IN PHOTOS: Red Bull Global Rallycross puts Ottawa into high gear

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The Canadian debut of the Red Bull Global Rallycross wrapped up at the Canada Aviation and Space Museum Sunday evening.

American Tanner Foust was declared round six winner on Sunday in the Supercar category, with Scott Speed in second and Mitchell deJong in third.

Cyril Raymond took the Lites category for both rounds. Colin Braun and Connor Martell followed Raymond in the fifth round. In the sixth round the runners up were Travis PeCoy and Alex Keyes.

The series resumes in Indianapolis on July 8.

Also see this account by our lucky editor who caught a ride around the track with racer Mitchell deJong on Friday.

Photos by Devyn Barrie/OttawaStart.com

Canadian Steve Arpin makes a jump during a qualifying round for the Supercar category on Saturday morning.

Arpin makes a turn with Australian Chris Atkinson in hot pursuit. Unlike NASCAR, some contact is allowed in the Global Rallycross.

Cabot Bigham walks from the paffock to his waiting car near the starting line shortly before a heat.

Mitchell deJong waits in his car shortly before a heat.

Oliver Eriksson gears up for a race.

Swede Sebastian Eriksson takes the lead after making a jump, with Steve Arpin and Australian Chris Atkinson right behind.

James Rimmer slides into a turn during an early Lites heat.

From left: Oliver Eriksson and Sebastian Eriksson (no relation) chat on Friday shortly before taking press who are covering the races for a ride around the track. OttawaStart.com managing editor Devyn Barrie writes about his own ride along here.

Audience members make a beer run earlier in the afternoon on Saturday.

Crew members work on a race car shortly after a heat.

Cabot Bigham pauses to watch a heat shortly before heading to his paddock tent. To get around quickly, he is riding a bicycle.

 


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