Scott Speed and Tanner Foust are ready for the Red Bull Global Rallycross Championship race with the Beetle GRCs. The event starts this weekend in Fort Lauderdale. Volkswagen Andretti Rallycross team will start its second season this weekend in Ft. Lauderdale.

At the same time, that Scott Speed will begin the Red Bull Global Rallycross season, Volkswagen team will enter its fourth year as a sponsor for Discovery Channel's SHARK WEEK. In fact, Mr. Speed will be competing with number 41 SHARK WEEK Volkswagen Beetle GRC.

For this year's season, the team decided to change the engine specs and now, the Beetle comes with 2.0-Liter turbocharged  and intercooled TSI four-cylinder engine, that produces 553 hp (406 kW) and 465 lb-ft, instead of the old 1.6-liter TSI engine, that granted the racers with 544 hp (400 kW) and 385 lb-ft.

SEE ALSO: Volkswagen Adretti RallyCross Crew Is Preparing for the Upcoming Competition

Furthermore, both drivers have been invited to the Summer X Games in Austin, TX and now, the golden medalist Scott Speed will have to defend his 2014 title.

And there is one more good news. VARX Supercars app will provide all fans with different kind of information about the event. Now, users will be informed about schedules, session results, timings, scores and everything else, they need to know about the race. In fact, the app is free to use.

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Source: Volkswagen