Post Tagged with: "rallycross"

  • Wimpey, Vlassic, Sterckx Win as Rally America Rallycross Returns

    Wimpey, Vlassic, Sterckx Win as Rally America Rallycross Returns

    Event PR May 25, 2012 10:32 pm no comments

    Story and Photos by Thomas Barker Josh Wimpey (Volkswagen Golf GTI, 2WD Limited class), Eric Vlasic (Honda Civic, 2WD Super), and David Sterckx (Mitsubishi Lancer Evo 9, 4WD Limited) won the three classes of Rally America’s “JSC Speed Rallycross Presented by Tony Carbajal” at New Jersey Motorsport Park. The event, […]

     
  • Rally America Announces the 2012 U.S. Rallycross Series

    Rally America Announces the 2012 U.S. Rallycross Series

    Event PR March 28, 2012 9:08 am no comments

    Round 1 of the U.S. Rallycross Series Set for May 19th at New Jersey Motorsports Park Rally America and New Jersey Motorsports Park (NJMP) present the 2012 Rally America U.S. Rallycross Series, with the first event being held on May 19, 2012. The U.S. Rallycross Series will consist of at […]

     
  • Johnson Wins RCX #4 And Will Focus on 2WD Rallycross in 2011

    Johnson Wins RCX #4 And Will Focus on 2WD Rallycross in 2011

    Team PR November 29, 2010 11:53 am no comments

    Matthew Johnson announced today that after winning two stops on the RallyCar US Rallycross Championship, he will focus on two-wheel drive Rallycross with Nitro Circus in 2011. Johnson, who was awarded Ford Racing’s Sportsman of the Week after celebrating a victory at his first rallycross, is known for his unique […]

     
  • Behind the Scenes at RallyCar’s Rallycross Series

    Behind the Scenes at RallyCar’s Rallycross Series

    Event PR November 18, 2010 8:44 am no comments

    An “Op-Ed” piece by Thomas Barker Now that the exhaust noise, fan noise, and hype of RallyCar’s first season of European-style rallycross at New Jersey Motorsport Park has quieted down, consider what this may mean to the shape of our sport down the road. First, the Matter of Names What […]

     
  • Subaru Rally Team USA Battles Top European Rallycross Drivers at U.S. Rallycross Doubleheader Finale

    Subaru Rally Team USA Battles Top European Rallycross Drivers at U.S. Rallycross Doubleheader Finale

    Team PR November 11, 2010 10:11 am no comments

    Subaru drivers Travis Pastrana and Dave Mirra battled the top echelon of European Rallycross drivers in an action packed U.S. Rallycross doubleheader event this past weekend at New Jersey Motorsports Park. Pastrana, driving his Vermont SportsCar-prepared 2011 Subaru Impreza WRX STI achieved 4th place finishes in both the Saturday and […]

     
  • RallyCar Rallycross Rounds 3 and 4: Scandinavian Invasion

    RallyCar Rallycross Rounds 3 and 4: Scandinavian Invasion

    Event PR November 9, 2010 2:06 pm no comments

    Story and photos by Thomas Barker About 1000 years ago, Scandinavians led by Leif Ericsson arrived in northeastern North America, intent on colonization. For reasons not yet fully understood, the venture failed and the Norse returned to Europe. Now, Scandinavian motorsports drivers and teams have arrived in the Northeast of […]

     
  • Sverre Isachsen confirmed for Millville, NJ

    Sverre Isachsen confirmed for Millville, NJ

    Team PR October 12, 2010 6:40 am no comments

    After fellow countryman Frode Holte announced his participation in the final round of the 2010 RallyCar Rallycross Championship last Saturday, today double FIA European Rallycross Champion Sverre Isachsen (Ford Focus ST) said he will participate in the American event as well. Isachsen returns to the USA as he was invited […]

     
  • Johnson is Ford Racing’s Sportsman of the Week after Win at RCX#2

    Johnson is Ford Racing’s Sportsman of the Week after Win at RCX#2

    Team PR October 11, 2010 1:49 pm no comments

    Matthew Johnson was chosen as Ford Racing’s Sportsman of the Week after celebrating his return to RallyCar racing with a US Rallycross victory at New Jersey Motorsports Park this past weekend – Johnson drove the Nitro Circus 1978 Ford Fairmont station wagon during a two-day battle against nearly a dozen […]

     
  • Andrew “ACP” Comrie-Picard and NOS Energy Debuts New Motor at RallyCar Rallycross

    Andrew “ACP” Comrie-Picard and NOS Energy Debuts New Motor at RallyCar Rallycross

    Team PR October 1, 2010 11:24 am no comments

    Andrew “ACP” Comrie-Picard and his NOS Energy Team ACP Racing will debut a new engine in the intense competition this weekend at RallyCar’s second Rallycross event in North America. The 2009 North American Rally Champion placed fifth overall at the previous event in the series in August, but did so […]

     
  • Top action sports stars Pastrana, Mirra and more return to Rallycross in New Jersey October 2-3

