Tag Archive: FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy.

Nov 22

Speedmachine aligns with Ministry of Sound for Silverstone RX round (+video)

Ministry of Sound will take over the main stage on Friday night to perform a DJ set after the on-track action

Next year’s first ever Speedmachine, which forms the 2018 leg of the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy, has signed a partnership with music giant Ministry of Sound Group (MOS) to form part of the weekend’s music entertainment. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 07

Rallycross visits Africa for first time as World RX descends on Cape Town 

Final round of the 2017 FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy

The Gumtree World RX of South Africa – takes place in Cape Town this weekend (10-12 November).  Cape Town RX marks the first time that rallycross has taken place on the continent of Africa and is the only FIA World Championship event to be staged in sub-Saharan Africa.
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Nov 01

World RX drivers support men’s health Movember campaign 

Movember’s South Africa campaign will activate at the upcoming Gumtree World RX of South Africa

The FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy and RX2 International Series presented by Cooper Tires will support the global Movember health campaign, which kicks off today (1 November).

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Oct 24

World RX announces 2018 calendar: new events at Silverstone and COTA 

Canada – Trois-Rivieres – 4/5 August

The FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy has announced its calendar for the 2018 season.  The calendar, which is subject to confirmation at the December meeting of the FIA World Motor Sport Council, consists of 12 rounds including two brand new events at Silverstone in the UK and USA circuit, COTA. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 23

World RX to visit the USA in 2018 as IMG signs deal with COTA

The FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy will have its first US event in 2018

Championship rights holder IMG has agreed a five-year deal with Circuit of the Americas (COTA) at Austin, Texas.  World RX will make its debut in the United States of America on the weekend of 29-30 September 2018 as part of a festival weekend. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 12

Loeb second on Rallye du Maroc

In preparation for competing on the Dakar Rally in January

2017-08-04_0559Less than a week after confirmation that he will continue to race with Peugeot in the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy next season [read here], France’s Sebastien Loeb finished second on Rallye du Maroc.  Read the rest of this entry »

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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 27

Fight for second and third in drivers’ championship resumes in Germany 

Only 15 points separate Petter Solberg, Mattias Ekstrom and Sebastien Loeb  in the battle for the runner-up

Fight for second and third in drivers' championship resumes in Germany The 2017 FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy was won by Johan Kristoffersson at round ten in Latvia but the fight for second and third in the drivers’ championship will resume at the ALL-INKL.COM World RX of Germany at Buxtehude this weekend (30 September-1 October).

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Sep 21

Fifty days to go until inaugural Cape Town RX 

Over 20 World RX Supercars will battle it out at the inaugural Cape Town RX

Fifty days to go until inaugural Cape Town RX Gumtree World RX of South Africa, the final round of the 2017 FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy, visits Cape Town in just 50 days’ time (10-12 November) and includes a host of entertainment for fans from start to finish.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 21

Germany RX entries revealed

Reigning World RX Champion Mattias Ekstrom enters the event where he won the Drivers’ title last year

DriverThe entry list for the penultimate round of the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy at the Estering in Germany (29 September 29 – 1 October) has been released by the FIA.  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 16

Heikkinen leads Latvia RX overnight

EKS’s Heikkinen won Q2 race four as rain hit the Bikernieki National Sports Base circuit.

DriverFinland’s Topi Heikkinen was the quickest driver in Q2 at the World RX of Latvia, round ten of the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy and is TQ (top qualifier) at the end of Saturday’s action.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 13

World RX returns to Baltic States for Latvia RX 

A total of 81 cars will compete in Latvia including 51 Supercars

DriverThe FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy will visit the Baltic states this weekend as World RX returns to Riga for the second-ever running of the Neste World RX of Latvia (15-17 September).

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Sep 11

Haigh-Smith confirms Supercar entry for Cape Town RX 

Cape Town RX forms the final round of the World Championship

Haigh-Smith confirms Supercar entry for Cape Town RX South African rally driver Ashley Haigh-Smith will make his World RX debut in an Olsbergs MSE Supercar at Gumtree World RX of South Africa, round 12 of the 2017 FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 09

“World RX is a learning curve” – McRae

He will return to the car at the Bikernieki Circuit in Riga next week, for the Latvian round of World RX

DriverBritain’s Alister McRae made his debut in the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy at Loheac in France last weekend, driving the Loco World RX Team’s Volkswagen Polo. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 07

World RX: Latvia entries revealed

Great Britain’s Alister McRae will make his second start in the championship

DriverThe entry list for the tenth round of the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy – Neste World RX of Latvia (15-17 September) – has been released by the FIA.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 05

Sun International announced as hotel partner of Cape Town RX 

Sun International is Africa’s largest tourism, leisure and gaming group

Sun International announced as hotel partner of Cape Town RX Sun International is the official hotel partner for Gumtree World RX of South Africa, the final round of The FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy, which takes place in Cape Town from 10-12 November and will see the 2017 World RX Champion crowned.

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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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Sep 02

Dubourg targeting best result in front of home fans

Dubourg’s best result so far in 2017 was at Barcelona

2017-08-05_1179France’s Jean-Baptise Dubourg enters his home round of the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy at Loheac in France this weekend, the ninth race in his first full season in World RX, driving a Peugeot 208 WRX for the DA Racing team.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 31

Everything you need to know about Loheac RX

Staged in the small Breton village of Loheac in the north-west of the country

DriverThe FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy will travel to Loheac in Brittany this weekend (1-3 September) for the best attended round of the season, the Bretagne World RX of France. Read the rest of this entry »

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