American Ken Block to take on Europe's finest.
Nittis first, Solberg second, Ken Block third
It's round three of the FIA World Rallycross Championship
Fourth place overnight, six points behind the leader
Solberg takes the opening round in Montalegre, Portugal.
More than 50 rallycross drivers include Jacques Villeneuve and Petter Solberg to compete
Patrick Carpentier has competed in Indycar, CART, NASCAR, Grand-Am, and now, he will take part in an FIA World Rallycross event.
World Rallycross has come to an agreement with the RDS broadcasting network to show all 12 events this year.
The new Rally RX championship is shaping up to be a major series with participation from manufacturers such as VW, Peugeot, Citroën and Ford.