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10/01/18
Austin
Sports
Audi driver Andreas Bakkerud’s wild ride onto the podium

FIA World Rallycross Championship 2018, Austin
Audi S1 EKS RX quattro #13 (EKS Audi Sport), Andreas Bakkerud
  • Third place for Bakkerud in Audi S1 EKS RX quattro
  • Mattias Ekström fifth in US debut for World RX

Podium on US debut: during the first outing for the FIA World Rallycross Championship (World RX) in the USA, EKS Audi Sport scored its seventh top 3 result of the season. With temperatures over 30 degrees Celsius in Austin (Texas), both drivers in the Audi S1 EKS RX quattro reached the final for the best six. The Norwegian Andreas Bakkerud took third overall while team mate Mattias Ekström finished the final in fifth place after contact with an opponent.

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