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This past weekend saw the launch of Speedmachine Festival at Silverstone. Silverstone is the new home of the British round of World Rallycross, and Speedmachine Festival brings together a whole host of automotive awesomeness.

It was a full operation for Baggsy and the team, with a full rig setup for the weekend. The rig would house fellow Monster Energy team mates Luke Woodham and Rick Van Goethem, with Driftworks driver Tessa Whittock. Plus a special appearance from the guys of Black L’Amour Barbers giving out fresh trims to the Speedmachine crowds. Read More »

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Nine-time World Rally Champion Sebastien Loeb has kept up his impeccable record of finishing somewhere on the podium at every final in the World Rallycross Championship this year, underlining his consistency as well as his speed at the wheel of the PEUGEOT 208 WRX. His 3rd place on the Silverstone podium helped the Team PEUGEOT Total driver to consolidate his runner-up spot in the championship.

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Sweden’s Johan Kristoffersson extended his FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy points lead by scoring victory at the Cooper Tires World RX of Great Britain as part of the inaugural Speedmachine Festival at Silverstone.

PSRX Volkswagen Sweden’s Kristoffersson claimed a maximum 30 points from the British event in his Volkswagen Polo R by finishing top of the Intermediate Classification, winning semi-final one and the final, as EKS Audi Sport’s Andreas Bakkerud finished second and Team Peugeot Total’s Sebastien Loeb recovered from a slow start in the final to finish third. Read More »

The World RX of Great Britain moved to Silverstone for 2018 the relatively short and technical circuit provided a very different challenge to Lydden Hill. As he often does Johan Kristoffersson (Polo R) started slow but a great Sunday saw him qualify fastest for the semi finals. A 1st corner clash with his team mate Petter Solberg lead to a red flag which was fortunate for him. He went through to the final and took the overall victory with Andreas Bakkerud (Audi S1) 2nd and Sébastien Loeb (208 WRX) completing the podium. In the RX2 category Oliver Eriksson took victory and in the Americas Rallycross Tanner Foust (Beetle R) dominated to take victory. Read More »

The FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy has signed an agreement with WTF1, one of the fastest growing online motorsport platforms in the world, to become World RX’s digital media partner.

The partnership will begin from this weekend, with the Cooper Tires World RX of Great Britain, the fourth round of World RX 2018 being held alongside the Speedmachine festival at Silverstone in the UK (May 25-27). Read More »

– Cooper Tires World RX of Great Britain makes its debut at Silverstone
– Capacity entry of 25 drivers to compete for Supercar glory
– Speedmachine festival makes its debut with a packed entertainment bill

The FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy ventures to pastures new this weekend (25-27 May) with the series’ first-ever visit to the iconic Silverstone Circuit for Cooper Tires World RX of Great Britain, round four of the 2018 season. Read More »

– “Home of British Motor Racing” hosts World Rallycross Championship for the first time
– Most difficult jump of the year

Premiere for EKS Audi Sport: Silverstone in England is the venue for a round of the FIA World Rallycross Championship (World RX) for the first time this weekend (May 25–27), where the most difficult jump of the year awaits the two Audi drivers Andreas Bakkerud and Mattias Ekström. Read More »

– WRX: Second place for Solberg in Belgium, Kristoffersson defends his championship lead
– WTCR: Rob Huff claims fourth podium finish for Volkswagen on the Nordschleife
– TCR UK: Daniel Lloyd keeps up100percentrecord– two wins in Knockhill
– World premiere at Wörthersee: Golf GTI TCR Concept for the streets unveiled

FIA World Rallycross Championship (WRX)
Solberg battles his way to second place in Belgium, Kristoffersson still championship leader Read More »

Team PEUGEOT Total driver Sébastien Loeb went flat-out in the PEUGEOT 208 WRX to take victory in Belgium! The 9-time World Rally Champion demonstrated his skill and talent by racing to victory in both his semi-final and a nail-biting final. Loeb was joined on the podium by his Team PEUGEOT Total team-mate Timmy Hansen, who was 3rd overall. The strong result helps Team PEUGEOT Total move up to 2nd place in the World RX Teams’ Standings with Loeb closing in on the Drivers’ Championship lead. Read More »

The FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy is bringing its superstar drivers and spectacular machinery to Channel 4 this season in a move that will further expand the series’ growing fanbase.

The new agreement will see UK audiences enjoy an action-packed hour-long broadcast of highlights from each round of the world championship. This includes the upcoming World RX of Great Britain, held for the first time at Silverstone as part of the Speedmachine festival. Read More »