World Rallycross News

Kevin Hansen beats brother in Spain
Kristoffersson stripped of Q1 lead
Kristoffersson leads way in Spain
WRX postpones Nurburgring round
Kristoffersson to switch to Audi
Spain WRX: Kevin Hansen beats brother Timmy in Barcelona Barcelona
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Sweden's Kevin Hansen claimed his maiden on-track World Rallycross Championship victory in the opening round of the 2021 season in Spain.

Spain WRX: Kristoffersson stripped of Day 1 lead Barcelona
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Three-time World Rallycross Champion Johan Kristoffersson has lost his overnight lead at the opening round of the 2021 series in Spain due to being disqualified from the first qualifying session.

On his maiden appearance driving the EKS JC Audi S1 in the opening day of the World Rallycross Championship in Spain, triple drivers’ title winner Johan Kristoffersson twice set the fastest time and to top the overnight order.

World RX postpones maiden Nurburgring round due to flooding Nurburgring
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The World Rallycross Championship’s maiden visit to the Nurburgring, set to take place next week as the second and third rounds of the 2021 series, has been postponed.

Triple World RX champion Kristoffersson to switch to Audi
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Triple World Rallycross Champion Johan Kristoffersson will switch to an Audi S1 and the EKS JC team in his bid to win a fourth crown this year.

Abbring to contest World RX campaign with Renault Megane
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Abbring to contest World RX campaign with Renault Megane

Former works Hyundai World rally driver Kevin Abbring will race full-time in the World Rallycross Championship this year in a Renault Megane.

World RX's Norway opener cancelled, new Portugal finale added
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World RX's Norway opener cancelled, new Portugal finale added

The opening round of the World Rallycross Championship in Norway has been cancelled, while the Montalegre circuit in Portugal has returned to the schedule to become the season finale. 

World Rallycross releases revised 2021 schedule

The World Rallycross Championship, now under the leadership of WRC Promoter, has announced a revised European-based 2021 calendar.

JC Raceteknik join forces with Ekstrom’s team

Reigning World Rallycross Teams' Champion JC Raceteknik has joined forces with Mattias Ekstrom's EKS concern to create the EKS JC team, and has committed to returning to World RX this year.

FIA and WRC promoter to run World Rallycross from 2021

The World Rally Championship Promoter Group has signed a deal to promote the FIA World Rallycross Championship from this year, in an agreement with the FIA.

Ten-round World RX 2021 schedule revealed

A 10-round calendar for the 2021 World Rallycross Championship has been revealed following the FIA World Motor Sport Council meeting in Geneva on Wednesday, and includes a return to Kouvola in Finland.

FIA confirms Nurburgring World Rallycross finale cancelation

The organisers of the final round of the FIA World Rallycross championship have confirmed that the event, scheduled for December 12-13 at the Nurburgring, has been cancelled “In light of continued health concerns regarding COVID-19”.

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.

Spa World RX round cancelled due to COVID-19 spike

The penultimate round of the World Rallycross Championship, which was set to be held at Spa-Francorchamps later this month, has been cancelled.

Spain WRX: Kristoffersson battles to victory to boost title bid

World Rallycross points leader Johan Kristoffersson battled back from a day stuck in traffic to win his fourth round of the campaign in an action-packed Spanish final.

Spain WRX: Timmy Hansen claims first win for a year

Reigning World Rallycross Champion Timmy Hansen claimed his first victory in over a year by beating points leader Johan Kristoffersson in the first instalment of the series’ Spanish double-header in Barcelona.

FIA launches tender process to find new WRX promoter

The FIA has committed to securing the World Rallycross Championship’s future and has launched a tender process to find a new promoter for the series.

New World Rallycross Championship promoter set for 2021

World Rallycross Championship promoter IMG will end its tenure as the commercial rights holder of the series at the end of this year, Motorsport.com has learned.

Latvia WRX: Ekstrom beats Kristoffersson to close points gap Bikernieki
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Latvia WRX: Ekstrom beats Kristoffersson to close points gap

In a battle between two multi-discipline experts, Mattias Ekstrom came out on top to win the second instalment of World Rallycross’ Latvian double-header, his second win of the campaign.

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.

Rytkonen to remain in World RX for full 2020 season

World Rallycross podium-finisher Juha Rytkonen has been handed a golden opportunity to race in the remaining four rounds of the World Rallycross season.

Ekstrom gets permission to contest Latvia World RX round

Former World Rallycross Champion Mattias Ekstrom will continue his campaign in the 2020 series with the KYB Team JC squad this weekend, at the Latvian double-header in Riga.

Portugal World Rallycross round cancelled

The Portuguese round of the revised World Rallycross Championship calendar has been cancelled.

Citroen-supported electric rallycross car to debut in Latvia

The works-supported Citroen C3 ERX electric rallycross car, initially planned to race in the first Projekt E event during World Rallycross’ Swedish opening weekend, will make its debut in Latvia next week, driven by Cyril Raymond.

Spa World Rallycross round delayed again

The date of the World Rallycross Championship's Belgian round has been moved for a second time, and is now planned to take place on November 21-22.