Team Peugeot-Hansen is on a roll in the FIA World Rallycross Championship and has won again at the Hell RX in Norway. Coming with high spirits from their Canada RX win, the team claimed a double podium at the Hell RX led by Timmy Hansen in a Peugeot 208 RX supercar who flashed across the finish line first ahead of his teammate Davy Jeanney in another Peugeot 208 RX supercar.
Robin Larsson was third for his Audi team followed by another Audi of Alx Danielsson from All-Inkl.com Munnich Motorsport. Per-Gunnar Andersson finished in fifth place in a VW Polo RX for Marklund Motorsport while Timur Timerzyanov took home sixth place in his OMSE Ford Fiesta supercar. Hansen had been leading after day one comfortably over his teammate Jeanney, with Russia’s Timur Timerzyanov in third.
Petter Solberg ran out of luck after the first day, he was quickest during free practice and went ahead to win Heat 1. His bad luck struck when the Citroen DS3 supercar hit a kerb and suffered a puncture dropping him to seventh after Day 1. Johan Kristofferson from Volkswagen Team Sweden was second in the standings until Canada RX where he dropped to third behind Andreas Bakkerud. In Norway, he was determined to get back to the top but dropped further down to fifth.
Petter Solber continues to lead the standings with 193 points away from his new rival – Timmy Hansen who has 152 points. Andreas Bakkerud is third with 140 points ahead of Jeanney and Kristofferson. Drivers will rest for the two weeks before the World RX action resumes in France on September 4.