Tag Archive: Petter Solberg

Jul 21

World RX Canada entries revealed!

FIA World Rallycross Championship

Dany FlageoleThe official entry list for the first ‘flyaway’ event of the year, the seventh round of the FIA World Rallycross Championship at Trois-Rivieres in Canada (6-7 August) has been released by the FIA.

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May 15

Mattias Ekstrom wins again to take World RX Championship lead

The EKS driver defeated Team Peugeot-Hansen’s Sebastien Loeb and defending two-time Champion Petter Solberg

Mattias Ekstrom wins again to take World RX Championship lead Mattias Ekstrom made it back-to-back victories today [15 May] to move into the lead of The 2016 FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy for the first time, following a peerless performance at the Kapaza Rallycross of Belgium.

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Apr 17

Solberg wins World RX season-opener in Portugal

“I’m really happy – my team have put in countless hours working on the car in the factory recently and this win is for them” – Solberg

Solberg wins World RX season-opener in Portugal Norway’s Petter Solberg started his World Championship title defence in the best possible way by winning today’s Bompiso Rallycross of Portugal, the opening round of the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 16

Watch the best action from World RX in 2015 (+video)

The three-minute video captures the excitement of the 13-round season

Dany Flageole A short video highlighting the best action from the 2015 FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy has been released on the official World RX YouTube page.  Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 29

Larsson wins Argentina RX as Solberg is crowned 2015 World Rallycross Champion

Sweden’s Robin Larsson has won his first FIA World Rallycross Championship event after triumphing at this weekend’s TOTAL Rallycross of Argentina

World RX Petter Solberg 2015 Champion 1 Mattias Ekstrom finished Argentina RX in second place, while Norway’s Petter Solberg was crowned the 2015 World RX Champion after securing the third podium spot.  Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 27

Final showdown in Rosario: will Solberg take the World Rallycross title?

Argentina RX official preview

World RX - Petter Solberg and Timmy Hansen can both win the drivers’ title The final round of the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy – TOTAL Rallycross of Argentina – will see the 2015 World RX Drivers’ Champion crowned in South America this weekend (27-29 November).

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Nov 24

Solberg and Hansen go head-to-head for 2015 World RX Drivers’ Title in Argentina

Petter Solberg and Timmy Hansen can both win the drivers’ title

World RX - Petter Solberg and Timmy Hansen can both win the drivers’ title The final round of the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy – TOTAL Rallycross of Argentina – will see the 2015 World RX Drivers’ Champion crowned in South America this weekend (27-29 November).

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Oct 17

Solberg and Kristoffersson jointly lead Italy RX after day one

Ford Olsbergs MSE driver Timur Timerzyanov is third

World RX - Solberg and Kristoffersson jointly lead Italy RX after day one Petter Solberg [SDRX] and Johan Kristoffersson [Volkswagen Team Sweden] jointly lead the World RX of Italy, the penultimate round of the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy, as both drivers took one heat win each on the first day.

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Oct 16

Championship Insight: What Can Happen In Italy?

Things are not so close in the teams’ championship

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The penultimate round of the FIA World Rallycross Championship takes place this weekend at Franciacorta, Italy, where Norway’s Petter Solberg leads by 19 points over Sweden’s Timmy Hansen in the championship standings. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 15

World RX prepares for final European round in Italy 

In the Drivers’ Championship, an enthralling battle between Petter Solberg and Timmy Hansen is brewing
World RX prepares for final European round in Italy Tensions will be running high at the penultimate round of the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy which takes place at the Franciacorta International Circuit this weekend as both the 2015 World RX Drivers’ Championship and Teams’ Championships could be decided.

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Sep 20

Solberg wins Barcelona RX after dominant final 

Team Volkswagen Sweden’s Johan Kristoffersson finished runner-up

2015-08-08-1813 Norway’s Petter Solberg has secured his third victory in the 2015 FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy after winning the inaugural Barcelona RX.

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Sep 18

World RX drivers meet stars of FC Barcelona

The World RX drivers attended a training session at the Citutat Esportiva Joan Gramper

Rallycross FIA logoFIA World Rallycross Championship drivers Petter Solberg and Mattias Ekstrom met some of the world’s most famous football players today (Friday 18 September).

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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 »

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