World Rallycross News

WRX Portugal: Gronholm claims second victory of 2021
Portugal WRX: Hansen leads Gronholm after Saturday's running
Spa victory lifts Kristoffersson into World Rallycross title fight
Spa WRX: Kristoffersson leads opening day after surviving contact
Kristoffersson's team commits three cars for first electric World Rallycross season

Niclas Gronholm drove to a second victory of the World Rallycross Championship season at Montalegre in Portugal thanks to a lap-one joker.

World Rallycross Championship points’ leader Timmy Hansen set a brace of fastest times on the opening day of round seven at Montalegre in Portugal to head the overnight standings.

Johan Kristoffersson elevated himself into the midst of the World Rallycross Championship title fight with a dominant victory in the sixth round of the series at Spa-Francorchamps.

Johan Kristoffersson heads the overnight order on the opening day of the Belgian World Rallycross Championship round at Spa, after surviving turn one contact in Q2 that claimed Kevin Abbring.

Reigning World Rallycross Championship-winning team Kristoffersson Motorsport has committed to the discipline’s new electric era by announcing a three-car effort for 2022.

WRX Portugal: Gronholm claims second victory of 2021

Niclas Gronholm drove to a second victory of the World Rallycross Championship season at Montalegre in Portugal thanks to a lap-one joker.

Portugal WRX: Hansen leads Gronholm after Saturday's running

World Rallycross Championship points’ leader Timmy Hansen set a brace of fastest times on the opening day of round seven at Montalegre in Portugal to head the overnight standings.

Spa victory lifts Kristoffersson into World Rallycross title fight

Johan Kristoffersson elevated himself into the midst of the World Rallycross Championship title fight with a dominant victory in the sixth round of the series at Spa-Francorchamps.

Spa WRX: Kristoffersson leads opening day after surviving contact

Johan Kristoffersson heads the overnight order on the opening day of the Belgian World Rallycross Championship round at Spa, after surviving turn one contact in Q2 that claimed Kevin Abbring.

Kristoffersson's team commits three cars for first electric World Rallycross season

Reigning World Rallycross Championship-winning team Kristoffersson Motorsport has committed to the discipline’s new electric era by announcing a three-car effort for 2022.

World Rallycross announces 14-car grid for first fully electric season

The World Rallycross Promoter has revealed a 14-car entry for the series’ wholesale electric transition from next year.

Latvia WRX: Kristoffersson beats Gronholm to score first win of 2021

Triple World Rallycross champion Johan Kristoffersson claimed his first victory of the 2021 campaign on the second day of a double-header weekend in Latvia.

Latvia WRX: Gronholm survives contact to win first leg of double-header

Niclas Gronholm put poor fortune in the opening three rounds of the World Rallycross Championship behind him to bounce back with a commanding victory at round four in Latvia.

Ekstrom to make latest World RX comeback at Munnich Seat squad

The 2016 World Rallycross champion Mattias Esktrom will return to the series for the double-header event in Latvia this weekend, joining the Munnich Motorsport team running against his own squad.

France WRX: Timmy Hansen leads another 1-2 from brother Kevin

Timmy and Kevin Hansen continued an incredible streak of 1-2 finishes by claiming the top spots in the third round of the World Rallycross Championship in France.

France WRX: Kristoffersson leads Gronholm on opening day

Johan Kristoffersson and Niclas Gronholm, expected World Rallycross Championship title-protagonists who have had disappointing opening two rounds, stuck back on the opening day of round three in France.

Sweden WRX: Timmy Hansen beats brother Kevin at home

Timmy Hansen banished memories of losing his home round of the World Rallycross Championship at Holjes in 2015 to a controversial penalty by dominating the final at the Swedish venue.

Sweden WRX: Kristoffersson, Hansen tied after qualifying

Former World Rallycross champions Johan Kristoffersson and Timmy Hansen claimed a fastest time apiece on the opening day of the second round of the series at Holjes in Sweden to be tied in qualifying overnight.

