Johan Kristoffersson’s late charge helps Rosberg X Racing to back-to-back Extreme E wins in Saudi Arabia.
Johan Kristoffersson was able to come from 13 seconds behind Laia Sanz’s Acciona Sainz car to win the Desert X-Prix for Rosberg X Racing.
After teammate Mikaela Åhlin-Kottulinsky had sustained cosmetic damage and fallen away from leaders Acciona Sainz and Team X44, Kristoffersson summoned the drive of his life to catch both cars.
Sebastien Loeb and Cristina Gutierrez built on their second-fastest individual run in qualifying one to then see off a stacked field in the five-car heat to earn their sixth consecutive top qualifier accolade.
When one sits back and considers the build-up to the 2022 Monte Carlo Rally and the first step into the new generation of Hybrid Rally cars, deep down we all kinda knew that the Puma offering from M-Sport Ford was always going to be a good package, didn’t we?
Ahead of the second round of the 2022 FIA World Rally Championship, Rally Sweden (24th-27th Feb), registration for the event closed today (25th) and the organisers previewed the provisional entrants.