The season opener for the Red Bull Global Rallycross season will be at Lancaster National Speedway. The series kicks off a doubleheader on Saturday, June 9 and Sunday, June 10. It's the first time the Red Bull GRC series will come to this track.
“Lancaster National Speedway will be an exciting addition to this year’s schedule as we kick off our first event of the season with both a doubleheader, and a new venue,” said Red Bull GRC CEO Colin Dyne in a press release. “The location is perfectly suited for all our rallycross fans in the northeast.”
— Red Bull GRC (@GRCseries) February 16, 2018
The series will bring a purpose-built course to the track featuring multiple racing surfaces and a 70-foot dirt jump, utilizing segments of the two-existing oval tracks. Additionally, the Polaris GRC class will stage its debut event at Lancaster.
“Lancaster National Speedway & Dragway is very pleased to welcome Red Bull Global Rallycross to our award-winning motorsports facility,” said track president Tim Packman. “This will be the first event of its kind for us and we look forward to welcoming all the teams and fans to this great event. We are honored to be the facility kicking off the 2018 season for this internationally-followed series."