ARX | R5 – AUSTIN NEWS & FEATURES RALLYCROSS 

ARX | R5 – AUSTIN

Foust leads championship after winning in Austin Tanner Foust was the first driver to take a double win in the 2019 Americas Rallycross Championship, taking the victory at the ARX of Austin. Foust scored a perfect weekend to take away maximum points from the penultimate round of the championship, after going through to the final as top qualifier and winning his semi-final. It wasn’t to be a clear run final for the now championship leader after World RX driver Andreas Bakkerud was able to cut across to take the lead…

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BRX | RD6 - PEMBREY NEWS & FEATURES RALLYCROSS 

BRX | RD6 – PEMBREY

Tohill takes third British Rallycross win of the 2019 season Derek Tohill took his third win of the 2019 British Rallycross Championship at the return to Pembrey Circuit, equaling that of title rival Julian Godfrey. Going into the sixth round of the championship the pair were separated by just five points in the title hunt, and it was them who led the way over the course of the weekend. In a different format to normal the event was run over the two days, qualifying one and two taking place on…

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TRX RD7 & 8 – AUSTRIA NEWS & FEATURES RALLYCROSS 

TRX|RD7 & 8 – AUSTRIA

Round 7 and 8 of Titans RX took place at the MJP Arena in Fuglau. Many of the drivers had tested the car there and some even raced there at the test event back in May but the circuit had had a jump added out of turn 3 since then. 15 drivers were on the entry list with Webb again replacing Piquet. Abbie Eaton returned to the cockpit as well as Andreas Steffen, this time in Tom Coronel’s car. Hayden Paddon made his first return since the season opener in…

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WRX | RD 8 - WORLD RX OF FRANCE NEWS & FEATURES RALLYCROSS 

WRX | RD 8 – WORLD RX OF FRANCE

Team Hansen MJP’s Timmy Hansen took an emphatic victory in round eight of the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy, the World RX of France on a weekend in which the championship battle took a new twist. Timmy led home GC Kompeition’s Anton Marklund with younger brother Kevin Hansen third in the second of the team’s Peugeot 208s. The overall results from the weekend meant Norway’s Andreas Bakkerud rose to the top of the drivers’ standings despite a fifth-place finish in the final. The Monster Energy RX Cartel…

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BRX | RD5 - LYDDEN HILL NEWS & FEATURES RALLYCROSS 

BRX | RD5 – LYDDEN HILL

Godfrey win at Lydden Hill scorcher to re-take the championship lead Julian Godfrey claimed victory and re-took the lead of the 2019 Toyo Tires UK British Rallycross Championship at Lydden Hill on Bank Holiday Monday. The fifth round of the championship provided Godfrey with his third win of the season and moved him ahead of Derek Tohill in the points, with the two joint following round four. Godfrey topped the time sheets in both of Q2 and Q3 to take pole position for the final. It was, however, Jack Thorne,…

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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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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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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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