NORWAY RX ENTRIES REVEALED
Thursday 18th of May 2017
The entry list for the sixth round of the FIA World Rallycross Championship at Hell in Norway (9-11 June) has been released by the FIA.
Joining the 18 permanent World RX drivers, which includes six two-car teams, are four additional competitors to make up the 22-car field. Former European Championship podium finisher, Finland's Joni-Pekka Rajala will race the Mitsubishi Mirage he debuted in the German round of World RX at the Estering last season. A trio of French drivers will also take part. Guerlain Chicherit will continue his development year in a Renault Clio Supercar ahead of racing a new Prodrive-built Megane in World RX next season, while veteran racer Herve Knapick will compete in a Citroen DS3 Supercar, his second of five planned appearances in World RX this season. Laurent Bouliou will race an ex-Team Peugeot-Hansen Peugeot 208 Supercar.
The second round of the FIA European Rallycross Championship for Supercar will join World RX in Norway, led by round one winner and Championship leader, Anton Marklund. 33 drivers make up the Euro RX field, regular competitors joined by Lithuania's Paulius Pleskovas in a Ford Fiesta. Former Euro RX TouringCar Champion and Drive For Live CEO Knut Ove Borseth will return to the driving seat in a Ford Focus Supercar.
FIA European Rallycross Championship for TouringCar competitors will also be in action for the fourth round of the rear-wheel drive series. Norway's Fredrik Magnussen will return in a Ford Fiesta, as will Camilla Antonsen in a Citroen DS3. Sivert Svardal will race one of three Mazda RX8s as part of the 14-car field.
The RX2 International Series will also be in action in Hell, the entry list for which will be released in due course.
Find the Norway World RX entry list here.
Find the Norway Euro RX entry list here.
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