Ford Make Shock Rallycross Announcement

Ken Block’s Ford-backed Hoonigan Racing Division team will withdraw from the World Rallycross Championship after the final round of the 2017 season at Killarney On November 10. The shock announcement comes at the end of the team’s second year in World RX, the outfit having begun its programme at the start of 2016 with the…

Kristoffersson Dominates Lohéac Rallycross

Sun scorched on Saturday and flooded-out on Sunday. While the weather did its very best to stamp an indelible mark on the 2017 World RX of France, PSRX Volkswagen Team Sweden’s Johan Kristoffersson completely dominated the on-track action, securing his fourth consecutive win of the year. From the first wheel-turn in Lohéac, the Swede had…

Kristoffersson Plays Perfect Joker

World Rallycross form man Johan Kristoffersson executed a perfect joker lap strategy to claim his third successive victory of the season in Canada and extend his lead in the series to 35 points. Having convincingly won their respective semi-finals, Kristoffersson and PSRX Volkswagen Sweden teammate Petter Solberg battled side-by-side into Turn 1 on the Trois-Rivieres…

Portugal Rallycross Entries Revealed

The entry list for the second round of the FIA World Rallycross Championship at the traditional circuit of Montalegre in Portugal (22-23 April), has been revealed by the FIA. Twenty-two drivers will compete in the second round of World RX, with the 18 permanent entries led by reigning champion and current points leader, Sweden’s Mattias…

The New Peugeot 208 WRX Unveiled

Sébastien Loeb and Timmy Hansen have unveiled the new PEUGEOT 208 WRX ahead of the FIA World Rallycross Championship season opener in Barcelona this weekend. Team Peugeot-Hansen head into the 2017 slate of 12 rounds around the world looking to usurp champion Mattias Ekström and his reigning EKS RX team. They will be helped in…

World RX Launches New Track At Killarney As Cape Town RX Tickets Go On Sale

The FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy launched the new rallycross track at Killarney International Circuit today (16 March 2017), as tickets for the season-closing World RX of South Africa went on sale to the general public for the first time. More than 75 key South African media and 70 guests gathered at…

Motorsport World 2017 first edition now on sale

The first 2017 edition of Motorsport World is now on sale. It is available at Spar and Pick N Pay outlets – garage shops and airports It contains full and latest news on Formula 1 – MotoGP – Superbikes and World Rally Plus a look at the upcoming first round of the Gauteng Inland Championships…

Motorsport World Dakar Special on Sale

The Dakar Rally which we be staged from January 2 to 14 was created from the near-death experience of French motorcycle racer Thierry Sabine who became lost during a race in the Libyan desert in 1977. The Rally has been held every year since, but one, beginning in Europe and finishing somewhere in North Africa….

Ekstrom Wants More Jokers

World Rallycross champion Mattias Ekstrom has welcomed WTCC’s plans to introduce joker laps in 2017 – and said more motorsport categories, including F1, should look into the concept. It was announced earlier in the week that the WTCC is set to feature joker laps in its street circuit races at Vila Real and Marrakech next…