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Daily Archives: June 13th, 2011

Vauxhall’s famous Baby Bertha will spar with original rivals this August Bank Holiday Read More »


The 29th annual Club Lotus Show and Festival takes place at Donington Park on 13/14 August 2011. The Show is the biggest and best attended indoor Lotus Show in Europe and regularly attracts over 5,000 enthusiasts from all around the world.

In addition to the regular modern and historic car displays, trade stands and autojumble, the 2011 Show will feature a wide variety of live practical technical demonstrations. These will be given by some of the most respected names in the business and will cover a wide range of subjects. Lotus engine specialists CTM Performance Engineering will be running question and answer sessions throughout the show on servicing and rebuilding the series of legendary Lotus twin-cam engines. Read More »

The two Kick Energy rally drivers, Peter Horsey and Alex Horsey, have declared themselves ready and raring to go ahead of this weekends KCB Safari Rally after completing the pre-event reconnaissance for this world famous event. The drivers will compete in this, the fourth round of the FIA African Rally Championship, aboard a pair of International specification Mitsubishi Group N rally cars. Read More »

In 2005 and 2009, Citroën Racing achieved the amazing feat of scoring six victories in a row in the FIA World Rally Championship. In Greece, Sébastien Loeb / Daniel Elena and Sébastien Ogier / Julien Ingrassia will be aiming to equal this record with the Citroën DS3 WRC. A win in Greece will help the Citroën Total World Rally Team to consolidate its position as leader in both the manufacturers’ and drivers’ championships. Read More »

After an incredibly close race, the outcome of which was not decided until the chequered flag, the 79th edition of the 24 Hours of Le Mans is set to go down in history as a classic. In front of a 249,500-strong crowd, all three Team Peugeot Total cars made it to the end. After an exciting and incident-packed race, the driver team of Bourdais/Lamy/Pagenaud (Peugeot 908 no.9) finished only 13.854 seconds behind the winner. Read More »

Britain’s Leena Gade became the first female race engineer to win the world famous Le Mans 24 Hours which earned Audi a 10th victory in the French sportscar endurance classic.

Gade, aged 35, from South Harrow near London, is a No.1 race engineer for the “factory” Audi Sport team. “Her” car, a diesel-engined Audi R18 TDI, driven by Benoît Treluyer (F), Marcel Fässler (CH) and André Lotterer (D) won the 79th running of the legendary race last weekend (11-12 June). Read More »

– Audi clinches tenth triumph at the Le Mans 24 Hours
– Impressive performance by the new Audi R18 TDI
– Fässler/Lotterer/Tréluyer show strong nerves on the run toward victory

At one of the most thrilling and dramatic 24-hour races in Le Mans history Audi-ultra-lightweight technology has prevailed. At the fascinating thriller which kept 250,000 spectators at the race track and millions in front of their TV sets watching in awe Marcel Fässler (Switzerland), André Lotterer (Germany) and Benoît Tréluyer (France) in the innovative Audi R18 TDI clinched the tenth Le Mans victory in total for the brand with the four rings. Read More »