On October 30, the 2012 SEMA Show will host the much-anticipated Global RallyCross Championship. President and co-founder of GRC Brian Gale indicated that GRC has been collaborating with the SEMA team for this event and is extremely excited about the chance the hold the race at the 2012 show. GRC views SEMA as an opportunity to open the world’s eyes to the exciting world of RallyCross.
The 2012 Global RallyCross Championship will be held on Tuesday October 30th, SEMA’s opening night. The course is located across from the convention hall on the Las Vegas Convention Center’s grounds. It has been specially constructed for this event, and both GRC and SEMA are looking forward to the reaction from patrons.
According to SEMA CEO and President Chris Kersting, the motorsports industry motivates and inspires millions of people all over the world. Bringing GRC to Las Vegas during SEMA 2012 will give entrepreneurs in the automotive industry a chance to get a first-hand look at the rally racing industry and its solid consumer base.
On October 30th at 1:00 p.m., the SEMA Racing and Performance Forum will feature Global RallyCross. Moderators include Ralph Gilles, CEO and President of Chrysler Group’s Street and Racing Technology Brand and Motorsports; Jim Campbell, Vice President of General Motors Performance Vehicles and Motorsports; Jamie Allison, Director of Ford Racing; and John Waraniak, SEMA Vice President of Vehicle Technology.
According to GRC President Brian Gale, GRC is very thankful to SEMA for their collaboration during this year’s racing event. Gale also proclaimed the Global RallyCross Championship to be an excellent follow-up event to the race held on September 29th at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway. At the Las Vegas Motor Speedway event, some of the biggest names in sports will come together in battle, including Samuel Hubinette, Tanner Foust, Ken Block and Travis Pastrana.
The Global RallyCross Championship will air live on ESPN3, as well as on tape delay on ESPN2 and ESPN.