With Red Bull Global Rallycross returning to the Dirt Track at Charlotte this weekend, fans can get excited for one of motorsports most thrilling and unique events, as well as up-close and personal interaction with some of the sport's biggest stars. Fresh from the X Games in Austin, these drivers are looking forward to competing on one of the circuit's most challenging courses. Fans won't want to miss the adrenaline-pumping action and here are five reasons why:
During a marathon of racing that stretched late into the night, Daniel Hemric picked up his fifth win this season during Week Seven of the Jack in the Box Summer Shootout Series at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Chandler Smith and Dillon Faggart also picked up victories, among others.
Major Gen. Chuck Swannack has been named executive director of Speedway Children's Charities. After serving in the same position for nearly 25 years, Major Gen. Tom Sadler has been named executive director emeritus.
The most unique vehicles in motorsports will tackle the largest outdoor course in the southeast at the 15th annual Circle K Back-to-School Monster Truck Bash presented by Mello Yello on Saturday, Aug. 9. Fans of all ages will feel the thrill as eight high-flying monster trucks including the original monster truck Bigfoot, Avenger, Equalizer, Hooked, Red Solo Truck, Stone Crusher, Walking Tall and Wrecking Crew and more compete in a daring freestyle competition and head-to-head racing over the huge obstacle course.