ARX | RD4 – CANADA NEWS & FEATURES RALLYCROSS 

ARX | RD4 – CANADA

Tanner Foust takes victory in Trois-Rivieres Tanner Foust takes the win in round four of the Americas Rallycross to become the fourth different winner of the season. Foust led an Andretti Rallycross one-two to take his first win of the 2019 ARX season ahead of Cabot Bigham at the ARX of Canada. After surprising wins for Bigham and Steve Arpin in each of the semi-finals the two started on pole and the middle of the front row for the final with Foust taking the third spot. Arpin looked to have…

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TRX | RD5 & 6 - PORTUGAL NEWS & FEATURES RALLYCROSS 

TRX | RD5 & 6 – PORTUGAL

Craig Breen made his return to the series after skipping the previous round to focus on Rally Finland instead where he finished 7th. Hayden Paddon would sit out the meeting due to injury having crashed in testing for the same rally. Tom Coronel made his rallycross debut along with local driver Armindo Arajuo and Spaniard Ivan Ares. Alexander Wurz was set to drive Piquet’s vacated car but had to pull out which gave Oliver Webb another chance to drive in the series. Topi Heikkinen topped qualifying from Kevin Hansen after…

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BTCC | RD 16/17/18 - SNETTERTON NEWS & FEATURES RACE 

BTCC | RD 16/17/18 – SNETTERTON

The traditional summer break is one that seems to drag its heels for drivers, teams and spectators alike. With the return to racing, however, the Kwik Fit British Touring Car Championship descended upon Snetterton and where once the rumble of American bombers rolled across the Norfolk countryside, today it is home to the sounds of action, excitement and motorsport. The talking point of the weekend was the decision to dispense with the traditional tyre compound selection. For the first time, all 3 compounds were available to use, albeit one tyre…

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WRC | RD9 - NESTE RALLY FINLAND NEWS & FEATURES RALLY 

WRC | RD9 – NESTE RALLY FINLAND

The summer break was over and it was time for the FIA World Rally Championship to resume its battle for the 2019 title and take over the city of Jyväskylä in Finland for Round 9, “The Grand Prix on Gravel”. Although having history dating back to 1951, the event was a round of the first World Rally Championship in 1973 and has been known as the rally of 1000 lakes. The rally which has been dominated by Finnish drivers winning 55 of the past 68 editions has super smooth gravel…

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CHATEAU IMPNEY HILL CLIMB 2019 HILL CLIMB & SPRINT NEWS & FEATURES 

CHATEAU IMPNEY HILL CLIMB 2019

The sun shone again over the Chateau for two days of fun filled action both on and off the track.  A huge array of cars hit the 1,000 yard climb that makes its way through the grounds and past the Chateau itself. Would anyone beat the course record of 38.86 seconds was set by Malcolm Thorne in a Lotus 35 F2? As with all hill climb events there was a huge range of cars from the 1903 Mercedes 60 hp right up to 1968 Cox GTM. It was all split…

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WRX | RD7 - CANADA NEWS & FEATURES RALLYCROSS 

WRX | RD7 – CANADA

The 7th round of the 2019 season took place in Trois-Rivieres. ES Motorsport couldn’t find a driver after Kevin Abbring was unable to attend leaving the field with 16 cars. It was an RX Cartel 1-2 in Q1 with Andreas Bakkerud leading Liam Doran. Bakkerud led his race from the start but Doran had to find a way past Guerlain Chicherit after losing out down to turn 1. The British Bomb made the worst start but powered round the outside and tried to cut across the Frenchman. The pair made…

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TITANSRX | RDS 3 & 4 - GBR NEWS & FEATURES RALLYCROSS 

TRX | RDS 3 & 4 – GBR

Nelson Piquet won the opening session at Lydden Hill after winning the second race. It was a relatively simple race from pole and despite running wide at the devil’s elbow kept clear of the field. Grosset-Janin almost stalled at the start but after passing Perry McCarthy, Abbie Eaton and Dan Rooke, he would go 5th in the standings.  Perry ­”It’s been so long. I mean 15 years away from racing so yeah kind of coming back to this and coming into rallycross. It’s amazing these cars.” Kevin and Timmy Hansen…

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BTRDA | RD5 - NICKY GRIST STAGES NEWS & FEATURES RALLY 

BTRDA | RD5 – NICKY GRIST STAGES

Heading into round five of the 2019 BTRDA Rally Series, Championship leaders Euan Thorburn and Co-Driver Paul Beaton were on the brink of the Championship title. All that stood in their way was 8 gravel stages in and around the Military ranges of Llandovery, Wales for the Nicky Grist Stages. After winning all four previous rounds the pair set off from Builth Wells in their Ford Focus WRC knowing that their season could be all wrapped up by the end of the day. They led the 127 strong field into…

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PREVIEW | WRX | RD7 CANADA NEWS & FEATURES RALLYCROSS 

PREVIEW | WRX | RD7 CANADA

Canada plays host to the 7th round of the 2019 World Rallycross Championship. The streets of Trois Rivieres have been the back drop to the series every season which means the teams and drivers are well versed with the circuit. It is still set to be a close weekend with at least 4 teams in contention for victory. Drivers Only the 17 regular drivers have made the trip across the pond with Rokas Baciuska and Kevin Abbring still at GCK and ES Motorsport respectively while Jani Paasonen will compete once…

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