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Daily Archives: May 15th, 2013

– Online competition phase to be run on exclusive Gran Turismo®6 demo
– Become the next ‘Nismo Athlete’ to race for Nissan

Nissan and Sony Computer Entertainment Europe have revealed that the innovative GT Academy competition will return for a fifth season. GT Academy 2013 will be the biggest yet, with more countries than ever before participating and the online gaming element of the competition set to be run in July on a demo of the hotly-anticipated Gran Turismo®6 game exclusively on PlayStation®3. Read More »

– Peugeot  208 T16 Pikes Peak car – now decorated in its colours goes testing
– Mont Ventoux is high and twisty but still short of the altitude in Colorado
– Countdown to the ‘race for the clouds’ – Sunday, 30th June

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Motorsport at the Palace 2013, in association with the Ancaster Group, is almost here and – with so many new attractions – we’re looking forward to a really special couple of days.

Over 200 cars will take to the track over Sunday and Monday, 26-27 May, a combination of modern race cars and classic vehicles, some of which raced at the Palace decades ago. Crystal Palace is steeped in motorsport history: it’s the track where Moss and Clark cut their teeth, and where Rindt made his name and we’re proud to help celebrate this unique heritage. Read More »

Nelson Panciatici photo Eric RegoubyThe competitors of the European Le Mans Series will race in the second challenge of the season in Italy, on the Autodromo Enzo & Dino Ferrari in Imola, where the Alpine A450 is among the favourites. With a best time in the official ELMS tests on the Castellet circuit, the Alpine A450 finished just short of a podium in the first race at Silverstone because dramatic weather forced the stewards to stop the race before the end for safety reasons. Nelson Panciatici and the entire Signatech-Alpine team, managed by Philippe Sinault, want to continue this forward momentum and, this weekend in Imola, create the performance to match their potential. Read More »