OLIVER BENNETT #42
TEAM: XITE Energy Racing
DATE OF BIRTH: November 7, 1992
HOMETOWN: Bristol, UK
VEHICLE: ITE Racing Mini Cooper SX1
Bennett has shown some great flashes of pace in Nitro RX in his unique Mini, and just needs to find a little more consistency and maybe some luck to make it to his first final.
Oliver started racing motocross from ages 8 to 18 in the European MX championship. He then switched to rallycross in 2016 after a crash in MotoX. First starting in the British Rallycross Championship in 2016, Oliver went on to race in his first WRX race at Lydden Hill in 2017 and then WRC from 2018-2021.
TEAM BIO: Founded in 2018, the XITE Energy Racing built their competition Mini Cooper to campaign the World Rallycross Championship. Created by driver Oliver Bennet, founder of XITE Energy Drink, the team also fields a car in Extreme E. Their participation in the Nitro Rallycross Championship precedes the launch of XITE Energy Drink in the USA (January 2022).