Tag Archive: Petter Solberg

Aug 18

Le Mans winner and F1 star Nico Hülkenberg to race at ROC 2015 in London

The German will now make his ROC debut and partner four-time Formula 1 world champion Sebastian Vettel for Team Germany

Race Of Champions logo2015 Le Mans 24 Hours winner Nico Hülkenberg has signed up for the Race Of Champions at London’s former Olympic Stadium on November 20-21. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 11

Double MotoGP World Champion Jorge Lorenzo signs up for ROC 2015

Lorenzo is one of motorcycling’s current superstars

News imageDouble MotoGP World Champion Jorge Lorenzo has signed up for this year’s Race Of Champions on November 20-21 at the Stadium at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, the iconic home of the 2012 London Olympic and Paralympic Games. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 04

Host of motorsport stars join World RX for Canadian street race 

A total of 20 Supercars will compete at Trois-Rivieres

2014-08-08_0821The FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy will resume after a short summer hiatus as the teams cross the Atlantic for Canada RX, round seven of the 13-event calendar.

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Jul 20

F1’s Daniel Ricciardo joins motorcycle legend Mick Doohan on Team Australia

The pair join a ROC field featuring Sebastian Vettel, Petter Solberg, ‘Mr Le Mans’ Tom Kristensen and David Coulthard

2015-06-07_1997Three-time Formula 1 grand prix winner Daniel Ricciardo will make his Race Of Champions debut at London’s former Olympic Stadium in November

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Jul 08

Multiple F1 world champion to race at ROC 2015 in London

Four-time Formula 1 world champion Sebastian Vettel will compete at the 2015 Race Of Champions at London’s former Olympic Stadium

News imageFour-time Formula 1 world champion Sebastian Vettel has signed up for this year’s Race Of Champions on November 20-21 at the Stadium at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park – the iconic home of the 2012 London Olympic and Paralympic Games. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 22

Tom Kristensen and Petter Solberg rejoin forces for Race Of Champions in London

Tickets for ROC 2015 are now available from www.raceofchampions.com

Race Of Champions logo Reigning ROC Nations Cup winners Tom Kristensen and Petter Solberg will defend their title at the 2015 Race Of Champions on November 20-21 Read the rest of this entry »

May 24

Solberg wins at Lydden Hill and extends World RX Championship lead

Mattias Ekstrom finished second, Johan Kristoffersson rounded off the top three.

World RX - Lydden Hill Petter Solberg has won the Motorsport News World RX of Great Britain, round four of the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy, and extends his lead in the overall Drivers’ Standings over Johan Kristoffersson to 29 points.

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May 23

Solberg leads at Lydden Hill after double heat win 

Volkswagen Team Sweden’s Johan Kristoffersson and EKS owner Mattias Ekstrom are second and third respectively.

World RX - Lydden Hill - Petter Solberg Petter Solberg is leading the Motorsport News World RX of Great Britain, round four of the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy, after winning the first two heats at Lydden Hill in Kent today. Read the rest of this entry »

May 23

World RX announces Teng Tools as Official Tools Partner

The partnership expands on Teng Tools’ long-term relationship with reigning World Champion, Petter Solberg

World RX The FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy has today announced Swedish-based company Teng Tools as the Championship’s Official Tools Supplier for the remainder of the 2015 season.

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May 16

Solberg and Ekstrom tied on points in Belgium

EKS team owner and two-time DTM Champion Ekstrom took the heat one victory

World RX - Belgium - Petter SolbergPetter Solberg and Mattias Ekstrom are tied on equal points following the first two heats at Ladbrokes World RX of Belgium, round three of the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy.

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Apr 25

Bakkerud leads World RX after heat two in Portugal

Reigning World RX Champion Petter Solberg is second in his SDRX

World RX - Andreas BakkerudNorway’s Andreas Bakkerud is leading the season-opening Bompiso Rallycross of Portugal, round one of the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy, after the event’s first two heats.

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Dec 14

David Coulthard crowned Champion of Champions

Thirteen-time Formula 1 grand prix winner David Coulthard lifts the Race Of Champions trophy for the first time 

News imageMultiple Formula 1 grand prix winner David Coulthard put in a stunning performance to eclipse 15 fellow stars of motor sport and win the Race Of Champions on a thrilling afternoon of action and entertainment at Bushy Park Barbados. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 13

Team Nordic win the ROC Nations Cup

Tom Kristensen and Petter Solberg have stormed to the 2014 ROC Nations Cup title

News imageTeam Nordic’s Tom Kristensen and Petter Solberg are celebrating after they took a stunning victory in the 2014 ROC Nations Cup at Bushy Park Barbados. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 12

Motor sport legends prepare for the Race Of Champions

Some of the world’s best drivers

News imageMany of the world’s greatest drivers have taken part in the first practice session at Bushy Park Barbados ahead of this weekend’s Race Of Champions. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 12

Countdown to ROC 2014: Race Of Champions in numbers

ROC 2014 in Barbados will be the 26th annual end-of-season Race Of Champions since its first event in Paris in 1988.

News imageBushy Park Barbados is ROC’s first host venue in the Americas – and the 11th overall – along with such prestigious host venues as London’s Wembley Stadium, the Stade de France in Paris and Beijing’s ‘Bird’s Nest’ Olympic Stadium. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 11

Volkswagen Polo RX completes ROC 2014 car line-up

The Race Of Champions has been running for over 25 years

2014-08-08_0565 The stunning Volkswagen Polo RX Supercar will be in action at this weekend’s Race Of Champions at Bushy Park Barbados. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 10

Mercedes Formula 1 car to appear at ROC Barbados

The car, which features a spectacular screaming V8 engine, will be driven by Pascal Wehrlein

News imageThis year’s Formula 1 world constructors’ champions Mercedes will bring their 2012 F1 car to the Race Of Champions at Bushy Park Barbados this weekend. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 09

Champions ready to ROC Barbados

2014 Race Of Champions

Champions and driving greats from the world’s major motor sport series are sizing up their opposition for this weekend’s Race Of Champions following today’s draw for the event, to be held at Bushy Park Barbados on December 13-14. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 08

Solberg scoops lifetime achievement award at Autosport Awards

“I had absolutely no idea I was going to win this award tonight”

FIA World Rallycross Champion Petter Solberg - Autosport Awards Newly-crowned FIA World Rallycross Champion Petter Solberg picked up the ‘Lifetime Achievement Award’ at last night’s prestigious Autosport Awards.

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Dec 04

Robby Gordon brings his Stadium Super Trucks to Barbados

One of the most versatile drivers in the world and experienced in everything from sports cars to trucks

News imageAmerican motor sport superstar Robby Gordon will compete at the 2014 Race Of Champions, to be held at Bushy Park Barbados on December 13-14. But Gordon’s not travelling to Barbados alone: he’s bringing his stunning Stadium Super Trucks, which will also feature in the racing action. Read the rest of this entry »

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