After a deluge overnight we had a largely dry event down South. Marcus Dodd & Andrew Bargery (Accent WRC) were quick out of the blocks once again and after setting 7 fastest stage times out of the 10 run it was no surprise that Dodd took victory number 7, on the Sunseeker. The key battle was the one for second and Steve Perez & Paul Spooner (Focus WRC) were holding a six second advantage over Andy Burton & Robin Kellard (Peugeot Cosworth) going into the final stage. A brief spin and catching the master switch was enough to see Perez lose the best part of 20 seconds, as he slipped to third behind Burton. Read More »
– The mission to turn a Gran Turismo® virtual racer into the real thing begins at the world famous Silverstone Circuit today.
Nissan and PlayStation’s quest to unearth real racing talent from the virtual world of the successful Gran Turismo race simulation games enters a crucial phase today. The 18 winners from across the 17 participating countries will gather at the famous Silverstone Circuit in Northamptonshire, UK. For the next five days they will be put through a series of gruelling driving, physical and mental challenges in order to select the two competitors that display the most talent, determination and potential to succeed as real racing drivers. Read More »