Niclas Grönholm of CE Dealer Team and Timo Scheider of ALL-INKL.COM Münnich Motorsport in action at FIA World Rallycross Championship in Hell, Norway on June 17, 2023 // @World / Red Bull Content Pool

Cape Town is hosting another major sporting event; this time the World Rallycross Championship, which signifies the return of Rally to the city and highlights another epic green-racing event.


Cape Town, South Africa (31 August 2023) – Motorsports fans can rev up their adrenaline levels this October as the thrilling FIA World Rallycross of South Africa makes its way to Killarney International Raceway on October 7th and 8th for the penultimate round of the rally season.

Get ready for electrifying racing, daring overtakes, and breathtaking jumps as the drivers take to the multi-surface track with their all-electric rallycross cars in their quest to earn the World Championship title.

Chairman of World RX of South Africa Iain Banner says, “I am delighted to announce that we are bringing another World Championship Motorsports event to South Africa. This time none other than the fabulous all electric World Rally Cross, to be staged over two days, at Killarney race circuit. With drivers like World Champion Johan Kristoffersson and the Hansen brothers, we can look forward to an incredible weekend of World Championship racing. A stunning ‘next up’ after our Formula E Cape Town race in February this year”.

The Cape Town double-header will also offer a new dynamic with the vehicles having gone all-electric in 2022 – the next step in the sport’s journey towards a sustainable future.

Cape Town Mayor Geordin Hill-Lewis says the City is proud to be partnering with such an exciting international event. “We are delighted to welcome the FIA World Rallycross back to Cape Town. We know Capetonians have the appetite for thrilling motorsports as we saw with the Cape Town E-Prix back in February, and we look forward to showing the world more ways in which we can stage high-impact, successful and sustainable events”.

For more about the event, be sure to check out the website here.

Sources: Supplied
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