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Daily Archives: September 4th, 2012

The MSA British Rally Championship awards ceremony, The BRC Bash, returns to its Manchester Hallmark Hotel location in 2012. The event maintains its Saturday night format, this year on the 17th November.

The successful format and ticket prices remain unchanged, with a black tie dinner interspersed with awards and the fantastic Greenlight TV footage from the season. Reception drink, three course dinner, wine and coffee are included, with a disco and late bar until 1am making it a night to remember. Read More »


Insight into an alternative future for Motor Industry Public Relations is promised at the 2012 MIPAA PR Masterclass taking placeon Thursday 13 September at Coventry University.  This popular one-day event sees leading experts, including media, PR professionals and academics; offer thought-provoking new ideas into the changing world of communications.

The PR Masterclass is offered by MIPAA – the world’s largest body of professional communicators working in the motor industry.  The flagship professional development event has been running since 2003.  It attracts high calibre speakers and excellent feedback from those attending. Read More »

– A unique Formula Ford race car powered by Ford’s tiny 1.0-litre EcoBoost petrol engine produces a supercar-beating performance at the legendary Nürburgring track in Germany
– Unique road-legal racer records the 11th fastest lap ever at the Nürburgring’s famed Nordschleife circuit – 7 minutes, 22 seconds – higher on the list than such 600+ horsepower supercars as the Lamborghini Aventador, Ferrari Enzo and the Pagani Zonda
– 1.0-litre EcoBoost-powered Formula Ford boasts an unofficial top speed of 255.5 km/h (158.8 mph) and a 0-100 km/h (0-62 mph) time of less than four seconds
– Fuel economy is equally eye-popping: unofficially 2.4 l/100 km (118 mpg) at 56 km/h (35 mph), and 5 l/100 km (57 mpg) at 120 km/h (75 mph)
– The three-cylinder Ford 1.0-litre EcoBoost was recently named 2012 “International Engine of the Year”. The turbocharged, direction injection petrol engine is now available in the Ford Focus and coming soon in the B-MAX, new Fiesta and C-MAX

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