Tag Archive: Petter Solberg

Jun 11

Kristoffersson extends World RX Championship lead after heroic win in Norway

Sweden’s Johan Kristoffersson took a heroic victory at Team Verksted World RX of Norway

Round six of the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy – his win made even more impressive considering the PSRX Volkswagen Sweden racer was driving with a badly injured right foot. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 28

Solberg and PSRX Volkswagen Sweden take double podium at Lydden Hill 

Solberg pays tribute to last Lydden Hill World RX with fitting victory

Solberg pays tribute to last Lydden Hill World RX with fitting victoryNorway’s Petter Solberg took an emphatic win at the wheel of his Volkswagen GTI Polo RX Supercar as the sport of rallycross celebrated its 50th birthday at Lydden Hill in Kent this weekend – round five of the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy.

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May 28

Solberg takes three qualifying wins in a row

The two-time World RX Champion led his team mate Johan Kristoffersson and 2016 Champion Mattias Ekstrom

DriverNorway’s Petter Solberg was fastest for the third qualifying session in a row at the fifth round of the FIA World Rallycross Championship at Lydden Hill.  Read the rest of this entry »

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May 27

Super Solberg stuns as top Lydden qualifier

“It was a fantastic feeling” – Solberg

Super Solberg stuns as top Lydden qualifierPetter Solberg, driving for the PSRX Volkswagen Sweden team, claimed top spot after the first two qualifying races in round five of the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy at Lydden Hill today, the affable Norwegian claiming a psychological advantage over his rivals by also breaking the Lydden Hill lap record. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 26

Munnich makes switch to ex-Solberg Citroen DS3

“I will have a Solberg Citroen for Lydden Hill. I tested the car already at Holjes and it is amazing”

DriverGermany’s Rene Meunnich will change cars this weekend for the fifth round of the FIA World Rallycross Championship at Lydden Hill.  Read the rest of this entry »

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May 24

Hirvonen to join Solberg for SpeedMachine media launch at Silverstone 

The launch will take place on Tuesday 30 May 2017

Hirvonen to join Solberg for SpeedMachine media launch at Silverstone JR Motorsport (JRM) and former WRC driver Mikko Hirvonen will join the likes of two-time World RX Champion Petter Solberg at next week’s media launch of the new rallycross circuit at Silverstone – home to the British round of the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy from 2018 onwards. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 10

World RX: Lydden Hill entries revealed

Andreas Bakkerud, Petter Solberg and Mattias Ekstrom have added their names of the list of winners

DriverThe entry list for the fifth round of the FIA World Rallycross Championship at Lydden Hill in Great Britain has been released by the FIA, where six additional competitors will join the 18 permanent teams and drivers to make up the 24-car field.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 23

Solberg wins Q3 as Kristoffersson forgets to joker

Kristoffersson leads Portugal after day one

DriverNorway’s Petter Solberg set the fastest time in Q3 at the second round of the FIA World Rallycross Championship at the Montalegre circuit in Portugal, to move to top position in the Intermediate Classification, as Johan Kristoffersson won the race but like Bakkerud on Saturday didn’t take his joker lap. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 20

Flashback: Last time out at Montalegre RX

The 2016 Portuguese event was the last time that Solberg stood on the top step of a World RX podium

DriverThe picturesque Montalegre circuit in Portugal hosts the second round of the FIA World Rallycross Championship this weekend, where 12 months ago Petter Solberg got his title assault off to a near-perfect start with victory. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 29

World RX: 2017 season ready to kick off in Barcelona  

With 18 permanent Supercars and a plethora of star-studded motorsport names

World RX 2017 season ready to kick off in Barcelona  The eagerly-anticipated FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy returns for its fourth season as the World Championship kicks off in Barcelona this coming weekend (1-2 April).

