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blancpain16 (127)Our first visit to a Blancpain GT Series race saw us take in the 3hr endurance race at Silverstone. With dry conditions and periods of warm sunshine the race was fast and frantic, with over 20 cars still on the lead lap at the halfway point. A late safety car bunched up the field with little more than 20 minutes of racing time left so it was hard fought win for Maxi Buhk / Dominik Baumann / Jazeman Jaafar in the HTP Motorsport Mercedes SLS by less than a second from the Belgian Audi Club Team WRT’s Audi R8 of Laurens Vanthoor / Dries Vanthoor / Fred Vervisch. The pole position sitting GRT Grasser Racing Team Lamborghini Huracan driven by Mirko Bortolotti / Rolf Ineichen / Jeroen Bleekemolen completed the podium. Read More »

plains16 (7)We got our first dose of dust in 2016 thanks to the recent dry spell of weather. Luke Francis & John Roberts (Evo IX) started first on the road and had the advantage of a clear view, which was countered by road sweeping duties and a high quality top 10 behind them. It was Tom Cave & James Morgan (Fiesta R5 Evo) who were fastest out the blocks through Gartheiniog and they took an early lead from Julian Reynolds & Patrick Walsh (Focus WRC). Reynolds was fastest on the next stage, pegging back a few seconds but Cave then headed the time sheets for the rest of the day to take victory by 27 seconds. Reynolds was joint fastest with Cave on two of the remaining 5 stages to take 2nd overall with Francis a fine 3rd overall. Read More »

Master of Midshires (1)This is starting to become a regular thing! Thanks to the night boat back to Heysham we made it to our 2nd Master of Midshires in a row and the contrast with the Isle of Man could not have been more stark. Warwickshire was enjoying its warmest day of 2016 and the Victory Field track needed constant damping down to try and help with the dust. Once again there was great action throughout the day with the ‘Big Chairs’, 1000cc sidecars, taking centre stage. Read More »

– Inspirational fightback: from eleventh on the grid to second at the flag
– Pole position and third place for Jamie Green
– Edoardo Mortara still second in the overall standings

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Renault edams Berlin16bRenault e.dams enjoyed a superb FIA Formula E Berlin ePrix with an emphatic victory from Sébastien Buemi and a strong fourth position from Nico Prost to give an extended lead over their nearest rivals in the Teams’ championship. Séb also closed to just one point of the Drivers’ championship lead after the eighth round of the season. Read More »

Sébastien and Nicolas will continue their successful partnership for a third consecutive season. So far the duo has scored six wins and aided Renault e.dams to the inaugural 2014-15 Teams’ title. Sébastien is currently second in the Drivers’ championship, just 11 points behind the leader, while Nico is sixth. Renault e.dams is leading the Teams’ championship with an advantage of seven points.Renault edams 16-17a Read More »

Mr & Mrs Henry Ford in his first car– Show theme will be Heroes and Heroines
– 2016 show takes place 11-13 November at Birmingham’s NEC
– Clubs invited to explore new and exciting ways to interpret the theme

The organisers of the Lancaster Insurance Classic Motor Show have revealed that this year’s show theme is ‘Heroes and Heroines’. Held from Friday 11th to Sunday 13th November, clubs and exhibitors are invited to pay tribute to the people and motors that are their inspiration. Read More »

– Third place in Saturday’s DTM race in Spielberg (Austria)
– Only three points behind championship leader Paul Di Resta
– Adrien Tambay and Nico Müller also score points for Audi

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Regulations are now available for popular Dumfries event as competitors from British and Scottish Rally Championships will battle for prestigious Scottish Rally victory on June 25th.

As entries open for the Dumfries based RSAC Scottish Rally this week, the event is shaping up to host one of the greatest battles in recent motorsport history as crews from the MSA British Rally Championship and ARR Craib MSA Scottish Rally Championship tackle the 71st running of the popular rally. Read More »

Bob Ceen by AutoAviaOver 100 entries have already been received for this year’s Rallynuts Motorsport Severn Valley Stages and with only days left until entries close for the 4th June event, organisers are predicting one of the largest entries the event has seen for many years.  Crews from some of the best rally championships in the UK will head to the Builth Wells based event to tackle 45 miles over seven “prime condition” stages which have been confirmed after the final route survey this week. Read More »

– Credit Suisse held a wide selection of media opportunities as a key sponsor of the 10th Grand Prix de Monaco Historique
– On Friday, May 13, racing legend Sir Stirling Moss OBE celebrated the 60th anniversary of his 1956 Monaco Grand Prix victory and was reunited with his race-winning Maserati 250F
– On Saturday, May 14, Sir Stirling Moss recalled his third Monaco win while posing with a Lotus 18, 55 years to the day after the famous victory
– Large crowds gathered for the 7th Credit Suisse Historic Racing Forum, discussing the theme “Manufacturers versus Privateers: The Battle for Motorsport Supremacy”
– Panelists included Sir Stirling Moss, Jochen Mass, Emanuele Pirro, Alain de Cadenet, and Ray Mallock

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– This year’s Wales Rally GB route to be announced on 1 June
– Tickets on sale from the start of June
– Pre-registration now open with prize draw to win a rally car passenger rideWales Rally GB16 register A Read More »

– Six Audi teams in 24-hour race in the Eifel
– Twelve former winners in Audi R8 LMS on the grid
– Nearly 26 hours of live coverage on television

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