Global schedule again for X-raid in 2019 season

Global schedule again for X-raid in 2019 season

06.02.2019: ē Reorganisation of FIA World Cup ē Kuba Przygonski out to defend his title

•    Reorganisation of FIA World Cup


•    Kuba Przygonski out to defend his title




Just a few weeks after the Rally Dakar, the X-raid team is preparing for the start of the 2019 cross-country rally season.


First up is the Manateq Qatar Cross-Country Rally (20.-26.02.2019) in Qatar at the end of February. Jakub “Kuba” Przygonski (POL), reigning champion in the FIA World Cup for Cross Country Rallies, will start in a MINI John Cooper Works Rally, as he looks to get his title defence off to a successful start.



He will be joined in the cockpit by Timo Gottschalk. The German won the Dakar Rally as Nasser Al-Attiyah’s navigator in 2011. Last year, he started alongside Yazeed Al-Rajhi.
 



Reorganisation of FIA World Cup


The FIA has made a number of organisational changes for this year and is now running two world cups: one for cross-country rallies, featuring five events, and one for cross-country bajas, with eight events. This division is not a new phenomenon, as the two competitions were clubbed together prior to 2011. The main differences between rallies and bajas are the number of days that the events last, and the number of kilometres against the clock.



Cross-country rallies must feature at least 1,200 kilometres of special stage (up to a maximum 3,000 km) and must not last longer than eight days. Bajas are between 600 and 1,000 kilometres long and last two to three days. X-raid has won the World Cup eleven times, with two of these victories coming in the World Cup for Bajas.




Other races on the X-raid calendar


As well as the FIA races, the schedule for the X-raid team also includes other cross-country events in 2019. One of the highlights of the season is the Silk Way Rally, which this year takes competitors through Russia, Mongolia and China. The dates for the rallies in the Dakar Series are still largely unknown.

 
The events, at which X-raid will start with the MINI JCW Buggy and MINI JCW Rally, will be announced in good time ahead of the respective rallies.




World Cup victories with X-raid cars



-Cross Country Baja World Cup-




2004    Khalifa Al-Mutaiwei / Alain Guehennec    BMW X5CC

2008    Nasser Al-Attiyah / Mathieu Baumel / Tina Thörner    BMW X3CC



-Cross Country Rally World Cup-




2008    Nasser Al-Attiyah / Mathieu Baumel / Tina Thörner    BMW X3CC

2009    Guerlain Chicherit / Mathieu Baumel    BMW X3CC

2010    Leonid Novitskiy / Oleg Tyupenkin    BMW X3CC

2011    Leonid Novitskiy / Oleg Tyupenkin    MINI ALL4 Racing

2012    Khalifa Al-Mutaiwei / Andreas Schulz    MINI ALL4 Racing

2013    Krzysztof Holowczyc / Andreas Schulz    MINI ALL4 Racing

2014    Vladimir Vasilyev / Konstantin Zhiltsov    MINI ALL4 Racing

2015    Nasser Al-Attiyah / Mathieu Baumel    MINI ALL4 Racing

2018    Kuba Przygonski / Tom Colsoul    MINI John Cooper Works Rally








2019 FIA Cross Country World Cup Calendar


FIA World Cup for Cross-Country Rallies


21. - 26. February    Manateq Cross Country Rally    Qatar
30. März – 04. April    Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge    UAE
05. - 11. May    Turkmen Desert Race    Turkmenistan
26. Mai – 01. June    Rally Kazakhstan    Kazakhstan
04. - 08. October    Rallye du Maroc    Morocco






FIA World Cup for Cross-Country Bajas



14. - 17. February    Manateq Cross Country Rally    Qatar
07. - 09. March    Dubai Baja    UAE
20. - 23. June    Italian Baja    Italy
25. - 28. July    Baja España Aragón    Spain
08. - 11. August    Hungarian Baja    Hungary
29. August – 1. September    Baja Poland    Poland
19. - 21. September    Jordan Baja    Jordan
24. - 26. October    Baja Portalegre    Portugal







 
Stefanie Szlapka- photos X-Raid

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