Tag Archive: EKS

Oct 01

Ekstrom wins in Germany as EKS take double podium for Audi 

Team Peugeot-Hansen’s Timmy Hansen finished runner-up in his Peugeot 208 WRX Supercar

Ekstrom wins in Germany as EKS take double podium for Audi Sweden’s Mattias Ekstrom won this weekend’s ALL-INKL.COM World RX of Germany, the penultimate round of the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy.

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Sep 15

Nitiss on Latvia RX: “There is huge support here”

Like Janis Baumanis, Nitiss is a household name in Latvia

DriverEKS’ Reinis Nitiss will start the first race of the weekend at his home round of the FIA World Rallycoss Championship in Riga on the outside of the grid, and will be joined by two other EKS drivers in Q1 Race 1: Topi Heikkinen and Nico Muller. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 10

Nico Muller joins World RX for Loheac

“Mattias and I have been colleagues in DTM since 2016 and we talk about many things, including rallycross.”

DriverNico Muller will become the first ever Swiss driver to race in the FIA World Rallycross Championship when he joins the EKS team at Loheac in France next month.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 05

Flying Finn Toomas Heikkinen wins Q1

On a drying circuit, following several hours of heavy rain, Heikkinen used dry tyres to be quickest

17-08-05_0057Finland’s Topi Heikkinen leads the eighth round of the FIA World Rallycross Championship at Trois-Rivieres in Canada after Q1, the EKS driver winning race four of the session to set the quickest time.

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Jun 30

Nitiss nominated points scorer for EKS

Nitiss races an EKS Audi S1 this season

2016-08-05_0031Latvia’s Reinis Nitiss will score points in the Teams’ Championship this weekend at the World RX of Sweden for the EKS team, standing in for reigning FIA World Rallycross Champion Mattias Ekstrom, who is missing the event due to clashing DTM commitments. Read the rest of this entry »

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Feb 20

Nitiss joins EKS as Ekstrom’s team fields third car for 2017 

In 2013, Nitiss was crowned the European Champion in the highly-competitive Super1600 category

World RX - Nitiss joins EKS as Ekstrom's team fields third car for 2017 Reigning FIA World Rallycross Champion Mattias Ekstrom and his team, EKS, will contest the 2017 season with three Audi S1 EKS RX quattro cars. Latvia’s Reinis Nitiss will join team-mates Ekstrom and Topi Heikkinen in the team’s third car. Read the rest of this entry »

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Feb 09

Heikkinen confirmed to partner Ekstrom in 2017

EKS recently announced that it will receive increased support from Audi for its 2017 World RX campaign

DriverFinland’s Toomas ‘Topi’ Heikkinen has been retained by FIA World Rallycross Championship winning team EKS for the 2017 season and will race an Audi S1 Supercar alongside World RX Drivers’ Champion, Mattias Ekstrom. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 18

EKS to receive Audi Sport factory backing in World RX 

The news about Audi follows hot on the heels of Petter Solberg and Johan Kristoffersson’s announcement last week

2016-08-06_0230 Audi AG announced earlier today that the German manufacturer will support Mattias Ekstrom’s EKS squad in the 2017 FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy.
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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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Apr 22

World RX crews prepare for 2015 season-opener in Portugal

Reigning World RX Champion Petter Solberg among the line-up of drivers

World RX - 2015 drivers This weekend marks the opening round of the 2015 FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy where a total of 52 cars including 21 Supercars armed with 600 brake horsepower will go head-to-head in Portugal. Among the line-up of drivers competing is reigning World RX Champion Petter Solberg, who won the event last year. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 26

Anton Marklund switches to EKS for 2015

The 22-year-old, who drove full-time for Volkswagen Marklund Motorsport in last year’s World RX, will switch to EKS

World RX - Anton Marklund Sweden’s Anton Marklund will join EKS to drive an Audi S1 EKS RX Quattro in this year’s FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy.

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Jun 19

Ex F1 racer Markus Winkelhock enters World RX of finland

The German racing driver will pilot an Audi S1 Supercar in the EKS RX Team alongside team-mate Pontus Tidemand.

Markus Winkelhock Former Formula One driver and FIA GT1 World Champion Markus Winkelhock will compete as a wildcard entry at next week’s World RX of Finland, round four of the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 23

World RX teams presented at Italian media day

A string of media from across Europe, Asia and the Americas congregated at the Italian circuit

World RX media day Today the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy kicked off in style at a special media day that was held at the new World RX venue, Franciacorta International Circuit in Brescia, Italy. Read the rest of this entry »

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