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The World RX of Sweden is a Rallycross event held in Sweden for the FIA World Rallycross Championship. The event made its debut in the 2014 season, at the Höljesbanan circuit in the village of Höljes.
|Year||Heat 1 winner||Heat 2 winner||Heat 3 winner||Heat 4 winner||Semi-Final 1 winner||Semi-Final 2 winner||Final winner|
|2014||Petter Solberg||Timur Timerzyanov||Petter Solberg||Mattias Ekström||Mattias Ekström||Sebastian Eriksson||Mattias Ekström|
|2015||Timmy Hansen||Andreas Bakkerud||Petter Solberg||Petter Solberg||Timmy Hansen||Andreas Bakkerud||Mattias Ekström|
|Year||Qualifying 1 winner||Qualifying 2 winner||Qualifying 3 winner||Qualifying 4 winner||Semi-Final 1 winner||Semi-Final 2 winner||Final winner|
|2016||Sébastien Loeb||Johan Kristoffersson||Petter Solberg||Andreas Bakkerud||Timmy Hansen||Andreas Bakkerud||Andreas Bakkerud|
|2017||Sébastien Loeb||Johan Kristoffersson||Johan Kristoffersson||Petter Solberg||Johan Kristoffersson||Andreas Bakkerud||Johan Kristoffersson|
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