World RX gets BT Sport UK TV deal. New colours for GCK. RallyX on Ice

Seven Days in Rallycross 22 March

by Rallycross World |

18 March Sebastian Eriksson wins the first round of the RallyX on Ice series at Are in Sweden. Eriksson leaves home Sondre Evjen (JC Raceteknik) and his own OMSE team mate Kevin Eriksson in the final. Former Junior racer Ole Henry Steinsholt takes a notable fourth place finish ahead of Pontus Tidemand.

20 March In the second round of the three-event week-long RallyX on Ice, Oliver Eriksson beats older brother Kevin to take the victory. Peter Hedstrom (Team Faren) places third. The series concludes on 23 March with races covered live on SBF Play and

21 March the Swift Sport Rallycross Championship enters its tenth season with round one of the series at Silverstone where 10 cars will take the start, including 2018 Motorsport UK Junior Rallycross Champion Tom Constantine who makes his adult debut in the event.

22 March The FIA World Rallycross Championship announces a new UK TV deal that means all World RX events will be shown live on BT Sport. The deal also includes a highlights show on BT Sport. “To have a broadcast partner of the calibre of BT Sport is a great fillip for the FIA World Rallycross Championship. It underlines the heightened interest in World RX and we look forward to engaging even more UK fans in our story throughout the 2019 season on the BT Sport platform,” said Torben Olsen, the Managing Director of World RX for IMG, the series promoter.

22 March GC Kompetition and GCK Academy reveal their 2019 World RX liveries with the lead GCK squad featuring split branding with new partner Bilstein featured on the front of Anton Marklund’s car and the rear of Guerlain Chicherit’s Renault Megane RS. The Renault Clios of Academy pairing Cyril Raymond and Guillaume De Ridder share the general design concept.

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