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Team Peugeot Hansen collected its tenth podium finish of the 2017 FIA World Rallycross Championship at the last round in South Africa to become the year’s Teams’ vice-champions*. Read More »

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This year’s FIA World Rallycross Championship draws to a close with the competition’s first ever visit to South Africa and Team Peugeot Hansen has pulled out all the stops in its bid to conclude the year in style on November 11-12. Sébastien Loeb and Timmy Hansen have two targets for the season’s finale: to win outright and make sure of second place in the 2017 Teams’ standings. Read More »

The FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy and RX2 International Series presented by Cooper Tires will support the global Movember health campaign, which kicks off today (1 November). Movember’s South Africa campaign will activate at the upcoming Gumtree World RX of South Africa, which takes place at the Killarney International Raceway in just nine days’ time (10-12 November).

World RX drivers Timo Scheider and Topi Heikkinen have signed up as “Mo Bro” ambassadors alongside RX2 drivers Dan Rooke, Thomas Holmen, Guillaume De Ridder and Simon Wago Syversen. All six drivers will shave today [1 November] and then grow a moustache as part of the #MoBroChallenge for the remainder of November to help promote the month-long campaign. Read More »

The FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy will have its first US event in 2018. Championship rights holder IMG has agreed a five-year deal with Circuit of the Americas (COTA) at Austin, Texas.  World RX will make its debut in the United States of America on the weekend of 29-30 September 2018 as part of a festival weekend.

The USA is a key territory for World RX teams, manufacturers and sponsors and this latest news is in line with the World Championship’s continued growth.  The 2018 calendar will feature nine European rounds, Canada, the USA and South Africa. Read More »

A dramatic weekend of FIA World Rallycross Championship action at the Estering, Germany, concludes with Timmy Hansen back on the podium trail.

– Timmy Hansen – for whom the Estering track has rarely been happy hunting ground in the past – viewed the trip to Germany for the campaign’s 11th round as a key personal challenge. He hit the ground running, however, to claim the Q2 win which helped him to finish third at the end of the weekend’s qualifying process. He went on to collect second spot in the final and secure his first podium finish since Round 4 (Mettet, Belgium). He also earned the PEUGEOT 208 WRX 2017’s ninth top-three result of the season. Read More »

– Feat of strength: Solberg exceeds all expectations in Buxtehude
– Maiden win: Baumschlager wins the Rally Liezen in the Polo R WRC

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Petter Solberg shines with fourth place at Volkswagen’s home event Read More »

After competitive performances a fortnight ago in Latvia, the PEUGEOT 208 WRX drivers aim to repeat their form in a bid to claim the top prize at the 2017 FIA World Rallycross Championship’s penultimate clash at Estering-Buxtehude (Round 11) on September 30-October 1.

• Team Peugeot Hansen returns to the scene of the PEUGEOT 208 WRX’s victory in 2015 that sewed up that season’s world title in its favour. Read More »

After winning his semi-final, Sébastien Loeb was on target for his second victory in Latvia but was instead forced to settle for step three of the podium at Round 10 of the 2017 FIA World Rallycross Championship.

• Sébastien Loeb overcame a modest start to the weekend (10th in Q1) to win Q4 and appear in second spot after the weekend’s qualifying phase. He went on to win his semi-final and was optimistic for the final before he found himself at the back of the pack after being forced off line following a perfectible start. He nonetheless managed to recover three positions to collect his sixth top-three result of the year and the PEUGEOT 208 WRX’s eighth podium finish so far this season. Read More »

Kristoffersson and PSRX win Drivers’ and Team titles

Johan Kristoffersson (S) won the Drivers’ title in the FIA World Rallycross Championship (WRX) in Riga (LV), with races still to come. Kristoffersson’s commanding victory in the final also ensured that PSRX Volkswagen Team Sweden cannot be caught in the Team competition. “I need a bit more time to take in this incredible success,” said Kristoffersson, with tears of joy, in his first interview after clinching the title. Read More »

Sweden’s Johan Kristoffersson has won the 2017 FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy with two rounds still remaining. PSRX Volkswagen Sweden [Kristoffersson and team-mate Petter Solberg] has also won the teams’ championship after a dominant season with its pair of Volkswagen Polo GTi Supercars. Read More »