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Christoffersson and Ekstrom teams join forces in WRX

Reigning World Rallycross teams' champion JC Raceteknik has joined forces with Mattias Ekstrom's EKS concern to create the EKS JC team, committing to returning to the series this year

Riga World Rallycross: Ekstrom beats Kristofferson to second Latvia WRX win

In a battle between two multi-discipline experts, Mattias Ekstrom came out on top to win the second instalment of the World Rallycross' Latvian double-header, his second win of the campaign

Ekstrom to continue with KYB Team JC in Riga WRX round

Former World Rallycross champion Mattias Ekstrom will continue his campaign in the 2020 series with the KYB Team JC squad this weekend, at the Latvian double-header in Riga

Mattias Ekstrom remains with KYB Team JC for World RX Finland

One-time World Rallycross Champion Mattias Ekstrom will remain with KYB Team JC for the second double-header of the series in Finland this weekend after his winning return in Sweden

WRX Sweden: Ekstrom turns the tables on Kristoffersson for Holjes victory

Returning World Rallycross champion Mattias Ekstrom beat round one winner Johan Kristoffersson in an enthralling fight to claim victory on the second day at Holjes

Mattias Ekstrom to make World RX comeback for 2020 opener at Holjes

One-time World Rallycross Champion and double DTM title-winner Mattias Ekstrom will make a shock return to World RX for the 2020 season-opener in Sweden this weekend

Ekstrom to Spa World Rallycross round in title winning Audi S1

Mattias Ekstrom will return to the World Rallycross Championship at Spa in an Audi S1, after the 2016 champion retired from full-time WRX competition at the end of 2018

Ekstrom's EKS team returns to World Rallycross after signing Szabo

Mattias Ekstrom's EKS World Rallycross team will return to the series this year after signing Hungarian driver Krisztian Szabo

Ekstrom's EKS team pulls out of World Rallycross Championship

Mattias Ekstrom's EKS team will not take part in the 2019 World Rallycross Championship and will sell its Audi S1 Supercars

World Rallycross champion Mattias Ekstrom ends full-time career

Former World Rallycross champion Mattias Ekstrom has called time on his full-time World RX career after finishing second in the South African season finale

World RX Loheac: Kristoffersson heads Ekstrom after France day one

World Rallycross Championship leader Johan Kristoffersson topped the day one order in France, despite a slow start in Q2 forcing him to fight his way through the field

Ekstrom's squad gives Muller Latvia WRX drive, expands to four cars

Mattias Ekstrom's EKS Audi Sport World Rallycross team will expand from two cars to four at next month's Latvia round

World RX Spain: Audi's Mattias Ekstrom excluded after Solberg clash

Mattias Ekstrom has been stripped of victory and disqualified from the Barcelona World Rallycross Championship final for the first corner contact that forced polesitter Petter Solberg out of contention

World RX Spain: Kristoffersson wins, Ekstrom out for Solberg crash

Audi driver Mattias Ekstrom finished first on the road at Barcelona to win the opening round of the World Rallycross Championship, only to be excluded after an incident with Petter Solberg

Silverstone World Rallycross testing: Ekstrom and EKS Audi on top

Mattias Ekstrom's EKS Audi Sport team was fastest in both wet and dry conditions at the second and final official World Rallycross Championship pre-season test at Silverstone this week

Ekstrom's new World Rallycross EKS Audi for 2018 makes debut

Mattias Ekstrom's EKS Audi Sport squad revealed its 2018 World Rallycross challenger at Loheac in France on Wednesday, before completing the first full day of running with the new car

Bakkerud to Ekstrom's Audi World RX team after Block squad's exit

Mattias Ekstrom has picked Andreas Bakkerud, left drive-less when Ken Block's Hoonigan team withdrew from World Rallycross, as his team-mate at EKS Audi for the 2018 championship

Reinis Nitiss splits with Mattias Ekstrom's EKS Audi World RX team

World Rallycross Championship event winner Reinis Nitiss has parted ways with Mattias Ekstrom's EKS team just days before the double DTM and World RX champion announces his future

Ekstrom's team-mate Heikkinen leaves team amid RX uncertainty

World Rallycross event winner Toomas Heikkinen has parted company with Mattias Ekstrom's EKS team

Mattias Ekstrom hopes of continuing Audi World RX programme rise

Double DTM champion and 2016 World Rallycross title-winner Mattias Ekstrom's hopes of continuing in World RX with Audi support are rising, and he expects a decision by Christmas

WRX Germany: Ekstrom dominates to take his fourth win of the season

Former World Rallycross champion, Mattias Ekstrom claimed his fourth win of the season at Estering, ending Volkswagen's run of dominance

WRX Germany: Mattias Ekstrom on top on day one

Outgoing World Rallycross champion Mattias Ekstrom leads the penultimate round of the 2017 series in Germany where he claimed his maiden title last year

World RX Latvia: EKS Audi driver Heikkinen leads opening day

EKS Audi driver Toomas Heikkinen leads the Latvian round of the World Rallycross Championship at the end of the opening day

Ekstrom's EKS Audi World Rallycross team faces uncertain future

World Rallycross champion Mattias Ekstrom's EKS team faces an uncertain future, and may not continue with its Audi-backed project in 2018

