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Daily Archives: June 16th, 2011

The fourth round of the Dunlop/WONAGO.com MSA British Historic Rally Championship, the Severn Valley Historic Rally, will first be screened on Motors TV at 9.30pm on Sunday 26 June.

As well as the initial prime-time slot on Motors TV, each programme will have several repeats in the week after the initial transmission. Importantly, coverage of the rally is being broadcast within three weeks of the event and will include spectacular in-car footage from the classic Wales Rally GB forest stages. Read More »

As an integral part of the re-energised National Motorsport Week (25 June – 3 July) motor clubs throughout the UK are organising a series of events aimed at boosting their membership and attracting more people into all areas of grassroots motorsport. Read More »

- Mike Rockenfeller sits out Lausitzring
– Complete recovery has priority for Audi
– Le Mans record winner as substitute

Le Mans record winner Tom Kristensen (43) will make a comeback in the DTM this coming weekend at the Lausitzring. The Dane replaces third in the standings Mike Rockenfeller (27) at the wheel of the E-POSTBRIEF Audi A4 DTM for Audi Sport Team Abt Sportsline. Read More »

This weekend, the seventh round of the World Rally Championship will take place in Greece. In addition to the two Citroën Total World Rally Team cars, Citroën Racing Technologies is supplying four DS3 WRCs for Petter Solberg, Kimi Räikkönen, Peter van Merksteijn Jr and Peter van Merksteijn Sr, which they will run in their respective teams.

A week before the Acropolis Rally, Citroën Racing Technologies held a test session in the Marseille region to prepare for one of the most demanding events of the 2011 season. Kimi Räikkönen, Peter van Merksteijn Jr and Peter van Merksteijn Sr drove the Citroën DS3 WRC to get the right feel for the car and test different setups. Read More »

Ferrari is proud to exhibit its new flagship V12 four-seater, the FF, at the Goodwood Festival of Speed, alongside the front engined V8 California and the mid-rear mounted 458 Italia. Read More »

One of the rarest and most intriguing Formula One cars of all times will return to racing after a 50 year absence at next month’s Silverstone Classic (22-24 July).

The extraordinary front-engined Scarab was the first American Formula 1 car, built by wealthy enthusiast Lance Reventlow, who was the son of Woolworth heiress Barbara Hutton and the step-son of actor Cary Grant. Read More »

- Toyota and Lexus bring and current and classic competition cars to the 2011 Goodwood Festival of Speed
– Public running debut of the Lexus LFA supercar with Nürburgring Package
– Gazoo Racing Lexus LFA, direct from the Nürburgring 24 Hours
– F1 grand prix winner Thierry Boutsen reunited with the Toyota GT-One 1999 Le Mans Car
– Frank Wrathall in action in the 2011 BTCC Avensis
– Former British Rally Champion Jonny Milner returns to the hillclimb with his 800bhp Sprint Series Celica
– Forest Rally Stage to feature multiple Dakar-winning Land Cruiser V8, plus Toyota rally stars from the 1970s to 1990s
– First UK public appearance of full hybrid Yaris HSD concept

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