X-Games in Austin

Scott Speed gets the gold medal in the Volkswagen Beetle GRC
By | June 8, 2015



Scott Speed (USA) won the gold medal in the Rallycross category at the X-Games in Austin (USA). In the Volkswagen Beetle GRC in action for Andretti Motorsport, the former Formula 1 driver won the heat and then prevailed over rivals Steve Arpin (CDN) and Sebastian Eriksson (S) in the final. This was Speed's third gold medal at the X-Games, something that no other driver has achieved. Speed's teammate, Tanner Foust (USA), in the second Volkswagen Beetle GRC came fifth in the final. "What a fantastic race!," said Speed after his win. "This is by far the best medal that I have ever won. The first was something very special, but there was plenty of action on the track today. I'll definitely be taking another look at the on-board images."
Volkswagen Fun Cup Belgium
In other racing action, Allure Team 2 won both races in the second event of the Volkswagen Fun Cup Belgium in Zandvoort (NL). The car of Frédéric Caprasse and Cédric Bollen crossed the finish line as the winner after three hours and a turbulent start including three safety car phases. They secured pole position in qualifying. The car of AC Motorsport 1 finished second trailing by around 1:05 minutes, 8KS Corse Team finished third. The race on Sunday was closer at the top. Allure Team 2 beat the Socardenne Team by just seven seconds, AC Motorsport 1 finished third. Allure Team 2 now leads the overall standings with 186 points ahead of Acome Racing (170) and Allure Team 1 (168). The next event will be held on 20 and 21 June in Magny-Cours (F).

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