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Daily Archives: August 15th, 2012

The inaugural Twingo Renaultsport R1 and R2 Trophy UK follow the MSA British Rally Championship onto asphalt for their second successive sealed surface event in 2012 this weekend, as crews head across the Irish Sea for Todds Leap International Rally NI, part of the Ulster Rally.

The French one-make series are brand-new to the British Isles in 2012, having been successfully launched in France and Italy last year. Two series, one for the Twingo R1, the other for more powerful Twingo R2 rally cars, run alongside Britain’s premier rally championship, offering prizes on each event and an end of season prize-drive for each series winner. Read More »

MSA British Rally Championship competitors will not only be battling for overall positions when they congregate in Antrim for round five of the six-round 2012 season – the Todds Leap International Rally NI – held this Friday and Saturday. Some will also be fighting for points in the five support championships and three manufacturer one-make series’ that are included in this season’s BRC. And HERE’s how they stand:

MSA BRITISH MANUFACTURERS RALLY CHAMPIONSHIP
This year’s MSA British Manufacturers’ title is a three-way battle of the brands: Citroën, Renault and Ford, with scores towards the title calculated from each of the manufacturers’ two leading cars. Read More »

Italian tyre firm Pirelli has confirmed that it will support TEG Sport’s Arron Newby during his 2013 rally programme.

Lancashire-based TEG Sport has helped Pirelli run its prestigious Star Driver programme for the past four years, and the team has been commended for its efforts in providing the Italian tyre firm with both a reliable and professional service.

As a result of the long-standing relationship between the two companies, Pirelli has agreed to support 17-year-old Newby who has been making a strong impression on his debut season competing in this year’s British Rally Championship at the wheel of a Skoda Fabia R2. Read More »