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Daily Archives: August 20th, 2012

Richard Sykes and Simon Taylor clinched the 2012 NGK Spark Plugs BRC Challenge title after a spectacular double win in Northern Ireland this weekend.

“It’s fantastic” claimed an exuberant Sykes, “We were disappointed not to have won the Jim Clark, as we were feeling good on that event. But the season has pretty much gone to plan; the car’s reliability has been brilliant and I’ve had my fair share of mechanical issues in my time, so it’s nice to have a good clean season.” Wearing a huge grin, co-driver Simon Taylor concluded: “We’ve worked seven years for this.” Read More »

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Coverage from round five of the MSA British Rally Championship, the Todds Leap International Rally NI will be shown on Sky Sports tonight.

The one hour Greenlight Television-produced programme, hosted by Mike Brewer and Robbie Head, will go out on Sky Sports 2 & 2HD tonight (Monday 20th August) at 18:30hrs, repeated the following day. Full schedule HERE

You can also catch up now with highlights, on the championship’s own YouTube channel at http://www.youtube.com/BRCMedia. Read More »

– Series leader McNish sets sights on maximum score at Silverstone in Scotsman’s World title quest
– UK competition début for Le Mans 24 Hour race winning Audi R18 e-tron quattro in final European-based race of season

Allan McNish will be hoping for “home” rule when the Briton contests the fourth round of the FIA World Endurance Championship at Silverstone on Sunday (26 Aug).

The Dumfries-born driver jointly leads the eight-race WEC by 6.5pts with co-driver Tom Kristensen (Denmark) from Audi Sport team-mates Marcel Fässler (CH)/André Lotterer (D)/Benoît Tréluyer (F). Read More »

– Second place in front of 89,000 spectators at the Nürburgring
– Audi is strongest brand in the top ten
– Impressive race by Rahel Frey

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