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Daily Archives: January 25th, 2010

Peugeot UK’s Kris Meeke and Paul Nagle will fly to Sao Paulo next month for the Rally Curitibia Brazil, the next round of the IRC Series, after an eventful 2010 Monte Carlo Rally.

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Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) Select Committee – 26 January 2010 – House of Commons

Questions to BIS Under-Secretary of State – Tune in from 10.30am tomorrow

The third oral evidence session of the BIS Select Committee investigation into the Motorsport and Aerospace Industries will see Ian Lucas MP (Under-Secretary of State at the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills) respond to questions about Government support for the motorsport industry. Read More »

Formula 5000 Motor Racing – Back then, and back now
By Derek Lawson

Take a trip down memory lane with this beautifully illustrated and researched book from Veloce Publishing, recalling the days when Formula 5000 cars roared around the race tracks, creating a lot of noise and, occasionally, dust. The wail of a 5-litre engine was often more spine-tingling than ANY other racing car! Nowadays, many of the same cars show modern day spectators just how dramatic Formula 5000 racing can be. Few, if any, of the drivers are prima donnas, so F5000 racing is aggresive. This book covers a very popular racing cars ‘formula’ that is generally untapped as a subject by other authors. Read More »

On Friday 16 April 2010 at the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach, the Motorsport Industry Association (MIA) and the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) will once again convene a special industry conference focused on green performance developments in the world of motorsports.

Building on the success of last year’s inaugural event, the conference will bring together international leaders in green motorsports and high-performance automotive aftermarket business leaders. Read More »

On his first asphalt rally in a Fabia S2000, Škoda UK Motorsport driver Guy Wilks achieved the team’s goal by finishing in a strong points-scoring 6th position on the Rallye Monte Carlo. Having celebrated his 29th birthday during the event, the Darlington-driver scored three points to make an encouraging start to his 2010 Intercontinental Rally Challenge. Read More »