Tag Archive: Sweden

Sep 28

Jerez Q&A with Gustav Malja: “I have a lot of supporters coming from Sweden.”

Gustav tells us about his recent races and how he has prepared for next weekend’s racing in Jerez

F2 - Gustav Malja carFor Racing Engineering’s young Swedish driver Gustav Malja it has been an up and down season but in the last two race weekends it has very much been a case of “up” as he took home points at both.

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Sep 26

Future RX2 stars sample Supercar Lites in Sweden as #RoadToRallycross gathers pace

Rallycross hopefuls try out Supercar Lites machinery in Sweden

Future RX2 stars sample Supercar Lites in Sweden as #RoadToRallycross gathers paceIt is no exaggeration to say that the inaugural season of the RX2 International Series presented by Cooper Tires has been a rousing success story, and judging by the talent on show in a special Supercar Lites test in Sweden this week (24/25 September), the future of the FIA World Rallycross Championship feeder formula looks to be in very safe hands indeed.
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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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Jul 02

Kristoffersson wins Magic Weekend in Holjes and extends Championship lead

Kristoffersson’s win in the PSRX Volkswagen Sweden Polo

Kristoffersson wins Magic Weekend in Holjes and extends Championship leadSweden’s Johan Kristoffersson took a lights-to-flag victory on home soil at this weekend’s Swecon World RX of Sweden, round seven of the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy.

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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 23

PG Andersson steps in for World Champ Ekstrom

Two time Junior World Rally Champion PG Andersson raced for Marklund Motorsport in World RX in 2015

DriverFormer World Rally and World Rallycross driver PG Andersson will return to the FIA World Rallycross Championship at Holjes in Sweden next week, his home round of the Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 29

Magic weekend in Holjes awaits World RX crews 

A total of 111 cars across five different classes have entered Volkswagen Rallycross of Sweden

Magic weekend in Holjes awaits World RX crews A record-breaking number of cars will compete at the sixth round of the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy which takes place in Holjes in Sweden this weekend (1-3 July).  Read the rest of this entry »

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Feb 10

WRC: Rally Sweden news in brief

A look at some of the latest news ahead of the second round of the FIA World Rally Championship in Sweden

WRC+ live coverage: Weather-enforced route changes mean the schedule of live stages broadcast on WRC+ has been modified. Read the rest of this entry »

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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 »

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Mar 16

Volkswagen Sweden presents two World Championship teams

Both teams were presented at a press conference staged in Stockholm

World RX - Volkswagen Sweden Two World Championship teams backed by Volkswagen Sweden will enter the 2015 FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 02

Volkswagen World RX of Sweden attracts over 100 entries

Volkswagen World RX of Sweden has attracted a record 40 Supercars

Volkswagen World RX of Sweden Teams and drivers competing in the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy have had little time to rest as the FIA’s newest World Championship moves to Sweden for round five this weekend (5-6 July).

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Jun 11

Albatec boss steps aside for Villeneuve after Swedish test damage

The Albatec team is aiming to give Jacques the best possible chance of victory

World RX - Albatec Racing - Jacques Villeneuve 01 Albatec Racing Team Principal Andy Scott has made the decision to surrender his #26 Peugeot 208 to former F1 World Champion Jacques Villeneuve, after the French-Canadian rolled his car in testing at Holjës, Sweden today.

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May 29

FIA Formula 3 European Championship now also covered in Italy, Austria and Asia

The FIA Formula 3 European Championship attracts more and more attention

FIA Formula 3 European Championship logoThe variegated grid of the FIA Formula 3 European Championship with its top-class talents from Australia, Austria, Brazil, Canada, Colombia, Germany, Indonesia, Israel, Italy, Japan, the Netherlands, Sweden, Switzerland, the UK and the USA makes for a memorable 2013 season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 06

Formula 3 Euro Series – the coming stars shine with amazing media presence

F3 Euro Series Annual Report Media Facts 2012

F3 Formula 3 EuroseriesF3 - Macau - Roberto MerhiSince its foundation back in 2003, the Formula 3 Euro Series represented the stepping stone to Formula 1 for more than two dozens of young talents – as test or GP drivers. Among them Sebastian Vettel and Lewis Hamilton, both World Champions and the current top stars at the pinnacle of motor racing. Meanwhile, another eleven of the best Euro Series hopefuls succeeded in securing a cockpit in the most popular international touring-car series, DTM.

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Oct 30

Hulten Speed Sports racers go to Sweden

For an opportunity  to train in a remote location

Racers Christian Salesmark, Jake Scott and Matt Piche are  pumped-up to have the opportunity  to train in a remote location in the mountains of Sweden/Norway:  “We are fired-up to have pre-season snow time! Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 12

Scandinavian touring cars towards the future – a new concept is ready

Scandinavian Touring Car Championship

dtcMore exciting cars, lower costs, performance parity, a stronger environmental profile and a championship across the Scandinavian borders – Bob Huzell, CEO of STCC AB and Peter Elgaard from DTC Motorsport A/S vow to renew touring car racing in Scandinavia. From 2012 new technical regulations will be implemented and from 2011 and onwards, the Scandianvian Touring Car Championship will be run as an international championship. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 04

Danish Touringcar Championship to race on Yokohama

In the future the top Danish series will use the Advan tyres from the WTCC

With effect from this coming season it will be one of the World’s largest tyres companies, Yokohama, which will be the sole supplier of tyres for the Danish Touringcar Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 04

Danish DTC to form common series with Swedish STCC

2010 Scandinavian calendar with four common races announced 

DTCSTCCNext season the Danish Touringcar Championship will form a co-operation with the similar Swedish series, the Swedish Touring Car Championship, to stage common races. Read the rest of this entry »

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