Scott Speed hopes for RallyCross repeat
Scott Speed had a lot to learn going into his inaugural RallyCross race. Dealing with the excessive dust and dirt that got kicked up on the course at Foz topped the list of lessons.
Ken Block slides into a turn during RallyCross practice at X Games Foz do Iguaçu. Scott Speed's would-be rival crashed out of the finals at Foz. But he'll be back for X Games Barcelona to challenge Speed for RallyCross gold.
Ken Block, right, and Travis Pastrana, left, have a chat during RallyCross practice at X Games Foz do Iguaçu. Both drivers crashed out of the RallyCross final, opening the door for Scott Speed's win.
Between X Games events, Scott Speed races the NASCAR Sprint Cup circuit. He's pictured here in the No. 95 car racing neck-and-neck with Ricky Stenhouse Jr. at the Aaron's 499 at Talladega Speedway in Alabama.
Scott Speed and the rest of the RallyCross field at X Games Foz pose for a picture before getting behind the wheel to race.
This crash at the start of the RallyCross finals in Foz took out Travis Pastrana, Ken Block and Tanner Foust. Speed seized the opportunity, passing Norwegian driver Toomas Heikkinen in the joker turn to take the lead and the checkered flag.
Scott Speed celebrates his RallyCross win at Foz before heading to the podium for his first X Games gold medal.
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