Anton Marklund heads to 2014 Global X Games

Volkswagen Motorsport Marklund
Volkswagen Motorsport Marklund

World Rallycross driver, Anton Marklund announced his 2014 Summer Global X Games invitation following negotiations by his management agency, The KINC. The 21 year old is one of few motorsports talents to compete at the ESPN X Games.He gets behind his No.92 Volkswagen Polo RX Supercar to compete against 22 other rallycross drivers in Austin, Texas.

Volkswagen Motorsport Marklund Last year, at the age of 20, his Global X Games debut made him the youngest driver ever to compete in the series. The Marklund Motorsport driver finished 4th in the Rally Car Gymkhana Grid division at the 2013 X Games Los Angeles last August. He is participating in the in the 2014 FIA World Rallycross championship. Volkswagen Motorsport has partnered with Marklund for FIA World Rallycross Championship.

Marklund said: “I am thrilled to race at the Austin X Games this June. It is an honour to compete against such a talented group of racers. I’m hopeful that my progress as an athlete will help me deliver a top performance and get me a place on the podium.”

Ian Bergin, Director of Motorsports at The KINC said: “Anton has had many great achievements in the past few years and has proved his great talent as a young driver. Getting him into the X Games and onto such a premier list of outstanding motorsport athletes is a great achievement that will allow him to show his top- level skills as a driver and X Games competitor. We are looking forward to seeing his performance in Austin and hopefully see him take home a win.”

Anton Marklund

 

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