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Portugal WRX: Gronholm claims second win, Hansen extends points lead Montalegre
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Portugal WRX: Gronholm claims second win, Hansen extends points lead

Niclas Gronholm drove to a second victory of the World Rallycross Championship season at Montalegre in Portugal thanks to a lap-one joker.

Portugal WRX: Hansen leads Gronholm after Saturday's running

World Rallycross Championship points leader Timmy Hansen set a brace of fastest times on the opening day of round seven at Montalegre in Portugal to head the overnight standings.

Spa victory lifts Kristoffersson into World Rallycross title fight Spa
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Spa victory lifts Kristoffersson into World Rallycross title fight

Johan Kristoffersson elevated himself into the midst of the World Rallycross Championship title fight with a dominant victory in the sixth round of the series at Spa-Francorchamps.

Spa WRX: Kristoffersson leads opening day after surviving contact

Johan Kristoffersson heads the overnight order on the opening day of the Belgian World Rallycross Championship round at Spa, after surviving turn one contact in Q2 that claimed Kevin Abbring.

Kristoffersson's team commits three cars for first electric WRX season
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Kristoffersson's team commits three cars for first electric WRX season

Reigning World Rallycross Championship-winning team Kristoffersson Motorsport has committed to the discipline’s new electric era by announcing a three-car effort for 2022.

World RX announces 14-car grid for first fully electric season

The World Rallycross Promoter has revealed a 14-car entry for the series’ wholesale electric transition from next year.

Latvia WRX: Kristoffersson beats Gronholm to score first win of 2021 Riga
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Latvia WRX: Kristoffersson beats Gronholm to score first win of 2021

Triple World Rallycross champion Johan Kristoffersson claimed his first victory of the 2021 campaign on the second day of a double-header weekend in Latvia.

Latvia WRX: Gronholm survives contact to win first leg Riga
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Latvia WRX: Gronholm survives contact to win first leg

Niclas Gronholm put poor fortune in the opening three rounds of the World Rallycross Championship behind him to bounce back with a commanding victory at round four in Latvia.

Ekstrom to make latest World RX comeback at Munnich Seat squad

The 2016 World Rallycross champion Mattias Esktrom will return to the series for the double-header event in Latvia this weekend, joining the Munnich Motorsport team running against his own squad.

France WRX: Timmy leads another 1-2 finish for Hansen brothers Loheac
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France WRX: Timmy leads another 1-2 finish for Hansen brothers

Swedish brothers Timmy and Kevin Hansen continued an incredible streak of one-two finishes by claiming the top spots in the third round of the World Rallycross Championship in France.

France WRX: Kristoffersson leads Gronholm on opening day

Niclas Gronholm and Johan Kristoffersson, the two title protagonists to have lost out most in the opening two rounds of the World Rallycross Championship, stuck back on the opening day of round three in France.

Sweden WRX: Timmy Hansen wins on home turf ahead of brother Kevin Holjes
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Sweden WRX: Timmy Hansen wins on home turf ahead of brother Kevin

Timmy Hansen put to bed the disappointment of being stripped of a home win at the Swedish round of the World Rallycross Championship at Holjes in 2015 by leading throughout in the final stages of the 2021 edition to claim an 11th career win.

Sweden WRX: Kristoffersson, Hansen tied after qualifying

Former World Rallycross Champions Johan Kristoffersson and Timmy Hansen claimed a fastest time apiece on the opening day of the second round of the series at Holjes in Sweden to be tied in qualifying overnight.

Bakkerud to return to competitive rallycross action in Sweden Barcelona
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Bakkerud to return to competitive rallycross action in Sweden

Seven-time World Rallycross Championship podium finisher Andreas Bakkerud will return to competitive rallycross action this weekend during the Swedish round of the series at Holjes.

Spain WRX: Kevin Hansen beats brother Timmy in Barcelona Barcelona
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Spain WRX: Kevin Hansen beats brother Timmy in Barcelona

Sweden's Kevin Hansen claimed his maiden on-track World Rallycross Championship victory in the opening round of the 2021 season in Spain.

Spain WRX: Kristoffersson stripped of Day 1 lead Barcelona
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Spain WRX: Kristoffersson stripped of Day 1 lead

Three-time World Rallycross Champion Johan Kristoffersson has lost his overnight lead at the opening round of the 2021 series in Spain due to being disqualified from the first qualifying session.

Spain WRX: Kristoffersson leads way on Audi debut

On his maiden appearance driving the EKS JC Audi S1 in the opening day of the World Rallycross Championship in Spain, triple drivers’ title winner Johan Kristoffersson twice set the fastest time and to top the overnight order.

