NEWS & FEATURES RALLYCROSS World RX 

WRX | RD2 SWEDEN 2021

The FIA World Rallycross Championship arrived in Höljes, Sweden for round 2 of the 2021 season. Close to the Norwegian border, this iconic 1.9km rallycross track has always attracted huge crowds of Scandinavian motorsport fans earning itself the nickname of “The Magic Weekend”. This year, however, numbers were restricted due to COVID and perhaps this affected the atmosphere also?  Because of this near-legendary status in the world of rallycross, it has always been the event that everybody wanted to win and the possibility of beating the Swedes on their home…

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WORLD RX | RD1 CATALUNYA 2021

The opening round of the 2021 FIA World Rallycross Championship was dominated by the Swedes at the Circuit de Barcelona, in Catalunya. On the opening day reigning World RX Champ Johan Kristoffersson was the fastest man out on track, but he was not the overnight leader. In the first qualifying session of the year, his team KYB EKS JC Raceteknik seemly made a technical error in not connecting the FIA data logger on his Audi S1; this earned the three times World RX Champ disqualification from the session and handed…

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WORLD RX | RD1 – CATALUNYA 2021 | DAY 1

The FIA World Rallycross Championships has returned under its new promoter, Rallycross Promoter GmbH (Red Bull) for the opening round of the 2021 season. A few things have changed since the previous promoter IMG stepped away from the series, some changes of which will divide opinion amongst the fans and some which will have to be given the benefit of doubt. An all-new lineup of presenters and commentary team has been formed (except for the retaining of Neil Cole), with some familiar and well-known names to cover the action on…

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WRX | Entrylist for Catalunya unvelied

Catalunya entry lists unveiled – featuring 17-strong grids in World RX and Euro RX3 Champions from rallycross and other disciplines headline stellar Spanish line-up 16 nationalities, nine automotive brands and 12 models of car set for Catalunya Tantalising blend of youth and experience characterises both grids in Barcelona The entry lists for the 2021 FIA World Rallycross Championship curtain-raiser in Catalunya next month (23/24 July) have today been revealed, with 17-car grids in both World RX and Euro RX3 setting the scene for a sensational weekend’s racing in Spain. Bearing…

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PREVIEW | WRX | RD10 | THE FINAL – SOUTH AFRICA 2019

The final round of the 2019 FIA World Rallycross Championship takes place this weekend in South Africa at the Killarney Motor Racing Complex in Cape Town. 3 drivers go to the event with a chance of winning the championship and due to the close points tally, any one of them could realistically win. Leading the way is Timmy Hansen on 187 points having taken 4 wins through the season including the last 2 rounds in Latvia and France. Just 1 point behind is Andreas Bakkerud having taken 5 podiums including a…

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RALLYCROSS Titans RX 

TRX | RDs 11 & 12 – GERMANY 2019

ROUND 11 The final round of the first-ever Titans RX Series took place at Estering. Just 9 points separated Kevin Hansen and Timmy Hansen with Toomas Heikkinen a further point back with 100 up for grabs due to the double points nature of the final round. (Photos: Team Hansen MJP) Joining the championship for the final weekend were local drivers Rene Munnich and Mandie August with Oliver Webb returning to the series after missing the previous round. World Rallycross race-winner Kevin Eriksson also joined the 15 strong field and was…

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BRX RALLYCROSS 

BRX | R7 & R8 | CROFT 2019

Julian Godfrey claims his sixth British Rallycross championship in the season finale. The final weekend of the Toyo Tyres Motorsport UK 2019 British Rallycross Championship was a double header held at the Croft circuit. Changeable conditions across the weekend meant that the title was decided at the last moment. (Photo: BRX) In the extreme wet conditions of Saturday it was Steve Hill and Tony Bardy who were the fastest across the three qualifying sessions, with Bardy taking pole position for the final. (Photo: BARC) Hill’s race ended at the first…

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TRX | RD 9 & 10 | HUNGARY 2019

The Titans RX series made the trip to Hungary and the Nyriad rallycross circuit for rounds 9 and 10 of the championship. The 1.2km long track is notable for its fast speed and lack of run-off with any mistake usually ending in a tyre barrier or concrete wall. The last European championship round here took place back in 2013 and saw a series of large accidents including a roll and 3 other massive accidents with Timmy Hansen taking his first-ever Supercar win so he was expecting to challenge for victory.…

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ARX RALLYCROSS 

ARX | RD6 – MID OHIO 2019

Chris Atkinson wins in Mid-Ohio whilst Tanner Foust takes the 2019 championship title. The season ended in treacherous conditions, but Atkinson was able to come through to take his second win of the season and secured the Team’s championship for Subaru Motorsports USA. The Driver’s championship went the way of Tanner Foust despite not qualifying for the final after a penalty in the first semi-final. Patrick Sandell started on pole position, but as seen in the semi-finals, it was difficult to get away from here, and he dropped to the…

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ARX | RD5 | AUSTIN 2019

Foust leads championship after winning in Austin Tanner Foust was the first driver to take a double win in the 2019 Americas Rallycross Championship, taking the victory at the ARX of Austin. Foust scored a perfect weekend to take away maximum points from the penultimate round of the championship, after going through to the final as top qualifier and winning his semi-final. It wasn’t to be a clear run final for the new championship leader after World RX driver Andreas Bakkerud was able to cut across to take the lead…

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