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Bakkerud joins Ekstrom's World RX squad for 2018

Norwegian star Andreas Bakkerud has signed for Mattias Ekstrom’s rebranded EKS Audi Sport World Rallycross team for 2018.  Bakkerud, 26, was left without a drive when Ken Block’s Ford-backed Hoonigan Racing Division squad withdrew from the series at the end of 2017. But now he has signed for Ekstrom’s Audi-backed team, following the announcement that Audi will continue to support Ekstrom’s team on Monday - when Ekstrom announced the end of his DTM career.  Bakkerud has won six World RX events in the last four years. He will race one of two new Audi S1 RX quattro Supercars built in conjunction with Audi, as the EKS squad targets the teams and drivers titles in 2018. “It’s a...
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