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Daily Archives: April 18th, 2013

Following today’s announcement that Rally North Wales will not run in 2013, organiser’s of the MSA British Rally Championship and the NGK Spark Plugs BRC Challenge have confirmed that they will not seek to replace the event and the series will be decided on the six remaining rallies.

Mark Taylor, Manager, MSA British Rally Championship:
“It was always going to be difficult for such a well supported rally, hosting four major championships, to find a replacement date at relatively short notice. It’s a real shame the rally won’t run this year, as it is one of the more popular events in the rally calendar. Read More »

There’s just over a month to go until the fourth annual Motorsport at the Palace sprint competition, in association with the Ancaster Group. This year, the popular two-day time trial will be held on Sunday and Bank Holiday Monday, 26 & 27 May.

This year’s event maintains the quality and quantity of entries, which have quickly helped establish it as one of London’s leading motorsport events. Notable entrants this year include a 1913 Vauxhall Viper, a 1966 Cortina 1500GT – used as the course car at Crystal Palace in 1967, when Jacky Ickx won the main event – and a 1926 Chrysler G70 roadster. These cars will be joined by a host of classic and modern machines, including Ferraris, Jaguars and Aston Martins. Read More »

Wolverhampton & South Staffordshire Car Club Ltd, organisers of the Welshpool-based Morris Lubricants Rally North Wales – originally planned for Saturday 6 and Sunday 7 April and subsequently postponed due to adverse weather conditions – will not be run in 2013.

Event Manager Kevin Witton explains the reasons for the cancellation; “Despite lengthy discussions with the Motor Sports Association, their Rally Championship Steering Group and the five championship organisers who had confirmed our event as one of their qualifying rounds, we simply could not find a suitable alternative date to run our event in 2013”. Read More »

McLaren P1 airThe key to the performance for the McLaren P1™ is aerodynamics, and a new web experience, previewed by the ‘Designed by Air’ short film, is the first chapter of a two part series telling the extraordinary story behind the design of the McLaren P1™. Read More »

Dieter Gass– Audi Sport optimises its organisational structure
– DTM and Le Mans Prototype areas reinforced
– Head of Development Wolfgang Dürheimer: “Reaction to the increasing demands”

Audi tackles the 2013 DTM season with an optimised organisational structure. Dieter Gass is responsible with immediate effect as ‘Head of DTM’ for the commitment of the eight Audi RS 5 DTM cars in the popular touring car race series. Read More »

– Three different historic saloon car grids for the first time
– 50th anniversaries of Lotus Cortina and US muscle machines
– Return of super touring cars and stars

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