World Rallycross of Great Britain made its UK debut at Silverstone with championship racing at the beating heart of Speedmachine.


Sweden’s Johan Kristoffersson extended his FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy points lead by scoring victory at the World RX of Great Britain as part of the inaugural Speedmachine Festival at Silverstone.
PSRX Volkswagen Sweden’s Kristoffersson claimed a maximum 30 points from the British event in his Volkswagen Polo R by finishing top of the Intermediate Classification, winning semi-final one and the final, as EKS Audi Sport’s Andreas Bakkerud finished second and Team Peugeot Total’s Sebastien Loeb recovered from a slow start in the final to finish third.

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Kristoffersson’s win coupled with a strong performance from team-mate Petter Solberg in qualifying, despite the Norwegian retiring from semi-final one, increases PSRX’s lead in the World RX Team’s Championship. 

Ekstrom scooped the Monster Energy Supercharge Award for having the fastest reaction away from the start line in the final and finished fourth, ahead of GRX Taneco’s Niclas Gronholm and Team Peugeot Total’s Kevin Hansen, the former FIA European Rallycross Champion slowed on the final lap of the race with a problem.

World RX Drivers' Championship Standings (Top 6) // After 9 rounds of 12

1 Johan Kristoffersson PSRX Volkswagen Sweden Volkswagen Polo R 254
2 Mattias Ekstrom EKS Audi Sport Audi S1 181
3 Andreas Bakkerud EKS Audi Sport Audi S1 179
4 Sébastien Loeb Team Peugeot Total Peugeot 208 176
5 Petter Solberg PSRX Volkswagen Sweden Volkswagen Polo R 175
6 Timmy Hansen Team Peugeot Total Peugeot 208 163

What is Rallycross?


Wheel-To-Wheel Action

Each race begins with the cars lined up side by side and are contested over a maximum 6 laps. World RX tracks feature a joker lap and a jump, meaning that the drivers must put everything on the line to take victory.


Unrivalled Access

Each ticket to Speedmachine allows full access to the World RX paddock area, along with a dedicated autograph signing sessions and a public podium ceremony which means you can get up close and personal with the drivers and their supercars, moments before they hit the track and as soon as they have finished racing.

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