Red Bull Global Rallycross Roars into Port of Los Angeles, Tickets Now on Sale
LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Red Bull Global Rallycross announced today that tickets are now on sale for the doubleheader race in Los Angeles, scheduled for September 19-21 at the Port of Los Angeles in San Pedro, CA. Supercars equipped with 600 horsepower engines will compete for two separate race victories in the series’ only doubleheader event of the season. The event will mark the first hometown race for Red Bull GRC, which is headquartered in the LA basin.
“We are excited to finally race at the Port of Los Angeles after our successful season kickoff event this April.”
“In the midst of our most successful year yet, we have been looking forward to our Los Angeles event all season. With so many of our drivers and teams based in the area, as well as the series itself, we expect this race to be the marquee event of our 2014 schedule,” said Red Bull GRC CEO Colin Dyne. “We are excited to finally race at the Port of Los Angeles after our successful season kickoff event this April.”
The three-day event will include two full points-paying rounds for the series championship, with drivers competing in separate finals on both Saturday and Sunday. Featuring racing in both the series’ Supercars and Lites classes, the entry list includes two-time series champion Tanner Foust, two-time Red Bull GRC event winner Ken Block, Formula 1 veterans Nelson Piquet Jr. and Scott Speed, and 20-time X Games medalist Bucky Lasek.
Red Bull Global Rallycross Los Angeles will take place only 20 minutes outside of the city of Los Angeles, the only destination the series has visited during all four seasons. Past winners of Red Bull GRC events in this region include nine-time World Rally champion Sebastien Loeb, two-time World Rally champion Marcus Gronholm, and 16-time X Games medalist Brian Deegan.
Pricing starts at $38 for single-day general admission access, with Saturday and Sunday combination tickets starting at $65. Pricing for children 6 – 12 starts at $10 for single-day general admission access, with Saturday and Sunday combination tickets starting at $15. 5 & under free with ticketed adult (one per ticketed adult). No admission fee for Friday’s qualification rounds. Tickets are currently on sale at www.RedBullGlobalRallycross.com/LA. Both rounds of Red Bull Global Rallycross Los Angeles will be broadcast live on NBC, on Saturday, September 20 at 5PM ET and Sunday, September 21 at 5PM ET.
About Red Bull Global Rallycross
Designed to produce the fastest and most exciting racing in motorsports, Red Bull Global Rallycross pits small production-based cars against each other in door-to-door racing featuring dirt, asphalt, and table-top jumps. With enhanced engineering and safety features, the cars produce 600 horsepower and can accelerate from 0-60 miles per hour in less than two seconds, and can also withstand 70-foot jumps and other vehicle contact. For more information visit www.RedBullGlobalRallycross.com.