund and his family-owned team took on an ambitious task for 2013: not only jumping to the Supercars class with mutliple Volkswagen Polos, but also adding the four Global Rallycross X Games events to their European championship commitments. It was a development year for […]
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  • GRC Lites Season Review: Tyler Benson

    December 19, 2013
    Jumping into a brand new racing series halfway through its inaugural season isn’t an ideal situation. It requires a driver to not only adjust to a new car, but to also establish their skills against competitors with much more experience. Those were the challenges that Tyler Benson faced in his GRC Lites debut at Atlanta […]
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