Tag Archive: FIA World Rallycross Championship

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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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 16

Kristoffersson wins Q1 in Latvia

Kristoffersson made the best start in Q1 race three and led Kevin Hansen to the finish

2017-08-05_2005Sweden’s Johan Kristoffersson set the quickest time in Q1 at Neste World RX of Latvia, round 10 of the FIA World Rallycross Championship prestented by Monster Energy, after reigning Champion Mattias Ekstrom set the quickest time in Free Practice this morning.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 13

Flashback: Last time out at Latvia RX

World RX’s first visit to Latvia is also remembered for the titanic battle between Petter Solberg and Mattias Ekstrom

DriverThe first FIA World Rallycross Championship round to be held at the Bikernieki National Sports Base in Riga, Latvia last year was regarded as one of the best events of the 2016 season.  Read the rest of this entry »

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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

Ekstrom takes Q3 win in the rain

Ekstrom won race four of Q3 as the rain fell harder during the session and finished ahead of Timmy Hansen

DriverSweden’s Mattias Ekstrom set the quickest time in Q3 as the final morning of action in the French round of the FIA World Rallycross Championship at Loheac was hit by wet conditions.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 02

Loeb is overnight leader at #Loheacrx

Team Peugeot-Hansen driver Loeb won the last race of the Q2 session to be quickest from Q1 winner Johan Kristoffersson

DriverFrance’s Sebastien Loeb set the quickest Q2 time in the French round of the FIA World Rallycross Championship at Loheac and leads the Intermediate Classification overnight.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 02

Home hero Loeb tenth while Kristoffersson quickest

“The conditions were difficult; wet and slippery” – Loeb 

DriverTeam Peugeot-Hansen’s Sebastien Loeb is home hero in the French round of the FIA World Rallycross Championship at Loheac this weekend, and in a Free Practice session of mixed conditions this evening, the nine-time World Rally Champion was 10th fastest.  Read the rest of this entry »

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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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Sep 01

Flashback: Last time out at Loheac RX

The FIA World Rallycross Championship returns to Europe this weekend for the ninth round at Loheac in France

DriverSweden’s Johan Kristoffersson leads the World RX Drivers’ Championship, and it was at the French circuit twelve months ago where he scored his second World RX win, by dominating Sunday’s action.

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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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Aug 31

Work underway on new Prodrive Renault Megane

Chicherit will continue his programme of World RX events driving a Renault Clio this weekend

DriverWork is underway on the new Renault Megane RS RX that will be raced by Guerlain Chicherit’s GCK team in the 2018 FIA World Rallycross Championship.

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Aug 30

Maximum Supercar entry for legendary Loheac event 

Loheac RX attracts over 70,000 fans each year at the packed circuit

2017-08-06_-0793The 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.
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