Fia World Rallycross Championship
Check out this eighth-mile and quarter-mile drag race between an Ariel Atom 3.5R, Yamaha R1, and a rallycross-prepped Citroen DS3.
Volkswagen's Head of Technical Development says the company is lobbying for an EV class World Rallycross and Global Rallycross.
Ken Block will compete using a 600-horsepower Ford Focus RS in the FIA Global Rallycross and will have full factory support from the Blue Oval. The racer will also star in Gymkhana 9.
Ken Block will partner with multiple race-winner Andrea Bakkerud from Norway to take on the 2016 FIA World Rallycross Championship with a pair of Fiesta STs.
This season Ken Block will be contesting the FIA World Rallycross Championship from start to finish with Hoonigan Racing Division and full factory support from Ford.
UPDATE: Autosport reports that Tanner Foust has also withdrawn from the World Rallycross Championship event in Turkey, citing personal reasons.
Mattias Ekström doesn't need to prove anything. He's won the DTM title twice and before that the Swedish Touring Car Championship. But being a racing driver as he is, Ekström has been looking for new challenges. He's contested the Swedish Rally six times, the German Rally twice, he's driven in Noah Joseph
Rallycross is seeing a sudden surge in popularity with two series bringing the racing to the US and Europe. The Ford OMSE team is competing in both championships this season, and it saw no reason not to hold practice with a highly modified Fiesta in the snow of Northern Sweden. It brought together Andreas Bakkerud from the European-focused Chris Bruce
Organizers of the FIA World Rallycross Championship are getting serious, but if they're going to challenge the Global RallyCross Championship for status as the premier rallycross series on the world stage, it's going to need some star power – big names to put it on the map. Because whil
Jacques Villeneuve has raced just about everything. The last Formula One World Champion from North America, this French-Canadian driver has raced in F1, Indy, NASCAR and Le Mans, not to mention the Noah Joseph