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Daily Archives: January 16th, 2012

Race Retro has put together an amazing line up of rare racing and rally cars for you to drool over this year including, for our 30th anniversary celebrations of Porsche, two unbelievable 956’s guaranteed to leave you open mouthed.

On static display will be the Group C Porsche 956, the 001 first prototype chassis that was raced in Rothmans livery by Jackie Ickx and Derek Bell. But cars weren’t made to be static and that’s why we’ve got not one but two Group B Porsche 911 SCRS 1984 280bhp three litre flat six rally cars in action on Saturday and Sunday on the Live Rally Stage. Read More »


Škoda UK Motorsport driver Andreas Mikkelsen’s 2012 rally season has begun in fine style after he scored victory on the opening round of the Norwegian Rally Championship, the snowy Mountain Rally in Norway.

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– All-Gamer entry takes podium finish in Dubai in Nissan 370Z
– 2011 British winner, Jann Mardenborough takes chequered flag in third place

The All-Gamer Nissan 370Z took a podium finish at the Dunlop 24 Hours of Dubai this afternoon, marking the end of the ‘Road to Dubai’ for the two 2011 winners, Jann Mardenborough and Bryan Heitkotter. Read More »

– The Rallye Monte-Carlo returns to the FIA World Rally Championship as the 2012 season opener
– Citroën Total World Rally Team aiming for a sixth victory at the event with two works DS3 WRC crews
– Mikko Hirvonen & Jarmo Lehtinen make their competitive debut for the team in a DS3 WRC
– Loeb: ‘It is the world’s most famous rally’
– Hirvonen ‘It makes sense to start the season from here’ Read More »

– Mammoth 70-car entry anticipated by organising Darlington club
– Three past winners head competitive line-up
– Penrith’s Paul Bird & Thirsk’s Chris Wise among top names

Croft Circuit’s mega year of motor sport begins in spectacular sideways style this Sunday (22 January) with the Jack Frost Stages Rally, organised by the Darlington & District Motor Club. Read More »

The 2012 Kololi Beach Club MSA British Historic Rally Championship got off to a flying start when the championship opened for business at the HRCR Open Day at Gaydon on Saturday (14 January 2012). Read More »