TOPEKA, Kan. (April 2, 2013) – As the heart of the 2013 RallyCross® National Challenge approaches, auto manufacturers have finalized their season-long contingency programs for participants.
Volkswagen of America, will continue to support the National Challenge paying $300 for a win, $200 for a second place finish, and $100 for third. Any driver scoring a National Championship behind the wheel of a Volkswagen will take home $1,250, with a $750 prize for a runner-up and $500 for third.
Honda Performance Development will match its support from the last two seasons, providing $150 for eligible winners, with $100 and $50 payments to podium finishers. At the National Championship event, those prizes increase to $500, $300 and $100 for finishing in the top-three.
Once again, Mazda North American Operations will reward drivers all season long for top finishes with $200 for a win and $100 for second place. At the National Championship event, drivers can earn $750, $500 and $250 for placing in the top-three of their class.
Subaru of America has expanded its support to include each of the rear- and all-wheel drive classes in 2013. Payouts will be offered to top-three finishers with $300 awarded for a win, $200 for a runner-up and $100 for third. Subaru will give all eligible National Champions in those classes a $1,250 prize at the end of the season, with $750 going to the second place finisher and $500 going to those finishing third.
The next event in the 2013 RallyCross National Challenge is May 18-19 in the Northeast Division at Central New York Raceway Park. The season culminates with the 2013 SCCA RallyCross National Championship at Tulsa Raceway Park, October 5-6, in Tulsa, Ok.
Registration information and full program details are available at www.scca.com/rallycross by selecting “Contingencies” from the left-side menu. Drivers are encouraged to review program requirements carefully to ensure full compliance. To be eligible for contingency prizes, drivers must register for each program prior to their first event. More programs will be posted as they become available.