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Daily Archives: January 19th, 2012

After day two of the Monte Carlo Rally, and another 131.76 kilometres of stages, Dani Sordo (ES) and Carlos del Barrio (ES) were still fighting with Petter Solberg (NO) for the second podium position and had snatched the place back as the cars returned to Valence for the last time. Meanwhile the MINI WRC Team’s French crew, Pierre Campana and Sabrina de Castelli, were still in seventh after a trouble free day. Read More »


Specialty Fasteners and Components, the designers and manufacturers of the ubiquitous bonnet and panel fastener, AeroCatch, have taken the decision to issue all distributors and dealers with Authorisation Certificates for display on their premises.

The move is part of a programme to counter a growing threat from counterfeit AeroCatches arriving from the Far East. Graham Leo, sales manager at SFC, is concerned for motorsport competitors’ safety: “We have been alerted to an increasing number of counterfeit versions of AeroCatch coming onto the market recently and would urge anyone considering using AeroCatch to purchase from an authorised dealer. Most counterfeit versions are very difficult to operate and do not fasten securely. Some could even prove dangerous with normal everyday use!” Read More »

Privileged direct access to Ferrari, Ducati, Pagani, Dallara and Y-Com is confirmed, spanning two days during the MIA Business Development Visit to Modena, Italy (31 January – 4 February). The remaining two days will be spent visiting Italy’s only motorsport trade show – Motorsport ExpoTech, where the MIA Business Lounge will be available for meetings.

Use this opportunity to explore and learn more about this notoriously difficult-to-access market. Take part in insightful tours of world-class organisations, meetings with Italian motorsport business leaders and visit Motorsport ExpoTech. Read More »