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Daily Archives: May 18th, 2012

One of the thankless tasks for the rally co-driver is running back down the stage to find spectators to help retrieve the car from off stage excursions.  But how far would a co-driver run for help, a mile, 2 miles, how about 16 miles?! Read More »

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Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) will enter two all-electric vehicles (EVs) in the Electric Class of the legendary Pikes Peak International Hill Climb1. MMC will be aiming for victory in the Electric Class with the i-MiEV Evolution, a specially-prepared competition version based on the i all-electric vehicle2. MMC is also entering a regular production i in the event. Read More »

The 3850 metre-long Jarama circuit, in Spain, will stage the opening round of the 2012 Maserati Trofeo MC World Series. This year the calendar will include an event in the United States (Infineon, 23 September) and in China (Shanghai, 4 November). The six-race series will also include rounds at  Portimao (3 June), Imola (24 June) and Paul Ricard (22 July). Read More »

Less than a year after he stepped into a racing car for the very first time, Jann Mardenborough has taken pole position for the first of this weekend’s British GT races at the Nürburgring.  This is also the first pole position for the Nissan GT-R Nismo GT3 car. Read More »

The phrase “win on Sunday, sell on Monday” has never been truer than for Welsh Ford dealer, Elfyn Evans, who is currently leading the British Rally Championship, with three back-to-back class victories in his Ford Fiesta R2 rally car.

Elfyn, from Dolgellau – a salesman at his father’s Ford dealership, Gwyndaf Evans Motors, in Gwynedd – has won the first three rounds of the BRC, the latest being the Pirelli International Rally in Carlisle, last month. Read More »

Tomcat Africa will head to this weekends Rally Raid on the Soysambu Ranch near Nakuru fully away that a good result for both of its Lynx off road vehicles is critical for their championship hopes. Eddie Belcher will pilot the completely rebuilt TVR powered Lynx whilst Sue Jauss will head up the all woman team in the sister car. Read More »