Tag Archive: Petter Solberg

Oct 01

Solberg takes Q3 win despite injuries

Solberg takes Q3 win despite injuries

DriverNorway’s Petter Solberg continued his heroic weekend at the World RX of Germany, the penultimate round of the FIA World Rallycross Championship by setting the quickest time in Q3.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 27

Fight for second and third in drivers’ championship resumes in Germany 

Only 15 points separate Petter Solberg, Mattias Ekstrom and Sebastien Loeb  in the battle for the runner-up

Fight for second and third in drivers' championship resumes in Germany The 2017 FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy was won by Johan Kristoffersson at round ten in Latvia but the fight for second and third in the drivers’ championship will resume at the ALL-INKL.COM World RX of Germany at Buxtehude this weekend (30 September-1 October).

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Sep 27

Update on Solberg competing in Germany

Statement from PSRX Volkswagen Sweden

2017-08-06_0332PSRX Volkswagen World RX Team Sweden owner and driver Petter Solberg has entered this weekend’s ALL-INKL.COM World RX of Germany as a non-permanent driver – with local hero Dieter Depping stepping up alongside recently crowned FIA World Rallycross Champion Johan Kristoffersson for the 11th round of the series at Estering.
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Sep 20

Update on Solberg after Latvia incident

Statement from PSRX Volkswagen Sweden

2017-08-05_0341PSRX Volkswagen World RX Team Sweden owner and driver Petter Solberg was involved in an accident at the first corner of his World RX of Latvia semi-final (Sunday). After consultation with the medical staff in Riga, the team can provide the following update on Petter’s injuries. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 17

Kristoffersson crowned 2017 World RX Champion as PSRX Volkswagen Sweden seal teams’ title 

Kristoffersson took his fifth event win

2017-08-06_0331Sweden’s Johan Kristoffersson has won the 2017 FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy with two rounds still remaining.  PSRX Volkswagen Sweden [Kristoffersson and team-mate Petter Solberg] has also won the teams’ championship after a dominant season with its pair of Volkswagen Polo GTi Supercars. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 13

Flashback: Last time out at Latvia RX

World RX’s first visit to Latvia is also remembered for the titanic battle between Petter Solberg and Mattias Ekstrom

DriverThe first FIA World Rallycross Championship round to be held at the Bikernieki National Sports Base in Riga, Latvia last year was regarded as one of the best events of the 2016 season.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 02

Home hero Loeb tenth while Kristoffersson quickest

“The conditions were difficult; wet and slippery” – Loeb 

DriverTeam Peugeot-Hansen’s Sebastien Loeb is home hero in the French round of the FIA World Rallycross Championship at Loheac this weekend, and in a Free Practice session of mixed conditions this evening, the nine-time World Rally Champion was 10th fastest.  Read the rest of this entry »

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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

Everything you need to know about Canada RX

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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