World RX postpones maiden Nurburgring round due to flooding Nurburgring
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World RX postpones maiden Nurburgring round due to flooding

The World Rallycross Championship’s maiden visit to the Nurburgring, set to take place next week as the second and third rounds of the 2021 series, has been postponed.

The addictive experience of racing a rallycross Supercar Prime

The addictive experience of racing a rallycross Supercar

Racing a Supercar is what every budding rallycross driver aspires to do – and it’s exactly what our reporter had the opportunity to try out. As he found, it lived up to and exceeded expectations

Triple World RX champion Kristoffersson to switch to Audi
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Triple World RX champion Kristoffersson to switch to Audi

Triple World Rallycross Champion Johan Kristoffersson will switch to an Audi S1 and the EKS JC team in his bid to win a fourth crown this year.

Abbring to contest World RX campaign with Renault Megane
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Abbring to contest World RX campaign with Renault Megane

Former works Hyundai World rally driver Kevin Abbring will race full-time in the World Rallycross Championship this year in a Renault Megane.

World RX's Norway opener cancelled, new Portugal finale added
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World RX's Norway opener cancelled, new Portugal finale added

The opening round of the World Rallycross Championship in Norway has been cancelled, while the Montalegre circuit in Portugal has returned to the schedule to become the season finale. 

BTCC legend Matt Neal tests electric rallycross Supercar

Three-time British Touring Car champion Matt Neal is weighing up a foray into rallycross this year, following a test in an electric Supercar at Lydden Hill on Wednesday.

World Rallycross releases revised 2021 schedule

The World Rallycross Championship, now under the leadership of WRC Promoter, has announced a revised European-based 2021 calendar.

Travis Pastrana’s Nitro Rallycross series dates revealed

The calendar for the inaugural Nitro Rallycross series has been revealed, with five rounds taking place across the US this autumn on purpose-built tracks.

EKS launches Audi A1 Quattro Rally2 car

An Audi A1 Quattro Rally2 car has been launched by World Rallycross Championship winner EKS JC.

JC Raceteknik join forces with Ekstrom’s team

Reigning World Rallycross Teams' Champion JC Raceteknik has joined forces with Mattias Ekstrom's EKS concern to create the EKS JC team, and has committed to returning to World RX this year.

FIA and WRC promoter to run World Rallycross from 2021

The World Rally Championship Promoter Group has signed a deal to promote the FIA World Rallycross Championship from this year, in an agreement with the FIA.

Ekstrom to return to WRC in Arctic Rally Finland

Former World Rallycross Champion and double DTM title-winner Mattias Ekstrom will return to the World Rally Championship for the Arctic Rally Finland later this month, driving a Skoda Fabia R5.

Ten-round World RX 2021 schedule revealed

A 10-round calendar for the 2021 World Rallycross Championship has been revealed following the FIA World Motor Sport Council meeting in Geneva on Wednesday, and includes a return to Kouvola in Finland.

Driving the electric beast behind XE’s off-road eco-crusade Prime

Driving the electric beast behind XE’s off-road eco-crusade

In October, Motorsport.com headed to the South of France to sample the Odyssey 21 - the titanic 550bhp machine underpinning Alejandro Agag's latest electric venture. But for such a big beast, it's a nimble machine that should provide spectacular entertainment…

Ekstrom to make Dakar debut with X-raid

World Rallycross and two-time DTM champion Mattias Ekstrom will make his debut on the Dakar Rally in Saudi Arabia in January with the experienced X-raid team, driving a new Yamaha SxS machine.

Nitro Rallycross reveals global expansion plan, new electric car

Nitro Rallycross, the brainchild of extreme sports star Travis Pastrana, has revealed plans for global expansion and the introduction of a new all-electric rallycross car. 

World RX finale set to be cancelled, Kristoffersson champion

The final round of the World Rallycross Championship, due to take place at the Nurburgring in Germany next month is set to be cancelled this week by series organisers, thus crowning Sweden’s Johan Kristoffersson as the 2020 drivers’ champion.

Spa World RX round cancelled due to COVID-19 spike

The penultimate round of the World Rallycross Championship, which was set to be held at Spa-Francorchamps later this month, has been cancelled.

Spain WRX: Kristoffersson battles to victory to boost title bid

World Rallycross points leader Johan Kristoffersson battled back from a day stuck in traffic to win his fourth round of the campaign in an action-packed Spanish final.

Spain WRX: Timmy Hansen claims first win for a year

Reigning World Rallycross Champion Timmy Hansen claimed his first victory in over a year by beating points leader Johan Kristoffersson in the first instalment of the series’ Spanish double-header in Barcelona.

FIA launches tender process to find new WRX promoter

The FIA has committed to securing the World Rallycross Championship’s future and has launched a tender process to find a new promoter for the series.

