News and Analysis
Ex-Hyundai World Rally driver Kevin Abbring has switched plans for his 2020 rallycross campaign and will now compete in selected rounds of the World Rallycross Championship rather than a full European championship programme.
The second round of the World Rallycross Championship at Montalegre in Portugal has become the latest motorsport event to be postponed due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
Former Blancpain GT Sprint champion Enzo Ide will return to racing this year in the European Rallycross Championship after recovering from a coma.
The opening round of the World Rallycross championship set to take place at the Barcelona-Catalunya circuit on April 18-19 has been postponed due to the ongoing global coronavirus outbreak.
World Rallycross runner-up Andreas Bakkerud and RX Cartel teammate Liam Doran will switch to racing GC Kompetition Renault Meganes in 2020.
Double World Rallycross Champion Johan Kristoffersson will return to the series this year with a works-built Volkswagen Polo Supercar, run by as a private effort by Kristoffersson Motorsport.
Marcus Gronholm’s GRX Taneco team will run a revised Hyundai i20 Supercar in the World Rallycross Championship this season for retained drivers Niclas Gronholm and Timur Timerzyanov.
Munnich Motorsport is planning to run electric cars in the World Rallycross Championship next year, when the series will include electric technology within the top-level Supercar category.
The Nurburgring’s new rallycross layout has been revealed ahead its inclusion to the World Rallycross Championship in August this year.
The Americas Rallycross Championship won’t continue next year, it has been revealed by the series’ promoter.
Timmy Hansen claimed the World Rallycross Championship title in incredibly dramatic fashion in the South African season finale, as Niclas Gronholm scored his second win of the year.
Niclas Gronholm leads the final round of the World Rallycross Championship in South Africa at the end of day one, as points leader Timmy Hansen ended the first day highest of the title protagonists.