Rotorua’s Sloan Cox heads to Finland this week to join eleven other drivers at the RX Academy coaching camp, the first step in his goal of building an international career in rallycross. The 26-year-old two-time New Zealand Junior Rally Champion has stepped away from domestic competition, deciding to focus on rallycross, aka RX, which is […]

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Audi driver Mattias Ekstrom finished first on the road in Barcelona to win the opening round of the World Rallycross Championship, only to be excluded after an incident with Petter Solberg. Lining up alongside top qualifier and semi-final one winner Solberg, Ekstrom gained a small margin on 2014 and ’15 World RX champion in the run to […]

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Nine-time World Rally champion Sebastien Loeb won the British Rallycross Championship season opener at Silverstone, the first rallycross event to be staged at the Formula 1 British Grand Prix venue. Silverstone has succeeded Lydden Hill as the host venue of Britain’s World Rallycross Championship round for 2018, and the British RX opener offered teams a […]

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Kiwi rally driver Sloan Cox, of Rotorua, has been accepted into the highly-regarded RX Academy in Finland, providing the 26-year-old with an exciting opportunity to build an international career in the growing motorsport of rallycross. The RX Academy is the starting point for many rallycross competitors in Europe and the world, and offers competitors professional […]

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Rally competitors say they’re keen to build on a strong start to the New Zealand Rally X Series after the multi-surface circuit style racing category debuted in Wellington. The formation of the Rally X Series comes after the New Zealand Xtreme Motorsport Series was launched late last year. The series brought together different disciplines of […]

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Electric cars will become part of the World Rallycross Championship, and could be introduced as early as 2020. Series promotor IMG has confirmed it is working with manufacturers and the FIA on plans to introduce electric technology into the mixed-surface discipline. The cars will not be included in the top-tier Supercar class, and instead will […]

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Hayden Paddon and John Kennard secured their fifth outright victory in the Rally of Otago to create the perfect debut for their brand-new New Zealand-built Hyundai i20 rally car. New Zealand’s only driver/co-driver combination to compete in the World Rally Championship, Paddon and Kennard are home between international events to launch the first-ever New Zealand-developed […]

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The exciting motorsport of rallycross will be showcased at a brand-new, live-under-lights event at ASB Baypark Stadium early next year. International stars will compete against New Zealand’s best rally drivers over two days of high speed competition in the inaugural New Zealand International Rallycross event running 27 and 28 February 2016 at the Mt Maunganui […]

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Emma Gilmour’s New Zealand Rally Championship may have ended upside down, but she’s jetting off to the US to continue getting to grips with the increasingly popular Global Rallycross series. The Dunedin driver finished her Downunder season by rolling out of the Trusthouse Racetech Rally of Wairarapa in the second stage. She and co-driver Ben […]

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After another whirlwind trip to the United States, Emma Gilmour is feeling increasingly comfortable in her Red Bull Global Rallycross Championship (GRC) car. Driving a Hyundai Veloster Turbo for Rhys Millen Racing (RMR), she finished third in both her heats in the Washington, DC-based third round of the (GRC) this weekend. “Although I didn’t make […]

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