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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 14

World RX: Chicherit to launch Junior Team

G-FORS will run the Clios in the French, European and selected World Rallycross Championship events

DriverGuerlain Chicherit has joined forces with FORS PERFORMANCE owner Stéphane Orre to create a new G-FORS rallycross team, which will build and run Renault Clio R.S. RX Supercars with the aim of furthering young drivers and to create a stepping stone into World RX. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 12

Kristoffersson wins inaugural World RX event in Africa in front of packed crowd 

Former World RX Champion Mattias Ekstrom finished third

DriverSweden’s Johan Kristoffersson entered the record books today as the PSRX Volkswagen Sweden driver won the first ever World RX event staged in Africa.

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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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Oct 31

World RX stars to appear at grid in South Africa

Just a week after the Gumtree World RX of Cape Town

2017-08-06_1518World Rallycross Champions Petter Solberg and Johan Kristoffersson will join Norway’s Andreas Bakkerud and America’s Ken Block as the World RX stars competing at Gymkhana GRiD in Johannesburg, South Africa. Read the rest of this entry »

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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 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 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 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 30

Eriksson targets Germany RX podium

Eriksson has qualified for the final on three occasions

DriverSweden’s Kevin Eriksson earned his tag of ‘Mr Round the Outside’ at the Estering in Germany last year, where he produced the move of the season to overtake the entire field at the first corner of the final on his way to his first win.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 28

Jeanney replaces Dubourg for Germany RX

Jeanney raced for Team Peugeot-Hansen in 2015 and 2016

DriverFrance’s Davy Jeanney will return to the FIA World Rallycross Championship this weekend for round 11 at the Estering in Germany, standing in for Team DA Racing-Eurodatacar’s Jean-Baptiste Dubourg.  Read the rest of this entry »

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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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