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Nov 15

Albatec and Cronjé bring 2017 to a close in glorious World RX season finale

Final round of the FIA World Rallycross Championship took place at the brand-new Killarney International Raceway

Albatec RacingAgainst a stunning backdrop of the magnificent Table Mountain, Albatec Racing and South African Mark Cronjé received massive support from his multitude of fans at the Gumtree World RX of South Africa.

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Nov 06

Albatec and Cronjé targeting a spot in the semis at World RX of South Africa

The event marks a welcome return to the World stage for the Dumfries team

rustad carAlbatec Racing and Mark Cronjé are primed for the final round of the FIA World Rallycross Championship, Gumtree World RX of South Africa which takes place in Cape Town on 10-12 November.

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Oct 16

Albatec and Maloigne end French RX season with victory

Rallycross France at Dreux

jereflyAlbatec Racing and Philippe Maloigne took a commanding victory in the final round of Rallycross France at Dreux this weekend (15 October). The Frenchman started from pole position and was never headed to record another convincing win in the series, and claim third overall in the title battle. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 27

Albatec fields three Peugeot 208s for French RX at Lessay

Round eight of French RX marks the rallycross debut of Mark ahead of his World RX appearance in Cape Town in November

Albatec fields three Peugeot 208s for French RX at LessayAlbatec Racing fields three Peugeot 208 RX Supercars in Rallycross France this weekend as South African Mark Cronje and Andy Scott join series regular Philippe Maloigne at Lessay. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 17

Kristoffersson crowned 2017 World RX Champion as PSRX Volkswagen Sweden seal teams’ title 

Kristoffersson took his fifth event win

2017-08-06_0331Sweden’s Johan Kristoffersson has won the 2017 FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy with two rounds still remaining.  PSRX Volkswagen Sweden [Kristoffersson and team-mate Petter Solberg] has also won the teams’ championship after a dominant season with its pair of Volkswagen Polo GTi Supercars. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 13

Flashback: Last time out at Latvia RX

World RX’s first visit to Latvia is also remembered for the titanic battle between Petter Solberg and Mattias Ekstrom

DriverThe first FIA World Rallycross Championship round to be held at the Bikernieki National Sports Base in Riga, Latvia last year was regarded as one of the best events of the 2016 season.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 03

Kristoffersson makes World RX history with four consecutive wins 

It is also the Swede’s eighth podium in a row

2017-08-06_0343Johan Kristoffersson made rallycross history today as the PSRX Volkswagen Sweden driver became the first driver to win four consecutive rounds of the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy.

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Aug 31

‘Legendary’ Lohéac beckons for Albatec duo Rustad and Kalliokoski

The Dumfries team field a pair of 600bhp Peugeot 208 RX Supercars among a 35-strong Euro RX entry

‘Legendary’ Lohéac beckons for Albatec duo Rustad and KalliokoskiAlbatec Racing duo Tommy Rustad and Jere Kalliokoski resume their bid for FIA European Rallycross Championship honours at Bretagne World RX of France at Lohéac this weekend (2/3 September). Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 29

Mark Cronje to compete at home event in Cape Town 

Gumtree World RX of South Africa

World RX - Mark Cronje to compete at home event in Cape Town South African rally star Mark Cronje will contest Gumtree World RX of South Africa, the season-closer to this year’s FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy, which takes place at the Killarney International Raceway in Cape Town (11-12 November).

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Jul 31

Maloigne takes solid victory in Kerlabo, Scott finishes fifth on rallycross return

The Frenchman was never out of the top three

Maloigne takes solid victory in Kerlabo, Scott finishes fifth on rallycross returnPhilippe Maloigne took a solid win in round five of Rallycross France in Kerlabo on Sunday, powering his SamShield-backed Albatec Peugeot 208 RX to a 1.3 second advantage over Jonathan Pailler.

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Jul 27

Marc Scott wins on Mondello RX150 return

“Overall, I’m extremely happy with how my pace was in Mondello Park”

Marc Scott wins on Mondello RX150 returnMarc Scott made a welcome return to the top step of the RX150 podium, with a dominant performance in round four of the Toyo Tires British Rallycross Championship at Mondello Park, Ireland on Saturday. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 02

Kristoffersson wins Magic Weekend in Holjes and extends Championship lead

Kristoffersson’s win in the PSRX Volkswagen Sweden Polo

Kristoffersson wins Magic Weekend in Holjes and extends Championship leadSweden’s Johan Kristoffersson took a lights-to-flag victory on home soil at this weekend’s Swecon World RX of Sweden, round seven of the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy.

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Jun 27

Marc Scott bounces back to RX150 action with second at Pembrey BRX

The son of Albatec Team Principal Andy Scott

Albatec Racing logoDouble British RX150 Champion Marc Scott bounced back to race action with second place in round three of the Toyo Tires British Rallycross Championship at Pembrey this weekend.

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Jun 27

Albatec claims second in French RX thriller at Chateauroux

Albatec Racing and Philippe Maloigne finished second in a thrilling round three of Rallycross France in Chateauroux on Sunday

Albatec claims second in French RX thriller at ChateaurouxThe Frenchman, at the wheel of the SamShield-backed Peugeot 208 RX Supercar, is now placed fourth in the championship standings. The weekend got off to the best possible start with a strong pace in Saturday practice, four tenths ahead at one time, which netted the fastest time for the former motocross racer.

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Jun 22

Double British RX150 Champion Marc Scott will make his long-awaited return to race action at Pembrey, Wales this weekend (25 June)

Marc Scott returns to RX150 action with Albatec at Pembrey BRX

Marc Scott returns to RX150 action with Albatec at Pembrey BRXThe son of Albatec Team Principal Andy Scott, Marc will drive the Albatec Racing / Atlas Communications buggy in round three of the Toyo Tires British Rallycross Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 21

Albatec returns to scene of victory for French RX at Chateauroux

The Frenchman won the race there last year in his SamShield Peugeot 208 RX Supercar, after dominating from the second heat

Albatec RacingAlbatec Racing heads to Chateauroux this weekend for round three of Rallycross France, where Philippe Maloigne bids for his first win of the year.
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Jun 11

Albatec Peugeots show strong pace in Norway Euro RX

Former Euro RX champion Tommy Rustad racing at his home event

Albatec Racing logoAlbatec Racing showcased its Peugeot 208 RX Supercars with a strong performance in round two of the FIA European Rallycross Championship in Norway this weekend.

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Jun 06

Andy Scott pledges to return to Sol Rally Barbados after 2017 outing

The rallycross racer swapped his 600bhp Peugeot 208 RX Supercar for a Paul Horton owned MkI Ford Escort

Andy Scott pledges to return to Sol Rally Barbados after 2017 outingAlbatec Racing Team Principal Andy Scott has vowed to return to Sol Rally Barbados (Sol RB17) next year after a successful debut appearance saw him run as high as third in class on the final day. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 01

Quality entry in Faleyras beckons for Albatec and Maloigne

A popular track for both the team and Philippe

Albatec Racing logoFaleyras is the venue for round two of Rallycross France this weekend (3&4 June), where Albatec Racing and Philippe Maloigne bid for their first victory of the season in the super competitive domestic series.

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May 14

World RX: Kristoffersson wins Belgium RX as PSRX Volkswagen Sweden take double podium

Team Peugeot-Hansen’s Timmy Hansen finished runner-up

World RX Kristoffersson wins Belgium RX as PSRX Volkswagen Sweden take double podiumSweden’s Johan Kristoffersson has won the Coyote World RX of Belgium, round four of the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy – the first victory for the new-for-2017 Volkswagen Polo GTI Supercar.

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