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Daily Archives: January 9th, 2013

‘Ciao a tutti Bruno here. Yes, WRC season’s about to start up again and I’m back to let you know what Motorsport Italia’s up to this season, starting with Rallye Monte-Carlo.

‘Our first piece of exciting news is that Polish driver Michał Kościuszko and co-driver Maciek Szczepaniak are joining Motorsport Italia this year to tackle the WRC in a MINI John Cooper Works Countryman WRC. They’ve been running with our sister team Ralliart Italy for the last two seasons, but now will compete for Lotos WRC Team on all thirteen events starting in Monte Carlo next week. Read More »

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Citroen BRC podiumFollowing an extremely successful maiden season in 2012, the MSA British Rally Championship is pleased to announce that Citroën will once again contest the series, entering as an official manufacturer for the 2013 season.

Citroën stormed to victory in the Manufacturers’ Championship in 2012, amassing a total of 240 points, with Keith Cronin (Ireland) and Marshall Clarke (Northern Ireland) also winning the Drivers’ Championship in a DS3 R3 at the final rally of the year. Read More »

Dee motorsport autosport13– 450 bhp 3.5 litre Toyota V6 revealed, plus alliance with 3JDriveline
– Autosport International – 10th & 11th January 2013 – Stand E1071
– Venue: NEC Birmingham, UK

DEE-Motorsport, Development Engineering and Enterprise’s performance and race engine business, returns to Autosport this week with a range of both 4 and 6-cylinder Toyota based performance and race engine packages – and in a strong position to build on its existing motorsport and development business. Read More »

No less than 16 commercial partners have been confirmed for the West Wales Rally Spares RAC Rally Championship. The championship starts in just over a week on the Red Kite Stages (20 January) and has already attracted what is being described as the best ever historic entry for a British rally.RAC partners13 Read More »

Citroen Trackrod12c– Citroën confirms British Rally Championship manufacturer entry for second successive year
– British Rally Championship season to return to seven-round format for 2013

Following an extremely successful maiden season in 2012, Citroën is pleased to announce that it will once again contest the MSA British Rally Championship, entering as an official manufacturer for the 2013 season. Read More »

Specialty Fasteners & Components Limited are pleased to announce an exciting new development in their longstanding relationship with Hydraflow, a market leader in the aviation and defence industries for flexible fluid couplings, hose assemblies and quick disconnects.

When Specialty Fasteners identified an opportunity in the motorsport and tuning market for a flexible clamshell coupling which incorporated the innovative styling and design performance demanded by the aerospace industry, Hydraflow proposed the new 14J21 series.

Announcing the new initiative, Graham Leo, sales manager of Specialty Fasteners said: “We feel this product is a real advance in motorsport fluid connectors with several new features. A big plus is the unique safety locking device, which ensures correct installation as it cannot be engaged until the clamshell has been correctly closed. Combined with this, the electrical bonding wires are incorporated within the clamshell halves, not only improving the looks and integrity of the product, but also giving increased mechanical performance. Read More »