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Daily Archives: January 12th, 2012

Targa Britannia, a race and rally tour for modern cars, was launched at Autosport International today (Thursday, 12 January 2012). The event, which will run in parallel to the well-established Tour Britannia (7-9 June) will open this type of competition to owners of modern cars, having previously only been accessible to those in classic pre ’75 machinery. The traditional event for pre ’75 cars will run to its well-established and popular format. Read More »


– Nissan’s GT Academy winners ready to race
– Nissan GT-R Nismo GT3 qualifies third on 24-hour debut

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6th Low Carbon Racing Conference at the NEC, Birmingham – motorsport and automotive key players congregated to debate the fundamental issues concerning the industry and to witness the launch of a potentially history-making electric car.

The recurring theme of the day was the need to engage with the new generation of smartphone equipped fans and how low-carbon racing can be a catalyst for a new era of competition providing major opportunities for the motorsport industry. Read More »

– Rob Bell and Alexander Sims join Alvaro Parente in McLaren GT customer team driver line-up for 2012
– Three examples of the MP4-12C GT3  race car and one MP4-12C road car to be presented at Autosport International
– 25 MP4-12C GT3’s to race in Europe in 2012

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Following three successful years BMW UK has renewed its partnership with MotorSport Vision (MSV), and will continue to offer high octane ‘M’ car thrills on some of Europe’s best circuits for the next three years. Read More »

Drivers as young as 11 years old can now experience MINI’s driving fun on some of the UK’s most famous circuits

MINI is delighted to team up with MotorSport Vision to supply a fleet of MINI One models for its YoungDrive programme. The scheme offers children as young as 11 years old (and a minimum of 4′ 8″ tall) the chance to have their first taste of motoring. Read More »

– Exciting new touring car race showcases recent BTCC, DTM and ETCC history
– Record grid of Formula 5000 and Formula 2 racers
– Special Silver Anniversary spotlight on the Sierra RS500 Cosworth Read More »

The Rallye du VAR was a decisive first experience for Nelson PANCIATICI and he takes on the 80th  MONTE CARLO RALLY on January 17 to 22. Nelson will drive an AUTOMECA team DS3 R3 in the colours of SEDIS SYSTEM, EUROFORMULA, RALF TECH watches, P1 ADVANCED RACEWEAR and the CITROEN AUBENAS car dealers. Read More »