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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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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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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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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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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