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Daily Archives: February 20th, 2009

swrt-impreza09aThe very first Subaru Impreza World Rally Car (WRC), which debuted at Rally Monte Carlo in 1997, is for sale for £85,000 on a new website dedicated to pre-owned Prodrive-built rally cars. Read More »


veloce-feb09aPorsche Racing Cars – 1953 to 1975 (ISBN 978-1-904788-44-7)

By Brian Long

Follows Porsche’s year-by-year progress in top flight racing, and looks in detail at the pure competition cars that brought the German marque such immense success and acclaim on the worlds tracks. Begins with the giant-killing 550 Spyders of 1953, then takes the reader, in definitive detail, through all the susbsequent racing models up to 1975. Read More »

The traditional England versus Scotland rally challenge will have a host of changes in 2009 when the Pirelli MSA Gravel Rally Championship goes head to head with the competitors from the Hankook MSA Scottish Rally Championship on the 20/21st March 2009.

The first major change will be the running of further stages in Scotland within the Wauchope forest complex. The National A event will tackle four tests here, two of those on the Friday night offering competitors the opportunity to tackle Kielder in darkness, reviving memories of classic RAC stages of old. The remainder of the route will take place in the vast Kielder and the ever popular Harwood complexes. Read More »

wd40-clioThursday 19 February saw the official launch of the 2009 sponsorship deal between WD-40 Company and 25-year-old Philip Glew from Tothill in Lincolnshire.

2009 will see Phil begin his second year competing in the Championship, which supports the highly prestigious British Touring Car Programme. 2009 also sees Phil begin new partnerships with both the 2008 Championship-winning Team Pyro and WD-40’s sister brand 3-IN-ONE. Read More »

gareth-wyn-parryGareth Wyn Parry, a first year student at Coleg Menai, Bangor, North Wales, has chosen to base a unit of his coursework on the forthcoming Bulldog International Rally of North Wales.
Gareth, who is studying for a BTEC National Diploma in Media Production, specialising in Film and Television, aims to produce a five-minute video on the event, which will form the basis of one of the units, needed to pass his first year in college.  Ultimately Gareth aims to go to university and to become a Sports Cameraman. Read More »