Seven days in rallycross, August 21

Something different, Reinis Nitiss leads Andreas Bakkerud at Jekabpils. © RallycrossWorld.com/4rati.lv

For those with time on their hands, the question is; What to do with the summer break? Some just can’t stay away from racing, which is why we find World RX stars Andreas Bakkerud and Reinis Nitiss racing Ladas in Latvia. Held in Jekabpils, the event was the seventh round of the VAZ Tuss and attracted…

Flaherty returns to rallycross

British driver Flaherty raced in several European Championship events and always showed well. ©RallycrossWorld.com/Tim Whittington

It’s been over two decades since Group B cars were banned from European Rallycross competition, and a similar amount of time since British driver Mark Flaherty last raced in the sport. That will change this weekend, when Flaherty contests the fifth round of the MSA British Rallycross Championship at Lydden Hill, driving Pat Doran’s LD…

Seven days in rallycross, August 14

Petter Solberg celebrates his second win of the year as the sun sets on World RX Canada. © RallycrossWorld.com/RallycrossRX.com

The FIA World Rallycross Championship’s first event outside took all the headlines this week. The historic event produced the first double event winner in World RX as Petter Solberg increased his lead at top of the points chart and became the first driver to take home a second of the series iconic trophies. Anton Marklund…