Tag Archive: FIA World Rallycross Championship

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 14

Stars of the show honoured at inaugural RX2 Awards Gala

Outstanding achievements recognised at RX2 end-of-season awards

The stars of the 2017 RX2 International Series presented by Cooper Tires gathered at Nitida Wine Farm in South Africa last night (13 November), for an end-of-season Awards Gala to celebrate a superb maiden campaign for the official FIA World Rallycross Championship feeder series. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 12

World RX: Hansen wins Q4 as Kristoffersson is top qualifier

Hansen took the lead at the first corner of Q4 race five and beat Kristoffersson to the finish line

DriverSweden’s Timmy Hansen set the quickest time in Q4 at the final round of the FIA World Rallycross Championship in Cape Town, South Africa, as Johan Kristoffersson claimed the TQ (top qualifier) position.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 08

RX2 battle resumes in Cape Town

Behind Raymond in the points, there are battles for overall positions throughout the field

2017-08-06_1187France’s Cyril Raymond heads into the final round of the RX2 International Series at Cape Town in South Africa next weekend as the FIA World Rallycross Championship’s single-make support category Champion, the 2016 title-holder adding the 2017 crown to his list of accolades at the penultimate round in France.  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 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 20

World RX: Cape Town RX entries revealed

Sweden’s Johan Kristoffersson has sewn up the World RX Drivers’ title and leads the 22-strong Supercar field

DriverThe entry list for the 12th and final round of the FIA World Rallycross Championship at Cape Town in South Africa next month has been revealed by the FIA.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 18

Eriksson excited for South African bow in Bluebeam-sponsored Ford Fiesta

Scandinavian teenager rejoins World RX ranks in Cape Town

Eriksson excited for South African bow in Bluebeam-sponsored Ford FiestaOliver Eriksson is fired-up to take the fight to his more experienced rivals when he returns to the FIA World Rallycross Championship next month behind the wheel of an Olsbergs MSE-run, Bluebeam-sponsored Ford Fiesta Supercar in South Africa.

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Oct 14

Haigh-Smith on RX test: “I couldn’t stop smiling!”

He was given coaching at the test by permanent World RX driver, Kevin Eriksson

DriverSouth Africa’s Ashley Haigh-Smith is gearing up to make his FIA World Rallycross Championship debut at his home round at the Gumtree World RX of South Africa next month.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 13

Nitišs keen on more ERC action

Reinis Nitišs wants more FIA European Rally Championship action in the future but insists the day job comes first

Nitišs keen on more ERC actionThe FIA World Rallycross Championship star from Latvia impressed by winning the ERC2 division on his third ever rally in Liepāja last weekend.

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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 10

Reinis Nitiss wins ERC2 category at Rally Latvia

Swapping his regular EKS Audi S1 quattro World RX Supercar for an N4 Specification Mitsubishi Evo rally car

DriverLatvia’s Reinis Nitiss put the break between the 11th and 12th rounds of the FIA World Rallycross Championship to good use last weekend, by competing on his home round of the FIA European Rally Championship, Rally Liepaja, and won the ERC2 category.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 07

Szabo takes S1600 title; Enerberg wins Touringcar Trophy

Euro RX season reviews will be published on the World RX website soon

DriverThe final rounds of the FIA European Rallycross Championship for Super1600 and the FIA European Rallycross Championship for TouringCar took place alongside the FIA World Rallycross Championship at the Estering in Germany last weekend, where the champions in each class were crowned.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 04

Peugeot and Sebastian Loeb confirms increased involvement in World RX as Ken Block moves on 

Meanwhile, Ford and the Hoonigan Racing Division will no longer continue its World RX programme due to a change in company strategy

2017-08-06_0391Peugeot will increase its involvement in next year’s FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster with brand ambassador, Sebastien Loeb.  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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Oct 01

Solberg takes Q3 win despite injuries

Solberg takes Q3 win despite injuries

DriverNorway’s Petter Solberg continued his heroic weekend at the World RX of Germany, the penultimate round of the FIA World Rallycross Championship by setting the quickest time in Q3.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 26

RX Academy winner Jesse Kallio wins full S1600 entry for 2018

17-year old Kallio secured the title in the single-make category at the fifth and final round in Kouvola, Finland

DriverAs prize for winning the inaugural RX Academy series, Finland’s Jesse Kallio will compete at FIA World Rallycross Championship events in 2018, racing in the FIA European Rallycross Championship for Super1600.  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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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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