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Audi TT Cup List- 18 youngsters from 13 nations and three continents
– Average age of 20 years underscores Audi’s support of young talent
– Rolf Michl: “International and attractive field”

The first decision in the 2015 Audi Sport TT Cup has been made. The 18 permanent slots for the season have been awarded. Read More »

MSA 2015 safety film- Open to young people aged 16-24
– Top prize of £4000 and a trip to a European Grand Prix
– Competition encourages young people to engage with the FIA’s 10 Golden Rules of road safety

The 2015 MSA/FIA Action for Road Safety Film Studies Competition, supported by Allianz and the FIA Road Safety Grant Programme, is now open. Young people aged 16 to 24 are invited to submit short films highlighting one of the FIA’s 10 Golden Rules for Safer Motoring. Read More »

This year marks the sixtieth anniversary of the 1955 DS. Three icons  ̶  the original DS,  DS 3 WRC and Sébastien Loeb  ̶  are joining forces with the DS brand to celebrate the anniversary of this legendary car and support the launch of the new brand.

All three icons will be in Monte-Carlo this month: the DS 3 WRC and Sébastien Loeb today, for the start of the 83rd Monte-Carlo Rally, and the DS 21 in a few days for the 18th Monte-Carlo Historic Rally.

This year will see a variety of meetings, shows and special events, along with other surprises yet to be announced by the DS brand. Read More »

Classic Car Show15e- The first episode of landmark global TV series, The Classic Car Show, will air at 7pm, Thursday February 5th on Channel 5
– The 13 x one-hour series is presented by Quentin Willson and Jodie Kidd with a supporting cast of global A-list celebrities
– The Classic Car Show celebrates the iconic cars, personalities and glamorous events of the classic car world, tapping into the multi-billion pound industry that has seen classic car values rise faster than modern art and property
– Full show information will be revealed at a special media launch event on January 30th – contact carla@influenceassociates.com for more details Read More »

Audi TT Cup 100days- New Audi one-make cup is entering the final stage
– 18 permanent slots about to be awarded
– Project Leader Rolf Michl: “We could have filled two fields”

In exactly 100 days from now, the inaugural race of the Audi Sport TT Cup will start as part of the DTM season opener at the Hockenheimring. The selection process for the 18 permanent slots has been nearly completed by now. Read More »

- Pre War Sports Cars add to the Silverstone Classic spectacle
– ‘Mad Jack’ and Chevron honoured with special races
– Popular HSCC Guards Trophy makes Classic debut
– HGPCA grids combined for huge GP car showpiece

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• Two Continental GT3s ready for opening race of the 2015 season
• Four Works professional drivers joined by two Silver team mates
• Guy Smith, Steven Kane and Matt Bell for car #10
• Andy Soucek, Maximilian Buhk and Harold Primat for car #11Bentley Bathurst pre15 Read More »

Xtrac start 2015It might seem hard for Xtrac to match its 30th anniversary achievements, yet the UK’s Manufacturer of the Year managed by the UK’s Entrepreneur of the Year, Peter Digby, manages to start the 2015 motorsport season with the launch of its most cost effective rally transmission to date. The new P1202 gearbox, manufactured at the company’s Berkshire headquarters in the UK’s famous Motorsport Valley, was designed for all-wheel-drive cars competing in the World Rally Championship support category WRC-2 under the newly introduced FIA R5 price capped regulations.   Read More »

- Limited edition model launched to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the McLaren F1 GTR victory at the 24 Hours of Le Mans
– Design and styling inspired by the race-winning chassis #01R McLaren F1 GTR including iconic roof-mounted ‘snorkel’ air intake
– Only 50 models, all coupés, to be made available globally
– Collaboration with Peter Stevens, famed designer of the McLaren F1McLaren 650S Le Mans Read More »

- Two Audi customer teams to contest 24-hour race in Florida (USA)
– Audi R8 LMS competes in numerically strongest class
– Audi driver Markus Winkelhock: Daytona is like a sprint race

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