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Kristoffersson and PSRX win Drivers’ and Team titles

Johan Kristoffersson (S) won the Drivers’ title in the FIA World Rallycross Championship (WRX) in Riga (LV), with races still to come. Kristoffersson’s commanding victory in the final also ensured that PSRX Volkswagen Team Sweden cannot be caught in the Team competition. “I need a bit more time to take in this incredible success,” said Kristoffersson, with tears of joy, in his first interview after clinching the title. Read More »

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Johan Kristoffersson (S) has won the seventh race of the FIA World Rallycross Championship in Lohéac (F), securing his fifth victory of the season. It was also his fourth win in a row, making the Swedish driver the first to record such an achievement in the World Rallycross Championship. In rainy conditions on a very slippery circuit, the world championship leader from the PSRX Volkswagen Sweden team put on a commanding display to claim the win in the final, well ahead of local hero Sébastien Loeb (F/Peugeot), who led the event on Saturday evening, and Mattias Ekström (S/Audi). “I have never been so comfortable in a car in rainy conditions before,” said Kristoffersson after his win. “While it was dry yesterday, Sébastien Loeb put us under quite a bit of pressure but the team did a great job today and put out a superb car.” Read More »

– Two wins in Spa: Norris climbs into second in the Formula 3 European Championship
– Japanese Formula 3: Takaboshi claims three second places
– BTCC: Two top-ten finishes for Jake Hill in Snetterton 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 »

Austrian Rally Championship
Baumschlager to drive the Polo R WRC

The world championship-winning car is back: the Volkswagen Polo R WRC will return to action at the Wechselland Rally (28/29 April), which forms part of the Austrian Rally Championship. Raimund Baumschlager (A), competing for the Baumschlager Rallye & Racing Team, will be the first private driver in the world to drive the successful car from Wolfsburg, with which Sébastien Ogier (F) claimed his fourth title in the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) last season. Read More »

FIA Formula 3 European Championship

Volkswagen Power drives Norris and Eriksson to victory

Lando Norris (GB, Team Carlin) and Joel Eriksson (S, Team Motopark) presented Volkswagen with two victories at the opening round of the FIA Formula 3 European Championship at Silverstone (GB). Norris claimed his maiden win in the most prestigious junior racing series in Europe with victory in race one. Read More »

– External and internal improvements to the successful racing version of the Golf GTI
– Delivery of new model to customers underway
– Golf GTI goes into new global TCR season as defending champion Read More »

– Volkswagen wins the Manufacturers’ title in the FIA World Rally Championship with thePolo R WRC
– Crowned with a win: Ogier/Ingrassia claim fourth victory in a row at the Rally Great Britain in Wales


12 titles in four years – four Drivers’, four Co-Drivers’ and four Manufacturers’ titles: Volkswagen put the icing on the cake at the end of an impressive season in the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) with victory at the Rally Great Britain in Wales. Read More »

– Good conditions for “free practice” at the Rally Great Britain
– Ogier/Ingrassia fourth, Mikkelsen/Jwger sixth, Latvala/Anttila seventhvolkswagen-gb16a Read More »

vw-amarokVolkswagen Amaroks are preparing to take on the challenges of the penultimate round of the 2016 FIA World Rally Championship which takes place in Wales this weekend, supporting both Volkswagen’s championship-winning team and event organisers in the forests across the country.

The Amarok is the perfect vehicle to tackle the tough conditions in Wales. Read More »