Johan Kristoffersson
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Johan Kristoffersson

1988-12-06 (age 32)

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Rosberg hails "inspiring" Kristoffersson, Taylor after XE win Desert X-Prix
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Rosberg hails "inspiring" Kristoffersson, Taylor after XE win

Nico Rosberg has hailed Johan Kristoffersson as “inspiring” and thanked Molly Taylor for joining his Extreme E team as the duo scored a dominant win in the maiden desert event. 

Rosberg signs Kristoffersson for Extreme E team

Nico Rosberg’s Extreme E team has signed three-time World Rallycross champion Johan Kristoffersson as its first driver for the inaugural 2021 season of the SUV off-road racing series.

World RX finale set to be cancelled, Kristoffersson champion

The final round of the World Rallycross Championship, due to take place at the Nurburgring in Germany next month is set to be cancelled this week by series organisers, thus crowning Sweden’s Johan Kristoffersson as the 2020 drivers’ champion.

Latvia WRX: Kristoffersson takes third win in dominant style Bikernieki
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Latvia WRX: Kristoffersson takes third win in dominant style

World Rallycross points leader Johan Kristoffersson played a perfect tyre strategy in the first instalment of the series’ Latvian double-header to cruise to his third win of the campaign.

Finland WRX: Returnee Kristoffersson wins, Ekstrom retires

World Rallycross returnee Johan Kristoffersson netted his second series victory in a week, winning the third round at Kouvola in Finland ahead of local star Juha Rytkonen.

Kristoffersson eyes Nordic event ahead of World RX return

The Scandinavian-based RallyX Nordic rallycross series is planning to run its opening rounds of the 2020 season on the weekend originally set to host the Swedish World Rallycross round at Holjes, and double World RX champion Johan Kristoffersson is eyeing a start in the event.

Kristoffersson returns to World RX in privateer Volkswagen

Double World Rallycross Champion Johan Kristoffersson will return to the series this year with a works-built Volkswagen Polo Supercar, run by as a private effort by Kristoffersson Motorsport.

Kristoffersson closing on World Rallycross return

Former World Rallycross Champion Johan Kristoffersson is closing on a deal to return to the series this year.

Kristoffersson weighing up RX return for 2020

Double World Rallycross champion Johan Kristoffersson is working on a return to the discipline this year following the end of Volkswagen's factory WTCR involvement.

Sepang WTCR: Michelisz crowned champion in dramatic finale

Hyundai driver Norbert Michelisz sealed the World Touring Car Cup title in the final race of the season at Sepang after rival Esteban Guerrieri dropped back with overheating issues.

Suzuka WTCR: Michelisz, Kristoffersson share Sunday wins

Johan Kristoffersson stormed to his second World Touring Car Cup victory in the final race at Suzuka, after Norbert Michelisz had briefly moved into the points lead by winning Race 2.

Nurburgring WTCR: Kristoffersson claims maiden win

Double World Rallycross champion Johan Kristoffersson resisted a challenge for the lead on lap one to claim his first World Touring Car Cup victory in the second Nurburgring Nordschleife race.

ROC Nations Cup: Team Nordic beats Vettel and Schumacher

Team Nordic’s Tom Kristensen and Johan Kristoffersson prevailed in the 2019 Race Of Champions Nations Cup in Mexico City, after winning a nailbiting finale against German pair Sebastian Vettel and Mick Schumacher.

Kristoffersson switches to WTCR with Loeb Racing

Double World Rallycross champion Johan Kristoffersson will move into the World Touring Car Cup with the Sebastien Loeb Racing Volkswagen team for the 2019 season.

Kristoffersson "highly unlikely" to defend World RX title

FIA World Rallycross champion Johan Kristoffersson says it is “highly unlikely” that he will defend his back-to-back driver’s crowns in the series next season.

Raikkonen stars at FIA Awards, as Hamilton is crowned

Lewis Hamilton and Mercedes were officially crowned Formula 1 World Champions at the FIA’s prize-giving ceremony in St Petersburg, Russia, although the evening was topped by Kimi Raikkonen’s high-spirited antics as he received the third-placed trophy.

Kristoffersson, Kristensen sign up for RoC Mexico

Two-time World Rallycross champion Johan Kristoffersson and Le Mans 24 Hours legend Tom Kristensen are the latest drivers to be confirmed for the 2019 Race of Champions in Mexico.

