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09 Oct 2013

SRC: Hedström retains title

Posted Wednesday, October 9th, 2013 by

The final round of the 2013 Swedish Rallycross Championship at the Kinnekulle Ring near Götene was overshadowed by many punctures or suspension damaging incidents and saw Peter Hedström defending his 2012 SRC title.

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05 Oct 2013

Peter Hedström (Škoda Fabia Mk2) defended his 2012 Swedish Rallycross Championship title in SuperCars today by winning the 2013 SRC Finale at the Kinnekulle Ring near Götene from Mats Öhman (Volvo S40 Mk2) and Anton Marklund (VW Polo Mk5). Pole setter [fastest driver in Heat 2 and Heat 3] Johan Kristoffersson was dog-hounding leader Hedström, but lost out with two flat tyres on his VW Scirocco Mk3 SuperCar. (EL)

Posted Saturday, October 5th, 2013 by
04 Oct 2013

RCE: Šusta, PVM & Sterkens

Posted Friday, October 4th, 2013 by

The inaugural Rallycross Challenge Europe was decided last weekend at Sosnová in the Czech Republic, Belgian Patrick Van Mechelen (in SuperCars), Czech Stanislav Šusta (Super1600s) and Belgian Jos Sterkens (TouringCars) claiming the first titles.

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04 Oct 2013

Quote of the week: Volkswagen’s Jost Capito said during the ‘Rallye de France – Alsace’ to members of the press: “The new Rallycross World Championship offers manufacturers a really good alternative to the World Rally Championship. Manufacturers will go where they get the best value for their money. It seems as if Rallycross could offer that. If the WRC promoter fails, we have a great alternative. It’s a very clever idea by the FIA [to pave the way for a World Rallycross Championship]. I think it’s good to have alternatives for the sport.”

Posted Friday, October 4th, 2013 by
03 Oct 2013

ERC24 learned from the USA today that ESPN has announced to drop its X Games events in Europe (Tignes, Barcelona and Munich) as well as in Brazil (Foz do Iguaçu) to concentrate on the events in the United States. A statement of ESPN reads: “We are proud to have run world-class competitions for both the athletes and spectators; however, the overall economics of these events do not provide a sustainable future path. The company remains fully committed to the X Games brand and its full-scale competitions in Aspen, Colorado and Austin, Texas – its newest host city – and we will continue to distribute these premier events around the world.”

Posted Thursday, October 3rd, 2013 by
01 Oct 2013

SRC: League climber Wiman

Posted Tuesday, October 1st, 2013 by

2013 ‘GRC Lites’ champion Finn Joni Wiman is going to drive a 2012 OMSE Ford Fiesta Mk7 SuperCar in the final round of the Swedish Rallycross Championship at the Kinnekulle Ring.

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30 Sep 2013

RX: Nitišs’ SuperCar spotting

Posted Monday, September 30th, 2013 by

The new European Rallycross Champion in Super1600s Reinis Nitišs is set to drive a TT Motorsport Citroën C4 SuperCar in the Finale of the Swedish Rallycross Championship at the Kinnekulle Ring soon.

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