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Monthly Archives: August 2011

Honda Racing Team stars Matt Neal and Gordon Shedden both think that this weekend’s rounds of the 2011 Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship at Knockhill in Scotland will prove to be a happy hunting ground for points. Read More »

Gordon Shedden will arrive at his home circuit of Knockhill this weekend (3-4 Sept) knowing he’s now the most successful Scottish driver in terms of race wins to contest the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship.

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Driving a Kumho-shod Mitsubishi Lancer Evo, County Fermanagh driver Garry Jennings and his Letterkenny co-driver Rory Kennedy achieved a start to finish victory on the recent (August 19/20) Rally NI. The event was a division of the Todds Leap Ulster Rally that counts towards the Dulux Trade British Rally Championship, plus the Irish Tarmac Rally Championship that the pairing is contesting. Read More »

2010 Kenyan National Cross Country Champion Nish Lakhani heads to this weekends final round, based at Masinga Dam, knowing that a top five finish will secure him his second consecutive title in the popular series. Nish will be hoping that development work done to his modified V8 Landrover (nicknamed the Kenya Cat) will have cured the minor reliability issues that plagued him last time out. Read More »

Infiniti and Red Bull Racing delivered yet another Inspired Performance at the weekend, with a brilliant 1-2 finish in the Belgian Grand Prix. Read More »

– McRae rally dynasty and F1 star Paul di Resta back special week-long promotion of Scottish motor sport. Read More »

Andreas Mikkelsen was the fastest driver on Leg 2 of the Barum Czech Rally Zlín, setting four fastest times over the six stages to finish a magnificent 5th in his ŠKODA UK Motorsport Fabia S2000. Co-driven by Ola Fløene, he finished just 6.1 seconds away from 4th, despite losing almost two minutes with a puncture on Leg 1, when he was fighting for the lead.

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Red Bull Racing, powered by the Renault RS27 engine, secured victory in Sunday’s Belgium Grand Prix following a thrilling race. Sebastian Vettel took the win from pole position, marking his 7th victory of the season and his 17th career win. Vettel’s team-mate Mark Webber took second position to give the RS27 its second 1-2 result of the year.

Lotus Renault GP put another RS27 into the points, with Vitaly Petrov taking ninth position overall. Bruno Senna started his first race for the team from an impressive seventh, but finished in 13th following a first lap incident that dropped him back down the field. Read More »

McLaren Automotive today announces the official launch of McLaren Special Operations, a division of the new sports car manufacturer responsible for delivery of bespoke projects for McLaren sports cars.  McLaren Special Operations celebrated its launch at Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance this year by presenting an example of the groundbreaking new MP4-12C, finished in a unique version of Volcano Orange, and featuring a range of bespoke carbon upgrades.    Read More »

Kick Energy supported Cross Country driver Simon Sharpe has vowed to attack from the word go when the Kenyan Cross Country Championship heads to Masinga Dam for this weekends final round. Sharpe will be co-driven in his unique and spectacular Platz hybrid by Raju Chaggar. Read More »