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Jan 31

Bakkerud joins Ekstrom driving for EKS Audi Sport

Both drivers will compete in all 12 rounds

2016-08-07_1685Norway’s Andreas Bakkerud has this morning confirmed that he will join Mattias Ekstrom in the newly-named EKS Audi Sport team for the 2018 FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 30

Ekstrom retires from DTM to focus on World RX

“I will now focus on EKS and rallycross”

DriverFormer FIA World Rallycross Champion, Mattias Ekstrom, has today confirmed he will retire from DTM to concentrate on World RX full-time in 2018.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 27

Dubourg extends Andros Trophy lead

For the second time this winter, he will be joined in the team by Norway’s Andreas Bakkerud

DriverFormer FIA World Rallycross Championship podium finisher Jean-Baptiste Dubourg extended his lead in the Andros Trophy ice racing series last weekend at Serre Chevalier and is hoping to close on his third Andros Trophy title this weekend in Lans-en-Vercors. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 25

World RX: Nitiss leaves EKS

The 2014 World RX of Norway race winner joined EKS for 2017 as an Individual entrant

2017-08-04_0520Latvia’s Reinis Nitiss has announced on his social media that he has left the EKS team after a year driving in the FIA World Rallycross Championship for the 2016 World RX Champions.  Read the rest of this entry »

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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 16

Andreas Bakkerud Q&A

We caught up with Bakkerud to find out how he’s feeling ahead of his Andros debut

2016-08-07_63556This weekend, Norway’s Andreas Bakkerud will switch from racing an FIA World Rallycross Championship Supercar to join DA Racing in the Andros Trophy ice racing series. He will drive a Renault Captur as team mate to Jean Baptiste-Dubourg.

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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 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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