Tag Archive: Petter Solberg

Aug 06

Kristoffersson wins Canada RX and extends Championship lead 

The victory is Kristoffersson’s third event win in a row

2017-08-06_1518Sweden’s Johan Kristoffersson has produced another dominant display in the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy after winning today’s World RX of Canada, round eight of the World Championship.

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Aug 06

Kristoffersson wins #CanadaRX

Canada RX

2017-08-06_1296Petter Solberg and Sebastien Loeb completed the podium.

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Aug 05

Kristoffersson leads Canada RX overnight

“I have to say a big thanks to the team”

2017-08-05_2028Sweden’s Johan Kristoffersson won Q2 in the eighth round of the FIA World Rallycross Championship at Trois-Rivieres to be TQ (top qualifier) on Saturday evening.

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Aug 01

World RX crosses Atlantic for Canadian round at GP3R

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2016-08-07_1346The FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy will return after a five-week summer hiatus as the teams travel out of Europe for the first time in 2017 for World RX of Canada this weekend (4-6 August). Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 11

Muennich buoyed after Swedish podium

“I was very happy to finish on the podium at Holjes”

DriverGermany’s Rene Muennich will race his Muennich Motorsport team’s ex-Petter Solberg Citroen DS3 Supercar in the next round of the FIA World Rallycross Championship at Trois-Rivieres in Canada next month.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 30

Solberg quickest in free practice

His PSRX Volkswagen Sweden team mate Johan Kristoffersson was second and 2016 Holjes winner Andreas Bakkerud was third

DriverThe seventh round of the FIA World Rallycross Championship at Holjes in Sweden got underway today with Free Practice for the Supercar competitors, in which Norway’s Petter Solberg set the quickest time. Read the rest of this entry »

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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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