Double WRC champion Marcus Gronholm is again as he races at this week’s RallyX Nordic at Holjes. His son Niclas Gronholm will compete too in what’s being dubbed because the All-Celebrity weekend.
Marcus will participate within the Legends Race while Niclas will probably be riding in the main RallyX Nordic class.
The GRX Taneco staff will probably be supplying the automobile and each drivers will use the similar automotive for his or her races. GRX are the usage of the development as a part of pre-season checking out as a way to get ready themselves for the beginning of the FIA Global Rallycross Championship in August.
Niclas stated: It’s going to be superior to in any case get again to racing and rallycross! It’s been an extended destroy for the game’s international and manner too very long time out of the Hyundai for me for my part.
“However that’s at the back of us and now I’m very a lot taking a look ahead to get out at the observe and face lots of my racing pals once more. I be expecting the racing to be very difficult in Höljes so it is going to be a perfect probability for us to get in a position for the impending Global RX season, shake off the “rust” and check our up to date automotive.”
The Legends Race will function nice drivers and champions from the previous and Marcus is worked up to position the racing tools again on yet one more time.
“This isn’t a comeback – I promised my circle of relatives to forestall everlasting racing already a while in the past. However as an one-off match, with rapid automobiles and lots of nice drivers, Höljes will probably be nice amusing and I’m taking a look ahead to experience each and every little bit of it in our GRX Hyundai i20 Supercar.
With simply seven weeks till the beginning of the Global RX season, GRX Taneco Staff Supervisor Jussi Pinomäki says the information accumulated from the automobile will probably be necessary: “The ‘wintry weather’ destroy has been very lengthy and it has additionally been a hard length for the staff, however I’m satisfied to peer that we will be able to get again to racing and expectantly it is going to give us extra positives within the coming months.
“Niclas and Marcus will push the automobile to its limits in an excessively actual racing setting, giving us an actual knowledge to paintings with and permitting us to be higher ready for the Global RX season.”
RallyX Nordic ‘All Celebrity’ Magic Weekend match starts this Thursday that includes two RallyX Nordic rounds and one Legends Race pageant.