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Daily Archives: January 14th, 2013

The Motor Sports Association, the governing body of UK motor sport, launched its ‘Year of the Volunteer’ at the Autosport International show (10-13 January).

Introducing the initiative on the event’s high profile Central Stage, the MSA’s Chief Executive Colin Hilton was joined by reigning Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Champion Gordon Shedden and Richard Egger, Go Motorsport’s Regional Development Officer in the East Midlands. Read More »

– 2013 FIA World Rally Championship begins at Monte Carlo on 15 January after a ten-week break
– Sébastien Loeb and Daniel Elena aiming for their seventh win at Monte Carlo
– Ice and snow likely to complicate tyre choices throughout Rally Monte Carlo
– Hirvonen has ‘never felt so motivated’ ahead of a WRC season

The 2013 World Rally Championship kicks off at the legendary Rallye Monte-Carlo in a season that promises many significant changes. Among the four Citroën DS3 WRCs entered in the rally, three will be driven by former winners of the event (Loeb, Hirvonen and Bouffier). Read More »

A truly sensational entry has been assembled for the opening round of the West Wales Rally Spares R.A.C Rally Championship, the Red Kite Stages (Sunday 20 January), with the field headed by Julian Reynolds, Mark Higgins and Nick Elliott.RAC pre-Red Kite13 Read More »

VW pre-Monte13When the first World Rally Car sets out on the opening stage of the Rally Monte Carlo, from Moulinon to Antraigues, at 09:00 on Wednesday 16 January, it will mark the start of something rather special: Volkswagen’s first season in the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC). 20,000 kilometres of testing, 1,700 parts designed completely from scratch, 17 months of preparations – all for this one moment, thedawn of a new age. Read More »

Nissan Dubai24 2013Road to Dubai ends in silverware for the new European and Russian GT Academy winners

The Nissan PlayStation® GT Academy again demonstrated the strength and depth of its driver discovery and development programme this weekend when the four newest graduates took their prize drive at the Dubai 24 Hours. Read More »