South Africa World RX: Kristoffersson ends title year with win

Johan Kristoffersson completed an incredible run of World Rallycross Championship domination with a clear victory in the South African season closer.

South Africa World RX: Kristoffersson topples Loeb in qualifying

Two-time World Rallycross champion Johan Kristoffersson produced yet another performance worthy of his status by topping qualifying for the eighth time of the season in South Africa.

Germany World RX: Kristoffersson beats Ekstrom to win

Already crowned World Rallycross champion Johan Kristoffersson continued his incredible campaign by winning the last European leg of the season in Germany and taking his 10th victory in 11 rounds.

Germany World RX: Kristoffersson ends qualifying on top

A fortnight after securing his second World Rallycross Championship title, Volkswagen driver Johan Kristoffersson scooped another 16 points from qualifying at the German round of the series.

Germany World RX: Champion Kristoffersson tops Day 1

Volkswagen World Rallycross drivers Petter Solberg and Johan Kristoffersson dominated the first day at the German round of the series, taking a fastest time each in the first two qualifying sessions.

Austin World RX: Kristoffersson wraps up second title with win

Volkswagen’s Johan Kristoffersson wrapped up his second consecutive World Rallycross Championship title by qualifying for the final at the American round of the series in Austin, then won the event when race leader Petter Solberg made a mistake.

Latvia World RX: Kristoffersson closes in on title with win

Swede Johan Kristoffersson cruised to victory in Latvia to put himself within touching distance of a second World Rallycross crown.

Latvia World RX: Kristoffersson dominates Saturday qualifying

Runaway World Rallycross points leader Johan Kristoffersson dominated the opening day in the Latvian round of the series, twice setting the best time in the first two qualifying sessions.

Trois-Rivieres World RX: Kristoffersson fights back to win

Johan Kristoffersson claimed his sixth win of the 2018 World Rallycross Championship season with a fightback drive at Trois-Rivieres worthy of his world champion status.

Sweden World RX: Kristoffersson scores third straight win

PSRX Volkswagen driver Johan Kristoffersson stormed to another win in the World Rallycross Championship at his home round, Holjes, to further extend his points lead.

Sweden World RX: Kristoffersson tops first day on home turf

World RX Championship leader Johan Kristoffersson continued his dominant run at home turf by topping the order on day one at the historic Holjes circuit.

Norway World RX: Kristoffersson ahead of Loeb on Day 1

Points leader Johan Kristoffersson dominated the opening day of the Norwegian World Rallycross Championship round at Hell, setting the fastest time in both Q1 and Q2 to head the order.

Solberg, Kristoffersson deny conflict rumours amid recent crashes

Volkswagen World Rallycross drivers Petter Solberg and Johan Kristoffersson are adamant there is no conflict in the PSRX team, despite the pair having come together in first corner incidents in the last two rounds.

Silverstone World RX: Kristoffersson survives Solberg crash to win

Johan Kristoffersson overcame contact with PSRX teammate Petter Solberg in the semi-final stages of Silverstone’s first World Rallycross event to claim victory.

Portugal World RX: Kristoffersson wins amid snowfall

World Rallycross champion Johan Kristoffersson claimed victory in the second round of the series in Portugal, as snow covered the Montalegre circuit for the final stages of the event.

Volkswagen begins testing new Polo RX car

Volkswagen Motorsport began testing the latest evolution of its Polo GTi World Rallycross Supercar in Belgium on Saturday.

Bernhard, Rast head new 2018 ROC additions

World Endurance and DTM champions Timo Bernhard and Rene Rast are among the latest drivers to have signed up for this year's Race Of Champions in Saudi Arabia.

South Africa WRX: Champion Kristoffersson ends season with win

Johan Kristoffersson concluded his World Rallycross Championship-winning season in fitting style by dominating the final race of the year in South Africa.

Latvia WRX: Kristoffersson secures title with fifth straight win

Johan Kristoffersson won his fifth consecutive World Rallycross event at the Latvian round of the series to secure the 2017 drivers’ championship title with two rounds remaining.

France WRX: Kristoffersson leads Loeb for fourth straight win

Johan Kristoffersson dominated the semi-final and final stages in the French round of the World Rallycross Championship to claim victory.

Canada WRX: Kristoffersson scores third straight win

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.

