HEIKKINEN TO LEAD MARKLUND MOTORSPORT IN WORLD RX
Finnish rallycross star Toomas ‘Topi’ Heikkinen will lead the Marklund Motorsport team in the 2014 FIA World Rallycross Championship, partnering Anton Marklund in a pair of brand new VW Polo Supercars.
Heikkinen won two X-Games Gold Medals and the GRC title 2013 but and has set his sights on winning the new World Championship this season.
“After a successful year winning the 2013 GRC my goal now is to win the new FIA World Rallycross Championship with Marklund Motorsport, and nothing less,” said Heikkinen. “I’m confident that together we can develop a winning car and team. I want to thank Jan Marklund for this great opportunity to join Marklund Motorsport, I'm pumped for the season ahead.”
Together with new team mate Anton Marklund, Heikkinen will fight for the new teams championship in 2014 as well as the drivers title.
“Topi is a great driver and a real competitor – I’m looking forward to working with him and seeing what this season brings,” said Marklund. “We have been working extremely hard over the last 12 months and securing a driver as talented as Topi is testament to the incredible development the team has made. We want to win and be the best team in Rallycross.”
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