Celebration at Höljes: Audi Driver Bakkerud Reclaims World RX Position Two

[source: Audi Sport] Fifth podium in succession for Andreas Bakkerud in Sweden 51,600 spectators make for a record turnout and a festival atmosphere On clinching second place on the “Magic Weekend” in Höljes, Sweden, Audi driver Andreas Bakkerud improved from fourth to second position again in the FIA World Rallycross Championship (World RX). With a strong home round EKS Audi Sport bumped the Peugeot factory team from position two in the teams’ standings. ...

Audi Driver Bakkerud With Goose Bumps at Höljes: “Good first day“

[source: Audi Sport] EKS Audi Sport is setting its sights on another podium result at its home round in the FIA World Rallycross Championship (World RX) at Höljes, Sweden. After day one, Andreas Bakkerud in his 580-hp Audi S1 EKS RX quattro is in the runner-up position behind World Champion Johan Kristoffersson (Volkswagen) in second place. Mattias Ekström maintains position five overnight. The two Audi drivers met with each other in their two qualifying races on Saturday displaying goo...

Rallycross: EKS Audi Sport Before “Magic Weekend”

[source: Audi Sport] Season highlight with 40,000 fans in the forests of central Sweden Level pegging: Audi drivers Ekström and Bakkerud both with two victories so far in Höljes Season highlight in the FIA World Rallycross Championship (World RX): the event in Swedish Höljes is held from June 29 to July 1. It is regarded as the craziest world championship round of the year and is simultaneously the home race for EKS Audi Sport and Mattias Ekström. ...