You don't want to miss this first-time event! Global Rallycross Championship racingcomes to Atlanta Motor Speedway on Aug. 10, and you do not want to miss it! If you've never seen Global Rallycross racing before, you're in for an unbelievable experience of extreme racing and unforgettable sights!
Here are five things to know about Global Rallycross Championship racing.
1. Don't blink - you might miss it!
Global Rallycross cars need only 1.9 seconds to accelerate from zero to 60 mph!
2. Races are more than just a race!
If you're expected a race on asphalt around the oval, you aren't going to find it at Global Rallycross Atlanta. GRC races on courses comprised of pavement, dirt and water and drivers combine skills used in both racing and drifting to make it around courses that include jumps for cars to maneuver up and through!
3. A test of man and machine!
Global Rallycross cars contain no electronic traction assistance, making each Global Rallycross race a stern test of the drivers and the cars which they race!
4. Up close!
Paddock access allows fans to get an up-close view of the pit area, team members and a chance to see the drivers! You can add paddock access to your Global Rallycross ticket for just $5 more!
5. Star Power
Defending GRC champion Tanner Foust is also a three-time X Games gold medalist and is a host of "Top Gear on the history channel. He has served as a stunt driver in two movies "Iron Man 2" and "The Dukes of Hazzard."
Ken Block is an international celebrity thanks to various viral videos, and his car number is 43.
Brian Deegan has come to GRC after making a name for himself within the motocross arena. A four-time champion in the Lucas Oil Off-Road Racing Series, he is a 10-time medalist in the X Games.