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World RX15 BelgiumMarklund Motorsport’s Topi Heikkinen has won this weekend’s Ladbrokes World RX of Belgium, round three of the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy. SDRX driver Petter Solberg finished second to establish a 22 point Championship lead in the overall drivers’ standings over Sweden’s Johan Kristoffersson. Ford Olsbergs MSE’s Reinis Nitiss claimed the third podium spot. Read More »

World RX15 SwedenTwo World Championship teams backed by Volkswagen Sweden will enter the 2015 FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy. Topi Heikkinen (Finland) and PG Andersson (Sweden) will drive for Marklund Motorsport, while Johan Kristofferson (Sweden) and Tord Linnerud (Norway) will compete under the new-for-2015 Kristofferson Motorsport team (KMS). Read More »

World RX15 FoustAmerican Top Gear presenter Tanner Foust has confirmed he will compete in at least four rounds of the 2015 FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy at the wheel of a Marklund Motorsport run Volkswagen Polo RX Supercar.

Foust, who won World RX of Finland in Kouvola last year, will kickstart his 2015 World RX campaign at Lydden Hill at the end of May for the British RX round. Read More »

Carpentier World RXThe FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy has attracted a host of stars from a variety of motorsport disciplines including drivers from F1, WRC, DTM, Formula Drift, BTCC and X Games.  Now IndyCar and NASCAR star Patrick Carpentier has confirmed he will compete in World RX for the Canadian round at the wheel of a Marklund Motorsport Volkswagen Polo Supercar.

Throughout his career Canadian-born Carpentier has amassed five wins and 24 podiums in the Champ Car World Series and IndyCar.  He also competed in NASCAR in the Sprint Cup Series and Nationwide Series.  After his official retirement back in 2011, Carpentier has contested a number of charity races and is now a TV analyst for both NASCAR and World RX on Canadian TV channel RDS. Read More »

Foust World RXAmerican Top Gear presenter and 10-time X Games medallist Tanner Foust has announced he will compete in four rounds of this year’s FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy.

Foust – who will pair with Sweden’s Marklund Motorsport to drive a Polo RX Supercar  – will kickstart his World RX campaign at Lydden Hill in the UK from 3-4 May, but will also compete in Kouvola, Finland (28-28 June), Trois-Rivieres, Canada (7-8 August) and Istanbul, Turkey (11-12 October). Read More »

Marklund World RX14a– Swedish rallycross team Marklund Motorsport sign three-year partnership with Volkswagen Motorsport

Volkswagen Motorsport has agreed an exclusive three-year partnership with Sweden’s Marklund Motorsport to enter the new-for-2014 FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy.

This latest news follows hot on the heels of the recent announcement that both Ford and Peugeot are committing to this year’s World RX, as well as news that 2013 Global Rallycross Champion Toomas ‘Topi’ Heikkinen will join Marklund Motorsport as the team’s lead driver for the next two seasons. Read More »