Bakkerud to return to competitive rallycross action in Sweden

Seven-time World Rallycross Championship podium-finisher Andreas Bakkerud, who lost the 2019 title on countback, will return to competitive rallycross action this weekend at Sweden's Holjes round.

Spain WRX: Kevin Hansen beats brother Timmy to win at Barcelona

Sweden's Kevin Hansen claimed his maiden on-track World Rallycross Championship victory in the opening round of the 2021 season in Spain.

Spain WRX: Kristoffersson stripped of Day 1 lead

Three-time World Rallycross champion Johan Kristoffersson has lost his overnight lead at the opening round of the 2021 series in Spain due to being disqualified from the first qualifying session.

World RX postpones maiden Nurburgring round due to flooding

The World Rallycross Championship’s maiden visit to the Nurburgring, set to take place next week as the second and third rounds of the 2021 series, has been postponed.

Triple World RX champion Kristoffersson to switch to Audi

Triple World Rallycross Champion Johan Kristoffersson will switch to an Audi S1 and the EKS JC team in his bid to win a fourth World Rallycross Championship crown this year.

Niclas Gronholm targets World RX title on return with father's team

Niclas Gronholm, son of two-time World Rally Champion Marcus, is targeting the World Rallycross Championship title on his return to the series with father’s GRX-SET squad this year.

WRX 2021 opener in Norway cancelled

The opening round of the World Rallycross Championship in Norway has been cancelled, while the Montalegre circuit in Portugal has returned to the schedule to become the season finale.

From Lebanon to cross-category world titles - a rally legend's top 10 Plus

From Lebanon to cross-category world titles - a rally legend's top 10

Petter Solberg has called time on his top-flight career after winning titles in two FIA world championships. Here, the 2003 rally and '14/15 rallycross king recalls his 10 best events - including the moment where all his success began

World Rallycross
Nov 7, 2019
How to make an F1 venue fit for World RX Plus

How to make an F1 venue fit for World RX

World Rallycross makes its first appearance at Silverstone this year as part of the 'Speedmachine' festival in May. We take a look at how the new rallycross track fared in its debut event

World Rallycross
Mar 22, 2018
Volkswagen hasn't disappeared completely Plus

Volkswagen hasn't disappeared completely

Volkswagen's abrupt departure from the World Rally Championship it was dominating was one of the winter's biggest shocks. Now 2003 WRC champion Petter Solberg's World Rallycross team has VW support. What does that mean for World RX and what remains of Volkswagen Motorsport?

World Rallycross
Apr 3, 2017
Why rallycross is becoming irresistible Plus

Why rallycross is becoming irresistible

Sebastien Loeb started a new journey in his motorsport career last weekend, but he wasn't the only attraction in Portugal. DAVID EVANS examines why the World Rallycross product works so well

World Rallycross
Apr 21, 2016
How good is World Rallycross? Plus

How good is World Rallycross?

The entries are strong, the cars are powerful and it can teach the WRC a thing or two about promotion. But after visiting the Lydden Hill round, DAVID EVANS still has his doubts

World Rallycross
May 30, 2014
New rallycross golden age comes to Britain Plus

New rallycross golden age comes to Britain

The sport began at Lydden in the late 1960s and this weekend the new-look World Rallycross Championship will strut its stuff at the Kent venue. HAL RIDGE explains why it will be unmissable

World Rallycross
May 23, 2014
Solberg: why rallycross is my future Plus

Solberg: why rallycross is my future

PETTER SOLBERG had a rough first season back in rallycross, but that hasn't deterred him from signing up for the first year of its new era in 2014, as he explains in his AUTOSPORT column

World Rallycross
Oct 16, 2013
Solberg: back to school Plus

Solberg: back to school

Petter Solberg says that there's still lots to learn about running a successful rallycross campaign, but he's really enjoying getting back to his roots

World Rallycross
Apr 2, 2013