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Daily Archives: June 30th, 2012

North Yorks race circuit joins F1 teams in celebrating UK’s National Motorsport Week

Croft Circuit will join the likes of Britain’s Formula 1 teams such as Red Bull, McLaren and Williams in celebrating National Motorsport Week (30 June-8 July).

Hot off the back of its big Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship meeting, the North Yorkshire venue is inviting public to take part in high-speed passenger laps around its challenging 2.3 mile track from 10.30am-1.30pm next Thursday 5 July. Read More »

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MSA British Rally Championship Citroën driver Osian Pryce was honoured at the Goodwood Festival of Speed yesterday when the 19 year-old from near Machynlleth in Powys was voted one of just three “Drivers of the Day”.

Voted for by officials and marshals involved in running the Forest Rally Stage at the prestigious West Sussex event, he had wowed the crowds with top six stage times and was the fastest two wheel drive car on the twisty, technical and slippery stage. The Southern Car Club organising team described him in their citation as: “Young, quick, exciting – a very nice young man. Read More »

Ferrari proudly showed not one, but two UK debuts at the Goodwood Festival of Speed. The mid-rear engined two-seater 458 Spider features a fully retractable aluminium hard-top roof, a world first for a sports car with this layout. The innovative folding hard-top is 25kg lighter than a traditional soft-top while being both quieter and more thermally efficient.

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