WRX | RD6 | HOLJES - SWEDEN NEWS & FEATURES RALLYCROSS 

WRX | RD6 | HOLJES – SWEDEN

Round 6 of the World Championship saw 25 drivers descend upon Holjes for the magic weekend. Not only were the regular drivers set to challenge for victory but a number of local entries were known to be quick and fight for the podium places. Kevin Hansen won the first qualifying race. From 5th on the grid he squeezed round Kjetil Larsen and Krisztian Szabo at the first corner with Larsen losing his front bumper. Szabo then jokered followed by Oliver Bennett who would later retire. Rokas Baciuska led until he…

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PREVIEW | WRX | RD6 - HOLJES - SWEDEN NEWS & FEATURES RALLYCROSS 

PREVIEW | WRX | RD6 – HOLJES – SWEDEN

The 6th round of the World Rallycross championship takes place this weekend. The 600 horse power beasts are set to tackle one of the most popular circuits on the calendar. ‘The Magic Weekend’ sees tens of thousands of Scandinavian supporters flock to the Höljes circuit and is one of the last remaining classic rallycross tracks. With its large amount of elevation change including a banked tarmac corner, Vellodrome leading onto the back straight. Calling it just a weekend does not do the fans justice as many will arrive before Thursday…

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TITANS RX | RD1 & 2 - ESSAY NEWS & FEATURES RALLYCROSS 

TITANS RX | RD1 & 2 – ESSAY

The first ever round of Titans RX began this weekend. 13 drivers took part across the weekend with full season entrant Craig Breen joining the action for day 2 with wildcard Andreas Steffen replacing him on day 1. World championship leaders Timmy and Kevin Hansen led the entry list with Topi Heikkinnen also set to challenge for victory. In the first ever race of Titans RX local driver Antoine Masse made the best start from the middle of the grid and held off Timmy Hansen from the outside. Reinhold Sampl…

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CWR | WHEELER HEADS TO IRELAND NEWS & FEATURES RALLY 

CWR | WHEELER HEADS TO IRELAND

The Chris Wheeler Rallying team are soon to be back on the stages, the next stop on their calendar is the Carryduff Forklift Down Rally held in Northern Ireland In County Down. This rally will be Chris & Shaun’s first time competing in Ireland together so this is going to be a big experience. The event has eleven stages covering up to fifty five stage miles through the narrow lanes, this event is not for the faint hearted, crews will have to tackle jumps, tight hairpins, blind crests & much…

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BTCC | RD 13/14/15 | OULTON PARK NEWS & FEATURES RACE 

BTCC | RD 13/14/15 | OULTON PARK

Oulton Park hosted the fifth round of the BTCC, and marked the halfway point in the championship. The title battle is now slowly beginning to take shape, with Turkington leaving Croft as the championship leader and Rory Butcher just behind, despite not having the best of weekends at the Yorkshire circuit. Andrew Jordan has impressively clawed his way back into third, a great feat considering he picked up zero points at the Donington round after a big shunt in the first race, an impact which would see him miss out…

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BRITGT | RD4 & 5 – DONINGTON

With no Rockingham on the calendar for British GT this season, Donington hosts the first of a double header, with the track again being used again later in the season for the more traditional deciding round. The two hour race is the second enduro race of the season, and marks the halfway spot in the championship in which the Barwell Lamborghini’s sit in first and second spot in the overall championship, Phil Keen and Adam Balon above Sam de Haan and Jonny Cocker.  As in the qualifying for the previous…

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BRX | RD3 & 4 | PEMBREY

Godfrey and Tohill win at Pembrey double-header Julain Godfrey and Derek Tohill took a win each at the Pembrey Circuit in South Wales for the double-header of the Toyo Tires Motorsport UK British Rallycross Championship. At the halfway point of the championship the two drivers hold a joint points lead. Round three on Saturday saw Godfrey take the win from pole position and move three points ahead of Tohill in the championship. Tohill finished second on track but received an eight second penalty for an overtaking manoeuvre on Ollie O’Donovan,…

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TITANS RX | PREVIEW

The brand new Titans RX series kicks off at Essay circuit this week. The series was first announced last October and was set up by Max Pucher as a cheaper alternative to running rallycross Supercars. Since then a number of high-profile drivers have joined the championship and are set to take part in a 6 race calendar on half a dozen old school rallycross circuits. The series is setting itself out as a more traditional form of rallycross due to a number of differences to the World Rallycross Championship. With…

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NEWS & FEATURES RACE 

BTCC | RD 10/11/12 – CROFT

Andrew Jordan continued his winning form in the new BMW 3-Series by taking his 4th and 5th wins of the season at Croft. A brace of dominant lights to flag victories in the first two races of the day and a solid 8th placed finish in the reverse grid race propelled the West Surrey Racing driver from 9th to 4th in the championship standings. Ash Sutton celebrated his 100th BTCC start for Race 1, enjoying a relatively uneventful race in the process but following on from contact with the ever…

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ERX | RD2 – HELL – NORWAY

The second round of the European Rallycross for Supercars took place at Hell. 7 drivers joined the full season drivers to bring the grid up to 19 cars. In the first race Jean-Baptiste Dubourg got the best start into turn 1 with Mikko Ikonen and Stein Egil Jenssen making contact with the latter jokering. It then became a race between Dubourg and Thomas Bryntesson who had jokered on lap 1 with Bryntesson coming out on top and set the fastest time of Q1. Bryntesson “For sure it’s really good to…

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