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Skateboarder doesn't medal at X Games Brazil but brings home exciting memory of riding around racetrack with Ken Block
He doesn't medal at X Games Brazil but brings home exciting memory of riding around racetrack with rallycross driver Ken Block.Read More →
With Sebastien Loeb returning to Europe to race World RallyCross and Marcus Grohnholm recovering from a series of injuries sustained at X Games, Travis Pastrana broke through with a desperately needed victory in Round 4 of the 2012 Global RallyCross Championship at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.Pastrana, who is accustomed to competitive success, has struggled this year in both the Nationwide series and GRC. After the race he expressed his strong ambitions to take home the win:..Read More →
It may not have been the most thrilling performance at the X Games, but as far as Tanner Foust and Greg Tracy are concerned, their feat was the coolest. Both drivers set a world record by driving rally cars almost simultaneously through a 66-foot tall double loop designed to mimic a Hot Wheels track.Read More →
Dubbed the best rally driver in the world, Sebastian Loeb was every bit as good as advertised. In the final, Loeb pulled away from the pack right from the start, only to be drawn back into the field by an early red flag. On the re-start Loeb enjoyed a second opportunity to smoke competitors on his way to victory, proving to the U.S. audience he's the real deal. The reason Loeb decided to compete at X Games was a challenge issued by his fellow Red Bull teammate Travis Pastrana...Read More →
The 2012 Summer X Games is over and downtown LA can have its city back as the industry stumbles home from an eventful four days of action, including multiple competition firsts, scary crashes, one massive loop, and a fury of heated battles. Wrapping up the weekend, we put together a list of memorable moments and some not-so-memorable ones as well. HighsYouth invasion- You know the sport of skateboarding is in good hands when 15-year-old Mitchie Brusco and..Read More →
The X Games typically feature a handful of dramatic crashes and the most spectacular through Friday involved RallyCross driver Toomas Heikkinen, who was hospitalized after coming up short on a 50-foot jump and colliding head-on into steel support beams. The 21-year-old Finnish driver suffered a fractured left ankle. He had complained of abdominal pain but a CT scan revealed no further injuries, an X Games spokesman said Friday night.Read More →
Danny Way has enjoyed an exciting year with the debut of his film Waiting for Lighting and now he is the latest in a long-line of action sports stars to make the transition to auto-racing. Way will make his racing debut in the Lucas Oil Off-Road Racing Series, June 23 in Salt Lake City. He has been spending the last week testing in various off-road vehicles, working getting the technical part of driving dialed.Way's 800hp truck is sure to stand out as it will be wrapped in..Read More →
The second round of the Global Rallycross season heads to Texas Motor Speedway this weekend, with a chance for competitiors to earn a spot in Summer X Games. The top 12 drivers from the first 2 spots will qualify for X Games, the driving event where true rally skills are put on display. After Round 1 of GRC last month in Charlotte, concerns were raised about the quality of the event, and whether it was even true Rallycross as the course was paved rather than gravel, dirt, or..Read More →
The opening round of the 2012 Global Rallycross at Charlotte Motor Speedway was dominated by Sweden's Marcus Gronholm, who defeated his rival Tanner Foust in a final that quickly became a wild frenzy. Gronholm was able to avoid the carnage on his way to victory lane and after his victory commented, "The win means a lot as we are building up the GRC in the states, I hope it will gain more interest with new tracks and new ideas."Perhaps the bigger story emerging from Saturday's..Read More →
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