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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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PREVIEW | WRX | RD2 – CATALUNYA – BARCELONA

After an action packed scorcher of a season opener in Abu Dhabi, the FIA World Rallycross Championship heads to Spain in Europe for Round 2, the World RX of Catalunya at the Circuit De Barcelona. Barcelona which first became a round of the WRX in 2015 is 1.135km in length and is a 60/40% split of Asphalt/Dirt with a 20 meter jump. The track is slighty revised this year, with the start relocating from the joker lap area to joining what was turn 6 last year and the finish moving…

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WRX | RD 1 – ABU DHABI | DAY 2

Q3 / Q4 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…

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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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BRX | RD1 – SILVERSTONE

Now one year older the Silverstone Rallycross Circuit has finally seen some more action and once again for second year running, played host to the opening round of the 2019 Toyo Tires Motorsport UK British Rallycross Championships. Last year was a very memorable event, not just because it attracted a World Class entry but because the weather was absolutely brutal. However, that was last year and it is long behind us, this year it was a pretty decent day and as for the action out on the circuit, well that…

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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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WORLD RX | RD4 GBR | SPEED MACHINE FESTIVAL 2018

“The Home of British Racing”, Silverstone hosted its first ever FIA World Rallycross round in front of thousands of motorsport fans but was the action on the new RX circuit as hot as the weather? Without a doubt it most certainly was. Reigning champ PSRX Volkswagen driver Johan Kristoffersson proudly wearing the No1 on the side of his VW Polo R continues to dominate the World of Rallycross; but how was he to fare up on this new track? Well he wasn’t flying high all weekend, he did have a…

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WRX KING OF KARTING

Ahead of Britain’s round of the FIA World Rallycross Championships which was to be held at Silverstone, some of the drivers lined up for what can only described as their toughest race to date as they competed in the WRX King Of Karting race. WRX stars such as Sebastien Loeb, Timmy & Kevin Hansen from team Peugeot battled it out against stars from across the pond with the likes of Scott Speed and Tanner Foust from the all new American Rallycross Championships (ARX). Taking the glory and the title of…

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FIA WORLD RX 2018 PREVIEW & LAUNCH

Now entering its fifth season the FIA World Rallycross presented by Monster Energy has established itself as one of the most exciting forms of motorsport on the world scene for both drivers and fans alike. As the new season fast approaches us, the excitement and buzz surrounding what lies ahead increases, the worlds media were invited along to Silverstone  – The Home Of British Motor Racing and the new home of Britain’s round of the Championship for the 2018 Official Launch & Test Day. Paul Bellamy, World RX’s Managing Director…

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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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