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Daily Archives: January 24th, 2012

Louise Cook from Maidstone in Kent made her World Rally Championship debut this weekend on the notorious Rallye Monte Carlo based in Valence and the Principality of Monaco. Louise made a goal to finish the event and take the chance to look at all the special stages in order to gain the maximum much needed experience on the technical roads whilst knowing a definite finish would see her gain championship points for a minimum of 4th position in the Production World Rally Championship standings. Read More »


– Loeb and Elena taking part in an online video webchat for the first time hosted by RTL
– Available to the public at
– Chance to discuss the season ahead with the eight-time World Rally Champions

Sébastien Loeb and co-driver Daniel Elena will be in the RTL radio studios on Wednesday 25 January (between 17:00 and 17:45 GMT) for a video webchat session organised by Citroën and RTL, one of Europe’s largest broadcast organisations. Read More »

Arnaud Martin, Ben Bowlby and Flybrid Systems were the recipients of the Race Engine Designer, the Dino Toso Racecar Aerodynamicist and the Most Innovative New Motorsport Product of the Year awards respectively, in a night of celebration during the RACE TECH World Motorsport Symposium.

Arnaud Martin, head of engine design at RML, the leading team which runs the Chevrolet Cruzes in the World Touring Car Championship, produced an entirely new, 1.6-litre engine from a clean sheet of paper. While the blue-and-white cars picked up 21 wins in 25 races, claimed pole position at every single round and led more than twice as many laps as all the other teams combined, what was particularly impressive about this engine was that Arnaud and his small team of engineers produced it in just eight months, on a very limited budget. Read More »

– Debut for new Audi R8 GRAND-AM customer sport race car
– Private teams APR Motorsport and Oryx Racing are on the grid
– Driver line-up includes Audi legend Emanuele Pirro

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Second in the MONACO KART CUP, fifth in the most prestigious leg of the WORLD SERIES BY RENAULT raced a few months ago in the streets of  THE PRINCIPALITY,  Nelson PANCIATICI finished the MONTE CARLO Rally in second place. He drove in the R2 category at the wheel of his CITROEN C2 R2 MAX,  wearing  SEDIS SYSTEM, the EUROFORMULA driving school, P1 ADVANCED RACEWEAR and RALF TECH watches’ colours. Read More »

The MSA British Rally Championship has been obliged to make an amendment to its regulations concerning stage-based bonus points. (Ref: Press release dated 20/01/2012)

The regulation allowing bonus points to be awarded for fastest stage times contravenes the Motor Sport Association regulation 40.1.5 which states: “There must be no awards for Competitors who equal or improve upon the time schedules for any sections, nor for the fastest times or fewest penalties on any sections.” Read More »