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Daily Archives: May 11th, 2009

Ringmeister and ‘flying Dutchman,’ Jaco Velders  – with over 7,000 laps of experience on the ‘Green Hell’ – is offering YOU the chance to get expert 1-2-1 tuition and/or race at the world’s most incredible racing circuit, the Nurburgring Nordschleife, in one of the most exciting racing series in Europe, the VLN (or RCN), through http://www.jacos-paddock.com.

Jaco’s bespoke driver training programs or racing development packages cover everything – from providing, setting-up and supporting race-prepped BMWs, ‘Ring training, airport transfers, accommodation, licence and administration; even showing you where to go for a great meal in the glorious Eifel region. Read More »

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skoda azores09a– Jan Kopecký/ Petr Starý finish second in the IRC
– Kopecky sets fastest times on three stages

The Škoda Motorsport factory team of Jan Kopecký and Petr Starý finished second in last weekend’s Azores Rally, in just their second appearance in the International Rally Challenge (IRC). Read More »

Despite the current economic downturn thousands of car lovers headed to Scotland’s Knockhill Racing circuit over the weekend to attend the years only Motor Show in the U.K.

Mark Morris, managing editor of TarMag – Track & Road Magazine “Knockhill have managed to put on a great motor show over the weekend, despite the cold wet and windy conditions on the Saturday, the brighter weather conditions brought the visitors on the Sunday. My personal highlight of the weekend had to be Go Fasts Jet Pack man” Read More »

suzuki apr09gWith MVR-D Suzuki riders competing at home in the UK and in Portugal this weekend, James Noble flew the team flag by taking a podium finish at the third round of the British Masters championship at Pontrilas in Herefordshire.

Noble qualified in third position and was able to remain consistent throughout both motos, finishing third in race one and fourth in the second outing. His results leave him in third place overall in the championship. Read More »

The North East welcomes a brand new car show this summer as Modified and Performance North East speeds on to the Croft Circuit, Croft on Tees, on Sunday 19th July. Appealing to modified car enthusiasts and car clubs, both large and small, the show will be jam-packed with hot girls, fast cars and plenty of high octane track action.

Rather than loiter in the Grandstand, why not fire up your cars and to take it onto the track. Book a session to take your vehicle on the Croft circuit from just £20 for a 15 minute session when booked in advance or £25 on the day. Read More »

jones pre-plains09Brothers In-law Neville and Julian Jones will join forces in Neville’s Vulcan Fasteners backed Subaru Impreza N12 for this weekends Welshpool based Lico Plains Rally, as Julian swaps seats for ‘a bit of fun’!
 
Julian, who is the reigning Cotswolds Motor Sport Group Rally Champion, is making a rare foray into co-driving and the pair insists that the weekend is all about having fun. However the last time that Julian co-drove for Neville, on the Red Kite Stages in January, they finished inside the top five in class so you can be sure that there will still be a competitive element this weekend. Read More »

– New production supersport motorcycle has highest in-class power to weight ratio

BMW Motorrad’s highly-anticipated new entrant in the supersport motorcycle sector made its debut at last weekend’s Monza Italy round of the World Superbike Championship. Europe’s largest motorcycle manufacturer unveiled its new S 1000 RR model, the production version of its World Superbike racer. Read More »

evo manx09– Manx Telecom Rally –  8th & 9th May 2009
– Daniel Barry records third victory of the season – and first win on asphalt
– Solid performance by Nik Elsmore next him second place
– Simon Hughes survives ‘eventful’ rally to claim third

Daniel Barry and co-driver Martin Brady were delighted to cross the line of the Manx Telecom Rally to win the fourth round of the Mitsubishi Ralliart Evolution Challenge and, in doing so, take their third Mitsubishi series victory of the season – their first on asphalt. Read More »

– Audi R8 LMS celebrates two wins in ADAC GT Masters
– Audi R8 LMS also triumphant in Belgium
– R8 claims podium result on debut in France
– Team Kolles scores points with both Audi R10 TDI
– Audi R8 LMS celebrates two wins in ADAC GT Masters Read More »