After winning the 2003 FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) Petter Solberg has now made the first ever FIA World Rallycross Championship (WRX) his, a third place in Italy was enough to become unbeatable in the two remaining rounds of Turkey and Argentina.
Norwegian Petter ‘Hollywood’ Solberg is the first driver ever to claim two FIA World championship titles in completely different motorsport disciplines.
By claiming a second fastest as well as a fastest time it was Johan Kristoffersson who ensured himself the top position of the Overnight Standings at Franciacorta in Italy while WorldRX championship leader Petter Solberg faced engine troubles.
ERC24 has collected several video clips produced for and over the Global RallyCross doubleheader weekend in Los Angeles. Have a look and enjoy! (Note: We would appreciate if you would leave us a short comment in the bottom of the article to let us know which clip you like most. Thanks!)
According to an interview of the Norwegian government-owned radio and television public broadcasting company NRK Petter Solberg hopes to get his WorldRX team officially recognised by Citroën soon.
Championship leader Petter Solberg has won the FIA World Rallycross Championship round of Buxtehude in Germany by beating runner-up Mattias Ekström with an advantage of just five milliseconds.
ERC24 has collected several video clips produced over the WorldRX weekend at Buxtehude. Have a look and enjoy!
FIA World Rallycross Championship leader Petter Solberg tops the following order after Day 1 of the German WRX round, although he wasn’t able to set the fastest time in the first or the second qualifying heat.
On Friday afternoon Finn Toomas ‘Topi’ Heikkinen topped all his competitors at the Estering in Buxtehude to become the first ever ‘Mini World RX’ winner.
Volkswagen Scirocco campaigner Jochen Coox wins the Belgian/German championships double event at Maasmechelen while Ron Snoeck makes it to runner-up and Ronny Scheveneels takes third place.