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The Latvian capital, Riga is the venue for rounds five and six of the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy this weekend, 19-20 September.

Neste World Rallycross of Riga-Latvia takes place at the Bikernieki circuit 10km east of Riga city centre and will be the fifth time the World Championship has taken place in Latvia. Read More »

The addition of a new Citroen C3 ERX with support from Citroen Racing and two drivers who raced in the FIA World Rallycross Championship in 2019 will boost the Projekt E field in the second round of the new series for all-electric racecars. Read More »

British rally driver Steve Brown will tick off yet another discipline on his motorsport list, by contesting his first-ever full circuit race at the wheel of a historic 1965 Ford Mustang during the Classic Sports Car Club meeting at Donington Park on the 25th/26th September.

The Rochdale driver would exchange the rally stages for the rallycross tour in 2019, driving a BMW MINI in the Toyo Tyres British Rallycross Championship, finishing third in his rookie season. Read More »

Team Parker Racing travelled to the Nürburgring with its Bentley Continental GT3 for round two of the GT World Challenge Endurance Cup at the weekend (September 4-6), but contact from another car in the opening laps cost any chance of a good result. Read More »

Spa World Rallycross of Benelux, the Belgian round of the 2020 FIA World Rallycross Championship, scheduled to take place on 3-4 October, will be postponed to 21-22 November.

The move to November is being made in anticipation of being able welcome a larger number of fans to the Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps. Current restrictions on the size of public gatherings in Belgium mean that only 400 spectators would be admitted to the event in October.

This decision has been made after careful consideration and consultation with the FIA, the Belgian ASN and the local event organiser. Further information about the event is available here (https://www.sparxbenelux.com/en/) .

* 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 »

• 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 »

• 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 »