Consistent performance at Lydden Hill moves OMSE to top.
Double British Rally Champion, Wilks, was taking part in his first-ever rallycross event and had only spent a day testing JRM’s 1.6-litre MINI RX.
Mattias Ekstrom finished second, a mere 0.4 seconds behind Solberg to take the runner-up spot.
After winning the first two heats at Lydden Hill in Kent today, Petter Solberg is leading the Motorsport News World RX of Great Britain.
59 entries for Lydden Hill meet.
SDRX driver Petter Solberg finished second to establish a 22 point Championship lead in the overall drivers’ standings over Sweden’s Johan Kristoffersson.
After two events, Norway’s Petter Solberg is currently leading Johan Kristoffersson in the overall drivers’ standings by 15 points.
Guy Wilks will drive one of JRM’s 1.6-litre MINI RX Supercars at the Kent-based circuit.
Driver Reinis Nitiss earns second place on new course at famed F1 track.
For the first time, the calendar included a visit to the circuit of Hockenheim where it shared the bill with Germany’s extremely popular DTM series.
Ford Olsbergs MSE driver Reinis Nitiss took the runners-up spot and Team Peugeot-Hansen’s Timmy Hansen finished third.
Ford Olsbergs MSE driver Reinis Nitiss is second and Britain’s Liam Doran third in his SDRX Citroen DS3.
JRM Racing team will field two MINI Countryman RX Supercars driven by Americans, Danny Way and Dave Mirra.
Team Marklund Motorsport had an encouraging start to the FIA World Rallycross Championship at Montalegre, Portugal.
Timmy Hansen finished on the podium, chased in the order by team-mate Davy Jeanney in fourth.
Petter Solberg clinched the second place spot and Timmy Hansen finished third.
Reigning World RX Champion Petter Solberg is second.
A total of 52 cars including 21 Supercars armed with 600 brake horsepower will go head-to-head in Portugal.
The opening round of the FIA World Rallycross Championship will take place in Montalegre, Portugal, later this month.