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Timmy Hansen became the first double winner of the World Rallycross season in the fourth round at Silverstone despite losing the lead at the first corner to Andreas Bakkerud.
Swedish brothers Timmy and Kevin Hansen produced a harmonious display of teamwork to dominate day one of World Rallycross’ Silverstone round.
Timmy Hansen repaid the effort made by the Hansen MJP squad following a monster accident in the World Rallycross Championship season-opener by dominating the first day of the Spanish round.
Kenneth Hansen has succeeded in reviving his own World Rallycross team for the 2019 season.
Rally legend Sebastien Loeb will return to the World Rallycross Championship for a second term this season as part of a three-car line-up in the Peugeot-Hansen squad.
Andreas Bakkerud was also awarded the Monster Energy Super Charge Award for his rapid start off the line.
With two heats still remaining plus the semi-finals and the final, it is all to play for tomorrow in Franciacorta.
Andreas Bakkerud took the runner-up spot and third place was taken by Johan Kristoffersson.
With a 35-point lead over Timmy Hansen, it’s possible that current leader Petter Solberg could wrap up his second drivers’ title this weekend.
The famous Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya, home to both the Spanish F1 and MotoGP races, will host the inaugural Barcelona RX.
Points leader Petter Solberg clinched the runner-up spot while Frenchman Jean-Baptiste Dubourg finished third.
Championship leader Petter Solberg is second in his Citroen DS3 Supercar.
Staged in the small Breton village of Loheac in north-west France, a total of 67 cars will go head-to-head at the ninth round of the World Rallycross Championship
Timmy Hansen’s emphatic win is the fourth podium in a row for the Swedish-based squad and has pushed Peugeot-Hansen to the top of the Teams’ Championship.
It is the third event in a row that Timmy Hansen has led the World RX drivers after day one.
Topi Heikkinen and Tanner Foust finished second and third respectively.