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PREVIEW | WRX | THE FINAL – SOUTH AFRICA

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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TRX | RDs 11 & 12 – GERMANY

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 | R7 & R8 | CROFT

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

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 | RD6 – MID OHIO

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 | RD2 & 3 – GATEWAY

ROUND 2 Australian driver Chris Atkinson won the second round of the 2019 Americas Rallycross (ARX) Championship for Subaru Motorsports USA by making a last corner overtake on the inside of Steve Arpin for the victory at the inaugural ARX of Gateway at World Wide Technology Raceway. Atkinson won the six-lap final from the back row of the grid, with the hole-shot taken by front row starter, Arpin. The Loenbro Motorsports Canadian driver beat pole-sitter and ARX Championship points leader Scott Speed into the first turn and led the race…

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WRX | RD5 | HELL – NORWAY

In the World Rallycross’ 6th year at its 66th event, the teams fittingly travelled to Hell. This is the first of only 3 traditional rallycross tracks still on the calendar and with its rolling slopes it could not be more different to Silverstone so the running order was going to be anything but easy to predict. A number of driver changes had occurred since round 4 with Kevin Abbring debuting for ES Motorsport after Rokas Baciuška had left the team and was now driving a 5th Renault run by GCK…

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PREVIEW | WRX | RD5 – WORLD RX OF NORWAY

As we reach the mid-point of the season, the next stop on the FIA World Rallycross calendar is surely one of, if not THE highlight of the year. Hell, Norway is most certainly the place to be as large crowds of motorsport fans flock to this iconic RX circuit for a taste of the World’s best RX action, surely it should be named Heaven? Currently, it’s a Scandinavian lockout at the top of the standings heading into Round 5, with the Hansen brothers from the Neighbouring Sweden leading local hero…

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ARX | RD1 | MID-OHIO

The first ARX event of the year held at the Mid-Ohio circuit saw Tanner Foust top the tables after the four qualifying sessions following a close fight with former teammate Scott Speed. Going into the final round of qualifying the two drivers were separated by just one point. The final race of qualifying was led by Foust after breaking early to tuck up the inside of turn one to take the lead at the start and recording the fastest time of the weekend. Last year’s champion had to recover from…

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PREVIEW | ARX 2019

Americas Rallycross (ARX) 2019 is all set to get underway with a bang this weekend at the Cooper Tires ARX of Mid-Ohio, where the wide-open fight to become the next champion will commence Much has changed amongst the ARX teams over the off-season, and it’s anyone’s guess as to who will shine in the first round this weekend at the Mid-Ohio Sports Course’s brand-new rallycross facility. Reigning ARX Supercar Champion Scott Speed made a major move over the off-season from the Andretti Rallycross team to Subaru Motorsports USA and will…

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