NEWS & FEATURES RALLYCROSS World RX 

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 | 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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BRX | RD6 – PEMBREY 2019

Tohill takes third British Rallycross win of the 2019 season. Derek Tohill took his third win of the 2019 British Rallycross Championship at the return to Pembrey Circuit, equalling that of title rival Julian Godfrey. Going into the sixth round of the championship the pair were separated by just five points in the title hunt, and it was them who led the way over the course of the weekend. In a different format to normal, the event was run over the two days, qualifying one and two taking place on…

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TRX | RD7 & 8 – AUSTRIA 2019

ROUND 7 Round 7 and 8 of Titans RX took place at the MJP Arena in Fuglau. Many of the drivers had tested the car there and some even raced there at the test event back in May but the circuit had had a jump added out of turn 3 since then. 15 drivers were on the entry list with Webb again replacing Piquet. Abbie Eaton returned to the cockpit as well as Andreas Steffen, this time in Tom Coronel’s car. Hayden Paddon made his first return since the season…

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WRX | RD 8 – WORLD RX OF FRANCE 2019

Team Hansen MJP’s Timmy Hansen took an emphatic victory in round eight of the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy, the World RX of France on a weekend in which the championship battle took a new twist. Timmy led home GC Kompeition’s Anton Marklund with younger brother Kevin Hansen third in the second of the team’s Peugeot 208s The overall results from the weekend meant Norway’s Andreas Bakkerud rose to the top of the drivers’ standings despite a fifth-place finish in the final. The Monster Energy RX Cartel…

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ARX NEWS & FEATURES RALLYCROSS 

ARX | RD4 – CANADA 2019

Tanner Foust takes victory in Trois-Rivieres Tanner Foust takes the win in round four of the Americas Rallycross to become the fourth different winner of the season. Foust led an Andretti Rallycross one-two to take his first win of the 2019 ARX season ahead of Cabot Bigham at the ARX of Canada. After surprising wins for Bigham and Steve Arpin in each of the semi-finals the two started on pole and the middle of the front row for the final with Foust taking the third spot. Arpin looked to have…

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TRX | RD5 & 6 – PORTUGAL 2019

ROUND 5 Craig Breen made his return to the series after skipping the previous round to focus on Rally Finland instead where he finished 7th. Hayden Paddon would sit out the meeting due to injury having crashed in testing for the same rally. Tom Coronel made his rallycross debut along with local driver Armindo Arajuo and Spaniard Ivan Ares. Alexander Wurz was set to drive Piquet’s vacated car but had to pull out which gave Oliver Webb another chance to drive in the series. QF Topi Heikkinen topped qualifying from…

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WRX | RD7 – CANADA 2019

The 7th round of the 2019 season took place in Trois-Rivieres. ES Motorsport couldn’t find a driver after Kevin Abbring was unable to attend leaving the field with 16 cars. It was an RX Cartel 1-2 in Q1 with Andreas Bakkerud leading Liam Doran. Bakkerud led his race from the start but Doran had to find a way past Guerlain Chicherit after losing out down to turn 1. The British Bomb made the worst start but powered round the outside and tried to cut across the Frenchman. The pair made…

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