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FIA World Rallycross Championship

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Covid-19
Category  Supercars
Inaugural season  2014
Country  International
Official website  www.rallycrossrx.com
FIA World Rallycross Championship
Drivers  Mattias Ekström (Supercar) Cyril Raymond (RX Lites)
Teams  EKS RX (Supercar) none (RX Lites)

The FIA World Rallycross Championship (official abbreviation either World RX or WRX) is a rallycross series organised by the FIA in conjunction with series promoters IMG Motorsport.

Contents

Format

The series currently consists of 12 two-day events driven on closed circuits with mixed surface (mostly asphalt and gravel). Each event consists of:

  • 4 Qualifying heats. In each of the 4 series there are smaller races containing 3 to 5 cars, and the driver with the fastest overall race time after 4 laps (including one so-called Joker Lap) is declared the qualifying winner of Q1, Q2, Q3 and/or Q4. Drivers earn 'intermediate points' based on their positions. After the 4 qualifying series, the points are added up and the 12 drivers with the most points in the 'intermediate standings' move into the next round.
  • 2 Semi-Finals. 6 cars race in each of both semi-finals, which are run over 6 laps (incl. one Joker Lap). The top 3 drivers in each semi-final move into the final round.
  • Final. Like the semi-finals, this race is contested by 6 cars over 6 laps (incl. one Joker Lap). The winner of the final is deemed to be the event winner. However, the final winner has not necessarily claimed the most championship points from the whole event.
  • Points system

    World Championship points are scored as follows:

  • A red background denotes drivers who did not advance from the round
  • Records

    Records correct up to and including the 2016 World RX of Argentina.

    Event Wins by Driver

    Key

    References

    FIA World Rallycross Championship Wikipedia


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