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IMG today confirms that the racecar which will feature in the electric development series in 2020, codenamed Projekt E, will be officially unveiled on Friday, September 13 at the Neste World RX of Latvia.

As has previously been revealed, Projekt E will showcase electric-powered cars on the same event schedule as traditional World RX Supercars at selected European rounds of the championship in 2020. Read More »

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The title challenge in the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy comes to the boil at the high-speed circuit of Loheac for the Bretagne World RX of France this weekend, August 31-September 1.

There are just 14 points separating the top three in the drivers’ standings after one of the most closely-fought seasons in the championship’s history. From seven of the 10 races so far there have been six different event winners, no shortage of incidents and a host of surprises. Read More »

Andreas Bakkerud scored a stunning victory at the World RX of Canada in Trois-Rivieres to turn the drivers’ battle in the World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy on its head with three rounds remaining.

It was the Monster Energy RX Cartel driver’s first World RX victory since 2016 in Argentina. He had come close twice this year – second in Belgium and Great Britain – but on the daunting street circuit in Quebec it finally came good for the affable Norwegian. Read More »

The World RX of Canada at Trois-Rivieres, round seven of the 2019 FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy this weekend looms as a tipping point in the drivers’ title battle. Read More »

Swedish wildcard Sebastian Eriksson won a pulsating final of the Swecon World RX of Sweden, the sixth round of the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy.

A weekend crowd of over 48,000 turned out at Holjes Motorstadion for the Magic Weekend, a highlight of the world rallycross calendar. Read More »

When the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy descends on the Scandinavian rallycross heartland of Holjes, Sweden on July-6-7, we should expect the unexpected in a season which has been far from predictable.

As we reach the halfway stage, the championship has produced multiple winners, fiercely-combative action – and no shortage of drama. Read More »

IMG Motorsports today confirms that Projekt E, an electric development series, will showcase electric-powered cars on the same event schedule as traditional World RX Supercars at selected European rounds of the championship in 2020.

The underlying aim of Projekt E is to evaluate electric racecars in a World RX environment in accordance with the roadmap for electrification of the FIA World Rallycross Championship which was recently ratified by the FIA World Motorsport Council. Read More »

Finland’s Niclas Gronholm finally claimed a maiden victory in a pulsating final – and dramatic aftermath – to the Team Verksted World RX of Norway.

The fifth round of the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy, taking place in the aptly-named Hell, certainly lived up to its billing. Read More »

The fifth round of the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy visits Hell for the Team Verksted World RX of Norway this weekend with home hopes resting heavily on the broad shoulders of Andreas Bakkerud.

Apart from being a headline-writers’ dream destination, Hell, or Lånkebanen to be precise, is also a classic rallycross circuit consisting of 63 percent asphalt and 37 percent gravel over 1,019 metres of sweeping terrain. Read More »

Timmy Hansen claimed victory in a gripping final of the Dayinsure World RX of Great Britain at the SpeedMachine Festival, the fourth round of the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy.

Hansen thus became the first double winner of the 2019 season, following victory in Barcelona in round two in his Team Hansen MJP Peugeot 208. Read More »