Another year and another trip down South for the Sunseeker. A rather depleted entry took to the stages Saturday morning and the top three on the entry list all retired due to a variety of maladies. So it was Will Nicholls & Nick Broom who took victory after a day long battle with Roger Duckworth & Mark Broomfield. Completing the podium were Sean Devine & Francis Regan, making it a 1-2-3 for the Subaru marque.
The battle in group N was immense with Daniel Barry & Martin Brady just edging out Simon Hughes & Patrick Walsh to take the first round of the Evo Challenge. The overseas contingent made their presence known too as Andreas Magnusson & Henrik Hulterskog just took third in group N and the Evo Challenge, with one stage remaining, from Nik Elsmore & Craig Drew. Read More »
Nissan Motor Co. Ltd and Nissan Motorsports International Co., Ltd (NISMO) today announced their global motorsport programme for 2009.
For 2009, Nissan continues to participate in the SUPER GT series, GT500 class, which is the highest level in Japanese domestic motorsports, with the Nissan GT-R. Nissan will also support grassroots activities in select countries outside of Japan to help nurture the motorsports culture, which has millions of fans throughout the world. Read More »
Alpine Motorsport’s Dean Stoneman (Southampton) set the early pace by going quickest in all four sessions of the first official Formula Renault UK with Michelin Championship pre-season test at Rockingham Motor Speedway on 24th/25th February.
Now in his second season after winning the Graduate Cup last year, the 18-year-old single-seater racer claimed the fastest time of the two-day session at 1min 14.837s (93.32mph average), an impressive 0.201s ahead of nearest rival Fortec Motorsport’s James Calado (Cropthorne, Worcester). Read More »