New World Rallycross Championship promoter set for 2021

World Rallycross Championship promoter IMG will end its tenure as the commercial rights holder of the series at the end of this year, Motorsport.com has learned.

Latvia WRX: Ekstrom beats Kristoffersson to close points gap Bikernieki
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Latvia WRX: Ekstrom beats Kristoffersson to close points gap

In a battle between two multi-discipline experts, Mattias Ekstrom came out on top to win the second instalment of World Rallycross’ Latvian double-header, his second win of the campaign.

Latvia WRX: Kristoffersson takes third win in dominant style Bikernieki
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Latvia WRX: Kristoffersson takes third win in dominant style

World Rallycross points leader Johan Kristoffersson played a perfect tyre strategy in the first instalment of the series’ Latvian double-header to cruise to his third win of the campaign.

Rytkonen to remain in World RX for full 2020 season

World Rallycross podium-finisher Juha Rytkonen has been handed a golden opportunity to race in the remaining four rounds of the World Rallycross season.

Ekstrom gets permission to contest Latvia World RX round

Former World Rallycross Champion Mattias Ekstrom will continue his campaign in the 2020 series with the KYB Team JC squad this weekend, at the Latvian double-header in Riga.

Portugal World Rallycross round cancelled

The Portuguese round of the revised World Rallycross Championship calendar has been cancelled.

Citroen-supported electric rallycross car to debut in Latvia

The works-supported Citroen C3 ERX electric rallycross car, initially planned to race in the first Projekt E event during World Rallycross’ Swedish opening weekend, will make its debut in Latvia next week, driven by Cyril Raymond.

Spa World Rallycross round delayed again

The date of the World Rallycross Championship's Belgian round has been moved for a second time, and is now planned to take place on November 21-22.

Finland WRX: Gronholm holds on to win wet home event

Finnish driver Niclas Gronholm withstood enormous pressure in wet conditions to win the fourth round of the World Rallycross Championship at Kouvola, his home circuit.

Finland WRX: Returnee Kristoffersson wins, Ekstrom retires

World Rallycross returnee Johan Kristoffersson netted his second series victory in a week, winning the third round at Kouvola in Finland ahead of local star Juha Rytkonen.

Hungaroring in frame for World Rallycross round

The Hungaroring is in the frame to host a round of the World Rallycross Championship within the next few years, with Hungarian driver Krisztian Szabo pushing to have a home event.

Ekstrom to continue World RX comeback in Finland

Former World Rallycross Champion Mattias Ekstrom will remain with KYB Team JC for the second double-header of the series in Finland this weekend. 

Holjes WRX: Ekstrom outduels Kristofferson to win on Sunday

Less than a week after announcing his shock return to the World Rallycross Championship, former champion Mattias Ekstrom beat round one winner Johan Kristofferson in a enthralling fight to claim victory on the second day at Holjes.

Holjes WRX: Johan Kristoffersson makes winning return

Double World Rallycross Champion Johan Kristoffersson made a winning return to the series after a year away, claiming the spoils in the first round of the campaign at his home circuit.

Ekstrom to make shock World RX return in Sweden opener

Former World Rallycross Champion and double DTM title winner Mattias Ekstrom will make a shock return to World RX for the 2020 season-opener in Sweden this weekend.

Citroen driver Ostberg to make rallycross debut in Projekt E

Citroen works rally driver Mads Ostberg will make his rallycross debut in the opening weekend of the World Rallycross Championship in Sweden, racing in the new electric Projekt E category.

Ken Block to make World RX return in electric Ford Fiesta

Ken Block will return to the World Rallycross Championship for the opening round of the 2020 season at Holjes in Sweden, racing an electric Ford Fiesta in the new Projekt E support category.

Citroen co-developed electric rallycross car set for debut

Citroen Racing and Manfred Stohl’s STARD team have collaborated to develop an electric version of the French marque’s latest R5 machine, the C3 ERX, which will make its competitive debut later this month in the World Rallycross Championship’s Projekt E support category.

World RX announces cancellation of Abu Dhabi round

The Abu Dhabi round of the World Rallycross Championship at Yas Marina Circuit has been cancelled.

Olsbergs MSE to field single-car entry in Sweden

Swedish rallycross team Olsbergs MSE will run a single car in the opening double-header of the World Rallycross Championship season in Sweden next month for Sebastian Eriksson, who won the Holjes round last year.

Szabo gets part World RX campaign with Gronholm's team

Double European rallycross Super1600 champion Krisztian Szabo will contest selected rounds of the 2020 World Rallycross Championship season with Marcus Gronholm’s team.

Stohl launches electric customer programme with Ford support

Austrian firm STARD, owned by former World Rally Championship podium finisher Manfred Stohl, has announced an electric rallycross customer programme for its Ford Fiesta ERX2, supported by Ford.