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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CWR - WHEELER FINISHES TOUGH RALLY NEWS & FEATURES RALLY 

CWR – WHEELER FINISHES TOUGH RALLY

Last week Chris Wheeler & Shaun Layland took on the Carryduff Forklift Down Rally in their DS3 R3T.  The rally was held over 11 special stages covering fifty five stage miles. This would be Chris & Shaun’s first time competing in Ireland together & Chris’s second time in Ireland, first time being the Ulster rally back in 2013. The aim for the event would be to complete the rally & to gain valuable experience & knowledge of the stages. The team would have a fourteen hour journey to reach the…

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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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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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