Scott Speed takes pole for Red Bull GRC season opener

Scott Speed has secured pole position for the opening round of the 2017 Red Bull Global Rallycross season at Memphis International Raceway.

The Volkswagen Andretti Rallycross driver’s time of One minute .073 seconds was less than four tenths of a second faster than team mate Tanner Foust, who was second fastest behind the reigning champion.

Next up was the three Hondas of Sebastian Eriksson, Mitchell DeJong, and Oliver Eriksson with Chris Atkinson the final driver in the top six.

Steve Arpin was seventh fastest in the Loenbro Racing Ford Fiesta ST. He qualified ahead of Cabot Bigham and Patrik Sandell, while Austin Dyne failed to set a time.

In Red Bull GRC Lites, championship favourite Alex Keyes took the pole for Dreyer & Reinbold Racing.