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Daily Archives: June 7th, 2012

First test for the Australian lady driver at the wheel of the Citroen DS3 R3T with which she will compete in four events: Geko Ypres Rally, Coppa Citttà di Lucca, Neste Rally Finland and ADAC Rally Deutschland.

Molly Taylor, whose sports management will be taken care of by United Business, tried today in Italy the Citroen DS3 – BP Racing, with which she will contest four rallies. Read More »

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– New Citroën Racing driver, Thierry Neuville, will be putting DS3 WRC through its paces on the hill climb & Forest Rally Stage
– Hot blooded 256bhp DS4 Racing concept making its UK premiere on the Citroën stand
– New Citroën DS5 taking part in the Moving Motor Show

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The FIA Formula One World Championship passes now from the slowest track on the calendar to the circuit with the quickest lap time of the year; the Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve, host to the Canadian Grand Prix. A lap of the 4.361km track takes just 75 seconds on average, the quickest single lap time of the season.

Renault has a rich heritage at the Canadian Grand Prix, having won the event at Montreal four times. In fact the first-ever Williams-Renault victory was recorded in Montreal in 1989 by Thierry Boutsen and was followed by a further two wins for the partnership in 1993 and 1996 by Alain Prost and Damon Hill respectively. Fernando Alonso then won in 2006 with the Renault F1 Team. Read More »

Star Trek actor Sir Patrick Stewart is now ready to boldly go where no Starship Enterprise commander has ever gone before. The 71-year-old movie legend – who played Captain Jean-Luc Picard in the iconic sci-fi series – has just passed his official ARDS racing driver test and is ready to compete in a special Celebrity Challenge race at this summer’s Silverstone Classic powered by the AA.

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The UK’s inaugural Twingo Renaultsport R1 & R2 Trophies had a mixed fourth round of the MSA British Rally Championship this weekend, as the Scottish Borders reverberated to the sound of the pocket rockets on the Jim Clark International Rally.

The Kelso based event saw local lad Garry Pearson and fellow Scots co-driver Craig Wallace seal the Twingo Renaultsport R1 Trophy UK simply by crossing the start line; a triumph followed by trials and the tribulation of retirement on the final day. Read More »