Tamm in Est RX. NM titles won. Ekstrom back in World RX.

Seven days in rallycross 15 September

by Rallycross World |

11 September / The fifth round of the Estonian Rallycross Championship ā€“ EST RX ā€“ took place at Piiroja. Supercar favourite Marko Tamm ran into trouble and retired after one lap of the final which left the way open for Maiko Tamm to step up and take the victory. The Super1600 field was topped by Arvo Kask while Marko Muru won the junior section. Siim Sundema was best of the TouringCar field, Latvian Janis Baumanis crossed the border and took the Crosskart victory ahead of Romet Tsirna.

Rallycross World | EST RX, Rallikross, Maiko Tamm

12 September / The Dutch and Belgian Rallycross Championships share an event at the Eurocircuit. The over 2000cc Supernational class is again top of the bill and results in another victory for Luc Maris (Volvo S40) who takes a clear win while others battle for the places, Glenn Cools eventually finishing second in his similar car. Steve Volders (Ford Fiesta) was not troubled on his way to the up to 2000cc Supernational victory while Nick Vanalken (VW Polo) won the Super1600 Final which lost a couple of cars in Valkenswaard’s always hungry turn one sand trap.

12 September / The final round of Norway’s NM Rallycross takes place at the Finnskogbanen near Flisa. After another very evenly matched battle Fredrik Agedal (BMW M3) won the event and the Supernational over 2400cc title by a single point over Jonas Dalseth Jacobsen (VW Polo). Simen Engsvik (VW) had a gentle path through the event to secure the 2400 class championship while his brother Sander worked harder for second place on the day and second place in the championship. Frode Leirhol (BMW E30) won the day, placed third in the championship and then announced he would end his successful career. Thomas Harberg won the 2000cc class and Marius Solberg Hansen collected the Super1600 event win to secure the championship title by just one point over Espen Isaksaetre. Sindre Madsen Moe became the Junior Champion and Arnfinn Bergseng won the Historic class in the event, the title for the latter class remaining to be settled in yet to be contested hillclimbs.

Rallycross World | NM Rallycross podium

12 September / Veteran Norwegian rallycrosser Terje Morstad announced his retirement from competition after placing third in the final round of the NM Rallycross season at Finnskog. Having competed for 50 years, Morstad finished his illustrious career having remained competitive until the last. Morstad was Norwegian champion in 2008 and 2010.

Rallycross World | Terj Morstad, NM Rallycross, Supernational

12 / Yury Belevskiy makes a winning start in his Supercar debut by taking victory in the Hungarian championship event at Kakucs. Driving a Volland Racing Audi S1, Belevskiy sets fastest time in two of the four qualifying heats before winning the final. Having won the previous event in Austria, Mate Benyo (Focus) places second ahead of Tamas Karai (Audi). Early season pacesetter Luigi is fourth in the 10-car field. Balazs Kormoczi (Suzuki Swift) takes the Super1600 win, second qualifier Nils Volland (Audi A1) a non-finisher. The three SuperTouring (Supernational) categories are won by Tibor Vamosi (over 2000cc), Roman Castoral (2000cc) and Gergo Kormoczi (1600cc). Completeing a good day out for the Kamoczi clan, Akos beats Marton Racz and Akos Gonda to win the 12-strong Junior class.

13 September / ALL-INKL.COM Munnich Motorsport announces that Mattias Ekstrom will drive one of its Seat Ibizas in World RX of Riga. Ekstrom, the 2016 FIA World Rallycross Champion, contested a full season in 2020 but has been otherwise occupied in Extreme E and Pure ETCR this year. Ekstrom will line-up alongside fellow double DTM champion in the World RX double-header in Latvia. Team boss Rene Munnich has given up his car to enable Ekstrom to drive. Mandie August will race in Euro RX1 as usual. ā€œIā€™m very excited to go to Riga, I think the car has been performing really well lately and I really like the Riga track, and the fact that it will be a double-header weekend means there will be a lot of track time. And most importantly, driving a World RX Supercar is the best preparation possible for the racing activities that I do,” said Ekstrom.

Rallycross World | Mattias Ekstrom, ALL-INKL.COM Munnish Motorsport, Seat Ibiza, World RX

15 September / Following his debut Supercar victory in the Hungarian championship, Yury Belvskiy will tackle the fifth round of the French championship at Mayenne. The Swiss racer will drive an Audi S1 Supercar at Mayenne in the fifth round of the French Rallycross Championship. Belevskiy is the leader of the FIA European Rallycross Championship for RX3 having won two of the three events run this year.


This weekend  /  In Riga the World Championship readies itself for a double-header event and two days brimful of action. Rallycross France returns to action at Mayenne for the sprint through the last three rounds of the series.

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