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Monthly Archives: May 2013

–    The EUROFORMULA School was founded in 1997 and has since trained more than 30,000 drivers.
–    In order to spot new talent, the Euroformula school and its director, Laurent Fradon, organised the first “Volant Euroformula” in 2010
–    More than 120 drivers have taken part in the “Volant Euroformula” since its inception
–    The three previous winners are Paul Loup Chatin, Simon Gachet and Enzo Guibbert
–    An award of 60,000 euros goes to the winner.Enzo Guibbert Volant Euroformula 2012 Read More »

Peugeot Onyx– Ultimate prize is a unique ride experience in the Peugeot Onyx Concept Car
– Onyx is the distinctive copper-clad Concept car with a 600bhp V8 diesel-electric hybrid
– Prize includes ticket entry to Goodwood for Saturday, 13th July 2013 Read More »

– The most successful Le Mans racers compete for the four rings
– Ultimately, the team spirit achieves the results
– Head of Audi Motorsport Ullrich: Our drivers feel like ‘Audians’

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As the crews head off to make their all-important pace-notes on the Jim Clark Rally, spare a thought for the pundits who try to predict the outcome of the BRC’s RallyTwo Championship.

Like the battle for the prestigious solid silver MSA British Rally Championship trophy, it will be an intense one on the Scottish Borders lanes. And like the fight at the front, it will be dreadfully difficult to decide who might win.

The title is open to any crew piloting any two wheel drive car outside the top R3 category, but in reality it is likely to come from a crew with access to one of the Fiesta, Twingo or Citroën R2 machines. Read More »

After a thrilling opening event of the season in Cumbria, the NGK Spark Plugs BRC Challenge field follows the MSA British Rally Championship to Berwickshire this weekend for round two of this year’s championship, the Jim Clark Challenge Rally.

An ever present round since the inaugural BRC Challenge season in 2005, The Jim Clark Challenge module offers this year’s bumper entry list 85 competitive asphalt stage miles in the spectacular Berwickshire countryside around the country lanes surrounding Kelso and Duns renowned for fast speeds and big jumps. Read More »

– Tickets for the World’s Biggest Classic Motor Racing Festival
– A flat-out trip down Memory Lane for the entire family
– Tickets available for special promotions and competitions

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Maserati Salon13Hot on the heels of the world debut of the new GranTurismo MC Stradale four-seater and the new Ghibli, Maserati has confirmed its return to Salon Privé in 2013.

Maserati has recently released full details of the new Ghibli, which had its thrilling unveiling event and world debut at the 2013 Shanghai Auto Show in April. The Ghibli is a unique fusion of elegance and sportiness, which has the option of two 3.0-litre twin turbo V6 petrol units or, for the first time in Maserati’s history, a 3.0-litre V6 turbo diesel. Read More »

Drayson Elec LSRDrayson Racing Technologies today announces it will make an attempt for the FIA World Electric Land Speed Record on June 25 at RAF Elvington in Yorkshire. It’s the latest challenge to be undertaken by the pioneering electric motorsport firm, which has been at the forefront of sustainable racing since 2007 and was first to sign up for the new FIA Formula E championship.

The attempt will be made in the sub-1000kg class by entrepreneur, racing driver and former UK science minister Lord Drayson who will drive a low-drag version of the Drayson B12 69/EV electric Le-Mans Prototype flat-out along Elvington’s 1.86-mile runway. Read More »

Under glorious sunshine, over 8,000 people enjoyed two fantastic days of racing at Motorsport at the Palace, in association with the Ancaster Group.

As the Mayor of Bromley, Cllr. Ernest Noad and his wife Diane waved off the first cars under bright blue skies, it was clear this year’s event would be one to savour. Race fans and casual visitors alike witnessed some spectacular on-track action, which saw the previous lap record smashed and class records tumble across the board.

Existing record holder Gary Thomas, driving a Force PT, shaved almost a second off his previous best time, powering his way around the course in just 32.87 seconds. Read More »

With the dust literally and figuratively settled on the MSA British Rally Championship’s first round, it is time to leave the forest gravel for the ‘tar’ of the Jim Clark Rally. Big brakes and Pirelli slicks fitted, suspension stiffened – all that’s needed are the closed roads of the Scottish Borders – bring on the black stuff!

The Jim Clark Rally is unique on the British mainland as the only closed public-road rally and as such holds challenges peculiar to driving flat out on roads that are usually used by locals to go about their daily business.

The crews’ challenge starts with the reconnaissance of the stages; using diagrams and maps, they must traverse the route within the speed limit and abide by normal road-traffic laws. Read More »