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• 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 »

Karting North East-sponsored driver Guy Wilks has vowed to come back fighting after missing out on a semi-final place at his home round of the FIA World Rallycross Championship.Guy Walks

The only permanent British driver in this year’s championship, Wilks, from Durham, had been looking to emulate his success in the earlier part of the season as the championship headed to Lydden Hill for its only UK round of the year. Read More »

Karting North East-sponsored Guy Wilks is aiming to put the disappointment of recent rounds behind him when he contests his home event at this weekend’s World RX of Great Britain. Read More »

Round five of the 2017 FIA World Rallycross Championship takes Team Peugeot Hansen to Lydden Hill, Kent, England, where the sports very first meeting was held 50 years ago. Sébastien Loeb and Timmy Hansen will be keen to extend the team’s run of three straight podium finishes to add to the anniversary festivities. Read More »

• Mattias Ekström aims to defend overall World RX lead
• Historic track is on race calendar for the last time until further notice
• Ekström: “My duels with Petter Solberg are legendary”

Round five of the FIA World Rallycross Championship at Lydden Hill will also be a farewell. On the weekend of May 27 and 28, the field will be competing for the last time on the circuit in the southeast of England until further notice. Read More »

Guy Wilks put in another determined performance but just missed out on a semi-final spot in the fourth round of the FIA World Rallycross Championship.Guy Walks

As the only permanent British driver in the series, Wilks had been looking to get back on the comeback trail at the Coyote RX of Belgium after two tough rounds in Portugal and Germany. Read More »

Maiden victory for the Polo GTI: Kristoffersson wins in Mettet

Success at the fourth attempt: Johan Kristoffersson (S) earned PSRX Volkswagen Team Sweden its first victory in the FIA World Rallycross Championship (WRX). Kristoffersson, at the wheel of the 570-hp Volkswagen Polo GTI Supercar, won the fourth round of the season in Mettet (B), narrowly defeating Timmy Hansen (S, Peugeot) in a dramatic finale that came down to the finish straight. Read More »