Travis Pastrana and Bryce Menzies will be racing their Dodge Rallycross/Pastrana 199 Racing Dodge Darts in Foz do Iguaçu, Brazil, on April 18-21 for the 2013 Global Rallycross season opener. The event will air live on ESPN3 and will later be shown on ESPN2. The GRC series has Dodge, Ford, Subaru, and Citroen vehicles in its SuperCar class. The 600-hp, turbocharged, all-wheel-drive cars are capable of zero-to-60 times in less than two seconds. Tracks consist of dirt or asphalt and a 70-foot-gap jump. Races are composed of a series of short, multi-lap heat races, and the winner takes all in the final race. A diversion in the race called the “joker lap” is mandatory for drivers in a race and usually adds time to a regular lap. 2013 is the fourth GRC season. Key races are usually held in conjunction with NASCAR Sprint Cup and IZOD IndyCar series races...
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