World Rallycross News

Abbring to contest 2021 World RX
World RX issues revised calendar
Revised 2021 schedule for World RX
JC Raceteknik joins forces with EKS
FIA and WRC to run WRX from 2021
Abbring to contest World RX campaign with Renault Megane
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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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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. 

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

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.

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, 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.

Finland WRX: Gronholm holds on to win wet home event

Finnish driver Niclas Gronholm withstood enormous pressure in wet conditions to win the fourth round of the World Rallycross Championship at Kouvola, his home circuit.

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.

Hungaroring in frame for World Rallycross round

The Hungaroring is in the frame to host a round of the World Rallycross Championship within the next few years, with Hungarian driver Krisztian Szabo pushing to have a home event.

Ekstrom to continue World RX comeback in Finland

Former World Rallycross Champion Mattias Ekstrom will remain with KYB Team JC for the second double-header of the series in Finland this weekend. 

Holjes WRX: Ekstrom outduels Kristofferson to win on Sunday

Less than a week after announcing his shock return to the World Rallycross Championship, former champion Mattias Ekstrom beat round one winner Johan Kristofferson in a enthralling fight to claim victory on the second day at Holjes.