Many news have appeared around the world of rallycross during the last seven days, and we want to keep you updated.
Our drivers, unstoppables on the ice:
Starting with the RallyXonIce test held last weekend at the Rallycross Cathedral. The emblematic Swedish circuit hosted the second round of the championship, in which the FIA World Rallycross riders shined and occupied most of the podiums. Mr. “round the outside” Kevin Eriksson won the race ahead of his brother Oliver Eriksson, who still holds the third position in the championship.
In the Speedcar Xtreme category the Hansen brothers embroidered it and occupied two steps of the podium. Kevin Hansen puts the direct with a victory and the leadership of the championship. Niclas Gronholm and Hansen Major Timmy closed the podium in the Swedish test. The next test will take place in the Norwegian town of Ål on 25 February.
Ulrik Linnemann makes the jump to the Supercars:
The Danish driver, one of the fixed ones in the championship of Super 1600 has decided to change of category and to ascend to the Supercar FIA European Rallycross Championship. A step forward in his sports career. Linnemann has been present the last 7 seasons in the TOP 5 of its category and is ambitious with the new challenge for the 2018 season: “The Supercar is the off-road equivalent of an F1 and this year will come battles difficult to win, but I’m ready to face the challenge” comments Danish.
The rallycross lands in the eSports:
That’s right, this week the DiRT World Championship has been presented, a championship that was born from the hand of FIA World Rallycross Championship and Codemasters. A championship that wants to bring together the fastest in the world at the virtual wheel.
The competition mixes rallycross and rally, and will be based on a system of 6 online qualifying events that will take place between the months of February and March. From these qualifiers will be the top 36, the drivers will compete in the final phase with live broadcast by Twitch for a place in the grand final at the Speedmachine Festival of the Silverstone circuit on Saturday May 26.
If you have talent at the wheel of this magnificent game do not hesitate to sign up: https://www.dirt4game.com/esports