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Daily Archives: June 14th, 2013

The Signatech-Nissan team successfully ran through all their tests on Test Day and demonstrated just how competitive the Alpine A450 is without driving for the sake of pure performance. With these positive results, Nelson Panciatici feels ready to take on Le Mans 24 Hours! Nelson Panciatici 1 Read More »

ATL is pleased to announce that it is to support the Institution of Mechanical Engineers’ Formula Student Event in 2013, by becoming a Gold Sponsor.

ATL’s Managing Director and Head of Design are both alumni of the Formula Student competition, having competed annually between 2003 and 2007. Over the years, several other members of staff with Formula Student experience have worked in design, production, sales and management roles at ATL.

ATL therefore appreciates and values the discipline and skill-sets which Formula Student helps to engender and sees involvement with Formula Student as an unparalleled opportunity to engage with the ‘engineers of tomorrow’. Read More »

MollyTaylor-YPRESMolly Taylor, codriven as usual by Seb Marshall, returns to Europe after a positive experience in Australia at the Scouts Rally SA, third round of the Australian Rally Championship. The lady driver will tackle the challenging special stages of the GEKO Ypres Rally at the wheel of the Citroen DS3 R3 in the unmistakable United Business livery. The Australian driver continues as planned in the 2013  European Rally Championship, where she made her debut in the 2012 edition of the Belgian event: it was a steep learning curve, in the first three stages she encountered some difficulty in finding the right feeling with the Citroen DS3 R3, then the race ended in a positive crescendo. Read More »

Nissan pre-Le Mans13Fans at Le Mans will be treated to the Nismo FanZone, a centre of Innovation and Excitement available to Everyone to access

The eyes of the motorsport world are about to turn to Le Mans and, just like last year, Nissan will provide a great deal for all to see with an emphasis on putting the #fansfirst. Read More »

• Bentley commemorates sixth Le Mans triumph

Tomorrow marks ten years to the day since Bentley’s famous victory at the 24 Hours of Le Mans. At 16:00 on 15th June 2003, the Number 7 Bentley Speed 8 driven by Guy Smith, Tom Kristensen and Dindo Capello crossed the finish line in first place, closely followed by the Number 8 Bentley of Mark Blundell, David Brabham and Johnny Herbert. The victory was Bentley’s sixth at Le Mans and marked the company’s return to the pinnacle of endurance motorsport after 73 years. The success remains as the most recent outright British win at Le Mans. Completing 3,196 miles (5,146 km) over the course of the event, the two cars recorded an average speed of 133 mph (214 km/h). Read More »

Go Motorsport F1 13Formula One will be back at Silverstone seven days after the British Grand Prix when some of Britain’s world-class F1 teams lend their support to the Motor Sports Association’s inaugural Go Motorsport Live! open day on Sunday 7 July.

With free public access, Go Motorsport Live! has been introduced as part of National Motorsport Week to encourage more people to get involved in all areas of motor sport. Read More »

Hyundai HQ– Hyundai Motorsport GmbH centre of operations officially opens today in Alzenau, Germany
– A modern infrastructure with 8.200 m² of building accommodating experienced multi-national staff

Hyundai Motorsport GmbH has inaugurated its new headquarters in Alzenau, Germany. Representatives of Hyundai Motor and Hyundai Motorsport GmbH participated in the ceremony, welcoming guests for a first glimpse of the new facility. Read More »

– Three Audi R18 e-tron quattro cars at season’s top event for sports cars
– Eleven Audi victories clinched at 24 Hours in France
– Dr. Wolfgang Ullrich: Challenge is particularly high this year

On June 22/23, Audi will be competing at the classic 24-hour race at Le Mans for the 15th time. On the 90th anniversary of the world’s most important endurance race, the challenge is particularly great for the brand with the four rings, following the most recent changes in the regulations. Read More »

Round 5, and half way through the 2013 BTRDA Rally Championship was the Dukeries Rally, based in the lush surroundings of the Sherwood Forest area. More dry and warm weather was on offer as the crews, again, ready to compete on the 45 dusty stage miles the rally had on offer.Faulkner Dukeries13 Read More »

– Fuel consumption of the TDI units reduced by more than 20 percent
– Direct technology transfer between motorsport and products
– Piston area output significantly increased

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