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The 2020 FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy will include new events at Kouvola in Finland at the end of August.

Finland has been added to the calendar as the championship prepares to return to racing in a season disrupted by the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic. Read More »

Great Britain’s Tom Blomqvist claimed victory in round two of the FIA World Rallycross Championship’s Esports Series at Hell-Norway (21 June). Read More »

Seven times and defending British Superbike champions Paul Bird Motorsport have blown off the COVID-19 induced cobwebs this week following news that the Bennetts British Superbike Championship is set to start in August. Read More »

If you haven’t heard or you’ve somehow forgotten, the guys at SBMotorsport are building an epic 1000hp Nissan Navara-R, which will host the power plant and drivetrain from our original R35 GTR.

This build will be the worlds first Nissan Navara-R, with the fire breathing twin turbo VR38 and complete front and rear subframes from the GTR too. It’s a build not to be missed!

You may even have the chance to influence on how the truck turns out! Read More »

Despite the motorsports industry facing unprecedented headwinds, the world continues to unite in support during these challenging times. As a global brand, Champion Lubricants helps to keep the world moving, and has declared that it is now more important than ever to invest in the future of its brand. Further strengthening relationships with like-minded motorsport partners such as World RX illustrates the company’s commitment towards a long term strategy, helping to build and secure a bright future for the sport. Read More »

New Zealand’s Shane van Gisbergen dominated the first round in a new series of virtual FIA World Rallycross Championship events at the Yas Marina Circuit in Abu Dhabi to secure victory and take the points lead.

The Australian Supercars star took a clean-sweep of qualifying race wins in the World RX Esports Series where his rivals included drivers from World RX to Formula 1 and GT racing, the event run on DiRT Rally 2.0™ in partnership with esports specialist Motorsport Games, and DiRT video game publisher Codemasters. Read More »

SB Motorsport, the company behind Europe’s wildest Nissan GT-R Drift car build are taking full advantage of workshop downtime and using it to plan the launch of its most challenging build to date – a GT-R powered Nissan Navara. Nissan’s workhorse is about to meet its flagship engine product, The VR38 twin-turbo GT-R engine as the team will replace the standard diesel option for a performance punching engine package from the infamous GT-R sports car, cultivating a pick-up with over 1000hp on tap.

No stranger to undertaking big challenges, Essex (UK) based, SB Motorsport have a proven track record in outrageous builds and delivering products to global recognition. Their previous Nissan GT-R drift car (#LSXR35) claimed worldly accolades and has been seen in multiple online videos racking up millions of views since its launch back in 2017. Read More »

Motorsport UK has announced that in anticipation of motorsport restarting in the UK from 4 July, it is inviting permit applications from 1 June.

Motorsport is currently suspended throughout the UK until 30 June 2020. Following ongoing positive dialogue with the Department for Culture, Media and Sport and having set out its strategy and anticipated conditions for restarting motorsport disciplines, the governing body is now moving to its next phase of getting the sport back on track.

Any resumption of motorsport is contingent on event organisers demonstrating that they can plan in accordance with the guidelines of Motorsport UK, while respecting government guidance on social distancing. Read More »

In light of continued health concerns regarding COVID-19 (Coronavirus), the organiser of the Bretagne World Rallycross of France at Loheac, scheduled to take place on 5-6 September, has taken the decision to cancel the event, with the health and safety of everyone involved remaining the priority. Read More »

Building on the success of its previous two standalone rallycross esports events, IMG, the promoter of the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy, is launching a series of further DiRT Rally 2.0™ events in partnership with esports specialist Motorsport Games, and DiRT video game publisher Codemasters. Read More »