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  1. Misc. Professional Racing
    European rallycross enthusiasts will be treated to a brand new Polo for team PSRX’s 2018 season. Best of all, though, now it isn’t just being sponsored by Volkswagen, it’s being sponsored by Volkswagen R. The shift in marketing strategy points towards a new focus on performance models and VW’s...
  2. Misc. Professional Racing
    The World Rallycross Championship will be going electric, according to a new report from Motorsport.com . “Electric cars will be the world championship. They absolutely, categorically will be the world championship,” a source told the site. Series promoter IMG said last August that it was...
  3. Misc. Professional Racing
    For the first time ever, American rallycross fans will be able to see the FIA World Rallycross Championship at home, as the series has announced that next year’s calendar will include a race at the Circuit of the Americas. For years, the closest American fan could get to seeing the European...
  4. Misc. Professional Racing
    The FIA World Rallycross Championship’s biggest race of the season, as far as attendance goes at least, was the site of another record from VW hotshoe, Johan Kristoffersson. The young Swede has had a charmed season, leading the championship from his team-mate Petter Solberg, but this weekend he...
  5. Misc. Professional Racing
    A wild race led to PSRX Volkswagen Team Sweden’s first victory in the 2017 season of the FIA World Rallycross Championship. Johan Kristoffersson climbed to the top spot on the podium, dethroning series leader Mattias Ekström for the first time this season. His teammate, meanwhile, Petter...
  6. Misc. Professional Racing
    Volkswagens was back in action this weekend for the German leg of the 2017 World Rallycross Championship, finishing second and fourth to maintain the team’s lead in the championship standings. The cars performed well all weekend and Johan Kristoffersson was on pole for the wet Sunday final, but...
  7. Misc. Professional Racing
    Rallycross is a dirty sport. Literally. Mud, rain, stones, and even tire gunk pelting the front of a car mean that the accepted wisdom in the sport is that cooling systems must be mounted in the back. Unless you're VW. It's an all new ep. of #RXtech and Fabrice from @VolkswagenRally gives...
  8. Volkswagen News Blog
    Johan Kristoffersson and Petter Solberg had a disappointing end to their weekend in Portugal, finishing third and sixth respectively. Although the two Volkswagen drivers scored enough points to get keep them in second and third in the drivers’ standings, they had doubtless hoped for more...
  9. Misc. Professional Racing
    PSRX and Volkswagen's 2017 World Rallycross Championship got off to a good, if rocky start start in Barcelona this weekend with Petter solberg finishing fourth and Johan Kristoffersson finishing sixth. Despite neither driver making it onto the podium on Sunday’s final race, the drivers combined...
  10. Misc. Professional Racing
    Fromer WRC and WRX champion Petter Solberg and his teammate Johan Kristoffersson were Stockholm, Sweden to launch their entry for the 2017 World Rallycross Championship. The two will be racing under the banner of a brand new team, going from 0-60 in less than two seconds thanks to the 570 hp...
  11. Misc. Professional Racing
    Volkswagen has decided to get its rallycross act together and hired former World Rally Champion Petter Solberg to help the team become the FIA World Rallycross Champions. His first test with the car just found its way onto YouTube. Despite dominating in the American Red Bull Global Rallycross...
  12. Misc. Professional Racing
    Despite dominating Red Bull’s Global Rallycross Series Volkswagen’s rallycross efforts across the pond were considerably harder fought. With the likes of former WRC legends like Sebastien Loeb and Petter Solberg in some of Europe’s best small hatches, the competition was always going to be...
  13. Misc. Professional Racing
    Although the Beetle could rightly be called dominant in the Red Bull Global Rallycross series, its sister car, the Polo RX, could not be called the same. Its luck might be changing, though, as Volkswagen RX Sweden driver Johan Kristoffersson won his first rallycross of the 2016 season this...
  14. Misc. Professional Racing
    Johan Kristoffersson, racing in his Volkswagen RX Sweden Polo RX earned his first podium of the season at this year’s Canada RX,  the first to take place off European soil. The Final race took place in the rain, which benefited Kristoffersson, as point leader and pole-sitter Petter Solberg...
  15. Misc. Professional Racing
    Team Volkswagen RX Sweden’s Johann Kristofferson had a tough weekend in Hell, Norway, racing in the fifth round of the World Rallycross Championship just missing Sunday’s final race. It was a tough weekend all along for the Swede, who never quite posted times among the top runners...
  16. Rally Racing
    Despite earning its most points so far this season, this weekend’s Belgian rallycross event was only a qualified success for Volkswagen RX Sweden. Although, the team managed to get both of its FIA Rallycross Championship VW Polo RXs into the final race of the season’s third round, neither car...
  17. Misc. Professional Racing
    Professional rubber sommelier, Tanner Foust, is having a very busy month of May. In just four weeks he will have competed in three different racing series, in three different cars, in three different locations. It all started last weekend in Georgia, when Foust participated in Formula Drift’s...
  18. Rally Racing
    The World Rallycross Championship was in Germany this weekend for the second round of the season. Unfortunately, things ended poorly for team-favorite Johan Kristoffersson when he was bumped out of the lead in what commentator Andrew Coley called the most spectacular semi final-race he'd ever...
  19. Rally Racing
    The second round of the FIA’s World Rallycross Championship is well on its way, and already Volkswagen’s Johan Kristoffersson has earned himself two race wins in qualifying (contradictory statements to be sure, but all will become clear). For only the second time in WRX history, this weekend’s...
  20. Rally Racing
    Montalegre, Portugal is the site of the first race of the 2016 FIA World Rallycross Championship. New team Volkswagen RX Sweden will be looking to make a splash with their Polo RX Supercars. The team is a marriage of teams Marklund Motorsport and Volkswagen Team Sweden, who finished last year’s...
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