Tag Archive: Andreas Bakkerud

Jan 31

Bakkerud joins Ekstrom driving for EKS Audi Sport

Both drivers will compete in all 12 rounds

2016-08-07_1685Norway’s Andreas Bakkerud has this morning confirmed that he will join Mattias Ekstrom in the newly-named EKS Audi Sport team for the 2018 FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 27

Dubourg extends Andros Trophy lead

For the second time this winter, he will be joined in the team by Norway’s Andreas Bakkerud

DriverFormer FIA World Rallycross Championship podium finisher Jean-Baptiste Dubourg extended his lead in the Andros Trophy ice racing series last weekend at Serre Chevalier and is hoping to close on his third Andros Trophy title this weekend in Lans-en-Vercors. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 16

Andreas Bakkerud Q&A

We caught up with Bakkerud to find out how he’s feeling ahead of his Andros debut

2016-08-07_63556This weekend, Norway’s Andreas Bakkerud will switch from racing an FIA World Rallycross Championship Supercar to join DA Racing in the Andros Trophy ice racing series. He will drive a Renault Captur as team mate to Jean Baptiste-Dubourg.

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Oct 31

World RX stars to appear at grid in South Africa

Just a week after the Gumtree World RX of Cape Town

2017-08-06_1518World Rallycross Champions Petter Solberg and Johan Kristoffersson will join Norway’s Andreas Bakkerud and America’s Ken Block as the World RX stars competing at Gymkhana GRiD in Johannesburg, South Africa. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 22

Bakkerud to take part in Rallyday and BRX at Pembrey

Bakkerud will swap his Ford Focus RS RX for an M-Sport Ford Fiesta R5 to entertain the crowds at Rallyday

2017-08-06_0110Norway’s Andreas Bakkerud will travel to the UK this weekend, in between the Latvian and German rounds of the FIA World Rallycross Championship, to drive at Rallyday at Castle Combe on Saturday and in a round of the British Rallycross Championship on Sunday.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 02

Flashback: Last time out at Canada RX

GP3R

16-08-06_0560The FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy heads to North America and the Canadian Trois-Rivieres circuit for the eighth round of the 2017 campaign this weekend.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 01

World RX crosses Atlantic for Canadian round at GP3R

Everything you need to know about Canada RX

2016-08-07_1346The FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy will return after a five-week summer hiatus as the teams travel out of Europe for the first time in 2017 for World RX of Canada this weekend (4-6 August). Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 30

Solberg quickest in free practice

His PSRX Volkswagen Sweden team mate Johan Kristoffersson was second and 2016 Holjes winner Andreas Bakkerud was third

DriverThe seventh round of the FIA World Rallycross Championship at Holjes in Sweden got underway today with Free Practice for the Supercar competitors, in which Norway’s Petter Solberg set the quickest time. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 11

Bakkerud wins Q2 as Ekstrom leads overnight

World RX of Norway

DriverNorway’s Andreas Bakkerud set the fastest time in Q2 at the World RX of Norway, round six of the FIA World Rallycross Championship, but it’s Mattias Ekstrom who is TQ (Top Qualifier) on Saturday in Hell. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 10

World RX: Lydden Hill entries revealed

Andreas Bakkerud, Petter Solberg and Mattias Ekstrom have added their names of the list of winners

DriverThe entry list for the fifth round of the FIA World Rallycross Championship at Lydden Hill in Great Britain has been released by the FIA, where six additional competitors will join the 18 permanent teams and drivers to make up the 24-car field.  Read the rest of this entry »

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May 05

The Q1 draw for the third round of the FIA World Rallycross Championship at Hockenheim in Germany has taken place

World RX: Grids for Q1 in Hockenheim revealed 

DriverIn Qualifying 1 on Friday, Germany’s Rene Muennich will start on pole positon in race one, with Norway’s Andreas Bakkerud on pole in race two.

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Apr 01

Q1 grid sheets from Barcelona RX

The Q1 draw for the first round of the FIA World Rallycross Championship has taken place in Barcelona

DriverOn the outside of the grid for the fifth and final race of Q1 is America’s Ken Block, who begins his second year in World RX this weekend. The Hoonigan Racing Division driver will start alongside his team mate, Norway’s Andreas Bakkerud, in their first race of the season.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Feb 15

World RX: Bakkerud launches new Youtube series (+video)

Bakkerud’s new #BakkerudLIFE channel will include content from World RX race weekends

Multiple FIA World Rallycross Championship race winner Andreas Bakkerud has launched a new YouTube channel to give a behind the scenes insight into the everyday life of a top flight World RX driver. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 31

World RX driver honored at prize-giving in Porto

The FIA Off-Road Prize-Giving Gala took place last weekend at Porto in Portugal, hosted by the Portuguese ASN, the FPAK

DriverThe champions and overall trophy winners in the FIA World Rallycross Championship and FIA European Rallycross Championship categories were awarded their hard-earned prizes at the event.

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Jan 17

Rallycross stars wowed crowds at Autosport show

Andreas Bakkerud travelled from making his rally debut in Norway to drive a Ford Focus Supercar at the sho

2017-01-12-0201 Rallycross starred at the Autosport International Show in Birmingham last weekend, where announcements were made about 2017 and drivers and cars from the last five decades stole the show in the Live Action Arena.

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Jan 10

Bakkerud competes in Norwegian Rally event

The car is owned and run by rally driver Anders Grondal, who will also support Bakkerud with rally coaching

DriverFIA World Rallycross Championship star Andreas Bakkerud will compete in the opening round of the Norwegian Rally Championship this weekend, driving a Ford Fiesta R2 on the snow and ice based Sidal Rally. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 20

Season review: Hoonigan Racing Division

The squad didn’t have long to wait for its first trophy with the Focus

DriverAmerica’s Ken Block and his Hoonigan Racing Division team entered the FIA World Rallycross Championship full-time in 2016, racing a brand new Ford Focus RS RX built and developed as a partnership between Ford Performance and M-Sport. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 06

World RX stars honoured in Vienna

Mattias Ekstrom attended his first ever FIA Awards to collect his World Rallycross Drivers’ Championship trophy

DriverThe FIA World Rallycross Championship overall trophy winners for 2016, in both the Drivers’ and Teams’ Championships, were awarded their trophies on Friday evening at the FIA Awards Ceremony in Vienna.

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Aug 07

Timmy Hansen wins in Canada as Solberg regains championship lead

Andreas Bakkerud and Johan Kristoffersson finished second and third respectively

2016-08-07 - DimancheSweden’s Timmy Hansen has won this weekend’s World RX of Canada, round seven of the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy.

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Aug 02

World RX crosses Atlantic for Canadian leg 

For the third year in a row, World RX joins the Grand Prix of Trois-Rivieres (GP3R)

2015-08-08_33492 The FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy will embark on the season’s second half later this week following a month-long summer break. World RX of Canada (5-7 August) forms the seventh round of the World Championship and marks the first flyaway event of 2016.

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