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Online racers will have the chance to test their skills against professional FIA World Rallycross Championship race drivers with the creation of the first-ever RX Esports series.

IMG, the promoters of the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy, has partnered with Motorsport Games, the racing game developer and Esports specialist, and Codemasters to launch the RX Esports Invitational.

The one-off Esports series will be held on the dates of selected rounds of the 2020 FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy that have been postponed due to health concerns and government regulations relating to the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic. Read More »

Due to the Portuguese government declaring a state of emergency and the suspension of all sporting events in Portugal in light of global health concerns regarding COVID-19 (coronavirus), this year’s World RX of Portugal on May 2-3 has been postponed.

This decision was made after careful consideration and consultation with the FIA, the Portuguese ASN and the local event organizer, as the health and safety of everyone involved remains the top priority. We are studying a viable alternative date for the event in conjunction with the local event organizer. We will provide further updates as soon as we have them.

In light of the Generalitat de Catalunya’s decree to currently suspend all live sporting events in response to the evolving COVID-19 (coronavirus) situation, this year’s World RX of Catalunya-Barcelona on April 18-19 has been postponed.

This decision was made after careful consideration and consultation with the FIA, the Spanish ASN and the local event organiser, as the health and safety of everyone involved remains the top priority. Read More »

The permanent entry list for the 2020 FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy, released today, offers up the tantalising prospect of a title contest every bit as intense as the season-long skirmish which highlighted the 2019 edition.

The 13 drivers confirmed for all 10 rounds features World Champions, European Champions, legitimate title aspirants and young guns poised to shake up the established order. Read More »

The FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy will be broadcast live and in full on the SPORT1 platform throughout the 2020 season.

The multi-year agreement will provide World RX with access to over 33 million households throughout Germany, Austria and Switzerland. Coverage will also appear on the Sport1.de digital channel.

“By extending our exclusive rights to the FIA World Rallycross Championship until 2022, we are strengthening our portfolio as the ‘Home of Motorsport’ in the long term,” Daniel von Busse, COO TV and member of the board of Sport1 GmbH, said. Read More »

The Norwegian team, Holten Motorsport AS, are the first to announce their commitment to Projekt E and will enter the inaugural 2020 electric series with a Ford Fiesta-based Projekt E race car. Read More »

Sweden’s Timmy Hansen was crowned world champion in a pulsating final round of the FIA World Rallycross Championship – the SABAT World RX of South Africa. Read More »

The most closely-fought drivers’ title battle in the history of the FIA World Rallycross Championship reaches its conclusion at the grand finale – the Sabat World RX of South Africa in Cape Town – this weekend November 9-10.

In a season synonymous with drama, from the opening round in Abu Dhabi in April, it is likely that the contest will go all the way to the chequered flag in the final at the Killarney International Raceway. Read More »

The 2020 calendar for the FIA World Rallycross Championship, released today, will feature 11 rounds including a visit to the iconic Nurburgring in Germany and a return to the Montalegre circuit in Portugal.

In other evolutions of the 2019 calendar, Abu Dhabi moves from being the season-opener to the penultimate round. Locations for two of the 11 rounds will be revealed over the coming weeks, pending FIA World Motor Sport Council final ratification. Read More »

IMG today announces that the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy will visit South Africa for the next three years.

The World RX of South Africa has staged a round of the championship since 2017, the first FIA World Championship to be held in Sub-Saharan Africa in over 20 years. Read More »