Competing in his fourth season with Indianapolis-based VARX, Speed has recorded 63 heat race wins, 33 podiums, three X Games gold medals and two back-to-back championships in GRC competition, in addition to his wins.
The 34-year-old boasts one of the most diverse backgrounds in racing, including stints in IndyCar, Formula E, NASCAR and Formula 1, while marking his entry into GRC by winning VARX’s first event in Barbados in 2014.
Today’s win marks the 22nd GRC victory for the VARX team, amassing two series titles (‘15/Speed and ‘16/Speed), 60 podiums, 113 heat race wins and 53 top 5's in three seasons.
Volkswagen Andretti Rallycross fields two full-time entries in Red Bull Global Rallycross, with Speed and Tanner Foust (No. 34 Rockstar Energy Drink Beetle GRC).