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Daily Archives: September 27th, 2012

– Global debut of new McLaren ultimate supercar
– McLaren P1 aims to be the best driver’s car on both road and track
– The large adjustable ‘active’ rear wing adjusts automatically to boost downforce and optimise aerodynamics
– Mid-engine design that uses a carbon fibre monocoque and roof structure safety cage called MonoCage, and lightweight carbon ‘multi-purpose’ body panels

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MG enthusiasts have a new event in the calendar to look forward to as the organisers of the Spring International MG Show and Spares Day launch its Indoor autumn event at Sandown Park Racecourse, Surrey, on Sunday 7th October.

Whether you’re the driver of an early two-seater model or a fan or the later sporting saloon, everyone is welcome so come along and enjoy fantastic displays from the UK’s most dedicated motoring clubs, showcasing many rare and stunning examples of MG models through the ages. Read More »

• Bentley’s CEO Dr Schreiber meets new Business Minister Rt Hon Michael Fallon MP
• Schreiber outlines Bentley’s plans to return to motorsport Read More »

Trans World Events (TWE) ran the last London-Sydney Marathon Rally in 2004 and now the Rally is back. . . with a twist – it will be run in the opposite direction!

Taking over from TWE is Mark Solloway’s Transworld Historic Rallying, with TWE’s Ron Jackson (Rally Manager), Mike Summerfield (Route Coordinator) and other TWE officials forming the organising team, ably assisted by Steve Weston, who takes on the role of Secretary of the Meeting and Entries Secretary.

The event is a special stage gravel and asphalt rally for pre-1981 classic cars, with certain modifications allowed for the long distances. Most days there will be up to six special stages. Read More »

– Citroën Racing to run three Citroen DS3 WRCs in partnership with Abu Dhabi in 2013
– Hirvonen and Lehtinen to spearhead 2013 WRC campaign with Loeb and Elena contesting a partial year
– Citroën Racing considering entering WTCC in 2014/2015

Citroën Racing has outlined plans for its future involvement in motorsport in an announcement at the 2012 Paris Motor Show. Thanks to the partnership agreed with Abu Dhabi, the seven-time World Championship winning team will continue to compete in rallying, entering three Citroën DS3 WRCs in 2013. Read More »

– Shedden, Neal & Plato lead seven-driver showdown before Brands Hatch finale

Little more than a week remains before Northamptonshire’s world-famous Silverstone circuit (Sat 6/Sun 7 Oct) hosts the crucial penultimate round of this year’s Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship. And these three races at Silverstone will decide who will then be in with a chance of winning the UK’s most prestigious motor racing title on Finals Day at Brands Hatch in Kent a fortnight later. Read More »

As the final build up to Mini Britannia (Saturday 13 October) commences, a few places are still left on the entry list for the one-day classic race and rally tour. Read More »

Images taken by Former World Champion Kimi Raikkonen and F1 supremo Ecclestone now available online

Following the success of the recent Zoom Auction, which saw 200 motor racing and auction enthusiasts bid for unique photographs taken by F1 drivers and team managers past and present, the Zoom Online Auction is now live. Read More »

– Hyundai is poised to return to the World Rally Championship (WRC)
– Rally-ready model, based on New i20, unveiled at Paris Motor Show
– Realisation of long-term strategy to set-up in-house WRC team in Europe

Hyundai is poised to return to the FIA World Rally Championship (better known as the WRC) and has today unveiled a rally-ready version based on the New i20 at the Paris Motor Show. Read More »