The final round of the inaugural Americas Rallycross Championship (ARX) will be held this Saturday and Sunday with FIA World RX’s debut event at Circuit of the Americas (COTA) in Austin, Texas. Subaru Rally Team USA is keen to finish the ARX season on a high note!
SRTUSA is fielding three WRX STI Supercars at COTA with #55 Chris Atkinson and #18 Patrik Sandell being joined by the Finnish Rallycross Ace Toomas “Topi” Heikkinen. Patrik Sandell is sitting 3rd in the ARX Driver’s Championship and Chris Atkinson is 5th in the ARX Championship standing points, although he is tied with 4th position’s points total. Stay tuned for the live TV coverage on Facebook starting from 11am CT on ARX, SRTUSA and SRTUSA’s drivers FB pages. Let the race begin!
Round 4 of the Americas Rallycross (ARX) Championship Series | World RX USA at Circuit of the Americas
9/29/2018 – 9/30/2018
HOST TOWN: Austin, Texas 🇺🇸
TIME ZONE: Central Daylight Time (UTC -5)
️ NEAREST AIRPORT: Austin Bergstrom International (AUS)
⛈ WEATHER: Hot. High humidity. A risk of thunderstorm. Temperature is between 72-85ºF.
“I’m really excited to come back to Austin. We have improved the car a lot since we were here racing. We should be able to fight for the top spot this weekend. This is the final race of the year and I’m sitting P3 in the championship. I’ll do my best to secure my position!”
#55 SUBARU WRX STI
“Looking forward to getting back to COTA. The team has taken another big step with the car and we showed it at Nitro Rallycross how quick the STI RX car can be. We’ll give our best shot at the final round of ARX.”
#57 SUBARU WRX STI
“I am really thankful that Subaru gave me this chance to drive in Austin. The car felt good in the test and I am ready to fight with other ARX drivers. My target is to be on podium on Sunday for Subaru. I’ll do everything to make it happen!”
Circuit Name:Circuit of the Americas Track Surface:Asphalt 60% / Dirt 40% Track Length:812m (0.603 miles) Turns:8 Joker lap:Between turn 1A and turn 1B Jump:YES Past Results:N/A – new event for 2018
#55 Subaru WRX STI ARX Supercar
#57 Subaru WRX STI ARX Supercar
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