The revised 2020 RallyX Nordic calendar has been confirmed and features the famous Swedish rallycross venue Arvika, which will return to the series after being dropped for in recent years, with Nysum in Denmark set to host the season finale.
RallyX Nordic held its annual season curtain-raiser at Höljes earlier this month and it recieved a lot of positive feedback as it was the first international rallycross event to be held after most the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
The event which was named the All-Star ‘Magic Weekend‘, featured many well-known names such as the 2019 FIA World Rallycross champion Timmy Hansen, two-time World RX champion Johan Kristoffersson, reigning RallyX Nordic champion Robin Larsson, World RX regular Niclas Grönholm, five-time WRC runner-up Thierry Neuville and many more.
RallyX Nordic welcomes back Arvika after it last hosted a race in 2018 and it will join the revised calendar to host round three next month, while Nysum will feature a double-header and play host to the series finale at the start of September.
“We are delighted to be able to officially confirm the upcoming RallyX Nordic events, It was immensely rewarding to witness the success of the ‘All-Star’ Magic Weekend at Höljes, from both a competitors’ and fans’ perspective, and that has truly given us the impetus to push on with the rest of the season.” Jan-Erik Steen, CEO of series promoter, RX Promotion, said on the calendar.
“Arvika has long been a RallyX Nordic favourite, and it is great to be going back there again after a year away. With a willingness on both sides to make something happen, it did not take long to reach an agreement. Similarly, we are grateful to the organisers at Nysum for working so closely with us to fix an alternative date after government restrictions made the original one impossible.“
The All-Star ‘Magic Weekend’ had 16,000 paid subscribers from around the world following the four days of action and for the remainder of the season, Swedish broadcaster NEP will continue to provide the high-class livestreams which is said to be a the first rallycross broadcast to feature drone footage and a studio setup from the circuit itself.
As NEP continues with the coverage, viewers can use the pay-to-view in the same way as the Magic Weekend by using a link that can be found on the RallyX Nordic social media platforms.
“NEP set a new standard for live rallycross broadcasts at Höljes, and we look forward to seeing what they have in store for fans at Arvika and Nysum. In times like these, you need to think ‘outside-of-the-box’ and do things differently. That is what we did with the ‘All-Star’ Magic Weekend, and we look forward to building upon that momentum over the coming weeks and months. There is plenty more exciting news still to come – so watch this space!” Steen added.
|2-5 July||Round 1/2||Höljes, Sweden|
|7-9 August||Round 3||Arvika, Sweden|
|4-6 September||Round 4/5||Nysum, Denmark|