Sweden WRX: Kristoffersson dominates to extend points lead

PSRX Volkswagen driver Johan Kristoffersson claimed victory and a maximum points haul from the Swedish round of the World Rallycross Championship at Holjes to further extend his series lead.

Sweden WRX: Kristoffersson leads Solberg after qualifying

PSRX Volkswagen drivers Johan Kristoffersson and Petter Solberg ended Sweden World Rallycross qualifying on Sunday morning first and second overall after both recorded fastest times.

Sweden WRX: Kristoffersson leads Loeb on home soil

World Rallycross Championship leader Johan Kristoffersson finished top of the order on day one at his home round in Sweden, sharing fastest times with Sebastien Loeb.

Norway WRX: Kristoffersson wins to extend points lead

Johan Kristoffersson extended his lead in the World Rallycross Championship by winning the Norwegian round of the series at Hell, as home favorite Petter Solberg didn't make the final.

World RX travels to Norway for hell-raising weekend

Fifty-five Supercars competing in Norway at the most northern track in the 12-round World RX calendar.

Belgium WRX: Kristoffersson snatches win from Hansen

Johan Kristoffersson delivered on the potential shown through the qualifying stages of the Belgian World Rallycross Championship round at Mettet to score a first victory for the PSRX Volkswagen Sweden team.

Belgium WRX: Kristoffersson stays on top after qualifying

Multi-discipline specialist Johan Kristoffersson completed a near perfect run through the qualifying stages in the Belgian round of the WRX to finish at the top of the Intermediate classification.

Belgium WRX: Kristoffersson leads overnight, Ekstrom only seventh

PSRX Volkswagen Sweden pairing Petter Solberg and Johan Kristoffersson dominated day one in the Belgian round of the World RX at Mettet, the Swede claiming top spot overnight.

Hockenheim WRX: Ekstrom scores third straight win

Championship leader Mattias Ekstrom has again completed a World Rallycross weekend turnaround, making it three out of three wins in 2017 so far.

Portugal WRX: Kristoffersson sweeps opening day

PSRX Volkswagen Sweden driver Johan Kristoffersson was fastest in every session on day one of the second round of the World Rallycross Championship at Montalegre in Portugal to lead overnight.

Solberg enters Volkswagen tie-up for 2017 World RX campaign

Former WRC champion Petter Solberg has secured a factory alliance with Volkswagen for the 2017 World Rallycross Championship.

Volkswagen RX Sweden won't contest World Rallycross in 2017

The Volkswagen RX Sweden team will not take part in the 2017 World Rallycross season, but Volkswagen Sweden itself hasn’t ruled out supporting a programme in the series next year.

Foust joins Volkswagen RX Sweden for World RX of Germany

American star Tanner Foust joins regular drivers Johan Kristoffersson and Anton Marklund

Magic weekend in Holjes awaits World RX crews

A total of 111 cars across five different classes have entered Volkswagen Rallycross of Sweden

Challenging weekend for Volkswagen RX Sweden in Hell

Swedish rallycross team Volkswagen RX Sweden just missed out on a place in the final at the fifth round of the FIA World Rallycross Championship at Hell in Norway (June 12).

Semi-finals for Volkswagen RX Sweden at Lydden Hill

Johan Kristoffersson and Anton Marklund once again proved the pace of the Volkswagen Polo RX Supercar.

Three Volkswagen Polo RX Supercars head for Lydden Hill

Volkswagen RX Sweden currently lie second in the World RX teams’ championship and have set front-running pace at each of the three opening rounds of the year.

Hockenheim WRX: Ekstrom leads Day 1, Loeb languishing outside top 10

DTM star Mattias Ekstrom topped the order, after the opening day's two qualifying races at Hockenheim, in the World RX season's second round, on Friday.

Montalegre RX preview

A total of 23 flame-spitting Supercars equipped with a staggering 600bhp will go head-to-head in Portugal

Johan Kristoffersson set for WRC debut in Sweden

Touring car and rallycross racer Johan Kristoffersson will contest next month's Rally Sweden as part of his preparation for the 2016 FIA World Rallycross season.

Kristoffersson and Marklund to drive for new Volkswagen RX Sweden team

Marklund Motorsport and Volkswagen Team Sweden have joined forces to create the all-new team.

Bakkerud wins Italy RX as Peugeot-Hansen seals 2015 teams’ championship

Andreas Bakkerud was also awarded the Monster Energy Super Charge Award for his rapid start off the line.