Final countdown to Rallycross round in Cape Town
Killarney raceway in Cape Town to play host to 2018's World Rallycross finale
The Gumtree World RX of SA will be back at Cape Town’s Killarney raceway from November 24-25. This exciting motorsport discipline, which debuted to much praise on African soil back in 2017, will again host the final race of the 12-event world Rallycross championship. The season began in Barcelona in April and included race meets in Canada, the US, Europe, Latvia and Sweden. World RX is a combination of rallying and circuit racing on mixed dirt and tar surfaces. The RX Supercars are modified VW Polos, Ford Fiestas, Audi S1s and Peugeot 208s that wield about 450kW of power and are capable of accelerating from rest to 100km/h quicker than F1 cars. Last year’s winner at Killarney, Johan Kristoffersson of Sweden, returns to the circuit with hopes of maintaining his unbeaten performance. He needn’t worry about the overall WRX championship, though — he will dock into Cape Town having already wrapped up 2018's world title in his Volkswagen Polo R. He says he’s gunning for a repeat win on Ki...