Morning update from DC GRC

Patrik Sandell en route to victory in last year's Global Rallycross race in Washington

Good morning from RFK Stadium Parking Lot 4. It's a rather pleasant morning for mid-August here in our Nation's Capital with temperatures in the high 60s, which are expected to rise in the 80s by this afternoon. AutoRacing1 is here to bring you all the latest news and info from Red Bull Global Rallycross Washington DC Presented by Volkswagen.

This weekend's action features the GRC Supercars and GRC Lites. The Supercars will hold their first practice session at 11:35 local time with GRC Lites to follow. Below, is a full schedule of today's events.

Friday, August 14

11:00 AM Gates open to public
11:35 AM Supercar Practice
12:45 PM Lites Practice
1:55 PM Supercar Final Practice
3:05 PM Lites Final Practice
4:15 PM Supercar Qualifying
5:15 PM Lites Qualifying
5:55 PM Supercar Heats 1A-1B
6:40 PM Lites Heats 1A-1B
7:00 PM Driver Autograph Session
8:00 PM Gates close

The biggest news so far this morning is that Pat Moro and PMR Motorsports will run a Chevrolet Sonic in the Supercars category this weekend. The Sonic has appeared six times in the GRC Supercars, most recently with Moro scoring an 11th place finish at the X Games.

We'll have more later.

Brian Carroccio reporting from RFK Stadium

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