An astounding event win is secured by OMSE driver Kevin Eriksson at the Estering, with Mattias Ekström being confirmed as the 2016 champion with a fifth place finish.
2016 FIA WRX CHAMPION: MATTIAS EKSTROM – P5 at Germany RX is enough to guarantee the points! The first Swedish title winner since Kenneth Hansen in 2008… Congratulations!
Mattias Ekström is ahead at the Estering in Buxtehude after two rounds of qualifying in Germany at the penultimate round of this season’s championship – taking a massive step towards gaining the World title.
Buxtehude, Germany plays host to the penultimate round of the WRX this weekend – alongside FIA European Rallycross support classes Super1600s and TouringCars – at the well-know European track the Estering.
The RallyX Nordic series culminated in a sixth round outing in Skien in Norway with Kevin Eriksson and Thomas Bryntesson winning their respective events and 2016 championships.
WRX Latvia Results: 1. Sébastien LOEB 2. Mattias EKSTRÖM 3. Timmy HANSEN 4. Andreas BAKKERUD 5. Johan KRISTOFFERSSON 6. Timur TIMERZYANOV
Sebastien Loeb claims the World RX of Latvia, at the tenth round ten of the FIA World Rallycross Championship. Mattias Ekstrom extends his lead at the top with a second place finish. Rustad victorious in the ERX.