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Daily Archives: October 5th, 2011

Citroën Racing’s seven-time World Rally Champion, Sébastien Loeb, is to become the latest addition to the Grévin Wax Museum – Paris’ equivalent to Madame Tussauds and one of the oldest wax museums in Europe.

Exhibited from 13 October, Loeb will be the first rally driver to go on display, alongside 250 well known figures includingNicolas Sarkozy, Louis XIV, George Clooney and Michael Jackson. Read More »

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The FIA Formula One World Championship remains in the Far East for round 15 of the 19 race calendar; the Japanese Grand Prix.  The race is held at the famed Suzuka Circuit, a high-speed figure of eight track that features every possible corner, from high speed kinks to flowing linked turns and profiled curved bends and chicanes and hairpins. As such, it’s a tough challenge for the Renault RS27 engine that needs to deliver across the entire power spectrum without sacrificing driveability and responsiveness. Read More »

A revised calendar designed to ease the time and financial commitment for competitors is the key development for the 2012 Dunlop/WONAGO MSA British Historic Rally Championship.

Given the current financial climate, the BHRC management team has taken the difficult decision to drop the Isle of Man Historic Rally from the main BHRC. The event will remain as a round of the Water End Asphalt Cup, but is replaced in the main schedule by the return of the Harry Flatters Rally on Epynt. Read More »

The Spa Francorchamps circuit was the backdrop for the final decisive round which would award the ALPS Championship title in Formula Renault 2.0. Three drivers were still in the running, of which two are alumni from the EUROFORMULA School, Paul Loup Chatin, the “EUROFORMULA VOLANT” 2010 and  Yann Zimmer, and not least, Javier Tarancon.

Leading the championship on the hills and twists of the Ardennes, Paul Loup Chatin showed his form from the first free practice, but his two main rivals for the title were never far behind. Read More »