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Daily Archives: May 23rd, 2013

GeorgeMorrisonInActionPR4After a disappointing start to his NGK Spark Plugs BRC Challenge comeback, George Morrison will head to the Scottish Borders next weekend to contest the second round of the series, The Jim Clark Rally.  Mechanical failure on the season opening Pirelli RBF Rally last month thwarted his championship launch after completing just one stage of the event, but the Bilsthorpe resident is confident he can make up for lost ground on his RC2 class rivals with his newly developed Peugeot 205. Read More »

Alex Parpottas / Neil Shanks Ford FiestaHoddesdon’s rally star Alex Parpottas will make the long drive to the Scottish Borders next weekend as he attempts the second round of the MSA British Rally Championship, The Jim Clark Rally. With the series turning to closed public roads and a sealed surface for the first time this year, Parpottas is looking to secure a top 3 position in the Rally Two category to maintain his chance of securing the coveted Pirelli Star Driver nomination on an event this year. Read More »

AaronMcClureInActionPR419 year old Flookburgh resident Aaron McClure will head to the Scottish Borders next weekend as he tackles the second round of the NGK Spark Plugs BRC Challenge (NGKBRCC), The Jim Clark Rally.  After a successful opening round on the gravel of the Pirelli Rally, McClure’s season switches to the closed public roads surrounding the market town of Kelso. Using his Ford Fiesta ST, he will be hoping to build on his position of third overall in the championship and second in class RC4. Read More »

– Anniversary edition of the groundbreaking 12C and 12C Spider to mark 50 years of McLaren
– A maximum of 50 examples of each of the 12C and 12C Spider are to be built featuring unique styling and specification enhancements

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Eight N24h Class Wins –
Underlining ATL’s years of success within European endurance racing, the dominance of ATL’s fuel cells reached new heights last weekend, when no fewer than eight class wins were achieved by cars running with ATL fuel systems onboard.

Confirming ATL’s commitment to all levels of racing and all racing budgets, these victories were spread across the whole range of categories – from the fastest ‘SP9 G’ class, down to the ‘D1T+D3T’ category, which was won by UK-based Saxon Motorsport and its highly-successful BMW 1 Series Diesel. Read More »

After a four-year hiatus, totalkitcar Live is back with a one-day celebration of all things kitcar, sponsored by Peter James Insurance, at Blyton Park, Lincolnshire, on Saturday 21st September.

The high-octane event will include manufacturers demonstration rides on the circuit to potential customers and enthusiasts, showcasing exactly what these vehicles are capable of out on the track.

Event organiser Steve Hole, explains: “With kitcars being such a common sight at track days, totalkitcar Live will give drivers the chance to sample the cars they are interested in from the passenger seat within the safely controlled environs of a race circuit. Read More »

– Le Mans prototypes show development steps in ultra-lightweight design
– Lightweight design quality of monocoque more than doubled since 1999
– Head of Audi Motorsport Dr. Wolfgang Ullrich: “Many of the ultra-lightweight design ideas from motorsport have the potential of positively influencing the development of our production models.”

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