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News and notes catchup

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The TOYOTA GAZOO Racing Rally Challenge Program takes another significant step in 2020, with Japanese driver Takamoto Katsuta set to drive a Toyota Yaris WRC on eight FIA World Rally Championship events.   Katsuta began 2019 by contesting seven WRC rounds in with an R5-specification car – winning the WRC2 class on Rally Chile – alongside two […]

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Hansen takes RX title in South African thriller

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Sweden’s Timmy Hansen was crowned world champion in a pulsating final round of the FIA World Rallycross Championship – the SABAT World RX of South Africa In a season which has been the closest in the world championship’s history, as anticipated, the drivers’ title battle came down to a gripping finale in the 196th race of […]

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Hansens score double RX podium, Title wide open

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Team Hansen MJP’s Timmy Hansen took an emphatic victory in round eight of the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy, the World RX of France on a weekend in which the championship battle took a new twist. Timmy led home GC Kompeition’s Anton Marklund with younger brother Kevin Hansen third in the second […]

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Wildcard in upset as FIA WorldRX visits Holjes

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Swedish wildcard Sebastian Eriksson won a pulsating final of the Swecon World RX of Sweden, the sixth round of the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy. A weekend crowd of over 48,000 turned out at Holjes Motorstadion for the Magic Weekend, a highlight of the world rallycross calendar.   Although heavy rain in […]

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Gronholm takes first RX win after the flag in Hell

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Finland’s Niclas Gronholm finally claimed a maiden victory in a pulsating final – and dramatic aftermath – to the Team Verksted World RX of Norway. The fifth round of the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy, taking place in the aptly-named Hell, certainly lived up to its billing.   A torrential downpour just […]

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Hansen takes second RX win of the year, takes Championship lead

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Timmy Hansen claimed victory in a gripping final of the Dayinsure World RX of Great Britain at the SpeedMachine Festival, the fourth round of the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy. Hansen thus became the first double winner of the 2019 season, following victory in Barcelona in round two in his Team Hansen […]