Tag Archive: Petter Solberg

Oct 07

ROC welcomes 2014 World Rallycross Champion Solberg

“It’s great to have Petter back with us at the Race Of Champions again.” – Fredrik Johnsson

Race Of Champions logo Newly-crowned FIA World Rallycross Champion Petter Solberg is the latest driver to sign up for the 2014 Race Of Champions, to be held at the Bushy Park Circuit in Barbados on December 13-14 Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 21

Solberg wins Germany RX after closest finish in sport’s history

“Wow, I don’t know what to say – I don’t think I have seen anything so close in my whole life,” – Solberg

Germany RX - Petter Solberg Norway’s Petter Solberg has won the Red Kiwi World RX of Germany, round nine of the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy in what is the sport’s closest ever finish in its 47-year history.

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Sep 20

Solberg on top at Germany RX

A record-breaking 41 Supercars started today’s German RX event

World RX - Petter Solberg Norway’s Petter Solberg has established an early advantage at Red Kiwi World RX of Germany, round nine of the FIA World Rallycross Championship, after a second and third fastest heat time projected the Championship leader to the top of the Intermediate Points.

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Sep 07

Solberg wins Loheac RX in front of sell-out crowd

The result marks the third win of the season for PSRX driver Solberg

World RX - Petter Solberg - Loheac RX Norway’s Petter Solberg took a sensational victory at today’s World RX of France, round eight of the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy.

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Aug 09

Solberg becomes first double winner in World RX

The PSRX driver also becomes the first double winner in RX this year.
JF GagneNorway’s Petter Solberg took a sensational lights-to-flag victory at today’s World RX of Canada to become the first driver to win a round of the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy held outside of Europe.


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May 04

Solberg wins World RX season-opener in Portugal

Jacques Villeneuve was unable to make today’s semi-finals after problems hindered his progress
World RX -  Petter Solberg Norway’s Petter Solberg has won the opening round of the inaugural FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy after winning today’s World RX of Portugal final at the wheel of his PSRX Citroen DS3 Supercar. 

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Apr 30

World RX prepares for Portuguese season-opener

Jacques Villeneuve and Petter Solberg in the Supercar line-up

World RX - Jacques Villeneuve The opening round of the all-new FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy will kick off in Portugal this weekend (3-4 May) with more than 50 of the world’s best rallycross drivers set to battle it out across the Supercar, Super1600 and TouringCar categories and in the supporting RX Lites Cup.

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Apr 24

iON Cameras signs World RX drivers Petter Solberg and Liam Doran

“When we first decided to partner with World RX, our vision was to bring the fans closer to the sport”

World RX -  Petter Solberg - Liam Doran - iON iON America, the company that brought Shoot/Share™ Wi-Fi connectivity to point-of-view (POV) cameras, has announced the signings of FIA World Rallycross Championship drivers Liam Doran and Petter Solberg to multi-year endorsement deals. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 16

Rally made Raikkonen better F1 driver – Solberg

Kimi Raikkonen’s rallying foray made him a better formula one driver.

2012-10-14 - Lotus F1 Team - Korea - Kimi Raikkonen 00That is the claim of 2003 world rally champion Petter Solberg, who got to know the ‘iceman’ during his two-year F1 sabbatical in 2010 and 2011. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 27

Kubica tests world rally Ford in France

Robert Kubica has tested a world rally car in France.

