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Daily Archives: April 29th, 2013

This year’s Peter James Insurance Bromley Pageant of Motoring promises the most diverse range of cars ever displayed, with vehicles of all sizes, ages and speeds when it returns to Norman Park, Kent, on Sunday 9th June.

Firmly in the outside lane is the Jaguar XK8/XKR Enthusiasts’ Club, who will be showing a range of these modern-era high-performance Jaguar models. There’s high-speed motoring from the Jensen Owners’ Club, which offers a great reminder of these prestigious grand touring Aston Martin rivals.

Representing sports cars from across the Channel the Renault Alpine Owners’ Club has a selection of these highly acclaimed French motors, and for the truly rare French classic, you’d better head along to the Simca Club’s display. Read More »

rs13_pirprev01Stourbridge rally champion Richard Sykes will begin the defence of his BRC Challenge title next weekend when he contests the Carlisle-based Pirelli Challenge rally.

The event was scheduled to be round two of the championship but heavy snow and ice forced the cancellation of the opening round last month. Read More »

dw13_hamsres01Bentham’s David Wright was denied a podium finish in the Tour of Hamsterley rally last weekend when problems with the anti-lag valve meant he retired from the event to prevent more serious damage to the car. Read More »

Following the cancellation of the opening British Rally Championship event in Wales, due to inclement weather, the Citroën Racing Trophy UK will finally get underway this weekend on the forestry special stages of the Pirelli Rally.

Thanks to the generous support of Citroën Racing, Total, Pirelli and Citroën UK, the Trophy boasts a serious prize fund with the aim to help the stars of the future in rallying. For each of the seven rounds €4000 in parts vouchers will be handed out for a BRC round win, €2500 for second and €1500 for third. An additional €1000 will be awarded on each round for the first junior driver (under 23) home. Read More »

Britain’s latest Formula One driver, Max Chilton, joined a group of past and present members of the MSA’s Team UK initiative to experience a joint learning day with some of the next generation of young soccer stars at the Chelsea Football Club Academy on Friday 26 April.

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Marty McCormack and Phil Clarke swept to victory on the second round of the West Wales Rally Spares R.A.C. Rally Championship, yesterday’s SG Petch Tour of Hamsterley (Sunday 28 April).WWRS Hamsterley13 Read More »

– The Can-Am name to join the collection of historic McLaren models to run up the Goodwood Hill this summer
– The ultimate McLaren racers of the 1960s and 70s honoured by the most powerful 12C produced to date
– A short, high definition video showing the M8D Can-Am racer in detail and the 12C GT Can-Am Edition on track can be viewed here:http://youtu.be/xZoZME-itbE

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– Sébastien Loeb and Daniel Elena return to WRC competition for Rally Argentina
– Loeb has won Rally Argentina for the past seven years
– Hirvonen hopeful of a strong result, as he aims to repeat his impressive 2012 pace at the gravel rally

Rally Argentina, the fifth round of the World Championship, will see the much-anticipated return of Sébastien Loeb and Daniel Elena in the no.1 Citroën DS3 WRC. The nine-time World Champions will line up alongside Mikko Hirvonen and Jarmo Lehtinen for the Citroën Total Abu Dhabi World Rally Team. As was the case in Sweden, Dani Sordo and Carlos del Barrio will be competing in the Abu Dhabi Citroën Total WRT’s car. Read More »