Archive for May, 2016

Tanner Foust and Volkswagen Beetle GRC Dominate Opener of Red Bull Global Rallycross

Monday, May 23rd, 2016
2016 Global Rallycross Tanner Foust VW Beetle GRC Wins

2016 Global Rallycross: Tanner Foust & VW Beetle GRC Wins

In 2015, the Volkswagen Andretti Rallycross racing team achieved incredible success for the Red Bull Global Rallycross Championship, with a series-high six race wins, the driver’s championship for Scott Speed and overall team accolades for the season. With the 2016 championship kicking off on May 22 in Phoenix, expectations where sky high for Volkswagen Andretti, and the team delivered with Tanner Foust taking his VW Beetle GRC to wins in both races at the series opener.  (more…)

Celebrate 2016 Memorial Day Weekend in Northwest Washington

Tuesday, May 17th, 2016
2016 Memorial Day Weekend Events Seattle & King County WA

2016 Memorial Day Weekend Events Seattle & King County WA

If you’re looking to kick off summer in style or would like to pay homage to American service members who made the ultimate sacrifice for our country, then check out one of these 2016 Memorial Day weekend events in Seattle and King County WA. Memorial Day dates back to the Civil War when there was a desire to honor the fallen soldiers. It was officially proclaimed in 1868 by General John Logan, national commander of the Grand Army of the Republic, and was declared a national holiday in 1971.  (more…)

The 2016 Volkswagen e-Golf Named Best Compact by AAA Green Car Guide

Monday, May 9th, 2016
2016 Volkswagen e-Golf Best Compact AAA Green Car Guide

AAA Green Car Guide Best Compact Award for 2016 VW e-Golf

Electric vehicles are becoming more viable and popular with each passing year, and with its impressive range, optimized battery charging equipment and a very quiet ride, the 2016 Volkswagen e-Golf stands out from the growing crowd of EVs. Recognizing the 2016 e-Golf’s fun-to-drive nature, value and “green” qualities, the AAA Green Car Guide just named it the Best Compact Car. (more…)

The Volkswagen Golf Clubsport S GTI Smashes Racetrack Record in Germany

Thursday, May 5th, 2016
2017 Volkswagen Golf GTI Clubsport S Nrburgring Lap Record

2017 Volkswagen Golf GTI Clubsport S Nürburgring Lap Record

Built to celebrate 40 years of its iconic hot hatchback lineage, the 2017 Golf GTI Clubsport S is the most powerful ever version of the Golf GTI. With German racing driver Benny Leuchter at the wheel, the car has just smashed the existing lap record for front-wheel-drive production cars on the Nürburgring Nordschleife, with a time of 7 minutes, 49.21 seconds.  (more…)