VW Polo Mk5 SuperCar campaigner Johan Kristoffersson won his second RallyX round in a row when the all-new Swedish Rallycross Championship visited the Strängnäs Motorstadion. UPDATE: Due to the use of two unmarked tyres in the Final Johan Kristoffersson lost his win and was declared sixth overall.
Swedish former World Rally Championship ace Patrik Sandell has taken the US capital Washington, DC, by winning Round 3 of the Global RallyCross series that was hosted last weekend outside the RFK Stadium.
Swede Patrik Sandell has won Round 3 of the Global RallyCross series at the RFK Stadium in Washington, DC, from Brazilian Nelson Piquet Jr. and Finn Joni Wiman, the Fiesta Mk7 ST SuperCar drivers making it a 1–2–3 victory for Ford. (EL)
For Round 4 of WorldRX, to be held at Kouvola in Finland, former DTM racer for Audi and 2012 FIA GT1 World Champion German Markus Winkelhock has been announced as wildcard driver for EKS. Finnish Rally ace Riku Tahko is also set to compete in the event that has an entry of 27 SuperCars on offer.
After ruling the Saturday of WorldRX Norway that 18-year-old Latvian talent Reinis Nitišs wasn’t able to set another fastest qualifying time on Sunday, but claimed Semi-Final 2 and the all decisive Final to make Hell his.
Latvian 18-year-old Reinis Nitišs (Ford Fiesta Mk7 ST) wins the WorldRX round of Norway in Hell from homeboy Petter Solberg (Citroën DS3) and American star guest driver Ken Block (Ford Fiesta Mk7 ST). (EL)
Latvian teenager Reinis Nitišs leads the Intermediate Classification after Day 1 of WorldRX Norway, having set FTD in Heat 1 and claimed the second fastest time in Heat 2 as the runner-up to Brit Liam Doran.