Former Champions Mattias Ekström and Timo Scheider returns to action in Riga

Former Champions Mattias Ekström and Timo Scheider returns to action in Riga

15.09.2021: FIA World Rallycross Championship Ferratum World RX of Riga 18-19 September, 2021 Two-time DTM title-winner Timo Scheider is another driver who can certainly not be discounted, and the rapid German will be partnered at ALL-INKL.COM Muennich Mot


FIA World Rallycross Championship
Ferratum World RX of Riga
18-19 September, 2021



Two-time DTM title-winner Timo Scheider is another driver who can certainly not be discounted, and the rapid German will be partnered at ALL-INKL.COM Muennich Motorsport for the event by an intriguing addition to the entry list – series returnee Mattias Ekström.



The 2016 World Rallycross Champion has never finished lower than second in five previous appearances in Riga, including a trip to the top step of the podium last year. Although the Swedish star will be adapting to a new team and car, it would take a brave man indeed to bet against another champagne celebration for ‘Eki’ this weekend...



“I’m very excited to go to Riga,” enthused the 43-year-old, a double DTM Champion himself and three times a winner of the Race of Champions.



“The car has been performing well lately, I really like the circuit and the fact that it is a double-header means there will be a lot of track time. With 600 horsepower and nearly 1,000Nm, these are the fastest cars to drive and to keep myself race-ready.



“I will do everything I can to get a trophy for ALL-INKL.COM Muennich Motorsport, because they have been fighting for a long time and really deserve it. We have two chances this weekend to achieve that goal.”





Russell Atkins, photo FIA World Rallycross Championship

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