Ludacris to headline concert at World RX of USA

<i>Image: FIA World RX</i>
<i>Image: FIA World RX</i>

IMG announced this week multi-Grammy-winning rapper Ludacris as the headlining performer on Saturday, 29 September, at the FIA World Rallycross Championship to be held at Circuit of The Americas (COTA) in Austin, Texas. 

Luda the crowd pleaser

With album sales of more than 20 million in the US alone, iconic Atlanta rapper, actor, and philanthropist Ludacris emerged 18 years ago with the release of his debut album, Back for the First Time.

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He went on to become one of the most influential Southern rappers in the history of the genre, with four of his albums reaching the top spot on the Billboard 200 chart.

Also a critically-acclaimed actor, Ludacris has appeared in countless television shows and films, including his recurring role in the Fast and the Furious franchise. He has earned multiple Grammys and BET Awards, an MTV Video Music Award, and a Screen Actors Guild Award during his career.

                                                                      Image: FIA World RX

World RX Managing Director for IMG, Paul Bellamy commented: “The first World RX of USA will be all about fantastic entertainment at incredible value for money.

'Event not to be missed'

For just $30 event-goers will experience truly spectacular motorsport action along with the opportunity to see a global music superstar perform. With VIP packages now available offering exclusive access, World RX of USA is an event not to be missed.”
The much-anticipated World RX of USA speeds into COTA from September 29-30 for what will be the spectacular World Rallycross Championship’s first-ever visit to the United States.

                                                                    Image: FIA World RX

Signaling the tenth round of the 12-event season, the immensely popular series pits some of motor sport’s most accomplished racers against one another in a series of fast-paced, high-octane mixed-surface races.

On a new track purpose-built for rallycross and incorporating sections of the globally-acclaimed Circuit of The Americas layout, as used by the FIA Formula 1 World Championship and FIM MotoGP World Championship, fans will be treated to a packed weekend of racing, including action from the brand-new Americas Rallycross Championship (ARX) starring superstar racers Scott Speed and Tanner Foust.

                                                                      Image: FIA World RX

Tickets for World RX of USA are on sale now and available at Guests can also purchase VIP tickets, which include Premium Grandstand seating, access to an open-air VIP lounge, and more exclusives.

For more information, visit the website here. All tickets purchased for the weekend grant access to the post-race concert.

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