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Daily Archives: June 27th, 2012

More than 100 rally crews will descend upon Dumfries this Saturday for the fifth round of the MSA Scottish Rally Championship.

The “Scottish” is celebrating its 80th anniversary and has attracted a large number of local drivers as well as a host of rally crews from all over the UK to compete in what is shaping up to be a very hotly contested event.

Competitors will face over 40-miles of stages around the Dumfriesshire forests, as well as the ever-popular special stage around Heathhall. Read More »

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Tour Britannia’s one-day classic race and rally tour, Mini Britannia, was announced today at Silverstone (Wednesday 27 June). Based at Silverstone, Mini Britannia will run on Saturday 13 October 2012 and will give regular competitors some late-season fun and new competitors the chance to sample this type of event.

Like its big brother, Mini Britannia will include Competition and Regularity events and will run on asphalt roads. A race at Silverstone and a series of special stages in the Silverstone area will make up a full day of competition, both starting and finishing at Silverstone. Read More »

At the Geko Ypres Rally, valid for the European Rally Championship and the Intercontinental Rally Challenge seated in the picturesque town of Ypres in Belgium, Australian Molly Taylor, codriven by Englishman Seb Marshall, concluded the race with honour despite the difficulties encountered in the first special stages. Read More »

– Following the success of GT Academy, Nissan expands its quest to make motorsport more accessible
– Mission Motorsport, a service charity, helps aid in the recovery and rehabilitation of those affected by military operations
– Nissan 350Z to run up the Goodwood Hill Climb and race at the Silverstone 24 Hour with servicemen behind the wheel Read More »

– Journey of Discovery takes centre stage:  Land Rover celebrates the historic 50-day 10,000 mile marathon expedition from Birmingham to Beijing this year
– New show stand inspired by Discovery production line: unique design recreates the scene inside one of Jaguar Land Rover’s production facilities
– Discovery 4 in action: visitors have the chance to explore the car’s off-road capabilities on the challenging Land Rover Experience course Read More »

– Dynamic debut for 2013 model year 12C with 2009 Formula 1 World Champion Jenson Button
– A ‘GREAT’ Briton: Unique 12C GT3 to be unveiled by McLaren GT
– Great Britons from the world of celebrity and entertainment to experience the Goodwood Hillclimb from the 12C passenger seat

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– UK’s premier award for innovation in engineering: presented to Land Rover for its work in creating the Range Rover Evoque
– Award recognises engineering challenges: Evoque required ground-breaking design and packaging solutions to achieve its distinctive low stance and compact dimensions
– Environmental and community benefit considerations: use of recycled materials, improvements in fuel efficiency and emissions and the generation of new jobs also highlighted in the academy’s decision Read More »

Pirelli, the official tyre supplier to Formula One, has confirmed it will support this year’s National Motorsport Week 2012 that is due to take place from 30 June to 8 July.

The annual initiative is a week-long celebration of UK motorsport jointly promoted by the Motorsport Industry Association (MIA) and the Motor Sports Association (MSA) that is book-ended by two of this country’s premier motorsport events: the Goodwood Festival of Speed and the Santander British Formula One Grand Prix. Read More »