EKS Audi Sport is a Swedish auto racing team. The team is competing in FIA World Rallycross Championship since 2014 and entered the team championship in 2015. Founder is Swedish racing driver Mattias Ekström.
|Team principal(s)||Mattias Ekström|
|Current series||FIA World Rallycross Championship|
|Former series||FIA European Rallycross Championship|
|Current drivers||5. Mattias Ekström|
13. Andreas Bakkerud
|2016 FIA WRX|
|2016 FIA WRX Mattias Ekström|
In January 2017 it was announced that the team would receive full factory support from Audi Sport for the 2017 World Rallycross Championship. The team had previously been run with assistance from Audi Sport's official suppliers.
On 29 January 2018, team owner Mattias Ekström announced that he would be leaving the DTM series and concentrating on his World RX team. An announcement two days later confirmed that Andreas Bakkerud will be racing for the team in 2018. After the 2018 season on December 10, EKS announced that it would end its rallycross program due to unsuccessful performances.
Complete FIA European Rallycross Championship resultsEdit
|2014||EKS RX||Audi S1||5||Pontus Tidemand||GBR
Complete FIA World Rallycross Championship resultsEdit
- Ridge, Hal (18 January 2017). "Works Audi backing for Mattias Ekstrom's World Rallycross defence". Autosport. Retrieved 11 May 2017. Italic or bold markup not allowed in:
- "Mattias Ekström retires from DTM to focus on FIA World RX assault with EKS RX". The Checkered Flag. 2018-01-29. Retrieved 2018-02-01.
- "Bakkerud ready to challenge for World RX title with EKS Audi Sport". The Checkered Flag. 2018-01-31. Retrieved 2018-02-01.