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Daily Archives: March 8th, 2013

Alpine is probably the only French automotive brand to have been crowned in all three of the rally, single-seater, and prototype motor sports. After many international achievements in endurance, with the unforgettable overall win in the 1978 Le Mans 24 Hours, Alpine is back in Le Mans this year for the most difficult endurance race in the world.

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Mantis, one of the official partners to the MSA British Rally Championship, is boosting its product promotional activities this year by having its very own rally car. The Fiesta R1 will feature in a national TV advertising campaign, store promotions and a celebrity drive on one of the rounds.

Mantis’ range of car care products retails in many leading high street outlets and is endorsed by the BRC so it is fitting that the company will also sponsor a prize for the best presented car on all seven events in 2013; each of the winning crews taking a trophy and cheque for £250. Read More »

2012winnersThe eagerly awaited start to the 2013 Brick & Steel Junior 1000 Ecosse Challenge – Scotland’s car rally Championship for 14 to 17 year olds – will be on 30th March at Charterhall near Duns. But before that the 2013 competitors will be able to prepare themselves and their cars at a Junior Track Day organised by East Ayrshire Car Club at Kames Motor Complex in Ayrshire on 17th March. The Track Day will be sponsored by enthusiastic supporter of the Junior project – ABR Roofing Services of Motherwell. Thanks to their support, the day will be free for the participants. Read More »

Audi pre-Sebring13– First race for the Audi R18 e-tron quattro in the USA
– Farewell event for LMP1 class with historic automobile exhibition
– Dr. Wolfgang Ullrich: “Emotional race weekend”

It is a debut and a farewell at the same time: the Audi R18 e-tron quattro contests the 12-hour race at Sebring (Florida) in the USA for the first time on March 16 and, in doing so, makes the legendary racetrack ‘home of quattro’. At the same time, it is provisionally the LMP1 sports car’s final appearance in the North American endurance classic. Read More »

Nissan Gt Academy Mer13Nissan’s GT Academy graduates are taught from Day One to believe that anything is possible if you want it enough. The current roster of graduates, now fully-fledged Nismo Athletes, must have big dreams as the 2013 racing season holds a plethora of challenges for the virtual-to-real racers. Read More »