Anton Marklund1992-12-09 (age 27)
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Anton Marklund has been stripped of his maiden World Rallycross win at the Norwegian round in Hell due to a post-race technical infringement.
Double European rallycross champion Anton Marklund claimed a maiden World Rallycross victory in sudden torrential conditions in Hell.
Fifty-five Supercars competing in Norway at the most northern track in the 12-round World RX calendar.
The Volkswagen RX Sweden team will not take part in the 2017 World Rallycross season, but Volkswagen Sweden itself hasn’t ruled out supporting a programme in the series next year.
American star Tanner Foust joins regular drivers Johan Kristoffersson and Anton Marklund
Reigning World Rallycross champion Petter Solberg, who was involved in a finish line accident at the end of the Canadian round three weeks ago, will race in the eighth round of the series this weekend in France.
World Rallycross Championship leader Petter Solberg escaped serious injury at Trois-Rivieres in Canada, despite being involved in a heavy accident after the finish line of the World Rallycross finals, on Sunday afternoon.
Swedish rallycross team Volkswagen RX Sweden just missed out on a place in the final at the fifth round of the FIA World Rallycross Championship at Hell in Norway (June 12).
Johan Kristoffersson and Anton Marklund once again proved the pace of the Volkswagen Polo RX Supercar.
Volkswagen RX Sweden currently lie second in the World RX teams’ championship and have set front-running pace at each of the three opening rounds of the year.
Marklund Motorsport and Volkswagen Team Sweden have joined forces to create the all-new team.
Andreas Bakkerud was also awarded the Monster Energy Super Charge Award for his rapid start off the line.
Andreas Bakkerud took the runner-up spot and third place was taken by Johan Kristoffersson.
The famous Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya, home to both the Spanish F1 and MotoGP races, will host the inaugural Barcelona RX.
Staged in the small Breton village of Loheac in north-west France, a total of 67 cars will go head-to-head at the ninth round of the World Rallycross Championship
It is the third event in a row that Timmy Hansen has led the World RX drivers after day one.
A total of 20 Supercars will compete at Trois-Rivieres.
The iconic Holjes event has attracted the biggest entry of 2015 so far with a total of 89 cars including 35 Supercars.
Reigning World RX Champion Petter Solberg clinched the runners-up spot and has extended his Championship lead.
After winning the first two heats at Lydden Hill in Kent today, Petter Solberg is leading the Motorsport News World RX of Great Britain.
SDRX driver Petter Solberg finished second to establish a 22 point Championship lead in the overall drivers’ standings over Sweden’s Johan Kristoffersson.