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Daily Archives: May 16th, 2013

Gumball 3000 CNIOne of the world’s most famous and glamorous super car rallies, Gumball 3000, makes history this weekend by going ‘carbon neutral’ in what is its 15th anniversary year.

CNI UK has partnered with Gumball 3000 to offset the organisation’s green house gas emissions for the vehicles taking part in the rally, making what is famously among the world’s most fun and outrageous super car celebrations, also one of the most environmentally responsible.  Read More »

– Bradley Philpot drives a Peugeot 208 GTi at the 24-hour Nürburgring
– Representing the UK he shares the seat with three other country-backed drivers
– Three specially tuned 208 GTi producing 300bhp are competing in the SP2T class

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Abarth May13Performance car brand Abarth is calling all would-be track stars, after launching Make It Your Race, the novice racing driver programme, for the second consecutive year.

The televised challenge, the only social talent show dedicated to rookie drivers, officially launches with a Europe-wide call to find aspiring racers from across 10 countries, including the UK. Read More »

The delayed coverage of round one of the MSA British Rally Championship, the Pirelli Richard Burns Foundation Rally, will air on Sky Sports 4 & 4HD tomorrow (17th May) at 02:30hrs.

So either set your alarms really early, or set Sky Plus to record the action from the notorious Kielder forest as Jukka Korhonen powers to victory – sorry, spoiler alert! As usual, the programme is repeated, so if you miss this showing, go to www1.skysports.com/watch/tv-guide and search for British Rally Championship.

As some compensation for its delay and unsociable broadcast time, production company Greenlight Television has managed to slot the main BRC programme into its Max Power magazine programme in the next two weeks, so keep an eye on schedules. Read More »

Salon Prive HarleyWarr’s Harley-Davidson, Europe’s oldest Harley-Davidson dealership, will once again be displaying a line-up of customised King’s Road Custom Harley-Davidsons, two of which will have been built especially to be unveiled at the event. Read More »

– Aerodynamic efficiency has clearly increased in 15 years
– Micro-tube radiator optimises airflow of Audi R18 e-tron quattro
– Many losses caused by the regulations have been compensated for

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Mitsubishi Pikes Peak13Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) will compete in the 2013 edition of the world-famous Pikes Peak International Hill Climb1 (Pikes Peak, held from June 25 to June 30) with the MiEV Evolution II all-electric prototype. With the upgraded MiEV Evolution II, MMC aims for overall first place. MMC’s team will consist of two of the new all-electric four-wheel drive (4WD) racecars. Read More »

Honda Motor Co., Ltd. today announced its decision to participate in the FIA1 Formula One (F1) World Championship from the 2015 season under a joint project with McLaren, the UK-based F1 corporation.Honda McLaren Read More »