2012-05-13 - Spanish Grand Prix 1 0111Robert Kubica 2011-11-01 Ford’s technical director Christian Loriaux was quoted on Saturday by the French-language L’Avenir as saying works drivers Petter Solberg and Jari-Matti Latvala tested over four days at the asphalt Circuit des Ecuyers. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 31

Portugal Rally: Hirvonen: Conditions were exceptional (+result)

 Citroen’s Mikko Hirvonen will take a 36.3 second advantage into Saturday’s third day of Rally de Portugal 

Mikko Hirvonen Citroen 1Rally Portugal logoCitroen’s Mikko Hirvonen holds the lead at the end of the second day of Rally de Portugal and following the cancellation of the repeat loop he will now take a 36.3 second advantage into Saturday’s third leg. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 12

Rally Sweden: Latvala gets the job done (+result)

Loeb remains Championship leader

Jari-Matti Latvala  SwedenRally Sweden logoIt wasn’t exactly an easy run to the finish for Jari-Matti Latvala, but the Ford number one kept his head through a tense final morning to claim Rally Sweden victory and get his 2012 FIA World Rally Championship powered by Nokia title challenge properly underway. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 01

Solberg delighted by Ford switch

He will contest all 13 rounds of the 2012 title race in a Ford Fiesta RS WRC

Petter Solberg portrait 2011-03-08M-Sport logoPetter Solberg says he is finding it hard to express in words his delight at signing a one-year contract to drive for Ford in next season’s World Rally Championship. Solberg, from Norway, will contest all 13 rounds of the 2012 title race in a Ford Fiesta RS WRC co-driven by Briton Chris Patterson. Read the rest of this entry »

May 08

Loeb wins Italian WRC thriller (+result)

Sebastien Loeb has extended his lead of the World Rally Championship for drivers

Sebastien Loeb SardaigneSébastien Loeb (1) - France - 03-10-2010After winning Rally d’Italia Sardegna for a fourth time. Driving a Citroen DS3 WRC, Loeb faced the daunting prospect of running first on the road and clearing a line through the loose surface gravel for the drivers behind for three consecutive days to claim his second victory of 2011 alongside co-driver Daniel Elena. Read the rest of this entry »

May 05

Solberg sets Sardinia shakedown pace (+result)

At the wheel of his Citroen DS3 WRC

Petter Solberg portrait 2011-03-08Petter Solberg  Rallye JordaniePetter Solberg has got his bid to win Rally d’Italia Sardegna off to the perfect start by going fastest in shakedown for the world championship counter., Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 23

Ogier rocks, Block rolls on Portugal shakedown (+result)

In warm and sunny conditions close to the rally’s base of Faro

Sébastien Ogier 001-201009-09-11_145Sébastien Ogier continues to edge team-mate Sébastien Loeb for outright pace in the 2011 World Rally Championship, as Citroën lock out the top three on the shakedown for this weekend’s Rally Portugal – and Ken Block goes for a roll. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 03

Ogier fastest in Mexico shakedown (+result)

Sebastien Ogier has gone fastest in shakedown for Rally Guanajuato Mexico

Sebastien Ogier Mexico 2011-03-03Rally Guanajuato Mexico logoThe factory Citroen driver clocked a fastest time of 2m51.7s over the 5.13-kilometre San Juan de Otates stage held in hot and dry conditions for the start of round two of the World Rally Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 26

Loeb eyes Mexico win number five

The first rally on gravel is really the kick-off of the season

Sebastien Loeb  Rally UK 20101113Sebastien LoebThe route is very like what we’ll meet during the rest of the year with this event’s special feature, a combination of very quick and very twisty sections. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 21

Rallye Monte-Carlo: Day three report, Bouffier wins Monte-Carlo Centenary

Peugeot ace takes maiden IRC triumph

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PRi - IMAGE DOWNLOADEurosport shows 12 epic stages live. Bryan Bouffier got his Intercontinental Rally Challenge title campaign off to the best possible start by winning the centenary edition of Rallye Monte-Carlo, which finished in Monaco’s harbour front in the early hours of Saturday morning following three day’s of intense competition shown live on Eurosport. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 20

Rallye Monte-Carlo: Day two report

Intercontinental Rally Challenge, round 1 of 12

PRi - IMAGE DOWNLOADPRi - IMAGE DOWNLOADBryan Bouffier will take a lead of 28.7 seconds into the final day of Rallye Monte-Carlo as snow made driving conditions treacherous and threw the battle for victory on the Intercontinental Rally Challenge counter wide open.

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