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Daily Archives: October 18th, 2012

‘Hello again ladies and gents, Katie here and ready to report back on what WRC Team MINI Portugal’s been getting up to so far at Rally d’Italia.

‘Lesson 1: Finding something to say about what you’ve been doing that’s interesting enough for a press release is harder than it looks. Read More »

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– Citroën DS3 Cabrio to make UK premiere on the Citroën stand at Top Gear Live 2012
– Also on display will be 40 years of Citroën rally history with five cars from the 1970s to the present day
– Citroën Total World Rally Team recently claimed its eighth Manufacturers’ Title with Sébastien Loeb and Daniel Elena clinching their ninth WRC title earlier this month*
– Citroën DS3 Racing to take part in new feature ‘Hot Hatch Grudge Match’

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Klarius Group sponsored driver, Sara Williams, a true rising star of British motorsports, has finished 6th overall at the Wales Rally GB; an event that runs alongside the World Rally Championship round over three days. Driving her Group N Subaru Impreza, adorned with the familiar Klarius livery, Sara and her co-driver, Patrick Walsh, were awarded the Gareth Roberts Memorial Trophy for highest placed Welsh crew. Read More »

With over a week to go before entries close a strong field of over 60 cars is anticipated for the forthcoming Malton Forest Rally. World Rally cars entered include last year’s winner Charlie Payne (Ripon) in his Ford Focus, Peter Stephenson (Thirsk) in his Able Ports sponsored Ford Focus and Steve Petch (Scorton) in his Mitsubishi Evo

A good list of historic cars is led by Tim Mason (Bradford) in his Porsche 911 with a host of Mk II Escorts including Steve Bannister, Andrew Siddall, Charlie Taylor and Steve Magson (Chevette). Read More »

The Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship (BTCC) heads to the legendary Brands Hatch Grand Prix circuit in Kent this weekend, as the 2012 series approaches its thrilling conclusion. The MG KX Momentum Racing team is looking for title triumph, with Jason Plato fighting to secure his third BTCC driver’s crown. Read More »

The Nissan DeltaWing’s assault on the 15th annual Petit Le Mans event suffered a set-back in testing today when Gunnar Jeannette was struck by a GTC Porsche and forced into a violent roll.

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