Kiwi rally star Hayden Paddon takes on a new challenge this weekend as he makes his debut in the new European rallycross series, TitansRX Europe. The new FIA-affiliated series kicks off at the Circuit d’Essay in France, about two hours west of Paris, with a full grid of 12 drivers competing in identical PanteraRX6 cars. […]

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Hyundai World Rally Championship exile Hayden Paddon will compete in the new Global Rallycross Europe series in 2019. Paddon was left on the WRC sidelines when Hyundai signed former Peugeot World Rallycross driver Sebastien Loeb to share its third car with Dani Sordo this season. The New Zealander will race a new single-make spaceframe Pantera […]

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Rally-turned-rallycross driver Sloan Cox, from Rotorua, scored a pleasing third place in his first event in the rapidly growing Australian rallycross series over the weekend, gaining valuable experience to take into his next RX Academy round in Finland next month. The 26-year-old is the only New Zealander competing in the Scandinavian RX Academy, a five-event […]

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Kiwi driver Sloan Cox showed he’s on the right track with his new rallycross endeavours, securing a well-deserved third place at his very first international rallycross event at the Höljes Motorstadion in Sweden on 6 May (CEST). Cox, from Rotorua, has joined the RX Academy for the 2018 season, taking a new direction away from […]

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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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