Firies motorsport engineer Richard Browne is chasing the World Rallycross title this weekend

Firies motorsport engineer Richard Browne is chasing the World Rallycross title this weekend.

Browne is Johan Kristoffersson and the Audi driver is one of four drivers who can win the title.


Following seven rounds across six different circuits, it all comes down to this – a double-header season finale on a new track at Germany’s legendary Nürburgring on Saturday and Sunday to determine who will be crowned 2021 FIA World Rallycross Champion.

The four leading protagonists have all ascended the top step of the podium at least once this year – Timmy Hansen on home soil at Höljes and then again at Lohéac, Johan Kristoffersson in Riga and at Spa-Francorchamps, Kevin Hansen in the Catalunya curtain-raiser and Niclas Grönholm in Latvia and last time out in Portugal.

The three-time titleholder, Kristoffersson, has been the highest scorer over the most recent four outings, and the KYB EKS JC ace can be counted upon to keep pushing until the final chequered flag falls.

Notwithstanding a troubled start to the campaign, Kristoffersson has topped more qualifying sessions than anybody else behind the wheel of his Audi S1 in 2021, so his raw speed is certainly not in doubt.

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