Tag Archive: FIA World Rallycross Championship

Jan 16

Bennett to compete in World RX with Mini S Supercar

Despite 2018 being only his second season in rallycross, Bennett has already raced in a World RX event

DriverBritain’s Oliver Bennett will race in the FIA World Rallycross Championship this year, driving a Mini Cooper S Supercar that was revealed at the Autosport International Show in the UK. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 11

World RX: Larsen to compete in ex Marklund Polo

Larsen will move from racing in the Euro RX TouringCar category

DriverNorway’s Kjetil Larsen will race in the FIA European Rallycross Championship for Supercar and selected FIA World Rallycross Championship rounds in 2018, driving an ex-Anton Marklund Volkswagen Polo.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 21

Toomas Heikkinen leaves EKS

“After two brilliant years driving the Audi S1 RX quattro, it’s time for me to say goodbye to EKS”

2017-08-06_0096Finland’s Topi Heikkinen, who has driven for the EKS team in the FIA World Rallycross Championship for the last two seasons, has published a statement about his future. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 15

RX2 champion Raymond given French Motorsport Award

Raymond is the first rallycross driver to receive the award

2017-08-06_1252France’s Cyril Raymond claimed the prestigious Golden Wheel award at the French ASN (FFSA)’s annual awards ceremony earlier this week.

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Dec 12

Latvia RX tickets now on sale

The Bikernieki circuit held it’s first ever World RX event on the outskirts of Riga in 2016

DriverThe first tickets for the Neste World RX of Latvia, round nine of the 2018 FIA World Rallycross Championship have gone on sale today (December 12). Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 09

2018 update: New cost cutting measures in World RX

2018 update: New cost cutting measures in World RX

DriverThe FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy will feature a number of technical regulation changes next season.

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Dec 08

RX Academy builds on successful first season

RX Academy will continue to use identical Renault Clio RS RX cars

DriverRX Academy is set to expand for its second year and will begin the 2018 season at FIA World Rallycross Championship venue Holjes in May, joining the RallyX Nordic series.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 05

RX represented at Essen, Andros Trophy & Autosport Show

Last weekend

DriverEven though the FIA World Rallycross Championship finished at the final round in South Africa in November, teams and drivers continue to be busy both behind the scenes and at events in the lead up to Christmas.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 30

Dubourg begins his Andros Trophy defence

Dubourg begins his Andros Trophy defence

DriverFrance’s Jean-Baptiste Dubourg will begin the defence of his double Andros Trophy championship titles this weekend, three weeks after completing his maiden season in the FIA World Rallycross Championship in South Africa.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 28

Loeb and Raymond contest Rallye Du Var

Driving a recently restored Peugeot 306 Maxi rally car

DriverFrance’s Sebastien Loeb and Cyril Raymond both starred on Rallye du Var last weekend, just two weeks after the final round of the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Mosnter Energy in South Africa.  Read the rest of this entry »

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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 21

Kristoffersson wins Gymkhana grid

A week after winning his seventh World RX event of the season at the inaugural Cape Town RX

DriverSweden’s Johan Kristoffersson used his FIA World Rallycross Championship winning PSRX Volkswagen Sweden Polo GTi to score victory at Monster Energy’s Gymkhana GRiD in Johannesburg, South Africa last weekend.  Read the rest of this entry »

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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 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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