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Daily Archives: April 14th, 2009

As winner of the opening round of the Citroën Racing Trophy UK just over two weeks ago, 2008 Citroën C2R2 Cup Champion Jason Pritchard will head the four pocket rockets off the line for round two of the MSA British Rally Championship, the Pirelli International Rally this Friday.
Having missed last year’s event with a broken foot and changed co-driver from his Championship winning year, the Welsh youngster and new team-mate Andrew Edwards will need to be on the ball to fend off the other three drivers, all of whom contested the rally last year. Read More »


evo-pre-cumbris09– Pirelli Tour of Cumbria – 18th April 2009
– Evo Challenge heads to Kielder Forest for the second time this season
– Championship leader Daniel Barry looking for hat-trick of wins
– Nik Elsmore vows to continue Read More »

The motorsport transmission specialist Xtrac is experiencing increased demand for its advanced engineering skills, which are required to help develop new hybrid and electric vehicles; the technology provider and supplier of transmission components to F1 teams and other race formulas says the demand for prototype gearboxes shows no signs of abatement.

“I have recently checked through our records and remarkably over the last couple of years we have made over 70 gearboxes for hybrid and electric vehicles with all manner of innovative automotive powertrain configurations,” says technical director Adrian Moore.  “By the end of the year we will be getting close to producing 100 prototype transmissions; mostly destined for technology evaluation road cars.” Read More »

irish-evo-coi091– Larsen Circuit of Ireland Rally – 11th & 12th April 2009
– Neil McCance takes victory on both rounds
– Alan Carmichael scores double second-place
– William Mavitty ends the weekend third on aggregate
– Heavy landing sidelines 2008 Champion
– Liam Egan’s 100% scoring record nets him series lead Read More »

rob-swann-bulldog09The Revolution Wheels Rally Team is ready to kick start their 2009 MSA British Rally Championship campaign on this weekends Pirelli International Rally after a series of setbacks hampered their recent outing on the opening round of the championship. Read More »

matt-bulldog09Kick Energy Fiesta SportTrophy and BRC Challenge Championship leaders Matt Edwards and Andy Murphy face a weekend of firsts in the fearsome Kielder Stages of the Pirelli Rally this weekend. Supported by Cadbury, High Hill Ford, GPM, and Silkolene 710, it will be the Welsh pairing’s first time competing in the daunting forest complex that is the largest man-made forest in Europe, and will be doing so at night for the first time; a challenge they are keen to take on. Read More »

dave-weston-jnr-bulldog02Aberdeen based Dave Weston Junior welcomes two new sponsors on board ahead of this weekends second round of the 2009 MSA British Rally Championship, the Pirelli International Rally, as the 18 year old British Rally Academy member looks to continue his rapid learning curve within the premier division of British Rallying. Read More »

jason-pritchard-bulldog03British Rally Elite member Jason Pritchard is eagerly looking forward to the second round of the 2009 MSA British Rally Championship, this weekends Pirelli International Rally, as the 20 year old Builth Wells resident has fond memories of his last visit to the Carlisle based event. Read More »

Signature Cheese backed Andrew Hockridge heads north to Cumbria hoping for a far less stressful and trouble free round two of the 2009 MSA British Rally Championship, after enduring an eventful weekend last time out.andrew-hockridge-bulldog02 Read More »