FIA World Rallycross

Q1 Draw for 2018 World RX of France revealed

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The 2018 FIA World Rallycross Championship. Credit: IMG / FIA World RX

The eighth round of the 2018 FIA World Rallycross Championship gets underway on Saturday at Loheac in France.

Friday saw the Q1 Grid draw for the 2018 World RX of France announced, where twenty-five drivers will take to the track in the biggest entry of the season so far.

Q1 Race 1:
Timmy Hansen, Team Peugeot Total (Pole Position)
Topi Heikkinen, MJP Racing Team Austria
Kevin Eriksson, Olsbergs MSE
Robin Larsson, Olsbergs MSE
Timur Timerzyanov, GRX Taneco

Q1 Race 2:
Gaëtan Serazin (Pole Position)
Andrew Jordan, MJP Racing Team Austria
Davy Jeanney, Pailler Competition
Tommy Rustad, Marklund Motorsport
Kevin Hansen, Team Peugeot Total

Q1 Race 3:
Mattias Ekstrom, EKS Audi Sport (Pole Position)
Guerlain Chicheit, GC Kompetition
Janis Baumanis, Team STARD
Niclas Gronholm, GRX Taneco
Ollie O’Donovan, Team RX Racing

Q1 Race 4:
Johan Kristoffersson, PSRX Volkswagen Sweden (Pole Position)
Gregoire Demoustier, Sebastien Loeb Racing
Oliver Bennett, Xite Racing
Emmanuel Anne
Liam Doran, GC Kompetition

Q1 Race 5:
Petter Solberg, PSRX Volkswagen Sweden
 (Pole Position)
Timo Scheider, Muennich Motorsport
Andreas Bakkerud, EKS Audi Sport
Sebastien Loeb, Team Peugeot Total
Hervé “Knapick” Lemonnier

Qualifying One gets underway at 2.05pm local time (1.05pm British Summer Time) where the twenty five drivers will all be looking to set a good benchmark time to help them close in on a potential Semi-Final place on Sunday afternoon.

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