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Daily Archives: June 6th, 2012

British Rally Championship co-driver Glyn Thomas undertook a monumental challenge last weekend as he ran the entire Abbey St Bathans stage of the Jim Clark Rally in aid of the Rally4CancerResearch charity. As if the undulating 16 mile stage was not enough to contend with, he completed the entire “Jogathon” route dressed in full rally gear including his helmet and overalls.

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Companies specialising in HIGH-PERFORMANCE COMPUTING & TESTING TECHNOLOGIES are co-locating within the 2012 PRI Trade Show floor plan, for the convenience of professional race teams and motorsports engineers shopping at the Show.

From advanced computer modelling to vehicle dynamics testing, computational fluid dynamics to finite element analysis, a special zone on the floor plan of the 2012 Performance Racing Industry Trade Show is coming together, to make it more convenient for professional race teams and motorsports engineers to shop these services in Orlando. Read More »

Leading car company JD Classics commemorated Jubilee weekend by hosting the second of its three Breakfast Mornings planned for 2012. Read More »

Richard Sykes, from Stourbridge, continued his quest for the BRC Challenge rally title last weekend when he finished in second place and first in class on the Jim Clark Challenge event.

The event was due to start on Friday evening but due to delays experienced by the other rallies running ahead of the Challenge the opening stage was cancelled, with the 16-mile Abbey St Bathans test now kicking things off on Saturday morning. Read More »

Simon Moore and Emma Morrison clinched back to back victories in the NGK Spark Plugs BRC Challenge after a thrilling finale on the Scottish Borders roads, making it the first time the Sunderland ace has taken the top step of the podium on the Jim Clark Challenge Rally this weekend.

The event had started brightly for Moore, but it was the local driver Gareth White who set the opening pace alongside navigator Mike Dickson. The R2 specification Citroën C2 was blisteringly quick throughout the early stages and the experienced guys behind struggled to keep pace with the youngster. Read More »

It’s back to race action this coming weekend (the 9th/10th June) for the MG KX Momentum Racing team, after a six week break in the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship (BTCC). The fourth instalment of Britain’s premier four-wheeled Motorsport series comes from the popular Oulton Park circuit in Cheshire. Read More »

– Edoardo Mortara celebrates premiere victory in the DTM
– First victory for Audi Sport Team Rosberg
– Mattias Ekström improves to second place in the standings

Huge joy at Audi Sport Team Rosberg: After starting from the pole position, the Italian Edoardo Mortara won the fourth round of the 2012 DTM at the Red Bull Ring in Austria in front of 48,500 spectators (throughout the weekend). The new Audi A5 DTM thus celebrated its first victory. Mattias Ekström improved to second place in the standings. Read More »

– Le Mans premiere for Audi R18 ultra and R18 e-tron quattro
– Eleven drivers take turns at the wheel
– Positions one to three for Audi in first comparison

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Fancy giving your dad a Ferrari this Father’s Day (Sunday 17 June). If not how about a Porsche, Lamborghini or MG?

Thousands of these fantastic classic and supercars will be on display at the forthcoming Silverstone Classic powered by the AA (20-22 July) and that’s why coveted tickets are the perfect present for Father’s Day. What’s more those buying Father’s Day tickets can take advantage of significant discounts of up to 20 per cent, which are available for those booking in advance. Read More »

31 Historic MGs qualified at Mallory Park for the HRDC Queen’s Diamond Jubilee MG Celebration race on 4 June. With the Jubilee weekend’s weather having been one of torrential rain, the skies brightened for the Bank Holiday Monday Motors TV meeting, where this HRDC 30-minute race was the feature race.

Historic ace Andy Newall qualified Sir Anthony Bamford’s JCB works MGB roadster 8DBL on pole, half a second in front of a determined Andrew Bentley in his FIA MGB roadster. Mark Ashworth and Marc Campfield (the latter in his father’s newly-restored works MGB rally car BRX854B) took the second row. Read More »