Rising American rallycross star George Megennis and experienced Swedish team #YellowSquad are aimng for continued momentum in the third and fourth rounds of the NRX NEXT American Championship at Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park in Phoenix, Arizona this weekend [November 12-13].
The second phase of the 2022-2023 Nitro Rallycross Championship gets underway this weekend, as the forthcoming round of the series at Glen Helen in Los Angeles, California acts as the opening instalment of the NRX NEXT North American Championship [October 29-30].
The sixth and final round of the 2022 FIA European Rallycross Championship for RX1 will be held at the legendary Spa-Francorchamps in Belgium this weekend (October 8-9), where Swedish team #YellowSquadand Latvian driver Janis Baumanis are planning to end the season on a high.
Latvian Janis Baumanis is a sporting star in his home country and at the fourth round of the FIA European Rallycross Championship on the outskirts of Riga racing for #YellowSquad, he came within touching distance of a dream result, only to be robbed by a freak technical issue.
Riga, Latvia. August 31 2022
Former FIA European Rallycross Champion and previous winner of his home round of the Euro RX series at Riga in Latvia, Janis Baumanis, heads to his home round of Euro RX1 this weekend (September 3-4) targeting a repeat of his dream victory last season.
The sun shone on Hell for #YellowSquad driver Janis Baumanis in the third round of the FIA European Rallycross Championship in Norway, as the Latvian star found his form and claimed a first podium of the year – his first with the Swedish team.
Baumanis entered the event on the back of two difficult opening races of the campaign, in Hungary and Sweden, but following successful test sessions and assessment of areas to improve, team and driver hit the ground running at the Lankebanan circuit in Hell, Norway.
Latvian star Janis Baumanis returns to one of his favourite rallycross circuits this weekend, as the third round of the FIA European Rallycross Championship takes place at Hell in Norway (August 13 – 14).
Having aligned with #YellowSquad for 2022, Baumanis currently lies second in the standings following rounds in Hungary and Sweden thanks to consistent performances, but both events have come with bad fortune for driver and team, with a puncture in round one and then a rain-hit qualifying race in round two ending hopes of finishing on the podium.
All results here from the FIA European Rallycross Championship – Round 2 – Sweden
Höljes, Sweden, July 3 2022
In front of over 20,000 people at Holjes in Sweden Latvian star Janis Baumanis and the #YellowSquad team battled with some of the best rallycross drivers in the world throughout the Magic Weekend, but a brief rain shower during the third qualifying race meant fast pace couldn’t be converted into a top result.
Höljes, Sweden June 30 2022
European Rallycross Championship event-winner Janis Baumanis and the #YellowSquad team embark on the ‘Magic Weekend’ at Holjes in Sweden this week, to race at one of the biggest rallycross events in the world.
Lydden Hill, UK, June 18-19 2022
All results from Nitro Rallycross in Lydden Hill here: Nitro RX Next – Nitro RX
American driver George Megennis and the #YellowSquad team set the pace in the opening two rounds of the NRX NEXT support category within the Nitro Rallycross Championship at Lydden Hill (UK), but mitigating circumstances meant the speed wasn’t reflected in the final results.