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Daily Archives: January 13th, 2012

The British motorsport industry has emerged from a challenging 2011 with flying colours, and remains an outstanding example by which other, high-tech sectors should be judged. This success was last night (Thursday 12 January) marked by the Motorsport Industry Association’s (MIA) coveted Business Excellence Awards, during its prestigious annual dinner at the NEC, Birmingham. These covered seven important yet separate business categories.

The MIA Business of the Year Award was presented to Ricardo. Ricardo has had a superb year and successfully secured new contracts in all areas of the business. It has a number of new, long-term contracts in place with blue chip manufacturers, to provide growth and increased stability for the future in the motorsports sector. Read More »


Rally fans will be able to celebrate a double return next week when the first round of the 2012 FIA World Rally Championship is held. Even though the MINI WRC Team will be taking part in the Monte Carlo Rally for the first time, this is an event that the Mini-Cooper ‘S’ won three times in the sixties, and the rally will be back in the WRC for the first time since 2008. Read More »