FIA WORLD RALLYCROSS RX CHAMPIONSHIP
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FIA World Rallycross RX Championship Tickets
Inaugural Season: 2014
Current Driver Champion: Timmy Hansen
Current Team Champion: Team Hansen MJP
FIA World Rallycross Championship TicketsThe FIA World Rallycross Championship is a rallycross series consisting of a dozen two-day events. The high-intensity racing is held in closed venues, like amphitheaters, and provides drivers with a mix of surfaces to navigate, and RX supercars are able to accelerate from a standstill to 60 miles per hour in less than two seconds. Robert Reed is recognized as the inventor of rallycross. The first rallycross event took place on February 4, 1967, and the popularity of the sport quickly grew throughout the United Kingdom. Within the next two years, rallycross racing had spread to places like Holland and Sweden. The FIA World Rallycross Championship is sponsored by Monster Energy, and the inaugural race for the series was in 2014 at a track in Portugal. The first race was scheduled after FIA granted the sport of rallycross world championship status. If you want to catch the action in person, get your FIA World Rallycross Championship tickets at StubHub.
Where can I see FIA World Rallycross Championship events?The FIA World Rallycross Championship series makes stops at a number of exciting venues across the globe. A few of the venues on the 2020 event calendar include the Bikernieki National Sports Base in Latvia and the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya in Spain.
When can I see an FIA World Rallycross Championship event?Round one of the 2020 FIA World Rallycross Championship series is scheduled for April 18 at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya in Spain. At least one event is planned each month until November when the season ends on the 14th in South Africa.
How is an FIA World Rallycross Championship event structured?Each FIA World RX Championship Event begins with four qualifying heats that include a maximum of five cars. The drivers who post the top 12 times in the qualifying heats will then move on to the semi-final round of the competition. The semi-final round consists of two heats of six cars apiece. The top three drivers in the semi-final round of the event will compete against each other in the finals. The top performer in the final round of the event is the winner of the FIA World RX Championship Event.
Who are some of the notable drivers in the FIA World Rallycross Championship series?The 14 FIA European Rallycross Championships earned by Timmy Hansen makes him the most successful rallycross racer up to this point. Hansen is a Swedish native that participated in circuit racing before making the switch to rallycross in 2012. Hansen achieved a 2013 third overall FIA European Rallycross ranking to earn a promotion to the FIA World Rallycross Championships. In 2015, Hansen counted three World RX victories and was runner-up at one event. Johan Kristoffersson has not competed in rallycross for very long, but the former World RX Champion has already broken records in the sport. The 29-year-old Swedish native made the switch to participate in the World RX Championship series full-time in 2015. In his first season, Kristoffersson won the World RX Portugal Event along with four other races and claimed the third overall spot for the season.
What drivers have the most all-time victories in the FIA World RX Championships?Johan Kristoffersson has twice as many World RX victories as any other driver with 20. The first victory for Kristoffersson was the World RX of Portugal in 2015. His most recent victory was the World RX of South Africa in 2018. Petter Solberg crossed the finish line for the first time in a FIA World RX Championship event at the World RX Portugal in 2014. Solberg won the 2017 RX of Britain for his 10th victory in the series. Mattias Ekstrom is tied for second with Petter Solberg with 10 victories. Ekstrom's first World RX victory came in 2014 at the World RX of Sweden. His last victory came three years later at the World RX of Germany.
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