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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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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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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 | WRX | RD4 | SILVERSTONE – GBR

WORLD RX BATTLE SHIFTS TO ALL-ACTION SPEEDMACHINE FESTIVAL The fourth round of the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy, the Dayinsure World RX of Great Britain is the centrepiece of the SpeedMachine Festival at Silverstone this weekend.   The opening three events of 2019, have served up fiercely-competitive racing, plenty of incidents – and the odd surprise. Silverstone promises more of the same. Timur Timerzyanov arrives for the British event fresh from a maiden World RX victory at Spa-Francorchamps. The Russian will look to progress beyond the semi-final…

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PREVIEW | WRX | RD3 | SPA WORLD RX OF BENELUX

With two rounds in the bag, the FIA World Rallycross Championship embarks on its second brand new circuit of the season for Round 3, the legendary Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps in Belgium. This purpose-built RX track is 913 metres in length and like many World RX tracks, it is a 60/40 split of Asphalt/Dirt. It incorporates one of the most iconic corners in the world of motorsport, the Eau Rouge (or Raidillion, depending on how one likes to refer to it as). A fast, challenging corner whose fame has gone down…

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WRX | RD2 | WORLD RX OF CATALUNYA – BARCELONA

The second round of the FIA World Rallycross Championship at the Circuit De Barcelona in Spain was a thrilling event for one particular Swedish family. After dominating the opening days qualifying sessions, the Hansen brothers set about making the World RX of Catalunya one to remember. It was a reverse grid for Q3 with the fastest guys from day one heading out onto the track first. With track evolution and the possibility of it getting faster as the heats progressed, would it mean that yesterdays slower guys would be able…

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WRX | RD2 | CATALUNYA – DAY 1 – Q1/2

Nineteen drivers arrived in Spain at the Circuit De Barcelona for Round 2 of the FIA World Rallycross Championships, The World RX of Catalunya. Being held slightly later on in the year, the weather was a lot better compared to the wet conditions that were experienced here last year. Kevin Hansen leads the standings heading into the first European race of the season but following on from the round 1 antics, brother Timmy and RX Cartel driver Andreas Bakkerud were both keen to get their campaigns back on track. On…

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BRX | RD2 | LYDDEN HILL

In the bright sunshine, a big crowd flocked to the circuit which is at the heart of every British Rallycross fan, Lydden Hill to watch some Easter RX action.  It was almost a clean sweep for Irishman Derek Tohill who took the win at Round 2 of 2019 Toyo Tires Motorsport UK British Rallycross Championship. The two times European Champ topped the timings in the opening qualifying heat ahead of Round 1 winner Julian Godfrey. However, Q2 did not go so well for him, a jump start resulted in a…

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