The Jerseyman completed extensive running in the sports prototype ahead of his new racing challenge
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Tickets are now on sale for the Portuguese, Norwegian and Canadian rounds of World RX this season. Previously the traditional World Rallycross season opener, Portugal’s Montalegre circuit located high in the Vila Real region in the East of the country will host the second round of World RX this season, the venue where new team mates Petter Solberg and Johan Kristoffersson have claimed victories in the last three years.
The FIA Off-Road Prize-Giving Gala took place last weekend at Porto in Portugal, hosted by the Portuguese ASN, the FPAK
Kris Meeke became the fourth different winner in five WRC rounds this season after triumphing at Vodafone Rally de Portugal on Sunday afternoon
The Northern Irishman, returning to the championship after missing the previous two rallies in the Americas, shook off the rust to win the four-day rough road event by 29.7sec in Citroën’s DS 3. It was his second success after victory in Argentina last year.
“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
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.
World RX has witnessed a surge in popularity and has attracted a star drivers including Sebastien Loeb and Ken Block
ART Grand Prix rookie leads the way in pre-season testing
The 2016 season officially got underway today with day one of pre-season testing at the Circuito Estoril in Portugal. Three days of testing will take place here this week following the successful shakedown of the new GP3/16 car earlier this month.
GP3 Series organisers are pleased to announce the 2016 calendar for the upcoming season. Once again, the Series will be contested over a total of nine rounds – all of which are support events to the Formula One World Championship. Seven rounds will be held on European soil, with two flyaway events concluding the campaign. There is a new venue on the calendar with the addition of Sepang in Malaysia to the category.
Behind Felix Rosenqvist, Nick Cassidy und George Russell, Sérgio Sette Câmara secured fourth position
On the second day of the official FIA Formula 3 European Championship tests at the Autódromo Internacional do Algarve, Felix Rosenqvist (Prema Powerteam, 1:41.759 minutes) secured the top position on the time sheets.