NEWS & FEATURES RALLYCROSS 

WRX | RD5 – HELL – NORWAY

In the World Rallycross’ 6th year at its 66th event the teams fittingly travelled to Hell. This is the first of only 3 traditional rallycross tracks still on the calendar and with its rolling slopes it could not be more different to Silverstone so the running order was going to be anything but easy to predict. A number of driver changes had occurred since round 4 with Kevin Abbring debuting for ES Motorsport after Rokas Baciuška had left the team and was now driving a 5th Renault run by GCK…

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NEWS & FEATURES RALLY 

WRC | RD8 – RALLY ITALIA SARDEGNA

For round 8 of the FIA World Rally Championship it was time to “Jump in the dust” on the beautiful Mediterranean island of Sardinia; where Italy’s round of the championship has been held since 2004. But this was to be no relaxing beach holiday for the WRC crews as this tough event would once again deliver a cruel blow in a dramatic end to the rally. Last year this event delivered a thrilling end on the final power stage where Hyundai’s Thierry Neuville snatched the win from Sébastien Ogier by…

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NEWS & FEATURES RACE 

BRITGT | RD3 – SILVERSTONE 500

The third round of the British GT championship descended on Silverstone for the first of the seasons longer endurance races, the three hour Silverstone 500. After a successful double race win at Snetterton, Barwell Motorsports Lamborghini Huracan piloted by Phil Keen and Adam Balon sat atop the GT3 championship standings, ahead of their sister car driven by Sam de Hann and Jonny Cocker. Looking to improve on the last two rounds would be the TF motorsport Aston Martin Vantages, which were victorious in this event last year. In the GT4 class…

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NEWS & FEATURES RALLYCROSS 

PREVIEW | WRX | RD5 – WORLD RX OF NORWAY

As we reach the mid-point of the season, the next stop on the FIA World Rallycross calendar is surely one of, if not THE highlight of the year. Hell, Norway is most certainly the place to be as large crowds of motorsport fans flock to this iconic RX circuit for a taste of the World’s best RX action, surely it should be named Heaven? Currently it’s a Scandinavian lock out at the top of the standings heading into Round 5, with the Hansen brothers from the Neighbouring Sweden leading local…

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NEWS & FEATURES RALLYCROSS 

ARX | RD1 – MID-OHIO

The first ARX event of the year held at the Mid-Ohio circuit saw Tanner Foust top the tables after the four qualifying sessions following a close fight with former teammate Scott Speed. Going into the final round of qualifying the two drivers were separated by just one point. The final race of qualifying was led by Foust after breaking early to tuck up the inside of turn one to take the lead at the start and recording the fastest time of the weekend. Last year’s champion had to recover from…

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NEWS & FEATURES RALLYCROSS 

PREVIEW | ARX 2019

Americas Rallycross (ARX) 2019 is all set to get underway with a bang this weekend at the Cooper Tires ARX of Mid-Ohio, where the wide-open fight to become the next champion will commence Much has changed amongst the ARX teams over the off-season, and it’s anyone’s guess as to who will shine in the first round this weekend at the Mid-Ohio Sports Course’s brand-new rallycross facility. Reigning ARX Supercar Champion Scott Speed made a major move over the off-season from the Andretti Rallycross team to Subaru Motorsports USA and will…

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NEWS & FEATURES RALLY 

BTRDA | RD4 – PLAINS RALLY

With a revised format this year, the Plains Rally organised by the Knutsford & District Motor Club returned to the forests of Mid Wales for Round 4 of the 2019 Jordon Road Surfacing BTRDA Rally Championships. Opting to give the Dyfi Forest Complex a rest this year, the forestry allocation for the event featured five gravel stages totaling some 42 competitive stage miles. With double use stages in Dyfnant & Aberhirnant and a single stage in Llangower to round the day of with for the crews to contend with. After…

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NEWS & FEATURES RALLY 

WRC | RD7 – RALLY DE PORTUGAL

One of the oldest and most supported rounds of the FIA World Rally Championship, Rally De Portugal signified the start of a string of European events. First held in 1967, this classic rally was one of the founding WRC events in 1973 and has been awarded “Best Rally in the World” on no less than five occasions and always delivers an atmosphere out on the stages. After the recent addition of Rally Chile to the calendar Portugal moved to a couple of weeks later this year. This means temperatures were…

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