|SCOTT SPEED TO RACE SHARK WEEK THEMED BEETLE GRC IN RED BULL GLOBAL RALLYCROSS SEASON OPENER|
|Scott Speed and Tanner Foust will contest the Red Bull Global Rallycross Championship in Beetle GRCs, starting this weekend in Fort Lauderdale
Herndon, VA — The Volkswagen Andretti Rallycross team begins its second full season of racing this weekend in Ft. Lauderdale. The team will again be battling with two Beetle GRC race cars, which debuted in the closing races of 2014.
As Volkswagen enters its fourth consecutive year as a presenting sponsor of Discovery Channel's SHARK WE...[Read more...]|
|VOLKSWAGEN ANDRETTI RALLYCROSS TEAM UPDATES BEETLE GRC CARS FOR 2015 SEASON|
|• Tanner Foust and Scott Speed will contest the 2015 Red Bull Global Rallycross Championship with a pair of 2.0-liter Beetles|
Indianapolis, IN (April 29th, 2015) — After a strong performance in its inaugural season, the Volkswagen Andretti Rallycross team is ready to challenge for this year's driver and manufacturer titles in the Global Rallycross Championship. In 2015, the team will be on the attack with two Beetle GRC race cars, which debuted in the final races of 2014.
|JEREMY GRENIER IS 44th RRDC MARK DONOHUE AWARD WINNER|
| ||HILLIARD, Ohio (Nov. 19, 2014) - Jeremy Grenier, 39, of Charles Town, W. Va., is the 44th recipient of the RRDC Mark Donohue Award, presented annually by the Road Racing Drivers Club for outstanding performance, competitiveness and sportsmanship during the SCCA National Championship Runoffs.
The award is named for RRDC member and former president Mark Donohue, who won his first National Championship in the SCCA E Production class in 1961, and then went on to become one of the U.S.A.'s ...[Read more...]|
|CHEVROLET TO SHOW CHAPARRAL VISION GRAN TURISMO CONCEPT|
|• Boundary-pushing, Chevy-powered race cars changed motorsports design|
DETROIT – When racers Jim Hall and Hap Sharp founded Chaparral Cars in 1962, few could have guessed how they would shake up the conformities of the racing world – and fundamentally change it.
Through pioneering applications of aerodynamics and aerospace technology, and a partnership with Chevrolet Research and Development, Chaparral Cars advanced the science of racing cars. It also triumphed on the track o...[Read more...]
|VOLKSWAGEN OF AMERICA REPORTS AUGUST 2014 SALES|
| ||August sales total 35,181 units
• The all-new Golf delivered 1,773 units for the month, marking a 17.3 percent increase in sales for the model over the previous August
• The Golf GTI delivered 2,026 units, a 46.7 percent increase
• Passat delivered 9,190 units for the month
• Jetta sedan delivered 13,406 units for the month
• Tiguan delivered 2,151 units for the month
• High-mileage, TDI® Clean Diesel models accounted for 8,182 units, representing 23.3 percent of sales in August
• Year-to...[Read more...]|