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Daily Archives: October 18th, 2011

It’s on the Barcelona circuit and in front of 62,000 enthusiastic spectators, that the curtain fell on a rollercoaster season for Nelson Panciatici. Yet it had started well with a podium in the opening race in Alcaniz and promising performances during the first races such as Spa Francorchamps or Monaco. Read More »


Entries are steadily arriving for the Malton Forest Rally including last year’s winner Charlie Payne (Ripon) in his Just Ferries sponsored WRC Ford Focus. Other WRC cars entered include Steve Petch (Scorton) Hyundai Accent and Peter Stephenson (Thirsk) in his Able Ports sponsored Focus.

A good list of historic cars is led by Tim Mason (Bradford) in his Porsche 911 with a host of Mk II Escorts including Roger Kilty and Barry Jordon.

Local crews expected to be competitive are Jeff McNeil (York), Subaru and Yuk Hodgson (Barton) navigated by daughter Jemma in their Mk II Escort sponsored by Solarwall. Read More »

The Infiniti FX concept designed and built for double Formula One World Champion Sebastian Vettel is to enter production, Infiniti has confirmed. The star of Infiniti’s stand at the 2011 Frankfurt Motor Show in September, the FX Sebastian Vettel version featured design, engineering and aerodynamics upgrades inspired by the Red Bull Racing champion and Infiniti Global Brand Ambassador.

Infiniti Executive Vice President Andy Palmer said: “Doing the FX Sebastian Vettel version for Frankfurt was fun, but it’s also a kind of pilot. It’s about our equivalent of (Mercedes-Benz) AMG or (BMW) M Cars. Read More »