WRX: Ken Block to Compete in Full 2016 FIA World Rallycross Championship

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PARK CITY, Utah – official series release — FIA photo — American Ken Block will compete in all 12 rounds of the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy, as part of his extended factory partnership with Ford Performance. In 2014, Block competed in his first World RX round in Norway, where he celebrated a podium finish. He followed this …

WRX: 2015 World Rallycross Schedule Revealed

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NEW YORK — official release — World RX photo — The FIA and World RX Championship promoter IMG Motorsports have jointly agreed on a draft calendar for next year’s FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy. The provisional calendar will consist of 12 events including a new round in Barcelona, which will be staged at the F1 circuit from …

WRX: Hansen Scores Maiden World RX Victory While Solberg Clinches Championship

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FRANCIACORTA, Lombardy, Italy — official release — World RX photo — Petter Solberg has entered the record books after becoming the first FIA World Champion in two different disciplines. He scored enough points in Italy this weekend to secure the inaugural FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy. Meanwhile, Timmy Hansen was awarded the World RX of Italy event victory. Supercar …

WORLD RX: Solberg Squeaks Out Germany Win; 0.005 Seconds the Difference

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BUXTEHUDE, Germany – official release — McKlein/IMG photo — Norway’s Petter Solberg won Sunday’s Red Kiwi World RX of Germany FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy race in the sport’s closest finish in its 47-year history. In a nail-biting final race, Solberg held off Sweden RX winner Mattias Ekstrom by an unbelievable margin of just .005 seconds. Robin Larsson completed the podium …

WRC: Heikkinen Captures World Rallycross of Belgium Victory

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METTET, Belgium — official release — WRX photo — Topi Heikkinen captured Sunday’s World RX of Belgium, round six of the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy, at the wheel of a Marklund Motorsport run Polo RX Supercar. Heikkinen is the sixth different World RX winner in six events. Team Peugeot Hansen driver Timmy Hansen finished second with …

WRC: Tanner Foust Grabs World RX of Finland Victory

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KOUVOLA, Finland – official release — Foust Racing photo — Rockstar Energy Drink driver Tanner Foust returned to the top step of the podium at World RX of Finland, making it the second year in a row that the American has won the Finnish stop of the championship. “Racing in Finland is always a challenge, especially when it rains,” said …

WRC: Villeneuve Returns to World Rallycross with Albatec

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DUMFRIES, Scotland – official release — Albatec photo — Round three of the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy sees former Formula One World Champion Jacques Villeneuve reunited with Albatec Racing for World RX of Norway at Lånke. Returning from an appearance at the Indinanapolis 500, where after a 19-year absence he averaged 230mph a lap to finish …