Monster Energy World RX Team driver Liam Doran is set to make his return to the FIA World Rallycross Championship at the season-closing World RX of Argentina on November 27 and 28.
ERC24 has exclusively been chosen by the Petter Solberg Rallycross Team (PSRX) as the only website dedicated to Rallycross to present ‘Petter’s Blog’ in 2014. Find part #10 of October 24 here.
According to Norwegian media Henning Solberg has been offered to drive the entire 2015 World Rallycross Championship series for free with the Monster Energy WorldRX Team.
For the 2014 Gymkhana GRiD Final, to be held on November 1 in Madrid, Monster is offering a €10,000 prize purse and inviting Rallycross drivers with their SuperCars.
After Timmy Hansen dominated most of the Turkish event it was eventually Andreas ‘BabyBlue’ Bakkerud who claimed his second victory of the season in the all-decisive Final that was run without World Champion Petter Solberg.
After Day 1 of WorldRX Turkey it is Timmy Hansen who tops the Overnight Standings, having claimed a third fastest time in Heat 1 as well as a fastest time in Heat 2. Second position is in the hands of Toomas ‘Topi’ Heikkinen, Richard Göransson holds currently third place.
FIA President Jean Todt attended a special press conference in Barcelona, Spain, yesterday to help promote Barcelona RX, which forms a round of next year’s FIA World Rallycross Championship.
Round 11 of the inaugural FIA World Rallycross Championship will be staged at the Intercity Istanbul Park circuit in Asia, which hosted the Turkish Formula One race for seven years in a row, from 2005 till 2011. UPDATE: Ken Block and Tanner Foust have both pulled out from the event due to security risks in Turkey.
With French driver Davy Jeanney unable to complete the remaining races of the season, Lars Øivind Enerberg will contest the final two rounds of the WorldRX championship alongside Henning Solberg.
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.