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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 »

• 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 new Ford Focus RS RX has won its first FIA World Rallycross Championship event after just five races.

Factory-backed Hoonigan Racing Division driver Andreas Bakkerud piloted the #13 Ford Focus RS RX to the top of the podium on Sunday in Hell, Norway, having taken part in just four races, previously. Read More »

This weekend’s fiercely-fought contest in Hell, Norway, home of Round 5 of the 2016 FIA World Rallycross Championship, saw Timmy Hansen collect Team Peugeot Hansen’s third straight podium finish.

– Timmy Hansen put in a superb run in the competition’s final phase to secure second place in his semi-final, before crossing the line in the same position in the final to pocket his second straight podium finish. Read More »

WorldRX16 HellNorway’s Andreas Bakkerud has become the first ever driver in FIA World Rallycross Championship history to win all four qualifying sessions [Q1-Q4] plus the semi-final and final. Sweden’s Timmy Hansen took the runner-up spot at this weekend’s NAF World RX of Norway while his compatriot Mattias Ekstrom took the third podium spot.  Ekstrom continues to lead the overall driver standings after five rounds, five points clear of Petter Solberg who is second. Read More »

WorldRX16 pre_HellThe Norwegian town of Hell will host the fifth round of The 2016 FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy – NAF World RX of Norway – which takes place this weekend at the Lankebanen circuit (10-12 June).

Out of the 44 Supercars competing at Hell RX, 18 will race in the World Championship while the remaining 26 will compete for points in the second round of the FIA European Rallycross Championship (Euro RX). Read More »

Peugeot pre-Hell16aAfter notching up back-to-back podium finishes at Mettet and Lydden Hill, the PEUGEOT 208 WRX drivers head for Norway for Round 5 of the 2016 FIA World Rallycross Championship on June 11-12.

– Team Peugeot Hansen currently holds second place in the Teams’ standings and is determined to close the gap to the provisional leader in order to defend its 2015 crown. Sébastien Loeb will be out to ward off the probable fierce competition to claim another top-three finish, while Timmy Hansen hopes to keep the momentum going after his recent strong performance at Lydden Hill. The 2015 championship’s runner-up has leapt from 12th to seventh place in the Drivers’ classification and he has every intention of moving further up the order! Read More »