Reinis Nitiss wins round three of the Rallycross World Championship in Norway this weekend. Reinis Nitiss might be a genius mathematician but he’s also super-quick in rallycross based on his starring drive to victory in round three of the world championship in Norway today.
Aged 18, the Latvian maths student took his maiden World RX win at the Hell track near Trondheim in the north of the country, narrowly defeating local hero and former WRC champion Petter Solberg in the process.
Swede Hansen was nudged wide at the first corner following a hefty swipe from Henning Solberg’s Saab 9-2 and finished a distant sixth. Just behind the Norwegian, Timmy Hansen, Henning Solberg and Ken Block piled into the joker section, Hansen leaving a small gap into which Solberg dived with his Saab 93.
Hansen was forced wide and succumbed to steering damage, while Block cleared the older of the Solberg brothers.