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Daily Archives: October 3rd, 2011

Bangor on Dee rally driver Harry Morgan will complete his first full season of rallying next weekend when he takes part in the final round of the BTRDA championship, the Cambrian rally.

After a disappointing retirement on the previous round in September Morgan is hoping for a good run on the Cambrian to end his season in style and he’ll be putting the experience gained from competing on the event last year to good use. Read More »

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The sixth round of the Dunlop/WONAGO.com MSA British Historic Rally Championship, the Historic Tour of Flanders, will first be screened on Motors TV at 10pm on Sunday 9 October.

As well as the initial prime-time slot on Motors TV, each programme will have several repeats in the week after the initial transmission. The coverage will include spectacular in-car footage from the famous Belgian closed-roads event. Read More »

– After a thrilling weekend at Brands Hatch, the top three Porsche Carrera Cup GB drivers – Michael Meadows, Stephen Jelley, James Sutton – go into the last round of the Championship with an equal chance of clinching the title
– Just twelve points covers the top three drivers after seventeen races, underlining just how close the racing has been between the Porsche 911 GT3 Cup race cars this season
– George Brewster and Keith Webster also take their Pro-Am2 title battle to the final race weekend at Silverstone on October 15/16
– Pro-Am1 title clinched at Brands by jubilant Jonas Gelzinis

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As well as being the top championship contenders to finish the Colin McRae Historic Forest Stages (Saturday 1 October), David Stokes and Guy Weaver also sealed the championship crown on the final round of the Dunlop/WONAGO MSA British Historic rally Championship. Read More »

– Two rallies to go – and everything to play for
– Both final rallies are on a gravel surface (so far IRC rounds have been on asphalt)
– Former Rally of Scotland winning driver Guy Wilks wants victory again

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– Peugeot win at Petit Le Mans for the third successive year
– Secure a second ILMC Manufacturer’s title
– Five wins in 2011 makes is a successful season for the durable Peugeot 908 Read More »

An unprecedented five drivers – Matt Neal, Jason Plato, Gordon Shedden, Mat Jackson and James Nash – will all go into the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship’s nail-biting final round of 2011 at Silverstone in Northamptonshire in a fortnight’s time (15-16 October) still able to be crowned Champion following yesterday’s penultimate three races of the season at Brands Hatch in Kent. Read More »

Petter Solberg and Chris Patterson, who were battling for the lead on the opening day, finished on the Rally France-Alsace podium. Unfortunately, the car was disqualified after scrutineering for not respecting the minimum weight. The other two DS3 WRCs prepared by Citroën Racing Technologies for Kimi Räikkönen / Kaj Lindström and Peter Van Merksteijn Jr. / Erwin Mombaerts did not finish the eleventh round of the FIA World Rally Championship due to accidents. Read More »

Sébastien Ogier and Julien Ingrassia did not make any mistakes in the Sunday morning sprint on the final day of Rally France Alsace, and gave the Citroën Total World Rally Team its ninth victory in the eleven rallies run so far this season. The win has helped Citroën maintain its comfortable lead in the Manufacturers’ World Championship. On the other hand, the positions in the Drivers’ Championship title chase have closed up. Only three points now separate Sébastien Loeb, Mikko Hirvonen and Sébastien Ogier. Read More »

– Bavarian driver secures his first DTM title early, at Valencia
– Biggest triumph achieved with a fighting spirit, humour, coolness and teamwork
– Audi Chairman Rupert Stadler: “Title crowns Audi’s successful motorsport year”

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