Top XG Munich RallyCross Moments
After RallyCross was canceled at X Games Barcelona because of a muddy track, two rounds took place last weekend at X Games Munich, which featured the racing debut of Liam Doran's Mini.
Europe has had one of its rainiest summers on record, but dirt that differed from Barcelona's allowed X Games Munich RallyCross to take place. Saturday's make-up round was closed to the public, but some fans still found vantage points to watch the races.
Ken Block raced to his third X Games silver medal in Saturday's RallyCross main event at X Games Munich. Block has never won gold.
Doran's Second Gold
Besides racing to his second X Games gold medal Saturday at X Games Munich, Liam Doran did it in the home of Mini's parent company, BMW. "We're just pushing as hard as we can to get a full Mini deal for next year," he said.
Despite running the final laps on a flat left rear tire, Liam Doran held off a fast-charging Ken Block to win the RallyCross main event Saturday at X Games Munich.
Topi On Top
Toomas "Topi" Heikkinen picked up a bronze medal in Saturday's RallyCross final and improved on that in Sunday's drier conditions at X Games Munich. Heikkinen captured gold for his third consecutive RallyCross podium this year.
Germans love motorsports, and Sunday's X Games Munich RallyCross races drew a big crowd, inside and outside the venue, to see the races.
Sverre Isachsen gets squeezed onto his side around the first turn alongside Mattias Ekstrom and Brian Deegan during Sunday's RallyCross main event at X Games Munich. He would recover.
"It feels good [to win], but we still have a long season ahead and we have to concentrate on L.A.," Toomas Heikkinen said after winning Sunday at X Games Munich. "We have to have some kind of party tonight, and tomorrow we'll concentrate on the future."
Tanner Foust, left, claimed the bronze medal in Sunday's X Games Munich RallyCross final, which was won by Toomas Heikkinen, center. Liam Doran, right, took silver.