DTM driver Nico Muller part of four-car EKS Audi Loheac entry

Nico Muller will make his World RX debut when he joins fellow DTM driver Mattias Ekstrom's EKS World Rallycross squad at the next round of the series at Loheac

Audi decides Ekstrom must miss Holjes World RX for Norisring DTM

Audi Sport has decided that reigning World Rallycross champion Mattias Ekstrom will miss his home RX round at Holjes next weekend to prioritise the Norisring DTM round

Audi set to prioritise DTM over World RX in Ekstrom date clash

Mattias Ekstrom's World Rallycross Championship defence could face a significant hit as Audi wants him to prioritise the clashing Norisring DTM meeting over the next RX round at Holjes

WRX Hell: Mattias Ekstrom tops the order at the end of day one

Reigning World Rallycross champion Mattias Ekstrom topped the order at the end of the first day of action at the Hell circuit in Norway

Hockenheim World Rallycross: Mattias Ekstrom claims third 2017 win

Points leader Mattias Ekstrom scored his third win from as many World Rallycross Championship events at the start of the season with victory at Hockenheim

World Rallycross Portugal: Ekstrom beats Loeb to second 2017 win

Reigning World Rallycross champion Mattias Ekstrom claimed his second 2017 victory in a row at Montalegre in Portugal, leading Sebastien Loeb home

RX Barcelona: Ekstrom starts title defence with season-opening win

Mattias Ekstrom started the defence of his World Rallycross Championship title with victory at Barcelona, leading the final from lights to flag

Works Audi backing for Mattias Ekstrom's World Rallycross defence

Reigning champion Mattias Ekstrom has secured factory Audi Sport backing for his World Rallycross title defence

EKS adds World Rallycross teams' title, Bakkerud wins finale

Mattias Ekstrom's EKS team added the World Rallycross teams' championship to its chief's drivers' title in an Argentina season finale won by Andreas Bakkerud

Mattias Ekstrom crowned World RX champion at Estering

Two time DTM champion Mattias Ekstrom claimed his first ever FIA world title by securing the World Rallycross Championship in Germany

Barcelona World Rallycross: Ekstrom wins and retakes points lead

Mattias Ekstrom reclaimed the World Rallycross Championship lead by storming to victory at the Barcelona Formula 1 venue on a bad day for rival Petter Solberg

Loeb, Solberg say Ekstrom has them on back foot in World Rallycross

World Rally legends Sebastien Loeb and Petter Solberg admit DTM star Mattias Ekstrom and his Audi have them on the back foot in the World Rallycross Championship

Istanbul World Rallycross: Audi's Mattias Ekstrom ahead after heats

EKS Audi team owner and driver Mattias Ekstrom tops the intermediate classification after the four qualifying heats at the Turkish round of the World Rallycross Championship at Istanbul

BTCC star Jordan back to World Rallycross as Ekstrom Audi stand-in

British Touring Car Championship star Andrew Jordan will deputise for Mattias Ekstrom in the Swede's EKS World Rallycross Championship team in Italy next month, driving an Audi S1 Supercar

Holjes World Rallycross: Ekstrom wins after Hansen is penalised

Timmy Hansen pulled a final-corner move on Mattias Ekstrom to win the Swedish round of the World Rallycross Championship on the road, but was penalised post-race for pushing his rival

Lydden World Rallycross: Petter Solberg beats Mattias Ekstrom

World Rallycross Championship leader Petter Solberg won the British round at Lydden Hill, beating DTM star Mattias Ekstrom by just three tenths of a second in the final

Mattias Ekstrom announces World RX title bid alongside DTM duties

DTM star Mattias Ekstrom has declared he'll also "drive enough races to become World Rallycross champion" this year, in announcing a dual 2015 programme

Marklund switches to EKS Audi for World Rallycross Championship

Anton Marklund will switch from a VW Polo to an Audi S1 in the World Rallycross Championship this season, partnering double DTM champion Mattias Ekstrom in the EKS RX team

Andersson replaces Tidemand in Ekstrom's World Rallycross Audi team

Double Junior World Rally champion PG Andersson will replace current JWRC title holder Pontus Tidemand in the EKS World Rallycross team for next week's Istanbul Park event

Estering World Rallycross: Petter Solberg defeats Mattias Ekstrom

Petter Solberg claimed his third straight World Rallycross Championship victory in an ultra-close finish with DTM star Mattias Ekstrom at the Estering in Germany

DTM star Mattias Ekstrom wins home round of World Rallycross

DTM star Mattias Ekstrom took victory at his home round of the World Rallycross Championship at Holjes, in only the third event for his EKS RX team

Audi DTM star Mattias Ekstrom's World Rallycross team in Hell debut

DTM star Mattias Ekstrom's EKS RX team and its Audi Supercars will make their World Rallycross Championship debut in the next round at Hell in Norway

Mattias Ekstrom World Rallycross team to run Audi S1 Supercars

Newly-formed World Rallycross Championship team EKS, founded by double DTM champion Mattias Ekstrom, will run a pair of Audi S1 Supercars at select rounds of the series this season

DTM racer Mattias Ekstrom to run own team in World Rallycross

Double DTM champion Mattias Ekstrom has set up his own team to compete in the World Rallycross Championship