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The FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy will return after a five-week summer hiatus as the teams travel out of Europe for the first time this year for World RX of Canada this weekend (4-6 August). For the fourth year in a row, World RX joins the Grand Prix of Trois-Rivieres (GP3R) – now in its 48th year – for a week-long motorsport extravaganza. Joining the 20 World RX Supercars in Trois-Rivieres for the first fly-away event of the season will also be 17 RX2 cars. Read More »

• With previous wins at Trois Rivières to its name in 2015 and 2016, Team Peugeot Hansen has its sights set high once again for Round 8 of the 2017 FIA World Rallycross Championship’s in Canada on August 5-6.
• Since the WRX’s last clash in Sweden, Sébastien Loeb has taken part in the Silk Way Rally driving the brand-new PEUGEOT DKR Maxi. After a few days’ rest and having recovered from an injury sustained to his left hand, the Frenchman is ready to bounce back at Trois Rivières at the wheel of his PEUGEOT 208 WRX 2017. Read More »

Kristoffersson wins home race to extend world championship lead

Johan Kristoffersson (S) claimed his third win of the season for PSRX Volkswagen Team Sweden at round seven of the FIA World Rallycross in Höljes (S). In front of more than 45,000 passionate fans, the Swede in the Polo GTI Supercar dominated proceedings, seemingly at will. Kristoffersson had already triumphed in qualifying and the semi-final, and victory never looked in danger in the final. Read More »

Round seven of the 2017 FIA World Rallycross Championship saw Sébastien Loeb play a front-running role once again, this time in front of a record-breaking 45,100-strong crowd at Holjes, Sweden, where he claimed Team Peugeot Hansen’s fifth podium honours of the campaign.

• The two PEUGEOT 208 WRX drivers kicked off the 2017 season’s second half by putting additional pressure on the championship’s provisional leaders. Sébastien Loeb started the ‘Magic’ weekend at Höljes in emphatic fashion with Q1 victory. He then came second in Sunday’s first semi-final before adding another top-three result to his burgeoning WRX record. Read More »

Franco-Swedish outfit Team Peugeot Hansen is looking forward to a festive atmosphere and an expected turnout of some 40,000 spectators when it makes the short trip to Round 7 of the 2017 FIA World Rallycross Championship at Höljes, Sweden, on July 1-2. Sébastien Loeb and Timmy Hansen will be hunting for their first victory of the season to earn extra points for the team which currently sits second in the provisional Teams’ standings. Read More »

The FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy has signed Gumtree SA as the headline sponsor of the final round of the World Championship, which takes place at Cape Town’s Killarney International Raceway (10-12 November 2017). As part of the new partnership, the World RX season-closer will be officially named as Gumtree World RX of South Africa. Read More »

• Mattias Ekström takes fourth place in Norway
• Rallycross World Champion remains second in overall standings
• Ekström: “Mistake at the start cost us the podium finish”

Mattias Ekström took fourth place at the sixth round of the FIA World Rallycross Championship 2017 in Hell. Read More »

It turned out to be a weekend of ups and downs for Team Peugeot Hansen at the 2017 FIA World Rallycross Championship’s sixth clash at Hell, Norway. But Sébastien Loeb turned the tide to earn the PEUGEOT 208 WRX 2017’s fourth top-three result of the season.

• A complex start to Round 6 in Norway saw the two PEUGEOT 208 WRX 2017s trade their latest evolution engines for former specification versions as a precautionary measure after one of its parameters failed to match expectations. The switch came after Friday’s free practice run in the case of Timmy’s car and on Saturday for Sébastien. Read More »

The 2017 FIA World Rallycross Championship’s visit to the United Kingdom saw Team Peugeot Hansen collect a qualifying heat victory, while the work of Sébastien Loeb and Timmy Hansen promoted the outfit from third to second place in the provisional Teams’ standings. Read More »

• Mattias Ekström finishes fifth in Great Britain
• Swede loses overall lead in the world championship
• Ekström: “Victory was not on the cards, but a podium finish was”

Mattias Ekström finished fifth in the fifth round of the FIA World Rallycross Championship 2017. Read More »