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Daily Archives: September 25th, 2012

This weekend’s International Rally Yorkshire hosts the sixth and final round of the 2012 MSA British Rally Championship. Based in Scarborough, the event features one stage on Friday five stages on Saturday in the forests over the North Yorkshire Moors and, although some of the BRC titles have already been decided, it’s here that the overall champions together with the winners of all the supporting categories and classes will be revealed.

MSA BRITISH MANUFACTURERS RALLY CHAMPIONSHIP
Citroën UK, Ford Motor Company and Renault UK have all registered as manufacturers for this year’s BRC, which means the fight for the coveted MSA British Manufacturers’ title is a three-way battle between the brands. Scores towards the title are calculated from the highest-placed two cars representing each of these manufacturers. Read More »

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– Ben Barker makes it four wins in a row after another great weekend of Porsche motor sport
– Derek Pierce and Ahmad Al Harthy share Pro-Am1 triumphs
– Michael Meadows extends overall Championship lead to 54 points

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The NGK Spark Plugs BRC Challenge crews return to action again this weekend as the final round of the Championship takes place in the forests of North Yorkshire. The Scarborough based event with its fast gravel stages that have begun to define the rally, has thrown up some spectacular end of season action over the years. And this year promises to be no different with plenty of overall and class positions to be decided.

The drivers and co-drivers championship titles have been secured but there is still plenty to play for. A tense ending to round six in Ulster saw the Citroën pairing of Richard Sykes and Simon Taylor crowned NGK Spark Plugs BRC Challenge Champions for 2012. Having secured the drivers and co-drivers title alongside the RC5 class honours for the year, the pair are looking toward for a third successive rally victory on round seven. Read More »

It is on the Bahrain International Circuit, in Sakhir, south of the capital Manama, that Nelson Panciatici takes part in the next challenge of the World Endurance Championship (WEC). Not making the podium, or possibly even winning in Sao Paulo, Nelson wants a victory to confirm the performance he produced in that race. Read More »