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The Scandinavian-based RallyX Nordic rallycross series is planning to run its opening rounds of the 2020 season on the weekend originally set to host the Swedish World Rallycross round at Holjes, and double World RX champion Johan Kristoffersson is eyeing a start in the event.
Former works World Rally driver Jani Paasonen has set up his own team to compete in the World Rallycross Championship with a Ford Fiesta.
The World Rallycross Championship is planning to get its 2020 season underway in late August, the series has revealed as part of a revised nine-round calendar.
The introduction of electric cars into the World Rallycross Championship has been deferred until 2022 by the FIA amid the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic.
World Champions from real-world and virtual rallycross will go head-to-head this weekend as the World Rallycross Championship launches its first Esports event on Sunday, in partnership with Codemasters and Motorsport Games.
The Norwegian round of the World Rallycross Championship at Hell has been postponed, with the Norwegian government pausing all sporting and cultural events until after June 15, as reported by Motorsport.com on Tuesday.
The Belgian round of the World Rallycross Championship has been re-scheduled to move from May to October, while the dates of the Norwegian and Swedish events are in question.
World Rallycross podium finisher Janis Baumanis will compete in a full 2020 campaign with the newly-created KYB Team JC outfit, alongside Swede Robin Larsson.
Ex-Hyundai World Rally driver Kevin Abbring has switched plans for his 2020 rallycross campaign and will now compete in selected rounds of the World Rallycross Championship rather than a full European championship programme.
The second round of the World Rallycross Championship at Montalegre in Portugal has become the latest motorsport event to be postponed due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
Former Blancpain GT Sprint champion Enzo Ide will return to racing this year in the European Rallycross Championship after recovering from a coma.
The opening round of the World Rallycross championship set to take place at the Barcelona-Catalunya circuit on April 18-19 has been postponed due to the ongoing global coronavirus outbreak.
World Rallycross runner-up Andreas Bakkerud and RX Cartel teammate Liam Doran will switch to racing GC Kompetition Renault Meganes in 2020.
Double World Rallycross Champion Johan Kristoffersson will return to the series this year with a works-built Volkswagen Polo Supercar, run by as a private effort by Kristoffersson Motorsport.
Marcus Gronholm’s GRX Taneco team will run a revised Hyundai i20 Supercar in the World Rallycross Championship this season for retained drivers Niclas Gronholm and Timur Timerzyanov.
Munnich Motorsport is planning to run electric cars in the World Rallycross Championship next year, when the series will include electric technology within the top-level Supercar category.