Category Archive: Rally

Sep 26

RX Academy winner Jesse Kallio wins full S1600 entry for 2018

17-year old Kallio secured the title in the single-make category at the fifth and final round in Kouvola, Finland

DriverAs prize for winning the inaugural RX Academy series, Finland’s Jesse Kallio will compete at FIA World Rallycross Championship events in 2018, racing in the FIA European Rallycross Championship for Super1600.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 23

Win a co-drive with Mads Østberg (+video)

Only a selected few on this planet have been lucky enough to experience the breathtaking new 2017 WRC cars

Enter the exciting new OneBet competition and you could win the ride of a lifetime in the co-driver’s seat of Mads Østberg’s powerful flame-spitting 2017 WRC car. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 22

Bakkerud to take part in Rallyday and BRX at Pembrey

Bakkerud will swap his Ford Focus RS RX for an M-Sport Ford Fiesta R5 to entertain the crowds at Rallyday

2017-08-06_0110Norway’s Andreas Bakkerud will travel to the UK this weekend, in between the Latvian and German rounds of the FIA World Rallycross Championship, to drive at Rallyday at Castle Combe on Saturday and in a round of the British Rallycross Championship on Sunday.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 22

Loeb open to WRC return

Loeb said much depended on his Rallycross programme with Peugeot

Sébastien Loeb has hinted that he could make “one or two” WRC appearances next season after enjoying a successful gravel test in Citroën’s C3 World Rally Car. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 21

WRC Promoter confirms 2018 championship calendar

Thirteen rounds announced for 2018 FIA World Rally Championship

Teaser ImageWRC Promoter has announced the 2018 FIA World Rally Championship calendar today (Thursday). Turkey returns to WRC for first time since 2010. Spain becomes final European round after date swap with Britain. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 21

Fifty days to go until inaugural Cape Town RX 

Over 20 World RX Supercars will battle it out at the inaugural Cape Town RX

Fifty days to go until inaugural Cape Town RX Gumtree World RX of South Africa, the final round of the 2017 FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy, visits Cape Town in just 50 days’ time (10-12 November) and includes a host of entertainment for fans from start to finish.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 21

Germany RX entries revealed

Reigning World RX Champion Mattias Ekstrom enters the event where he won the Drivers’ title last year

DriverThe entry list for the penultimate round of the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy at the Estering in Germany (29 September 29 – 1 October) has been released by the FIA.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 21

Loeb tests C3 on gravel

WRC legend Sébastien Loeb tested Citroën’s C3 World Rally Car on gravel in Spain Wednesday

The nine-time world champion drove the C3 on dirt roads in Catalonia, six weeks after sampling it for the first time on asphalt in the Moselle region of France. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 21

ERC drivers praise Rally di Roma Capitale

Spectacular tour of Rome in rally cars creates big interest

Floodlit city superspecial attracts 18,000 fans. ERC Junior Ingram: “best experience I’ve ever had at a rally”.  FIA European Rally Championship drivers have described Rally di Roma Capitale as one of the events of the season following its scheduling as the penultimate event of the current campaign last week (14-17 September).

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Sep 20

Successful weekend for the DTM drivers

The DTM drivers just can’t do without motor racing

On the weekends they haven’t to contest DTM races they often enjoy themselves in other motor-sport events – and do so successfully. Read the rest of this entry »

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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 19

WRC to celebrate unforgettable season at Sydney gala

Thrilling WRC year ends with sparkling finale on Sydney waterfront

Ott Tanak 1 WRC GalaStars and teams lined up for glittering gala awards night. Fans to decide award winners by voting on WRC website. WRC stars will be honoured at a glamorous gala awards evening in Australia following the most exciting FIA World Rally Championship title fight in recent history.

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Sep 18

ERC Junior Under 27/28 post-Rally di Roma Capitale quotes

Round 5 of 6: Rally di Roma Capitale, 14-17 September

ERC Filip Mares-jpgJARI HUTTUNEN (FIN) Position: Second, Co-driver: Antti Linnaketo (FIN) Car: Opel ADAM R2JAN ČERNÝ (CZE) Position: First. Co-driver: Petr Černohorský (CZE) Car: ŠKODA Fabia R5.
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Sep 17

ERC gladiator Bouffier wins in Rome by 0.3s!

FIA European Rally Championship 2017: Round 7 of 8

Rally di Roma Capitale: Leg two report, 17 September. Rally di Roma Capitale victory battle decided on thrilling final stage. Double joy for ACCR Czech Team with ERC Junior U28 and ERC Junior U27 wins. Molinaro takes ERC Ladies’ Trophy, Érdi Jr keeps ERC2 victory bid on track. Coveted FIA championship titles to be settled on Latvian season closer. 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 17

Midday report: Kajetanowicz edges close ERC battle

“We repaired [the brakes] before the second stage, now we have a little too soft tyres” –  Kajetanowicz 

Midday report: Kajetanowicz edges close ERC battleKajetan Kajetanowicz leads Rally di Roma Capitale by 3.3s at the mid-leg halt in a thrilling battle for victory on the penultimate event of the FIA European Rally Championship season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 16

Heikkinen leads Latvia RX overnight

EKS’s Heikkinen won Q2 race four as rain hit the Bikernieki National Sports Base circuit.

DriverFinland’s Topi Heikkinen was the quickest driver in Q2 at the World RX of Latvia, round ten of the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy and is TQ (top qualifier) at the end of Saturday’s action.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 16

Lukyanuk out, Bouffier leads ERC in Italy

With the stage halted, only a handful of drivers set representative times

Lukyanuk out, Bouffier leads ERC in ItalyBryan Bouffier has moved into the lead of Rally di Roma Capitale after Alexey Lukyanuk retired from first place on today’s final stage.

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Sep 16

Kristoffersson wins Q1 in Latvia

Kristoffersson made the best start in Q1 race three and led Kevin Hansen to the finish

2017-08-05_2005Sweden’s Johan Kristoffersson set the quickest time in Q1 at Neste World RX of Latvia, round 10 of the FIA World Rallycross Championship prestented by Monster Energy, after reigning Champion Mattias Ekstrom set the quickest time in Free Practice this morning.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 15

Nitiss on Latvia RX: “There is huge support here”

Like Janis Baumanis, Nitiss is a household name in Latvia

DriverEKS’ Reinis Nitiss will start the first race of the weekend at his home round of the FIA World Rallycoss Championship in Riga on the outside of the grid, and will be joined by two other EKS drivers in Q1 Race 1: Topi Heikkinen and Nico Muller. Read the rest of this entry »

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