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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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PREVIEW | WRX | RD4 – SILVERSTONE – GBR

WORLD RX BATTLE SHIFTS TO ALL-ACTION SPEEDMACHINE FESTIVAL The fourth round of the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy, the Dayinsure World RX of Great Britain, is the centrepiece of the SpeedMachine Festival at Silverstone this weekend.   The opening three events of 2019, have served up fiercely-competitive racing, plenty of incident – and the odd surprise. Silverstone promises more of the same. Timur Timerzyanov arrives for the British event fresh from a maiden World RX victory at Spa-Francorchamps. The Russian will look to progress beyond the semi-final…

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PREVIEW | WRX | RD3 – SPA WORLD RX OF BENELUX

With two rounds in the bag, the FIA World Rallycross Championship embarks on its second brand new circuit of the season for Round 3, the legendary Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps in Belgium. This purpose built RX track is 913 metres in length and like many World RX tracks it is a 60/40 split of Asphalt/Dirt. It incorporates one of the most iconic corners in the world of motorsport, the Eau Rouge (or Raidillion, depending on how one likes to refer to it as). A fast, challenging corner whose fame has gone…

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WRX | RD2 – WORLD RX OF CATALUNYA – BARCELONA

The second round of the FIA World Rallycross Championship at the Circuit De Barcelona in Spain was a thrilling event for one particular Swedish family. After dominating the opening days qualifying sessions, the Hansen brothers set about making the World RX of Catalunya one to remember. It was a reverse grid for Q3 with the fastest guys from day one heading out onto the track first. With track evolution and the possibility of it getting faster as the heats progressed, would it mean that yesterdays slower guys would be able…

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WRX | RD2 – CATALUNYA – DAY 1 – Q1/2

Nineteen drivers arrived in Spain at the Circuit De Barcelona for Round 2 of the FIA World Rallycross Championships, The World RX of Catalunya. Being held slightly later on in the year, the weather was a lot better compared to the wet conditions that were experienced here last year. Kevin Hansen leads the standings heading into the first European race of the season but following on from the round 1 antics, brother Timmy and RX Cartel driver Andreas Bakkerud were both keen to get their campaigns back on track. On…

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BRX | RD2 – LYDDEN HILL

In the bright sunshine a big crowd flocked to the circuit which is at the heart of every British Rallycross fan, Lydden Hill to watch some Easter RX action.  It was almost a clean sweep for Irishman Derek Tohill who took the win at Round 2 of 2019 Toyo Tires Motorsport UK British Rallycross Championship. The two times European Champ topped the timings in the opening qualifying heat ahead of Round 1 winner Julian Godfrey. However, Q2 did not go so well for him, a jump start resulted in a…

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WRX | RD 1 – ABU DHABI | DAY 2

It was another hot day at the Yas Marina Circuit in Abu Dhabi for day two of the first round of the World Rallycross Championship and it was more like an RX War Zone with battle scars across Q3 and Q4 for many and that was before the finals were even in sight. The first race of Q3 started off with a roll from Britain’s Oliver Bennett on lap two, those big curbs enough to send his Mini Copper up and over onto the roof. Maybe he was being a…

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WRX | RD1 – ABU DHABI | DAY 1 – FP/Q1/Q2

The off season for FIA World Rallycross was a bit of a torrid time to be truthful, the whole Electric debate and the Manufacturer works backed teams exits caused some major upheaval for all. However, that is all behind us and the 2019 season is now upon us and starts off with a brand new venue in Abu Dhabi at the Yas Marina Circuit. 16 permanent drivers arrived in the sweltering heat of the UAE all raring to go with some familiar experienced drivers mixed in with some new, whom…

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ARX | AMERICAS RALLYCROSS CHAMPIONSHIP

There is a new series in the World of Rallycross which is bringing a positive vibe back to this ever growing sport over the pond in the good old US of A. After a lot of controversy surrounding the Global Rallycross and its demise, back in March at Silverstone, UK, MD of IMG’s Motorsport division Paul Bellamy talked of how they simply “could not sit back and do nothing”. Calling upon a wealth of experience gained from IMG’s efforts in getting the European and World Rallycross to where it is…

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BRITISH RALLYCROSS 2018 | RD 1 SILVERSTONE

It was with great anticipation that the opening round of the 2018 Toyo Tires MSA British Rallycross Championship which was to be held at Silverstone on the all new RX track was upon us, signifying the first time for competition use. Everyone from the humble spectator to the drivers & teams, from championship organisers to the venue owners Silverstone themselves, were all eager to see how the track would perform in action and how to the venue would fair up with a Rallycross event. In the lead up to the…

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