Montalegre World RX – Petter takes 2nd
iON Athlete Petter Solberg completed the first round of the World RX presented by Monster Energy Championship last weekend at Montalegre in Portugal on the 25th and 26th April.
As the reigning champion Solberg set the pace and qualified his SDRX car in pole position for the final. It wasn’t plane sailing however, Johan Kristofferson brought his Volkswagen Polo home in first with Petter in second place. Team Peugeot Hansen drivers Timmy Hansen and Davy Jeanney finishing 3rd and 4th respectively. Kristofferson and Solberg are both joint on points going into round two.
The second round of the World RX Championship will support the DTM Championship at Hockenheim, Germany, this weekend (1st – 3rd May). Petter finished 2nd in open practice last at the tight and twisty track.
For updates throughout the weekend be sure to follow Petter and the official World RX channels on social media!