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Daily Archives: July 2nd, 2013

rs13_scotres01Stourbridge’s Richard Sykes was denied a podium finish on last weekend’s Scottish Challenge rally when a puncture whilst in second place dropped him down the leaderboard.

After a disappointing Jim Clark Challenge rally Sykes was keen for a good result in his Bathams Brewery, G I Sykes Ltd, Silverstone Tyres and Boroughbridge Marina-supported Citroën C2 R2 Max. Read More »

The Twingo Renaultsport Trophy UK revved up for the RSAC Scottish Rally this weekend, rallying son and father team Ben & Jason Mckay taking top Twingo points on round two of the MSA British Rally Championship.

The notoriously fast and rocky stages in Dumfries and Galloway were a brand new challenge for Twingo Trophy protagonists Mckay junior and senior as well as for Harry Threlfall and Andy Bull inn their newly rebuilt 1600cc flyer.

Early June had proved tough for both crews, as Threlfall had clouted a tree on the Jim Clark Rally, while Mckay’s appearance at the Cholmondeley Pageant of Power had ended with an uncharacteristic engine failure. Read More »

– Gordon Robertson will drive ‘The Long Way Doune’ behind the wheel of the Porsche Cars GB ‘Project 50’ 1965 Porsche 911
– The Chief Driving Consultant from the Porsche Experience Centre, Silverstone, will visit nine of the UK’s top race tracks in three days
– New 911 Carrera S  ‘Type 991’ will provide support during the trip
– A further special 911 will join the journey – the ‘Follow the 911’ celebrates 50 years of the iconic sports coupe and the UK is the latest leg of world tour
– Visit http://www.justgiving.com/longwaydoune to show your support – follow progress during the drive via @PorscheGB_PR

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– Fifth Gear’s Tiff Needell races down memory lane
– World record capacity grid for classic Formula Fords
– Stunning action on full Silverstone Grand Prix circuit

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Picture 3Kinross teenager Blair Brown had a successful drive on Saturday at the Scottish Rally in Dumfries finishing 5th in his class.

The 17-year-old from Muckhart is the youngest driver to be awarded the RSAC Motorsport New Talent Scholarship. Read More »

– Online competition phase run on free Gran Turismo®6 demo
– Two former GT Academy Champions have just raced to 4th at Le Mans 24 Hours

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Vettel InfinitiOn the eve of his 26th birthday, Infiniti’s Director of Performance Sebastian Vettel took delivery of his new company car: an Infiniti FX Vettel Edition.

The limited edition performance SUV, developed with direct input from the triple Formula One World Champion and number 001 of just 150 made, was delivered to his home in Switzerland. Read More »