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Daily Archives: August 17th, 2012

Aston Martin Racing brought the high octane action of the race track pitlane to Aston Martin Works as owners and enthusiasts enjoyed an evening of motorsport.

The evening included a live pitstop demonstration by endurance driver Darren Turner and the Aston Martin Racing GTE pit crew, using the Vantage GTE race car which sped to a class podium place at Le Mans this year.

Darren and the team joined the event direct from testing the Vantage GTE at Donington Park – part of their preparation for the Six Hours of Silverstone WEC race on 26 August. Read More »

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Leading names from the world of Formula One are set to have their photography skills put to the test with the launch of Zoom, an innovative new project in aid of the renowned Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity (GOSHCC). For a change, it will be racing drivers’ skills behind the lens that will be judged. Read More »

– Le Mans winning trio on grid in Audi R18 e-tron quattro
– Allan McNish shares R18 ultra with Tom Kristensen at home round
– Competition of the concepts at Silverstone

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– The Citroën Racing Trophy UK Series arrives at Ulster this weekend after an eleven-week break
– Desi Henry leads the Trophy standings after four rounds
– Belfast driver Jonny Greer is looking forward to his home round

Round five of the MSA British Rally Championship, the Ulster International Rally, starts at lunchtime on Friday, taking in six special stages, before eight stages are tackled on Saturday ahead of the tea time finish in Antrim. Some daunting strips of tarmac lie ahead, including the famous Torr Head stage, which runs right along the coast-line of the Irish Sea. You can see as far as the Mull of Kintyre from this road which runs from Ballycastle to Cushendun, but the DS3 R3 mounted Citroën Racing Trophy drivers will have no time to admire the awesome views as they tackle it twice on Friday. Read More »