New rallycross golden age comes to Britain
The sport began at Lydden in the late 1960s and this weekend the new-look World Rallycross Championship will strut its stuff at the Kent venue. HAL RIDGE explains why it will be unmissable
This weekend, Lydden Hill in Kent, long regarded as the 'home of rallycross', will host the second round of the newly created FIA World Rallycross Championship, the AUTOSPORT World RX of Great Britain.
International rallycross returned to British shores in 2009 after a break of a decade, but no UK event - then or since -has featured a line-up of drivers quite like the one for this weekend's showdown.
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