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Round 2 of the 2017 FIA World Rallycross Championship saw Sébastien Loeb earn Team Peugeot Hansen’s first podium finish of the season in front of packed grandstands at sunny Montalegre, Portugal.

•Portugal’s round of the 2017 FIA World Rallycross Championship turned out to be an emotional rollercoaster for Team Peugeot Hansen. After a drama-packed qualifying phase, however, Sébastien Loeb and Timmy Hansen reached the final in which they were both competitive. Read More »

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• Mattias Ekström wins second World RX round in Montalegre
• Defending World Champion remains unbeaten in 2017 season
• Ekström: “One of the most hard fought wins in my rallycross career”


Everything continues to run according to plan for Mattias Ekström and his EKS team in the FIA World Rallycross Championship 2017. Read More »

Guy Wilks endured a tough weekend in the second round of the 2017 FIA World Rallycross Championship at Montelegre, but has vowed to come back fighting next time out.Guy Walks

As the only permanent British driver in the world’s premier rallycross series, the 36 year old had been eyeing a place in the final after just missing out at the opening round earlier this month. Read More »

Guy Wilks is aiming for a place in the final this weekend as the 2017 FIA World Rallycross Championship heads to Montalegre in Portugal. Read More »

Team Peugeot Hansen travels to Portugal this weekend for round two of the 2017 FIA World Rallycross Championship at Montalegre where Sébastien Loeb and Timmy Hansen are targeting maximum points.

– In contrast to Barcelona, which was more of an asphalt-biased track, with hard-packed gravel, Montalegre features much softer dirt and calls for a very different set-up, especially in terms of the cars’ damping. Read More »

As they began their defence of the FIA World Rallycross Championship crown in the 2016 curtain-raiser at Montalegre in Portugal this weekend, the PEUGEOT 208 WRX Supercars endured a frustrating weekend. Despite being in the mix throughout, Sébastien Loeb was unfortunately unable to convert his potential into the podium in the final.

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WorldRX16 MontalegreNorway’s Petter Solberg started his World Championship title defence in the best possible way by winning today’s Bompiso Rallycross of Portugal, the opening round of the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy.  After a sensational drive in his privately run Audi A1 Supercar, Robin Larsson took the runner-up spot with EKS RX driver Topi Heikkinen rounding out the top three in his Audi S1 EKS quattro. Read More »

WorldRX16 Hoonigan a– The new 600 horsepower Ford Focus RS RX makes its competitive debut in the FIA World Rallycross Championship in Portugal on the weekend of April 16-17
– Factory-backed team Hoonigan Racing Division cars sprint 0-60 mph in less than two seconds and are driven by America’s Ken Block and Norway’s Andreas Bakkerud
– Ford GT race-car also makes its European debut at the 6 Hours of Silverstone race, U.K., in the FIA World Endurance Championship during the same weekend

The new 600 horsepower Ford Focus RS RX debuts this weekend piloted by factory-backed team Hoonigan Racing Division in the FIA World Rallycross Championship in Portugal. Read More »

WorldRX16 Team AustriaRound 1 of the 2016 World Rallycross Championship takes place April 16th and 17th in cold and rainy Montalegre, Portugal. A week before the event snow covered the race track for a day. It has to be expected that it will once again be a muddy event like in 2015 and driver skill will be an essential aspect of keeping things together.  Janis Baumanis racing with #6 and Timur Timerzyanov as #7 have participated In successful pre-season testing and look forward to their first opportunity to compete.

The people of World RX Team Austria have been working virtually and literally day and night for two months to prepare everything from race trucks to spare parts to test days. The team consists of a majority of new people but a very important core staff of mechanics and engineers takes the experience from 2015 along. Read More »

WorldRX16 pre-MontalegreThe 2016 FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy will get underway at Montalegre this weekend (15-17 April) for the season-opening Bompiso Rallycross of Portugal.  Since becoming a fully-sanctioned FIA World Championship two years ago, World RX has witnessed a surge in popularity and this year has attracted a star-studded line-up of drivers including newcomers Sebastien Loeb and Ken Block. Read More »