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Daily Archives: June 19th, 2013

wheels13 (115)Another glorious night in the heart of Warwickshire for the annual Coventry & Warwicks Motor Club summer gathering, Wheels. There was a wide array of cars, some dubious in terms of their classic quality, but the ones that appealed to us were the 60’s and 70’s cars and the American muscle cars on display. The chopped Hudson was simply sublime, the chrome AC Shelby Cobra 427 gorgeous and the whole host of Mustangs a pure pleasure to look at. Once again a great night out down the Blue Lias with a few beers too. Read More »

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Aaron McClure / Tom Woodburn Ford FiestaNGK Spark Plugs BRC Challenge front runner Aaron McClure will head to Scotland next weekend as he tackles the third round of the series, The RSAC Scottish Rally. 18 year old McClure welcomes a return to his preferred surface of gravel after last month’s Jim Clark Rally, which was a closed road event close by in the borders. Co-driven once again by Tom Woodburn from Morecambe, the duo will be aiming to boost their strong position in the championship and take class RC4 honours in their Ford Fiesta ST. Read More »

If you are willing to wait a while, coverage from the MSA British Rally Championship will appear in full on its website – yes, the full one hour Sky Sports programme online!

In a deal which should please those who haven’t yet subscribed to the UK’s dominant subscription television sports provider, the programmes will air a month after their final broadcast on Sky Sports.

Coverage of the first event, the Pirelli Richard Burns Foundation Rally, is already waiting for you to tune in, with the Jim Clark Rally scheduled to go live in mid July. So if you missed it, or didn’t subscribe to Sky Sports in time, visit http://www.rallybrc.co.uk and click the play button on the home page. Read More »

Alex Parpottas Ford Fiesta R2After a solid start to his MSA British Rally Championship season, 19 year old rally star Alex Parpottas will return to Scotland next weekend for the third round of the series, The RSAC Scottish Rally.   With only a four week gap since the last event in the calendar, it has been a race against time for the Hoddesdon star to ready his Buzz Sweets Ford Fiesta R2 for a gravel surface as the series switches back to forestry for the first time since April. Read More »

Ralliart Italy returns to the 2013 FIA World Rally Championship this weekend with 35-year-old Carlos Garcia Fessman of Venezuela behind the steering wheel of one of their Mitsubishi Lancer Evo X cars. The team not only has three Production car World Championship titles to its name, but is also recognized as the structure behind the 2009 / 2010 Pirelli Star Driver programme. This pedigree makes Ralliart Italy a good starting place for any driver beginning a career in the WRC. Never having driven outside the Americas before, Fessman joins the team looking to learn new terrains and build on his existing experience. Read More »

Jason Plato and Sam Tordoff say they are aiming to put on a show for his home fans at the wheel of their MG KX Momentum MG6s during the British Touring Car Championship rounds at Croft in North Yorkshire this weekend.

Former champion Plato, and his impressive rookie team-mate Sam Tordoff, head to the fifth meeting of the season and it will give Newcastle-born Plato a chance to perform in front of his home crowd.

It will be an important weekend for Plato’s team-mate Tordoff too, because he will be racing at his local circuit as well. It will be the first time he has handled a BTCC car in front of friends and family. Read More »

– Special parade to mark 50 years of Italian supercar
– Legendary test driver joins the Silverstone Classic celebrations
– Aventador Roadster to head stunning cavalcade

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PICTURE 2 IZUNOThe entry list for the RSAC Scottish Rally may look like it is full of kilt wearing and haggis eating rally driving Scotsmen and women however for the first time in 10 years the event welcomes those who hail from over five and a half thousand miles away.

Japanese driver Motoharu Kaseya and co-driver Kohei Izuno will get behind the wheel at the Dumfries-based rally on Saturday 29 June as part of K’s World Rally Team from Japan. Read More »

Salon Privé is delighted to confirm Dutch car manufacturer Spyker’s return with its models featured on both the Concept Lawn and as part of the Audemars Piguet British Super Car Show at Syon House in September.Salon Spyker Read More »