Solberg relishes being World Champion

Norwegian race car driver Petter Solberg, who sprang to international fame for his rally victories, was cherishing his latest title won over the weekend as World Champion in rallycross once again. Now he’s setting his sights on the world’s most dangerous race: Rally Dakar. Solberg was, meanwhile, celebrating the defense of his rallycross championship in Argentina. […]

Petter Solberg back on top

More than a decade after winning the rally world championship in 2003, Norwegian racer Petter Solberg was thrilled to be back on top after winning the World Rallycross Championship, too. His victory in Italy over the weekend makes him the first to ever win in two different professional car sports. “Incredible,” Solberg shouted himself as he […]

Rally champ hits the brakes

Petter Solberg, Norway’s world champion rally driver, has reluctantly parked his racing career after failing to reach a new agreement with Ford. Solberg, who made the rounds of Norwegian media outlets on Tuesday to comment on his retirement, made it clear he would have preferred to keep driving. “It’s tough,” Solberg told Norwegian Broadcasting (NRK). […]

Solberg speeds to rally comeback

Norwegian race car driver Petter Solberg made a triumphant return to the top of the rally world over the weekend, making it back on to the winners’ platform after Rally of Mexico. An emotional Solberg (photo) said he was relieved and felt like a load fell off his shoulders when he placed second behind Sebastien […]