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Mar 21

Solberg and Kristoffersson reveal 2017 livery

The cars that Solberg and Kristoffersson will race are currently being built at Volkswagen Motorsport’s base

World RX - Solberg and Kristoffersson reveal 2017 liveryThe PSRX Volkswagen World RX Sweden team launched the livery of its 2017 Volkswagen Polo GTI Supercar in Stockholm today with drivers Petter Solberg and Johan Kristoffersson. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 16

World RX launches new track at Killarney as Cape Town RX tickets go on sale 

“It’s very important for us to come to South Africa” – Paul Bellamy

World RX launches new track at Killarney as Cape Town RX tickets go on sale The FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy launched the new rallycross track at Killarney International Circuit today (16 March 2017), as tickets for the season-closing World RX of South Africa went on sale to the general public for the first time.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 08

Teng Tools expands partnership with World RX 

New-for-2017 in the World RX paddock will be the rebranded Teng Tools Spotters’ Tower

Teng Tools expands partnership with World RX Swedish-based toolmaker Teng Tools has expanded its partnership with the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy and will remain as the World Championship’s official tools partner. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 27

Solberg helps launch new Dirt 4 in London

Dirt 4 will include the traditional Montalegre World RX circuit in Portugal and Loheac in France

DriverDouble World Rallycross Champion Petter Solberg joined rally star Kris Meeke in London yesterday to launch Codemasters’ new game, Dirt 4, the official game of the FIA World Rallycross Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 22

Sebastian Vettel wins ROC Nations Cup for Team Germany in Miami

Team Germany’s Sebastian Vettel stormed to victory in the ROC Nations Cup at Miami’s Marlins Park

Sebastian Vettel wins ROC Nations  Cup for Team Germany in Miami Team Germany are celebrating a record seventh win in the ROC Nations Cup after Sebastian Vettel took a stunning victory all by himself at Miami’s Marlins Park. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 21

Juan Pablo Montoya crowned Champion of Champions in Miami

Colombian motor sport great Juan Pablo Montoya has won the Race Of Champions trophy for the first time at Miami’s Marlins Park

Juan Pablo Montoya crowned Champion of Champions in Miami Colombia’s 2015 Indianapolis 500 winner Juan Pablo Montoya put in a stunning performance to eclipse 16 fellow stars of motor sport and earn the title ‘Champion of Champions’ for the first time on a thrilling afternoon of action at Miami’s Marlins Park. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 20

Motor sport legends from all over the world prepare for this weekend’s ROC Miami

Miami’s Marlins Park was swarming with legends of motor sport today ahead of this weekend’s ROC Miami

Motor sport legends from all over the world  prepare for this weekend’s ROC Miami Many of the world’s greatest drivers have arrived in Miami ahead of this weekend’s Race Of Champions – and today they put in their first practice laps of the unique ROC circuit winding its way around the inside of Marlins Park. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 20

ROC Miami to raise money for local Children’s Cancer Centre with spectacular charity auction

The auction includes unique items like the ROC Art Car

ROC Miami to raise money for local Children’s Cancer Centre with spectacular charity auction Together with this weekend’s ROC Miami drivers and Racing For Cancer, the Race Of Champions is running a special charity auction in aid of the new Pediatric Cancer Care Unit at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital in Miami. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 19

Kyle Busch and Travis Pastrana enjoy first runs on brand new track ahead of this weekend’s ROC Miami

The new track was finished overnight

Kyle Busch and Travis Pastrana enjoy first runs on brand new track ahead of this weekend’s ROC Miami The Race Of Champions will celebrate its first appearance on American soil with a brand new track concept this weekend: a figure-of-eight circuit with two loops winding their way around the inside of Miami’s Marlins Park. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 19

Countdown to ROC Miami: Race Of Champions in numbers

ROC Miami will be the 28th Race Of Champions since its first event in Paris in 1988

Countdown to ROC Miami Race Of Champions in numbers Miami’s Marlins Park is the 13th venue to host the Race Of Champions, following a range of prestigious venues all over the world – including London’s Olympic Stadium and Wembley Stadium, Beijing’s ‘Bird’s Nest’ Olympic Stadium, Bangkok’s National Stadium, Bushy Park Barbados and the Stade de France in Paris. Read the rest of this entry »

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