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Monthly Archives: August 2020

* Niclas Gronholm claims home victory at Kouvola
* Double-podium for GRX Taneco team with Timur Timerzyanov third
* Runner-up position for Swede Mattias Ekstrom

Finland’s Niclas Gronholm scored an emotional home victory at the CapitalBox World RX of Finland, round four of the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy today (30 August). Read More »

* Johan Kristoffersson wins on World RX’s return to Finland
* Home hero Juha Rytkonen scores dream debut result
* Reigning Drivers’ champion Timmy Hansen makes it three teams on podium

Sweden’s Johan Kristoffersson claimed a coveted clean sweep in round three of the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy, at the CapitalBox World RX of Finland, winning every session to extend his Drivers’ Championship lead today (29 August). Read More »

The FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy returns to Finland for the first time since 2014 this weekend when rounds three and four of the championship take place at Kouvola.

World RX teams and drivers have moved from Holjes in the west of Sweden to the south east of Finland for this weekend’s events in a season that has been delayed and reshaped by the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. The revised schedule includes 10 events taking place over seven weekends. 180 event personnel undertook PCR tests before leaving Sweden to move to Finland, all of those returning negative results. Read More »

Organising a classic car rally is a demanding affair at the best of times, to which the pandemic has inevitably added a further layer of challenges. Nevertheless, Bespoke Rallies has now obtained permission to run its popular Highland 1000 Scottish touring rally from September 23-27, making it the first post-lockdown automotive adventure of its type in the UK.

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• Mattias Ekstrom scores victory at home circuit
• KYB Team JC takes first ever World RX win
• Kevin Hansen and Johan Kristoffersson complete round two podium
• Oliver Eriksson wins Euro RX, Ken Block claims first Projekt E victory

KYB Team JC’s Mattias Ekstrom claimed a dramatic victory in the second round of the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy, the Swecon World RX of Sweden, in the second instalment of the Championship’s first ever double-header (August 23). Read More »

In what has got to be his best performance to date in his fledgling rally career, Penrith-born driver Frank Bird took a remarkable victory on today’s M-Sport Stages Rally. Read More »

• Johan Kristoffersson makes winning comeback at Holjes
• Mattias Ekstrom and Timo Scheider finish on Swedish podium
• KYB Team JC leads Teams’ standings after round one

Kristoffersson Motorsport’s Johan Kristoffersson was the comeback king in the first round of the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy, the Swecon World RX of Sweden. Read More »

Official World RX Lubricants Partner, Champion Lubricants, has announced the launch of the Champion Fast Start award for the 2020 season.

The Champion Fast Start award will recognise and reward the World RX drivers who make the fastest start and are the first to reach the Champion Lubricants markers before the first corner in every qualifying race, semi-final and final at each round of the season. Read More »

Brand new rallycross magazine show ‘RX Aftertrack’ Fuelled by Monster Energy, will stream every Sunday throughout this season’s FIA World Rallycross Championship weekends, on social media.

Launching this Sunday, August 23 at 19:00 UK / 20:00 CET, the new series ‘RX Aftertrack’ will be hosted by TV personality & former skateboarder Matthew Pritchard at Monster Energy headquarters in Stockley Park, chatting about all things rallycross with his co-hosts, Monster Girls Giorgia Davies and Laura Bell, while World RX pit reporter Neil Cole will be trackside at each event providing insight and access from inside the paddock. Read More »

The FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy will begin this weekend with the Swecon World Rallycross of Sweden at Holjes.

The effects of the COVID-19 pandemic have delayed the start of the season and led to a revised schedule that includes 10 events taking place over seven weekends. Read More »