2003 World Rally Champion. 2014 and 2015 World Rallycross Champion. Runner up in WRC three times, and one season third as a privateer. Norwegian Rally Champion in 1998. Norwegian Rallycross and hillclimb champion in 1995. His team completely dominated in World Rallycross the last couple of years. An absolute legend.
That was approximately the thought going through my head as I looked at the calendar for the 2019 FIA World Rallycross Championship. April has barely started, and the first round of the season is set to be held at a new track at Yas Marina Circuit in Abu Dhabi. Wait, WHAT?
Somehow we’re already four rounds into the 2019 WRC season, which means it’s time for the championship’s first full tarmac event, the Tour de Corse
This weekend we’ll have the last round of this FIA World Rallycross season, where both titles are already handed out to Johan Kristoffersson and Volkswagen. What is then still to play for? In Fantasy RX: Everything.
We’re closing up on the end of the season, Johan Kristoffersson is crowned FIA World Rallycross Champion for the second year in a row, and is looking more dominant than ever. That’s why we’re going to Estering and its feared first corner, just to mix things up a bit.
With the long summer break ending with Rally Finland a couple weeks ago we’re back to rapid fire rounds, and this week we’re headed to Germany for their legendary tarmac. And this year we’ve got boots on the ground (well, more accurately toe shoes on the ground) as Stef Schrader is in Deutschland attending her first…