Global Rallycross Confirms 2013 Schedule Featuring International Expansion

Jun 11, 2013, 12:05 ET from Global Rallycross

LOS ANGELES, June 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Global Rallycross (GRC) confirms its 2013 schedule will total nine rounds including races on three different continents in conjunction with Global X Games events in Foz do Iguacu (Brazil), Barcelona (Spain) and Munich (Germany).

As one of the fastest growing forms of motorsport, rallycross combines the best aspects of circuit racing, off-road racing and rally competition.

The series is made up of four Global X Games events and five GRC events to total nine rounds that will culminate in the crowning of both a driver's champion and manufacturer's champion.

The 2013 championship features live broadcasts on ABC, ESPN or ESPN2 available in over 198 countries. With more than 15 hours of primetime live content on major networks, the telecast package comprises the most expansive television coverage that the sport of rallycross has ever seen.

The series' star drivers include Ken Block, Brian Deegan, Travis Pastrana, Scott Speed and 2011 and 2012 GRC Champion Tanner Foust.

The 2013 Global Rallycross schedule:

April 21                    

GRC at X Games: Foz do Iguaçu, Brazil

May 19                     

GRC at X Games: Barcelona, Spain

June 29 & 30          

GRC at X Games: Munich, Germany*

July 11                             

New Hampshire Motor Speedway, Loudon NH

July 20               

Bristol Motor Speedway, Bristol TN

Aug 04                    

GRC at X Games: Irwindale Speedway, CA

Aug 10                 

Atlanta Motor Speedway, Atlanta, GA

Sept 22                 

Charlotte Motor Speedway, Charlotte, NC

Nov 07                  

Las Vegas, NV


*Barcelona rainout makeup race on June 29

About GRC
The Global Rallycross Championship combines the best aspects of circuit racing, off-road racing and rally competition to deliver intense action in a variety of fan-friendly environments. Action sport stars including Travis Pastrana and Brian Deegan have described the sport as "motocross – with a roll cage."

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