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Daily Archives: June 15th, 2012

The 2012 MSA British Rally Championship continues to attract attention from the media in the UK and around the globe. With a two month break until the penultimate round in Northern Ireland, it seems appropriate to take stock of the coverage enjoyed by what is still widely recognised as the best national rally championship in the world.

The global reach of the Championship is growing, highlighted on the second round of the series this season, when drivers from eleven nations took part. Website analytics show an increase in interest from abroad, as well as at home, with worldwide TV syndication also increasing this year thanks to the vital role played by Greenlight TV. The introduction of the new Smartphone App, website radio and live news have all played their part in broadening the appeal of the BRC. Read More »

The Twingo Renaultsport Trophy UK and the awesome Clio Renaultsport R3 rally car will be represented this Sunday at French Car Show, as three cars from the MSA British Rally Championship attend the Donington event.

21 year-old Cumbrian driver Peter Taylor, third in the BRC at its half way point, will drive his mighty 250hp Clio at the annual event organised by the team behind Performance French Cars magazine.

Twingo Renaultsport R2 Trophy UK leader Chris Ingram will join Taylor with his 190hp pocket rocket Twingo R2 Evo in giving passenger runs for Renault UK. The Stockport youngster is just seventeen years old, but maturing fast in the internationally renowned championship. Read More »

‘Hi everybody, I’m Richard Thompson – or ‘Tomo’ as my friends and colleagues call me – and I’m WRC Team MINI Portugal’s Engineer. I’ll be your guide on our latest MINI adventure as we head halfway round the globe for Rally New Zealand, one of my favourite rounds of the WRC where we’re aiming for the best result possible.

‘I come from a village south of Dalby forest in the north of England, which the then named Rally GB went through and I remember as a very young boy seeing cars pass our house and being serviced in the village, I thought it looked great and wanted to be a part of the sport as soon as I could. Read More »

– Citroën Racing and Sébastien Loeb to take part in the X Games Los Angeles
– Loeb will be driving a Citroën DS3 ‘XL’ – 2.0l turbo engine develops 545bhp and 800Nm of torque with acceleration close to an F1 car, covering 0 to 100kph in 2.4 seconds
– Loeb: ‘I didn’t need to be asked twice to race against Grönholm in a 545bhp Citroën DS3!’ Read More »