All eyes were on The Dirt Track at Charlotte on Saturday as Ken Block earned the second win of his Red Bull Global Rallycross career with a dominating performance. Block, driving the No. 43 Hoonigan Racing Division Ford Fiesta ST, earned the victory over Subaru Rally Team USA's Sverre Isachsen and SH Racing Rallycross driver Nelson Piquet Jr.
Friday, the stars of Red Bull Global Rallycross took over The Dirt Track at Charlotte for the first of two days of racing action. Ken Block posted the fastest time in qualifying for the second year in a row, followed by Nelson Piquet Jr. and Tanner Foust. It was Block's first top seed since running in Charlotte last year. At 32.323 seconds, his fastest lap time was over four seconds faster than his qualifying time from last season.
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:
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.