Falkenberg: Podiums for Kristoffersson and Ekblom in the Golf GTI TCR

Strong showing from the Golf GTI TCR in TCR Scandinavia: Volkswagen customer teams claimed a total of five top-five results in the two races in Falkenberg (Sweden).

Johan Kristoffersson, VW, Foto: MIcke Fransson/

These included a second place for FIA World Rallycross Champion Johan Kristoffersson (S) in race one and a runner-up finish for touring car legend Fredrik Ekblom in race two.

These were podiums number 38 and 39 for the Volkswagen Golf GTI TCR in TCR Scandinavia and take the tally to five top-three results so far this season. Andreas Wernersson (S) and Kristoffersson are second and third in the overall standings and, with a deficit of 31 and 33 points respectively, remain hot on the heels of championship leader Robert Dahlgren (S, Seat).

Karlskoga (Sweden) will host races seven and eight of the TCR Scandinavia season on 18 and 19 August.