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Daily Archives: May 13th, 2012

Despite his inexperience on asphalt, Carnforth rally driver Arron Newby showed his potential with a fantastic 14th place finish overall on his debut on the Manx National Rally.

Driving the Robert Wiseman Dairies and Pirelli sponsored Skoda, the 17 year old drew praise all round on his first proper event on tarmac which saw him claim the class R2 victory by over five minutes. Read More »

Penrith rally driver Paul Bird couldn’t manage to make it a hat trick of wins on the Manx National Rally when he had to settle for second place in the latest round of the REIS – Get Connected MSA Asphalt Rally Championship.

Driving the Frank Bird Poultry and Fuchs-Silkolene sponsored Ford Focus WRC, Bird and Scottish co driver Kirsty Riddick held second place overnight on Friday just 20 seconds down on Welshman Melvyn Evans despite gearbox problems. Read More »

Hi everyone, it’s Armindo here! This weekend WRC Team MINI Portugal was at MINI United in Le Castellet in the south of France. I’ve never been to an event quite like it before. It’s a huge festival full of fans and representatives from all over the world of MINI automotive and motorsport programmes. Every car you see is a MINI in any shape and colour and there was racing – amateur and professional – on the famous Circuit Paul Ricard as well as live music concerts in the evening. The atmosphere was incredible, everyone was really positive all weekend and the weather was phenomenally hot. Read More »

Coverage of the third round of the Kololi Beach Club MSA British Historic Rally Championship, the Pirelli Historic Rally, will first be screened on Motors TV at 9pm on Saturday 19 May.

As well as the initial prime-time slot on Motors TV, each programme will have several repeats in the week after the initial transmission. The coverage will include fabulous in-car footage from the daunting gravel stages of Kielder forest. Read More »