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Daily Archives: July 22nd, 2013

dw_gwood1301Bentham’s David Wright enjoyed a very successful Goodwood Festival of Speed event last weekend when he set the third fastest time of the weekend behind two drivers who compete across the world.

It was Wright’s second time at the prestigious festival which takes place in the grounds of Lord March’s Goodwood House in Sussex. Having beaten several world rally cars last year Wright was invited back to the event by the International Rally Drivers Club. Read More »

Audi Jarvis Spa13Oliver Jarvis lines-up for his third twice-around-the-clock motor race of the season when the Cambridgeshire ace contests the Spa 24 Hours next weekend (27-28 July).

The 29-year-old from Burwell near Newmarket competes in the annual Belgian race for the first time in his 12-year motor racing career at the wheel of an Audi R8 LMS ultra sportscar. Read More »

Race bag_1A problem solved: RACE BAG.

Those who compete in the world of motorsport know well that one of the problems during the race is to store in a safe and secure way glasses, mobile phone, wallet, papers, cigarettes, some medicine, etc., which are usually needed by the driver and codriver. Read More »

Salon Privé welcomes the acclaimed Ford Evos Concept car which will feature as part of the new Concepts & Prototypes Display on the lawns of Syon House this September.

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– ITV4 to screen the World’s biggest classic motor racing festival
– Special hour-long highlights programme on free-to-air TV
– Five transmission dates at peak times

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Allan McNish answers 24 questions reflecting on the 24 days since achieving his third and Audi’s 12th Le Mans 24 Hour race victory while the Monaco-based Scotsman also looks ahead to the next 24 days and beyond.

1. After the Le Mans winner’s rostrum ceremony, what did you do?
“After the podium ceremony Tom, Loïc and I were taken into a room to make a handprint in clay that is then turned in to bronze, with our signatures, set into the pavement in the town centre, and officially unveiled at a ceremony during race week next year. Then we did audio and video recordings for Audi and on to the Media Centre for a formal press conference. Step outside and journalists are lined-up wanting one-on-one-interviews. From there we went from one end of the pit building to the other to ‘meet’ the Audi Sport Team Joest guys. Read More »

AllardBritish car manufacturer Allard Sports Cars, headed by both Sydney Allard’s grandson Lloyd and son Alan, to build original Allard JR and bring restored original Allard Palm Beach MkII to Silverstone Classic .

The famous British automotive brand Allard Sports Cars, still owned by the original family and whose founder designed, built and raced cars bearing his own name, is in the final stages of restoring an Allard Palm Beach MkII; one of only half a dozen cars ever produced, the prototype 1956 Palm Beach was found a year ago in poor but original condition and taken to Allard’s premises, where a ground-up restoration schedule was put in place. Read More »

– Ferrari 250 GTO and Jaguar XJ13 top glittering line-up
– Chris Evans’ Magnificent Seven in action
– Special tributes to Aston Martin and Lamborghini

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Podium Red Bull RingAlready on the second step of the podium in Imola, Nelson Panciatici reoffended on the Red Bull Ring circuit in Austria. This result puts the Signatech-Alpine team in second place in the overall standings of the European Le Mans Series (ELMS) Championship. Read More »