Hansen brothers & Bakkerud ready for the CatalunyaRX.

The famous tandem formed by the brothers Timmy and Kevin Hansen will finally be on the starting grid of the CatalunyaRX after Hansen Motorsport announced at the last minute its participation in the FIA ​​World Rallycross Championship 2019 as the HANSEN MJP team. In a new and exciting chapter For the Swedish team, brothers Timmy and Kevin will present a pair of Peugeot 208 Supercars.

Their entry into the FIA ​​WorldRX 2019 comes after a period described by team director Kenneth Hansen, as the most challenging in the history of the Scandinavian team . “The months after Peugeot Sport’s decision to close its RX activity, which saw the Hansen family stranded without a team and a program, have been some of the most difficult we’ve had,” comments Kenneth.

Recognized as a champion Potentially, Timmy Hansen has finished every season among the top six in the World RX standings, competing with five wins and 24 podiums, as well as the laurels of runners-up in the 2015 World Championship. As he looks ahead to the next season, the 26 years old is ready to fight for the championship. “It seems like it’s been a long winter since our last rallycross race in South Africa in November, so it’s great to confirm that we will return to the World Championship,” he said. “For a long time, we really were not sure if we would make it or not, so it’s a great relief to know that we’ll be there and that I could not be more excited at the moment.”

The last big confirmation of the championship has been the Norwegian Andreas Bakkerud who together with the British Liam Doran in a new and ambitious project called Monster Energy RX Cartel and both riders will be behind the wheel of two Audi S1RX from EKS Sport. One last great news that has closed the market of “signings · of the FIA ​​World Rallycross Championship 2019.

All the confirmed drivers from FIA World Rallycross Championship 2019.

Today the inscriptions close for the new season that will have its brand new start at the Yas Marina Circuit in Abu Dhabi, and many are the teams/drivers that have confirmed their participation in the championship. GCK, the team that leads the French driver Guerlain Chicherit confirms his participation with a whopping four drivers to try to assault the throne of the FIA ​​WorldRX 2019.
The lineup led by Chicherit himself is completed by the European champion Anton Marklund and the two pilots who will be part of the GCK Academy project: the champion of RX2 Cyril Raymond and the Belgian Guillaume de Ridder. Both ride on the Renault Clio RSRX this season. On the other hand Chicherit and Marklund will continue with their GCK Megane RSRX, which already began to be very competitive in the last campaign. Undoubtedly an ambitious project that has launched the French for 2019.
Chicherit says: “2019 is a really important year for GCK. We debuted the team at the FIA ​​World Rallycross Championship 2018 and have been working very hard to further develop the GCK Megane R.S. RX, the first car that was designed and built from scratch to compete in rallycross. Entering the Championship with four cars is a big step. It allows me to compete in the GCK Megane R.S. RX together with Anton, with whom I have been working closely during the last months, but also to support two super talented junior pilots such as Cyril and Guillaume to develop in a World Championship driving the GCK Clio R.S. RX I am very excited to see what the season will bring. “
EKS will continue in the FIA ​​World Rallycross Championship this season after confirming the participation of one of its Audi S1RX drived by the Hungarian Kristzian Szabo. The Hungarian made an impressive debut for EKS Sport in the Euro RX of France in the Supercar category, competing in the second place and later reaching the Final in his second race with the team in Latvia.
“I wanted to work together with Krisz this season because his results were quite promising last year and I predict a bright future for him. ” “The field of World RX has changed for 2019 and I think Krisz has a great opportunity to be one of the best and win many races,” said EKS owner Mattias Ekstrom.
For his part one of the teams that has worked the most This season ES Motorsport has already confirmed to the pilot that he will compete with the Skoda Fabia RX in the 10 races of the 2019 season and it is none other than the European Super 1600 champion Rokas Baciuska, a young driver of 19 years and Lithuanian origin. A young promise of this discipline that will give much war in the championship.
The final list of WorldRX Supercar closes with 16 drivers, who will be measured at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya on April 27 and 28 for the CatalunyaRX 2019. This is the official list of confirmed drivers:



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