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Monthly Archives: October 2012

The legendary face and voice of Grand Prix Motor Racing Murray Walker will be in attendance for two days in 2013 to help celebrate the events 10th anniversary.

Event Director Tom Siddall says “It’s a great honour to have Murray joining us for our celebrations alongside other motorsport guests. I’m sure his popularity will help boost the attendance in this special celebration”.

In 2013 Race Retro will honour the motorsport legacy of racing’s Team Lotus and the rallying success of Alpine as its chosen marques. Read More »

British Rally Championship regular Alex Parpottas will contest his home event this weekend as he tackles the Tempest Rally, which will wrap up the youngster’s season in his Buzz Sweets supported Fiesta R2.  Parpottas, 19 from Hoddesdon in Hertfordshire has been campaigning the AVS Motorsport Fiesta in the hotly contested British Championship and Fiesta Sport Trophy during 2012 and is relishing the chance to push for the win of the 2wd section of the event. Read More »

Join Motor Sport Magazine for an exclusive dinner and talk with Sir Jackie Stewart at the Landmark Hotel in London on Wednesday 5 December, 2012.

Motor Sport Magazine’s Dinner with Sir Jackie Stewart, taking place in the stunning Drawing Room at the Landmark Hotel, will be packed with stories from Sir Jackie’s racing days, as well as a review of the 2012 Formula 1 season.

On the night, Sir Jackie Stewart – along with Motor Sport’s Editor-in-Chief, Nigel Roebuck, and Editor, Damien Smith – will be launching the charity auction for the Grand Prix Mechanics Charitable Trust, a charity which Sir Jackie founded in 1987. Read More »

On Saturday 17th November, Stuart Turner will be guest speaker at an evening hosted by the National Motor Museum, Beaulieu.

Stuart will be talking about a lifetime in motorsport, including being British champion, navigator, winning the RAC Rally with Erik Carlsson, managing the BMC team when Minis were winning Monte Carlo Rallies and later, running Ford’s motorsport operations when the Escort was supreme. Read More »

The curtain has come down on the ‘biggest and boldest’ Top Gear Live ever seen in the UK. The action-packed four-day automotive extravaganza staged at the NEC, Birmingham (25-28 October) attracted unprecedented crowd numbers, unrivalled support from the motor industry and also established a dramatic new World Record for the first double loop-the-loop by a motorcycle.

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The MSA British Rally Championship is delighted to announce Professional Motor Mechanic magazine (PMM) as its brand new official Technical Media partner for the 2013 season.

With a circulation of nearly 67,000 per month, this free magazine is supported by many of the major aftermarket parts and equipment suppliers and helps independent garages and technicians keep up-to-date with industry related news, technical information and repair advice, new products and equipment, business and legislation changes and more. Read More »

– Citroën Racing proudly presents DS3 WRC-inspired DS3 Regional Rally Car (RRC) for private drivers
– RRC products can be used in championships below WRC level, including ERC and some national championships
– Visually different, with slight changes under the bonnet, the RRC otherwise maintains the key strengths of the DS3 WRC Read More »

The final round of the 2012 Kenyan National Rally Raid Championship will take place on Kedong Ranch this weekend and this two day event promises action aplenty as all defending champions have confirmed their attendance. All four categories still need to be resolved and as such a number of competitors on bikes, cars, buggies and quads are expected to make the trip to the shores of Lake Naivasha in the Great Rift Valley.

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The final challenge of the French F4 Championship 2012 took place on the high tech circuit of Le Castellet.  For Simon Gachet, the “VOLANT EUROFORMULA” 2011, the stakes were high because he was only four points short of a podium at the start of the meeting. If he was to reverse the situation he would have to find the pace which made him one of the strong players at the start of the season. Mission accomplished for Simon Gachet who, after a nice comeback, crossed the finishing line in third place of Race 2, which definitely landed him in third place of the French F4 Championship 2012. Read More »

The G-DRIVE RACING BY SIGNATECH NISSAN team and their drivers ended the first season in the history of the FIA WORLD ENDURANCE CHAMPIONSHIP on the beautiful circuit of Shanghai in China. They signed some solid performances this season notably with a fourth place in LMP2 in the 24 Hours of Le Mans (10th overall), a podium in Silverstone and a fastest lap in LMP2 in the Fuji race. Nelson and his co-drivers, Pierre Ragues and Roman Rusinov, saw all their hopes of success vanish with a broken front brake disc just as they took second place in the LMP2 class. The blow was tough, especially after brushing with victory in Bahrain before a defective lighting to the side numbers put them out of the running! Read More »