LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Red Bull Global Rallycross returns to the East Coast with a brand new
event in Atlantic City, New Jersey on August 28. The race will take
place at Bader Field, the first municipal airport licensed to serve both
airplanes and seaplanes, and more recently a host to numerous concerts
“Bader Field is a great location for Red Bull Global Rallycross,” said
Red Bull GRC CEO Colin Dyne. “Its wide open spaces will allow us to
design one of the fastest tracks of the season, while its proximity to
major urban markets ensures that our many passionate fans from the
northeast will have a home race to attend. We can’t wait to bring our
high-octane brand of motorsport to Atlantic City for the first time!”
Located on the back bays of Atlantic City, Bader Field sits between the
Atlantic City Expressway and world-famous Boardwalk. The Red Bull GRC
track will take advantage of the historic municipal airfield to build
one of its fastest tracks of the 2016 season. Spectators will be treated
to multiple passing zones and clear views of the entire multi-surface
course, including the series’ signature 70-foot jump.
“We are very excited to host this thrilling motorsport event for the
first time in Atlantic City. The uniqueness of this event venue will
allow racers and spectators to appreciate the surroundings Atlantic City
has to offer,” said Jim Wood, president and CEO of Meet AC and the
Atlantic City Sports Commission.
“Working cooperatively with AC Sports Commission, we are excited to
announce this event at Bader Field for 2016,” said Gregory Allen, Vice
President of Bader Field Sports, LLC of Midland Park, the redeveloper of
Atlantic City’s Bader Field. Bader Field Sports, LLC is the named
redeveloper of the 142-acre parcel in Atlantic City, NJ.
Red Bull GRC’s most recent race in the northeast took place in 2014,
when Tanner Foust claimed victory in the series’ visit to New York.
Foust is among many of the world’s top rallycross drivers expected to
compete in Atlantic City, alongside Brian Deegan, Bucky Lasek, and
defending series champion Scott Speed.
Tickets for Red Bull GRC Atlantic City at Bader Field are on sale now.
Adult GA tickets are available at early bird prices of $25 through July
24, while kids ages 12 and under are free with a ticketed adult. For
more information and to purchase online, please visit http://www.redbullglobalrallycross.com/tickets.
About Red Bull Global Rallycross
Designed to produce some of 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.
About The Atlantic City Sports Commission
The Atlantic City Sports Commission was officially formed on January 13,
2015 as a 501 (c)(3) organization with the support of Meet AC and the
Casino Reinvestment Development Authority (CRDA) to attract sporting
events, conventions and competitions to Atlantic City,
Red Bull Global Rallycross
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