Tag Archive: World RX

Nov 14

World RX: Chicherit to launch Junior Team

G-FORS will run the Clios in the French, European and selected World Rallycross Championship events

DriverGuerlain Chicherit has joined forces with FORS PERFORMANCE owner Stéphane Orre to create a new G-FORS rallycross team, which will build and run Renault Clio R.S. RX Supercars with the aim of furthering young drivers and to create a stepping stone into World RX. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 07

Rallycross visits Africa for first time as World RX descends on Cape Town 

Final round of the 2017 FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy

The Gumtree World RX of South Africa – takes place in Cape Town this weekend (10-12 November).  Cape Town RX marks the first time that rallycross has taken place on the continent of Africa and is the only FIA World Championship event to be staged in sub-Saharan Africa.
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Nov 06

Albatec and Cronjé targeting a spot in the semis at World RX of South Africa

The event marks a welcome return to the World stage for the Dumfries team

rustad carAlbatec Racing and Mark Cronjé are primed for the final round of the FIA World Rallycross Championship, Gumtree World RX of South Africa which takes place in Cape Town on 10-12 November.

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Nov 01

World RX drivers support men’s health Movember campaign 

Movember’s South Africa campaign will activate at the upcoming Gumtree World RX of South Africa

The FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy and RX2 International Series presented by Cooper Tires will support the global Movember health campaign, which kicks off today (1 November).

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Oct 31

World RX stars to appear at grid in South Africa

Just a week after the Gumtree World RX of Cape Town

2017-08-06_1518World Rallycross Champions Petter Solberg and Johan Kristoffersson will join Norway’s Andreas Bakkerud and America’s Ken Block as the World RX stars competing at Gymkhana GRiD in Johannesburg, South Africa. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 23

World RX to visit the USA in 2018 as IMG signs deal with COTA

The FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy will have its first US event in 2018

Championship rights holder IMG has agreed a five-year deal with Circuit of the Americas (COTA) at Austin, Texas.  World RX will make its debut in the United States of America on the weekend of 29-30 September 2018 as part of a festival weekend. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 18

Eriksson excited for South African bow in Bluebeam-sponsored Ford Fiesta

Scandinavian teenager rejoins World RX ranks in Cape Town

Eriksson excited for South African bow in Bluebeam-sponsored Ford FiestaOliver Eriksson is fired-up to take the fight to his more experienced rivals when he returns to the FIA World Rallycross Championship next month behind the wheel of an Olsbergs MSE-run, Bluebeam-sponsored Ford Fiesta Supercar in South Africa.

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Oct 14

Haigh-Smith on RX test: “I couldn’t stop smiling!”

He was given coaching at the test by permanent World RX driver, Kevin Eriksson

DriverSouth Africa’s Ashley Haigh-Smith is gearing up to make his FIA World Rallycross Championship debut at his home round at the Gumtree World RX of South Africa next month.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 04

Peugeot and Sebastian Loeb confirms increased involvement in World RX as Ken Block moves on 

Meanwhile, Ford and the Hoonigan Racing Division will no longer continue its World RX programme due to a change in company strategy

2017-08-06_0391Peugeot will increase its involvement in next year’s FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster with brand ambassador, Sebastien Loeb.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 26

Sebastian Eriksson enters World RX of Germany in Bluebeam-sponsored Ford Fiesta

Swedish star revving up for FIA World Rallycross return

Sebastian Eriksson enters World RX of Germany in Bluebeam-sponsored Ford FiestaSebastian Eriksson will contest this weekend’s ALL-INKL.com World RX of Germany at the Estering (28/29 September) behind the wheel of a Bluebeam-sponsored Ford Fiesta Supercar run by Swedish powerhouse Olsbergs MSE.

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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 13

World RX returns to Baltic States for Latvia RX 

A total of 81 cars will compete in Latvia including 51 Supercars

DriverThe FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy will visit the Baltic states this weekend as World RX returns to Riga for the second-ever running of the Neste World RX of Latvia (15-17 September).

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Sep 09

“World RX is a learning curve” – McRae

He will return to the car at the Bikernieki Circuit in Riga next week, for the Latvian round of World RX

DriverBritain’s Alister McRae made his debut in the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy at Loheac in France last weekend, driving the Loco World RX Team’s Volkswagen Polo. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 07

World RX: Latvia entries revealed

Great Britain’s Alister McRae will make his second start in the championship

DriverThe entry list for the tenth round of the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy – Neste World RX of Latvia (15-17 September) – has been released by the FIA.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 03

Kristoffersson makes World RX history with four consecutive wins 

It is also the Swede’s eighth podium in a row

2017-08-06_0343Johan Kristoffersson made rallycross history today as the PSRX Volkswagen Sweden driver became the first driver to win four consecutive rounds of the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy.

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Sep 02

Dubourg targeting best result in front of home fans

Dubourg’s best result so far in 2017 was at Barcelona

2017-08-05_1179France’s Jean-Baptise Dubourg enters his home round of the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy at Loheac in France this weekend, the ninth race in his first full season in World RX, driving a Peugeot 208 WRX for the DA Racing team.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 01

Flashback: Last time out at Loheac RX

The FIA World Rallycross Championship returns to Europe this weekend for the ninth round at Loheac in France

DriverSweden’s Johan Kristoffersson leads the World RX Drivers’ Championship, and it was at the French circuit twelve months ago where he scored his second World RX win, by dominating Sunday’s action.

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Aug 23

Britain’s McRae confirms World RX entry 

He will replace Guy Wilks in the LOCO Energy Polo RX Supercar

Britain's Alister McRae confirms World RX entry Britain’s Alister McRae – younger brother of the late rally legend Colin McRae – will join the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy for the final four rounds of the 2017 season. Read the rest of this entry »

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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 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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