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Why newly electrified World RX faces a critical balancing act
WRX Nürburgring: Secure tickets now & experience thrilling rallycross action
Kristoffersson's WRX win run ends after penalty, Gronholm inherits win
Hansen: New electric World RX cars have "more potential" to unlock
WRX Hell: Kristoffersson wins opener at start of electric era

The new era for the World Rallycross Championship has unleashed electric cars that should be the fastest ever seen. But as 14-time European champion and current team boss Kenneth Hansen explains to Autosport, it must be careful that pursuing more performance doesn’t create other problems

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A penalty for contact scuppered Johan Kristoffersson’s 100% winning record in this season’s World Rallycross Championship at Montalegre as Niclas Gronholm inherited victory in round five on Sunday.

Rallycross legend Kenneth Hansen says the FIA world championship’s new electric cars can be the fastest ever, but still have “more potential” to extract.

Johan Kristoffersson became the inaugural winner in the World Rallycross Championship’s electric era at Hell in Norway.

Why newly electrified World RX faces a critical balancing act

The new era for the World Rallycross Championship has unleashed electric cars that should be the fastest ever seen. But as 14-time European champion and current team boss Kenneth Hansen explains to Autosport, it must be careful that pursuing more performance doesn’t create other problems

WRX Nürburgring: Secure tickets now & experience thrilling rallycross action

From 12-13 November at the Nürburgring - Tournament mode, Superpole, free access to the paddock - Ticket packages for families & friends - Children up to 12 years free entry

Kristoffersson's WRX win run ends after penalty, Gronholm inherits win

A penalty for contact scuppered Johan Kristoffersson’s 100% winning record in this season’s World Rallycross Championship at Montalegre as Niclas Gronholm inherited victory in round five on Sunday.

Hansen: New electric World RX cars have "more potential" to unlock

Rallycross legend Kenneth Hansen says the FIA world championship’s new electric cars can be the fastest ever, but still have “more potential” to extract.

WRX Hell: Kristoffersson wins opener at start of electric era

Johan Kristoffersson became the inaugural winner in the World Rallycross Championship’s electric era at Hell in Norway.

Delayed 2022 electric World RX season to begin in Norway in August

The World Rallycross Championship's electric era will start at Norway's Hell track on 13-14 August after delays to allow teams to ready their new cars.

Kristoffersson to defend World Rallycross title with Volkswagen at start of electric era

Johan Kristoffersson will defend his World Rallycross title in 2022 with the Kristoffersson Motorsport-run team switching to a Volkswagen entry, as the series prepares for its electric era.

Kristoffersson crowned 2021 WRX champion tied on points

Johan Kristoffersson claimed his fourth World Rallycross Championship after ending the 2021 campaign tied on points with Timmy Hansen.

WRX Nurburgring: Kristoffersson victory reduces Hansen's lead

Johan Kristoffersson won the first round of the FIA World Rallycross Championship's double-header at the Nurbugring while championship leader Timmy Hansen was disqualified, trimming his deficit to just four points.

New all-electric Lancia Delta to contest World RX in 2022

French concern GCK Motorsport is developing an all-electric Lancia Delta Integrale to compete in the new-look World Rallycross Championship next year.

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.

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