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After missing last years edition we returned to a windy Lake District to see a full entry tackle the Grizedale Stages. The first run through the 17 mile stage saw Stephen Petch & Michael Wilkinson (Fiesta WRC) as the only crew to go under 20 minutes. Jock Armstrong & Cameron Fair (Impreza) were 2nd fastest with Josh Moffett & Keith Moriarty (Fiesta R5) 3rd fastest after dropping over half a minute with an early issue on the stage. Moffett then went fastest on the first run through the short Broughton Moor stage before sharing fastest time with Petch on the 2nd run. Read More »

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Damp conditions met the crews who started the 5th Cotwold Historic Sporting Trial. With a total of 7 hills to be tackled 3 times, the first pass saw a huge disparity between the crews. Trevor Wood & Frank Lyons were tied on 2 points with Sandy Veale & Emily Williams. Just a further 2 points back was Steve Courts, albeit leading the post Historic class. Wood and Courts then scored 4 points on the next pass with Veale scoring 12 points and dropping back to third overall. The 3rd pass saw 5 points scored by Wood to take victory from Courts who notched up 9 penalty marks to finish 6 points behind Wood. Read More »

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SsangYong has unveiled the Rexton DKR to compete in next year’s Dakar Rally, the world’s toughest rally, following the brands successful campaigning of a Tivoli inspired car in the 2018 event.

Developed by SsangYong Motorsport in Spain, the new Rexton DKR utilises a dune buggy body style with the muscular design features of the new SsangYong Rexton SUV. The car is built to be strong, fast and light to overcome the many different challenges posed by the race. Read More »

– Auto Bild Motorsport honours electric prototype as “technological milestone”
– BBC Top Gear magazine praises the ID. R as “template for success at Pikes Peak”

Breath-taking all-time record at the legendary hill climb on Pikes Peak with a pioneering, fully-electric drivetrain and a spectacular look – the Volkswagen ID. R Pikes Peak has already justified the use of many superlatives. The 500 kW (680 PS) prototype sports car has now been crowned “Race Car of the Year” twice – by specialist German magazine Auto Bild Motorsport and by British car magazine BBC Top Gear. This recognition from two renowned and high-circulation magazines follows a year of success on the track. Read More »

Motorsport UK welcomes the news that Transport Scotland has launched a public consultation on proposals to enable motorsport on closed public roads. Read More »

– Super Early Bird tickets make the perfect festive present
– Fun for all the family at next summer’s sizzling Classic
– Special Gift Certificates available for download
– Highlights of 2018 festival aired on ITV4 over the holiday break

The festive season is fast approaching and tickets for what’s going to be an exceptionally merry 2019 Silverstone Classic (26-28 July) are the perfect Christmas present for family and friends. Read More »

British racer Oliver Rowland will join Sebastien Buemi as the driver for the Nissan e.dams Formula E team debuting in season five of the all-electric street racing championship.

The lineup was announced during an official team launch at Nissan Crossing in Tokyo, held on the eve of the 21st annual NISMO Festival at Japan’s Fuji International Speedway. The launch event also featured the debut of the all-new, racing-inspired Nissan LEAF NISMO RC. Read More »

– MINI Motorsport partner X-raid to field five MINI John Cooper Works Rally cars at 2019 Dakar.
– X-raid MINI JCW Rally Team will consist of four established MINI Family crews.
– 2018 FIA Cross Country Rally World Cup champion Jakub “Kuba” Przygonski to compete under the banner of ORLEN X-raid Team.

MINI Motorsport partner X-raid has announced its intention to field five MINI John Cooper Works Rally at the 41st edition of The Dakar, 6-17th January 2019. Read More »

– Both Audi e-tron FE05 cars on their way to the season opener on December 15
– A good eight tons of hardware dispatched for Daniel Abt and Lucas di Grassi
– Team principal Allan McNish: “We’re really excited”

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Nissan Micra Kit Car pilot Steve Brown rounded off his third year in the Flanders International Rally Challenge (FIRC) in style, winning the competitive M2-B class and finishing 58th overall from 120 starters at the 6 Uren Van Kortrijk Rally (24-25th November), bagging him the M2-B Class title in the process. Read More »