For the third year in a row, British race car manufacturer Ginetta will use the annual Autosport Show to showcase a new model to the public.
The Yorkshire-based company celebrated its 50th anniversary by launching the hugely successful G50 model at the NEC-based show in 2008 and gave the public a first glimpse of the Zytek-powered G50Z earlier this year. Read More »
Entries for the 2009 ELF Renault Clio Winter Cup with Michelin continue to grow with Darren Wilson the latest driver to register for the one-make series which takes place at Northamptonshire’s Rockingham Motor Speedway on Saturday, 7th November.
The 43-year-old racer from Newark in Nottingham, who finished 21st in his debut Clio Cup season, will be competing with 20Ten Racing, a brand new Clio Cup team based in Derby and headed up by Team Manager Simon Hunt together with Wilson. Read More »
Lord Drayson, the UK’s Minister for Science and Technology, as well as being a Le Mans team owner and driver in his own right, is to give the keynote speech at this year’s World Motorsport Symposium.
This two-day event, which is being held at Oxford Brookes University on 19/20 November, has again attracted speakers of the highest quality. Read More »
Local motorsport Broadcaster and Journalist, Larry Carter, is the latest addition to the Get Connected/SG Petch Rallycross Superprix to be held this weekend (Oct 31/Nov 1) at Croft Circuit in North Yorkshire. Read More »
Williams F1 and the Qatar Science & Technology Park (QSTP) formally signed an agreement today to inaugurate the Williams Technology Centre (WTC). QSTP is a world class incubator for the research, development and commercialisation of new technologies that has attracted significant R&D investment from companies such as Shell, َQatar Petroleum, Exxon Mobil and GE. QSTP is part of the Qatar Foundation which also incorporates Education City, which hosts overseas campuses for six US universities including Carnegie Mellon and Texas A&M. Read More »
British Touring Car Racing –
The crowd’s favourite – late 1960s to 1990
By Peter Collins
These evocative pictures of British Touring Car racing will bring back some happy memories. British Touring Car Racing, a new book from Veloce Publishing’s Those were the Days … series is an affectionate, mainly pictorial panorama of twenty-odd years of the British Touring Car Championship, from the anarchical 1960s and early 1970s of flared wheelarches, lifting wheels and smoking tyres, through the Group 1 years when the rule-makers tried to make the cars look standard and, as a result, slowed them down. Read More »