WRC: Rally Preview: Rally Finland, July 29-31

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The 1,000 Lakes Rally. The “Gravel Grand Prix.” Whatever one might call it, this weekend’s Rally Finland is sure to provide fast stages and exciting rallying. The 2016 World Rally Championship begins its second half the same way it ended its first— with a fast gravel rally. If baseball is “America’s Past Time,” then rallying must be Finland’s. Since the …

WRX: Hansen Scores Maiden World RX Victory While Solberg Clinches Championship

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FRANCIACORTA, Lombardy, Italy — official release — World RX photo — Petter Solberg has entered the record books after becoming the first FIA World Champion in two different disciplines. He scored enough points in Italy this weekend to secure the inaugural FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy. Meanwhile, Timmy Hansen was awarded the World RX of Italy event victory. Supercar …

WORLD RX: Solberg Squeaks Out Germany Win; 0.005 Seconds the Difference

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BUXTEHUDE, Germany – official release — McKlein/IMG photo — Norway’s Petter Solberg won Sunday’s Red Kiwi World RX of Germany FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy race in the sport’s closest finish in its 47-year history. In a nail-biting final race, Solberg held off Sweden RX winner Mattias Ekstrom by an unbelievable margin of just .005 seconds. Robin Larsson completed the podium …