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PREVIEW | WRX | RD4 | SILVERSTONE – GBR 2019

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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WRX | RD3 | SPA WORLD RX OF BENELUX 2019

Taking some three months to build and at a cost of six million Euros, the iconic Circuit De Spa Francorchamps situated in the Ardennes region of Belgium became the latest addition to the FIA World Rallycross calendar but was it money well spent? One can only guess at just how long it would take to see a return on such an investment but in terms of racing and action, the circuit certainly delivered on this. And so in my eyes, it was indeed money well spent; this was backed up…

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PREVIEW | WRX | RD3 | SPA WORLD RX OF BENELUX 2019

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 2019

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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PREVIEW | WRX | RD2 | CATALUNYA – BARCELONA 2019

After an action-packed scorcher of a season opener in Abu Dhabi, the FIA World Rallycross Championship heads to Spain in Europe for Round 2, the World RX of Catalunya at the Circuit De Barcelona. Barcelona which first became a round of the WRX in 2015 is 1.135km in length and is a 60/40% split of Asphalt/Dirt with a 20-meter jump. The track is slightly revised this year, with the start relocating from the joker lap area to joining what was turn 6 last year and the finish moving as well.…

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WRX | RD 1 | ABU DHABI 2019 | DAY 2

It was another hot day at the Yas Marina Circuit in Abu Dhabi for day two of the first round of the World Rallycross Championship and it was more like an RX War Zone with battle scars across Q3 and Q4 for many and that was before the finals were even in sight. The first race of Q3 started off with a roll from Britain’s Oliver Bennett on lap two, those big curbs enough to send his Mini Copper up and over onto the roof. Maybe he was being a…

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WRX | RD1 | ABU DHABI 2019 | DAY 1 – FP/Q1/Q2

The offseason for FIA World Rallycross was a bit of a torrid time to be truthful, the whole Electric debate and the Manufacturer works backed teams exits caused some major upheaval for all. However, that is all behind us and the 2019 season is now upon us and starts off with a brand new venue in Abu Dhabi at the Yas Marina Circuit. 16 permanent drivers arrived in the sweltering heat of the UAE all raring to go with some familiar experienced drivers mixed in with some new, who are…

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WRX | WORLD RX OF GBR 2017

The FIA World Rallycross championships continues to grow year upon year and it is fast becoming THE motorsport championship in the world. Now we realize that this may be a bit of a bold statement but it doesn’t take a genius to see just why. This format, is fast-paced action-packed racing and its perfect for both today’s and tomorrow’s generation of Motorsport fans and its made for TV, besides how can anyone argue with legends such as 9x World Rally Champ Seb Loeb and our favourite character in motorsport Petter…

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WORLD RX GBR 2016

Motorsport which is made for Television is the truth behind rallycross, in Great Britain way back in the late 1960’s the inventions first-ever event aired on ITV’s World of Sport programme and came from what is now also referred to as the birthplace of rallycross, Lydden Hill, in Kent. Whiz forward to the present day and rallycross has a World Wide presents thanks to its new promoter IMG and the FIA World Rally Cross has grown from strength to strength demonstrating that it is the series to be in the…

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