The organizers of the World Relicross Championship have signed a multi-year cooperation agreement with the DTM series. The Relicross Race will take place as a support race as part of the racing weekend in Hockenheim, hosting the first event of the season. The RX World Championships were a huge success last year, in their premiere season, as the stands at races around the world were packed. The first crown of the world relics champion was won by Peter Solberg, a famous rally racer for the World Championship and champion of the 2003 season. This year, the relics season is expanding from twelve to thirteen races, as the race in Hockenheim was added to the calendar. The event will take place on a track built along the track where the DTM races take place, just for the needs of relics. It will be a so-called support race that will entertain spectators who will ku
Finn Kimi Raikkonen said he would like to one day compete in the World Relic Cross Championships, a series that has recently seen a jump in ratings and thus attracted big names such as Peter Solberg, Mattias Ekstrom and Jacques Villeneuve. "Relicross seems interesting to me. It looks a lot of fun. It's very similar to a rally, except you race against other racers on the track, not a stopwatch," said Raikkonen, who also competed in the WRC World Rally Championship between 2010 and 2011. “I really enjoyed the rally, which is very strenuous and a big challenge,” added the Finn, who said on his return to Formula One that he missed a very direct duel with the rivals on the track in the rally. “I think it’s right to try as many different things as possible in life, because that’s how you have fun and learn a lot at the same time.
Petter Solber won the first race of the World Relic Cross Championship season in Portugal. The Swede started the race from the best starting position and, despite a poor start in the first corner, retained the lead. "Amazing," the world rally champion of the 2003 season described the victory. "I've been waiting so long for a new World Championship victory, but the feeling is extraordinary. Every member of the team has worked hard to succeed. rally, ”the Norwegian added. The second was Andreas Bakkerud and the third was Reinis Nitiss.
In the hope that after the cancellation of the first race in Rupa, Croatia, the second race will be held, we are publishing the application form for the mentioned race. The first race, scheduled for this weekend, was canceled due to a lack of registered competitors. You can get the application form by clicking on the link Rupa II Application Form below
The organizers of the autocross race in Rupa, Croatia, which was scheduled for this weekend, announced that the event was canceled due to insufficient number of registrations. The race would also be considered a newly revived Slovenian national championship in autocross, and the cancellation also calls into question the further implementation of the Slovenian championship this season.
Some time ago we reported that autocross is finally returning to Slovenia. Now we also know the calendar of races that will be considered the Slovenian national championship, but only these will be run on Croatian soil, together with the Croatian championship, as we do not yet have a suitable autocross track. The Slovenian Motorsport Association AŠ2005 warns that calendar additions are still possible, which leaves the door open for Slovenian organizers as well. AŠ2005 collects registrations of associations and drivers until March 5, and despite the published calendar, the autocross season is still not fully guaranteed, because in case there is not enough interest by the application deadline, the championship will not be held (Lack of interest of racers was also the main the reason that the autocross championship has not been held in our country so far).