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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 »

It is with great pleasure that we announce our brand new partnership with Sunoco Race Fuels. To have such a prestigious company supplying our race fuel is something we are very excited about. Ahead of the British Drift Championship Round 4, Baggsy’s V8 S13 took to the dyno to be remapped on Sunoco E85R race fuel, producing some impressive results. Stay tuned for more information on this soon.

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Peugeot Lydden16cThe 2015 FIA WRX vice-champion Timmy Hansen bounced back from a tough start to the season to claim a podium finish at Lydden Hill, Great Britain. Round 4 of the 2016 FIA World Rallycross Championship saw Team Peugeot Hansen climb to second place in the provisional standings.

– After a perfectible run in the first qualifying heat, Timmy Hansen put in a consistent performance to qualify in brilliant fashion for the semi-finals and, ultimately, the final which he concluded in third place to secure his first podium result of the year. Read More »

WorldRX16 LyddenSweden’s Mattias Ekstrom has won this weekend’s World RX of Great Britain, his third back-to-back victory in the 2016 FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy.  Reigning Champion Petter Solberg took the runner-up spot, while Team Peugeot-Hansen driver Timmy Hansen clinched third. In the overall drivers’ standings, Ekstrom leads Solberg by five points. Read More »

lyddenhill16 (27)Another cracking weekend down at Lydden Hill as Mattias Ekström took his Audi S1 RX to a third consecutive win. He played the joker lap superb in the semi final and final, when Petter Solberg (Citroën DS3) had looked set to strike back as he went fastest in 3 of the 4 qualifying sessions. Solberg didn’t joker on lap 1 of the final and when he did Ekström had made up enough time to be ahead when Solberg rejoined the gravel, so Solberg was runner up to keep the championship battle close. There was also the threat of Andreas Bakkerud (Ford Focus RS) who faded in the final, so it was Timmy Hansen (Peugeot 208 WRX) who completed the podium, at Lydden. Read More »

Round four of the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy takes place over the Bank Holiday in Great Britain this weekend (28-29 May) as the World Championship returns to Lydden Hill in Kent. A total of 63 cars have entered (24 Supercars, 29 Super1600 cars and 10 RX Lites) and this year’s line-up includes six British drivers such as multiple X Games medallist Liam Doran and double British Rally Champion, Guy Wilks.WorldRX16 pre-Lydden Read More »

Boosted by Sébastien Loeb’s encouraging second place in Belgium, the four PEUGEOT 208 WRX drivers are looking forward to the visit to Great Britain where Lydden Hill will host round four of the 2016 FIA World Rallycross Championship on May 28-29.

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