Top 20 from 2018 USA FIA World Rallycross Championship

by James Stacy on October 1, 2018 in Lifestyle, Sports, Living Texas, Austin,

Round 10 of the 2018 FIA World Rallycross Championship saw World RX visit the USA for the first time with Circuit of The Americas creating a purpose-built rallycross circuit at the COTA’s F1 and MotoGP venue. The USA round of World RX was held 29-30 September.

All photography courtesy James Stacy.

Saturday Action

Ken Block (Team Loenbro) slides into the joker in his Ford Focus RS during the 2018 FIA World Rallycross Championship at Circuit of the Americas.
Patrik Sandell (Team Subaru) in the iconic Subaru WRX STI during the USA round of World RX at COTA.
Number 96 Kevin Eriksson driving the Olsbergs MSE Ford Fiesta during Saturday’s World RX action.
Kevin Hansen driving the number 71 Team Peugeot Total Peugeot 208.
Defending World RX Champion and overall points leader Johan Kristoffersson (PSRX Volkswagen Sweden) on his way to taking the World Champion title again this year during the 2018 World RX at the Circuit of the Americas.
Team Subaru’s Patrik Sandell goes airborne during Saturday’s practice.
Oliver Bennett running a BMW Mini Cooper Supercar during the Americas Rallycross Championship at Circuit of the Americas.
Team Peugeot Total’s Timmy Hansen pilots the number 21 Peugeot 208.
Things got a little soggy Saturday during the 2018 FIA World Rallycross Championship at Circuit of the Americas.
Third place points holder Andreas Bakkerud from EKS Audi Sport being chased down by number 9 Sebastien Loeb of Team Peugeot Total.

Sunday Action

Team Peugeot Total mechanics work on Timmy Hansen’s Peugeot 208 before Qualifying Sunday morning during the 2018 World Rallycross of USA at the Circuit of the Americas.
EKS Audi Port teammates Mattias Ekstrom and Andreas Bakkerud on the grid before Sunday’s qualifying for the 2018 World Rallycross of USA at the Circuit of the Americas.
Ken Block (Loenbro Motorsports) was pulled from the grid before the start of Sunday’s Americas Rallycross (ARX) Championship race.
Scott Speed  of Volkswagen Andretti Rallycross claims the ARX title during the World Rallycross held at Circuit of The Americas.
Tanner Foust of Volkswagen Andretti Rallycross took the 2018 World Rallycross USA win in Austin but the ARX Championship goes to his teammate Scott Speed.
Volkswagen’s Johan Kristoffersson before winning his second consecutive World Rallycross Championship title during the 2018 World Rallycross of USA at the Circuit of the Americas.
Johan Kristoffersson wins his second consecutive World Rallycross Championship title in Austin.
Team Peugeot Total’s Kevin Hansen during the 2108 World Rallycross of USA finals at the Circuit of the Americas.
EKS Audi Sports’ Mattias Ekstrom launches his Audi S1 during Sunday’s finals of the 2018 World Rallycross of USA.
Andreas Bakkerud of EKS Audi Sports celebrates after taking third place during the 2018 World Rallycross of USA.

All photography courtesy James Stacy