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Monthly Archives: January 2013

McLaren cameo 2013The latest chapter in the story of McLaren Automotive, the McLaren P1™, made a brief appearance this morning at the McLaren Technology Centre, driven by none other than 2009 Formula 1 World Champion Jenson Button. This formed part of the launch event for the Vodafone McLaren Mercedes 2013 Formula 1™ challenger, the MP4-28. Read More »

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MG KX Momentum 2013Britain’s brightest young racing driver has joined the MG KX Momentum Racing team −and has already achieved one of his lifelong ambitions.

Sam Tordoff, aged 23 has been racing since he was 10 years old and is acclaimed as Britain’s brightest racing talent. Last year he was officially recognised as the British Racing Drivers’ Club ‘Rising Star.’ Read More »

WWRS RAC CreeYorkshireman Terry Cree is hoping to challenge the Ford Escort pack in the West Wales Rally Spares R.A.C Rally Championship this season with his BMW 2002.

Cree and co-driver Richard Shores will contest the opening round of the championship, the Rally Marketing Mid Wales Stages (Sunday 3 March), with a fresh engine in the German car and Cree hopes it will help him take the fight to the Pinto-powered Ford Escort Mk1s in class C3. Read More »

The Twingo Renaultsport Trophy UK will follow all seven rounds of the MSA British Rally Championship in 2013, joining the UK’s premier rally series for the second year running.

The Twingo R1 Trophy provides the winner with a fantastic Renault Sport Technologies-funded prize drive in a Twingo R2 Evo on the final round of the French Rally Championship. The R1 crews also benefit from an on event prize fund with parts vouchers of £500, £300 & £200 going to 1st, 2nd & 3rd respectively on each of the seven rounds. Read More »

TT Legends is a new eight-part documentary, to be broadcast on ITV4, following a team of legendary motorcycle racers throughout the 2012 season. Gaucho Productions was granted exclusive access to the Honda TT Legends team as they took on some of the world’s toughest ’bike races.  From Japan to Germany and from Le Mans to the Isle of Man, the documentary follows these ordinary men doing extraordinary things.

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WWRS RAC TV previewThe 2013 television schedule for the West Wales Rally Spares R.A.C Rally Championship has been confirmed, with a massive 90 hours of coverage on Motors TV starting with a special ‘R.A.C Rally’ night on Sunday 10 February. Read More »

– Sixties chart toppers The Hollies headline on Saturday evening
– Stars from The Commitments movie perform on Friday’s bill
– Plus Pink Floyd, Led Zeppelin, Eagles and Guns N’ Roses tribute bands
– ‘Another wonderful rocking and racing weekend’

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2012 NGK Spark Plugs BRC Challenge champion driver Richard Sykes has been involved in four wheeled motorsport for a long time. But the Midlands businessman still loves it and took time to chat about his championship winning season ahead of defending his title.

Q: It has been some years since you won the BTRDA Rallycross championship in a Mini. What made you switch to rallying?

A: I had been Rallycrossing for about four years and initially really enjoyed it. There are only a small number of circuits, but two things spring to mind that made my mind up to try something different. Read More »

Intensive Rallysprint and asphalt rally action over two weekends, mixed with laid-back beachside fun in the sun await competitors, families and friends this August (15th to 28th inclusive).Barbados pre2013 Read More »

Skoda Arctic13Andreas Mikkelsen marked a brief return to SKODA with a crowd-pleasing second place finish on the Lapland Arctic Rally in Finland (25-26 Jan).

Driving the same Fabia S2000 that took him to victory on the 2011 Cyprus Rally, Andreas entered the event as part of preparations for his 2013 WRC programme with Volkswagen Motorsport. Read More »