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Swedish rally driver Mattias Adielsson upstaged the FIA World Rallycross Championship regulars, invited stars and professional gamers to claim a dramatic victory in the opening round of the World RX Esports Invitational – the Catalunya Edition.

The inaugural event, run on DiRT Rally 2.0 in partnership with Codemasters and Motorsport Games, attracted a grid of 20 drivers and took place on the virtual Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya, the venue for the scheduled opening round of the 2020 world championship which has been postponed due to the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic. Read More »

The inaugural World RX Esports Invitational event will take place this Sunday (April 19), at Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya, the venue scheduled to host the opening round of the 2020 FIA World Rallycross Championship prior to postponement due to the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic.

However, in collaboration with Codemasters and Motorsport Games, using DiRT Rally 2.0, the World RX promoter IMG will stage the World RX Esports Invitational Catalunya Edition featuring an all-star line-up including World Champions, GT and WRC racers, Youtubers and some of the biggest names from the field of Esports.

The World RX Esports Invitational has also partnered with GameByte, the No.1 gaming publisher on Facebook to bring all the action to gamers around the globe. Read More »

It was back to Sunny Spain this past weekend for Baggsy. And this time he got to play on the world famous F1 Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya.

With the FIA World Rally Cross descending upon the Spanish community of Catalonia, Baggsy and the #LSXR35 came to bring the noise to the party. Kicking off the weekend with a photoshoot on the F1 start line, the #LSXR35 looked right at home.

Joined by fellow Monster Energy athlete Luke Woodham and in front of a crowd of 25k crazy WRX fans. Baggsy brought the Monster Energy smoke show with four demos over the course of the weekend. And to top it off, a couple of lucky fans got to join him in the passenger seat. Read More »

Timmy Hansen rounded out an imperious weekend in Barcelona with victory in the final of the Cooper Tires World RX of Catalunya, round two of the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy.

The Swedish driver rebounded from an event-ending qualifying crash in the season-opener in Abu Dhabi three weeks’ ago to top both days of qualifying, winning his semi-final and then stamping his authority on the final. Read More »

The FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy moves to Barcelona this weekend for the World RX of Catalunya, the second round of the series, with expectation hanging heavy in the air.

If the opening round in Abu Dhabi three weeks’ ago is any barometer, the action at the Circuit de Catalunya-Barcelona will be hotly contested. Read More »

Sir Chris Hoy, the six-time Olympic cycling gold medallist, will compete in the World RX of Catalunya in Spain, the second round of the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy.

The 43-year-old will be at the wheel of the Xite Racing-prepared Ford Fiesta on April 27-28. Read More »

Renault Sport Formula One Team’s Carlos Sainz drove a strong home race to finish in seventh place at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya for today’s Formula 1 Gran Premio de España Emirates, with the points gained taking the team to fourth place in the Constructors’ Championship. Nico Hülkenberg had a very short race after the rear of his R.S.18 was collected by a spinning Romain Grosjean, pitching both into retirement on the first lap. Read More »

Azerbaijan delivered our best result to date since returning to the sport in 2016. We appreciate it took special circumstances, but it does not take anything away from the fact we are now in a position to capitalise on any opportunities. Our progress is clearly illustrated in the data in a number of ways; for example our gap to pole has halved from last year.

The start of the European season now needs to see a consolidation of that performance. We will be helped in Spain by a step on the engine side with new fuel and some aero tweaks to reflect the characteristics of the track. Read More »

– Both Audi S1 EKS RX quattro in final at Barcelona
– Andreas Bakkerud takes third place in first event with Audi
– Mattias Ekström relegated to sixth position

On contesting his first event for EKS Audi Sport in the FIA World Rallycross Championship, Andreas Bakkerud instantly achieved a podium result. In the turbulent season opener at Barcelona (Spain), the Norwegian took third place. His teammate, Mattias Ekström, was classified in sixth position following a sporting penalty. Read More »

Johan Kristoffersson has been named the winner of the World RX of Catalunya-Barcelona, round one of the 2018 FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy, after first-on-the-road Mattias Ekstrom was disqualified from the final following an incident with Petter Solberg. Sebastien Loeb secured second place finish after an eventful weekend for Team Peugeot Total, while EKS Audi Sport’s Andreas Bakkerud ensured three manufacturers are represented in the top three. Read More »