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  1. 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...
  2. Misc. Professional Racing
    Johann Kristoffersson and Petter Solberg, Volkswagen’s dynamic duo of Scandi rallycrossers, took control early and completely during the Canadian leg of the World Rallycross Championship. Despite being the only North American leg of the championship, the drivers were anything but exhausted by...
  3. Misc. Professional Racing
    Continuing its dominance of mixed-surface racing, VW defended its lead in the FIA World Rallycross Championship. A lead in the European series means that Volkswagen tops the standings in the two major rallycross series currently operating. This weekend, in Holjes, Sweden, Johann Kristoffersson...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. Misc. Professional Racing
    Frank Welsch, VW’s head of Technical development, has revealed that Volkswagen is on a steering group to develop an all-electric rallycross championship. The VW Group’s motorsport boss Wolfgang Durheimer, meanwhile, revealed that VW is building a prototype for such a series, to prove that the...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. Photography
    It was a frustrating, if promising round one of the World Rallycross Championship for Volkswagen’s Johan Kristoffersson. Volkswagen RX Sweden's top driver lost available points after crashing out of the weekend’s final race at Portugal's Montalegre RX, but his strong performance over the course...
  12. 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...
  13. Rally Racing
    Volkswagen RX Sweden has unveiled the new Polo RX Supercar for the World Rallycross Championship. And it is a site to behold. The team is an amalgamation of Marklund Motorsport and Volkswagen Team Sweden, and they say the car will be ready for drivers Anton Marklund and Johan Kristoffersson by...
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