Exciting new tracks in the 2018 World Rallycross Championship calendar
The calendar for the 2018 season of the FIA World Rallycross Championship has been revealed today. Twelve events are on the list, same as in the 2017 season, but with two great changes. Two Grand Prix tracks are included, the iconic Silverstone in the UK and the Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas.
Two venues are out of calendar – the British Lydden Hill and Germany’s Hockenheim. Silverstone’s round comes as a replacement for Lydden Hill while COTA is included as the second North American event, together with Canadian Trois-Rivieres.
Same as in 2017, the 2018 season will begin with Spanish event at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya. The season’s finale will again take part in South Africa.
The FIA European Rallycross Championship will again run at five World RX rounds as it did in 2017, but with Belgium joining the series in place of Norway. Barcelona, Sweden France and Latvia also feature. The Super1600 Championship will comprise six rounds (Barcelona, Portugal, Norway, France, Latvia and Germany) while the TouringCar series will be made up of three events (Belgium, Norway and Sweden). The 2018 RX2 calendar will be released at a later date.
2018 World RX calendar
|4||May 26-27||Great Britain||Silverstone|
|6||June 30-July 1||Sweden||Holjes|
|9||September 15-16||Latvia||Bikernieki Riga|
|12||November 24-25||South Africa||Killarney Cape Town|