Despite a successful gathering where Robin Larsson of Svenljunga, received around SEK 100 000 will be no World Cup series in rally for Kind driver this year. Instead, he is betting on its own European Championship team.
- We have decided to take a step back and run the Championship this year and try to win it, says Robin Larsson.
Last year drove Robin Larsson in the World Cup series for their own team. Having shown the way in the season was several larger team interested in linking up with him as one of their drivers. Robin chose to invest anything to get into one of the teams and needed to raise money to get the opportunity to drive for them.
Despite his thanks to generous fellows received around SEK 100 000, he received a few days ago realized that it was no longer necessary to run for the current team. At the other teams that were initially interested, there were not any free place anymore. So suddenly stood Robin without any team in the World Cup. Instead of be depressed down in the he will now therefore to run a season smaller this year.
- It feels good right good now, but it is clear that it was a little hard at the beginning of the week when you got some bad news when it felt like it was saying, but then it says Robin Larsson.
Andreas Bakkerud continues to impress. Sunday, he finished 2nd place in the season's seventh WRC.
Sunday he won the semifinals, before he finished in 2nd place in the final. Swedish Timmy Hansen won.
Bakkerud took with him solid 22 points from the weekend. He is still in 3rd place in the World Cup overall. He has 25 and 29 points up for Mattias Ekström and Petter Solberg who is on top in the World Cup overall.
Summer vacation is over for the teams in rally championships. Next weekend is the time again, the race is decided in Trois-Rivieres in Canada.
Last race was in the Höljes and it was a disappointment for World Championship leader Mattias Ekström. He made the final but was forced to retire after suffering technical problems.
Last year, Ekström fast in Canada Championship, and made the final but finished sixth. He had big problems with the starts in both the semifinals and finals. Davy Jeanney, France, won.
FIA har idag presenterat kalendern för nästa års FIA World Rallycross Championship, med 12 deltävlingar där litauiska Riga i oktober blir ett nytt besöksmål för de tävlande. Franciacorta, Italien, och Intercity Istanbul har båda försvunnit från kalendern.
Super1600-serien består av sex deltävlingar; Portugal, Storbritannien, Sverige, Frankrike, Barcelonda Spanien och Tyskland medan TouringCar-serien får fem: Belgien, Norge, Sverige, Litauen och Tyskland. RX Lites Cup beräknas få en liknande kalender som i år.
2016 års World RX-kalender:
1. Portugal, Montalegre – 16-17 april
2. Tyskland, Hockenheim – 7-8 maj
3. Belgien, Mettet – 14-15 maj
4. UK, Lydden Hill – 28-29 maj
5. Norge, Hell – 11-12 juni
6. Sverige, Höljes – 2-3 juli
7. Kanada, Trois-Rivieres – 6-7 augusti
8. Frankrike, Loheac – 3-4 september
9. Spanien, Barcelona – 17-18 september
10. Litauen, Riga – 1-2 oktober
11. Tyskland, Estering – 15-16 oktober
12. Argentina, Rosario – 26-27 november
Next weekend draws rallycross started with the first World Cup race. It takes place in northern Portugal at the border to Spain in the town of Montalegre. Timmy Hansen Götene has been one of the lead roles.
Not once before has well interest in rallycross been greater than it is this year when Team Peugeot Hansen has been rally star Sebastien Loeb to his rallycross team.
The 14-many-time European champion who is also the team manager Kenneth Hansen've also his son Götene kid Timmy - the picture - in his team. Last year, every major breakthrough kid Timmy, who then finished second in the World Cup after Norwegian Petter Solberg. Will be a very interesting season with a big name motorsport circles as Loeb and the upstart Timmy Hansen.
For the motor interested can be notified that SVT broadcast throughout the World Cup series starting next Sunday.
Så blev det i dag kungjort att Andreas signerat ett kontrakt med Ken Blocks nya FIA World Rallycross team. Hoonigan Racing Division och Ford Perfomance.
Det är bara att gratulera Andreas och önska honom all lycka till i den nya satsningen!
• DS 3 (new)
• Subaru WRX STI (new)
• The MINI Countryman Rallycross (new)
• Ford Fiesta WRX
• Volkswagen Polo Rallycross
• Peugeot 208 WRX
• Hell, Norway (new)
• Lydden Hill, United Kingdom
• Höljes, Sweden
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