    Top action sports stars Pastrana, Mirra and more return to Rallycross in New Jersey October 2-3

    Event PR September 28, 2010 12:26 pm no comments

    Top action sports stars including Travis Pastrana, Dave Mirra and Tanner Foust plus some new international stars will be at the New Jersey Motorsports Park this weekend for Round 2 of the U.S. Rallycross Championship (October 2-3rd). Rhys Millen, the California-based stunt, drift and racing driver, is an exciting new […]

     
  • Andrew “ACP” Comrie-Picard Scores Top 5 Finish at Inaugural US Rallycross

    Andrew “ACP” Comrie-Picard Scores Top 5 Finish at Inaugural US Rallycross

    Team PR September 1, 2010 12:39 pm no comments

    North American Rally Champion Andrew “ACP” Comrie-Picard and his NOS Energy Team ACP Racing placed a strong fifth overall in the first European-style rallycross event in US history, held this past weekend at New Jersey Motorsports Park. Despite competing throughout the heats and “A” final event with a blown headgasket […]

     
  • Foust, Wimpey Win Rallycross Opener

    Foust, Wimpey Win Rallycross Opener

    Event PR August 31, 2010 1:34 pm no comments

    Tanner Foust (Ford Fiesta) and Josh Wimpey (Volkswagen Golf) won the two main events in the first Rally America Rallycross at New Jersey Motorsport Park, Millville, New Jersey. But the big news from the weekend may not be the performances of the winners, but the event itself. Euro-Rallycross Anyone who […]

     
  • Subaru Rally Team USA drivers Travis Pastrana and Dave Mirra Thrill Fans with Podium Finishes at Inaugural U.S. Rallycross

    Subaru Rally Team USA drivers Travis Pastrana and Dave Mirra Thrill Fans with Podium Finishes at Inaugural U.S. Rallycross

    Team PR August 31, 2010 1:24 pm no comments

    European-style wheel-to-wheel rallycross made its U.S. debut in thrilling style this past weekend in New Jersey with the help of a determined performance by Subaru driver Travis Pastrana in his 2011 Subaru Impreza WRX STI. Starting from the back of a six car grid after a restart, Pastrana worked his […]

     
  • BFGoodrich(r) Tires Grip Reigns Supreme During First Ever U.S. RallyCar RallyCross Event

    BFGoodrich(r) Tires Grip Reigns Supreme During First Ever U.S. RallyCar RallyCross Event

    Team PR August 30, 2010 1:47 pm no comments

    Foust, Pastrana and Mirra Sweep All-Wheel Drive Podium Nerves and anticipation ran high this weekend at New Jersey Motorsports Park (NJMP) as BFGoodrich(r) Tires made an impressive splash at the first ever U.S. RallyCar RallyCross event. BFGoodrich Tires dominated the marquee All-Wheel Drive (AWD) class as drivers took advantage of […]

     
  • First American Rallycross Event A Success!

    First American Rallycross Event A Success!

    Event PR August 30, 2010 1:34 pm no comments

    RallyCar’s inaugural U.S. Rallycross held at the New Jersey Motorsports Park was a successful event where the competition was fierce and thousands of fans cheered the intense action. Rallycross racing has finally arrived and made a lasting impression! The highlight of the Rallycross event was the dramatic A Main Final, […]

     
  • BFGoodrich(r) Tires Bringing the “Total Domination” Spirit from  X Games 16 to the Inaugural RallyCar U.S. Rallycross Championship

    BFGoodrich(r) Tires Bringing the “Total Domination” Spirit from X Games 16 to the Inaugural RallyCar U.S. Rallycross Championship

    Team PR August 26, 2010 4:44 pm no comments

    Travis Pastrana to receive Outstanding Achievements award from BFGoodrich Tires at 2010 Rally America Banquet The heart pounding, high-flying, side-by-side action known as Rallycross is ready for its inaugural debut this coming weekend and BFGoodrich(r) Tires is once again ready to dominate. After rocking the Rally Car Racing and SuperRally […]

     
  • America’s first Rallycross to make history

    America’s first Rallycross to make history

    Event PR August 11, 2010 12:21 pm no comments

    Top racers set to attend August’s New Jersey race In a game-changer for American motorsport, RallyCar is set to bring the excitement of door-to-door rallycross racing to the New Jersey Motorsports Park (NJMP) on August 28-29th, 2010. The event is the first in a series of three rallycross events to […]

     
  • European Rallycross Champion Sverre Isachsen Joins Subaru Rally Team USA at X Games 16

    European Rallycross Champion Sverre Isachsen Joins Subaru Rally Team USA at X Games 16

    Team PR July 2, 2010 1:27 pm no comments

    Subaru Rally Team USA announced today the selection of Sverre Isachsen of Norway, the defending FIA European Rallycross Champion, to fill the team’s guest driver slot at the 2010 ESPN Summer X Games 16 in Los Angeles, California on July 31st. Isachsen will join Subaru Rally Team USA star drivers […]