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Monthly Archives: November 2009

Bentham rally driver David Wright will end his 2009 rally season next Saturday (6th December) when he contests the Grizedale Stages rally in Cumbria.

Wright has had a very successful year in which he won the national BTRDA rally championship and he hopes to finish the year with a good result in Grizedale. Read More »

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Iconic sportscar marque, Caterham Cars, has teamed up with the UK’s biggest online motoring forum and news source, Pistonheads.com, for the 2010 Caterham Academy.

Pistonheads, which boasts 2.5 million unique users per month and a vibrant motoring forum featuring 117,000 members, will be the title sponsor of next year’s series, making it the Pistonheads.com Caterham Academy. Read More »

The Toleman Story – Last Romantics in Formula 1
By Christopher Hilton

Small, unfashionable, short of money – and the last of its kind to become a force in Grand Prix racing. The story of Toleman is not only fascinating and improbable, it has never been told before.

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The Bulldog International Rally North Wales, scheduled for Saturday 27th March 2010, will move its HQ location when it becomes the first rally ever to use the new livestock market situated on the edge of Welshpool. Read More »

Day 8 – Lake Naivasha to Lake Naivasha
Kick Energy Rally driver Steve Perez is continuing his good progress on the 2009 Kenya Airways East African Safari Rally today and after the day’s loop around Lake Baringo in the northernmost point of the ten day event, the Chesterfield driver has reported very few problems with only the need to change a driveshaft on the historic-specification Datsun 260Z. Read More »

Global tyre giant Hankook has announced it is renewing its sponsorship of the MSA Scottish Rally Championship for 2010.

It follows a highly-successful inaugural season as title sponsor, with consistently high entry numbers across the eight rounds of the SRC, as well as a record number of registered competitors.

Announcing the sponsorship deal, Hankook Motorsports Manager Mike Patterson said the SRC had provided the tyre manufacturer with a “tremendous opportunity” to reach new audiences. Read More »

Isle of Mull rally ace John MacCrone has won the inaugural 2009 Hankook Scottish Rally Championship Junior Prize Drive – which will see him compete in a fully supported Group N car on an international event in China.

The 20-year-old – who learned of his success at the SRC awards ceremony in Glasgow on Saturday – said he was “absolutely flabbergasted” at winning such a prestigious prize. Read More »

Out now is the latest edition of Pirelli’s World Rallying annual, available round the world before Christmas.

Inside you will find:
:: IN-DEPTH REPORTS from each round of the World Rally Championship; individual reports on all the FIA’s regional series, including the IRC; and detailed results from international and national championships around the world. Read More »

Day 7 – Amboseli to Lake Naivasha
After a welcome day of rest, Kick Energy rally driver Steve Perez was back in action on the 2009 Kenya Airways East African Safari Rally today and despite a few problems, is still holding onto third place overall, but it’s getting close! Read More »

Audi Aims To Tackle Infamous American Hill Climb Without A Driver

– Autonomous Audi TTS quattro project could ultimately benefit motorists worldwide
– Pikes Peak Hill Climb run would mark a fitting 30th anniversary for quattro technology Read More »