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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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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ARX | RD2 & 3 - GATEWAY NEWS & FEATURES RALLYCROSS 

ARX | RD2 & 3 – GATEWAY

ROUND 2 Australian driver Chris Atkinson won the second round of the 2019 Americas Rallycross (ARX) Championship for Subaru Motorsports USA by making a last corner overtake on the inside of Steve Arpin for the victory at the inaugural ARX of Gateway at World Wide Technology Raceway. Atkinson won the six-lap final from the back row of the grid, with the hole-shot taken by front row starter, Arpin. The Loenbro Motorsports Canadian driver beat pole-sitter and ARX Championship points leader Scott Speed into the first turn and led the race…

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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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NEWS & FEATURES RALLYCROSS 

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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NEWS & FEATURES RALLYCROSS 

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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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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