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Daily Archives: July 29th, 2013

r2r_speysideprevThe Rally2Raise team of Rachel Clark from Aberdeen and Caroline Lodge from Brampton are targeting a class podium when they contest the Speyside Stages rally next weekend.

The pair contested their first event together on the Scottish rally in June and they finished an excellent second in class in their E.Watson & Son, Pirelli, AW Motorsport and McPherson Document Solutions-supported Nissan Micra 1300. Read More »

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Porsche 911 World Recordd– Fifty years of the Porsche 911 celebrated at Silverstone with a massed gathering of flat-six engined sports cars on Sunday (28 July)
– Planned by Porsche Club GB in partnership with Porsche Cars GB and Silverstone Classic
– Proceedings led by Mark Porsche, son of designer of the 911, F A ‘Butzi’ Porsche
– Total of 1,208 examples of the Stuttgart icon participated
– Porsche Cars GB ‘Project 50’ 911 race car competed on Saturday (27 July) Read More »

Skoda Sibui13– 3:12.8 minute lead over Francois Delecour
– Ten stage victories on a tricky course
– ŠKODA duo Kopecký and Dresler extend their lead in the ERC’s overall  standings

Jan Kopecký and Pavel Dresler (CZ/CZ) put on a superb performance to take their fourth victory of the FIA European Rally Championship (ERC) season at the Sibiu Rally in Romania. Read More »

If you missed the action from the MSA British Rally Championship’s first asphalt event of the year on Sky Sports, don’t worry. You can now see the whole programme on the championship’s website.

The one hour Jim Clark Rally was a ding-dong battle at the front between series leaders Jukka Korhonen/Marko Salminen and a fighting-fit Tom Cave/Ieuan Thomas, the Finns sneaking victory by just two seconds at the finish.

Alongside the fight at the top was that for the BRC’s RallyTwo podium, Irish pair Daniel McKenna and Arthur Kierans holding their nerve to beat Norwegian Steve Røkland and Brit James Aldridge after local Garry Pearson crashed out. Read More »

– The WRC resumes in Finland after a five-week halfway break
– Local racers, Mikko Hirvonen and Jarmo Lehtinen, aiming for top points at the land of 1,000 lakes
– Dani Sordo keen to kick-start second half of season on a course he enjoys
– Kris Meeke and Chris Patterson to make their first WRC appearance of 2013 in Finland

After a break over the last few weeks, the World Rally Championship returns to action in Finland. At their home rally, flying Finns Mikko Hirvonen and Jarmo Lehtinen will be aiming to claim another victory. Read More »

BTCC summer 13 breakBritain’s biggest motor racing championship visits Norfolk this weekend.

The second half of the 2013 Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship gets underway this coming weekend (3/4 August) with rounds 16, 17 and 18 taking place at Snetterton in Norfolk. Read More »

Porsche 911 World Recorda– Silverstone celebrates the 50th anniversary of iconic sportscar
– Stars lead huge on track showcase

A glittering parade of more than 1200 Porsche 911s took to the Silverstone Grand Prix circuit earlier today (28 July) – a world record number of the machines – as the Silverstone Classic celebrated the 50th anniversary of the world’s most iconic sportscar. Read More »

– Aston Martin centenary parade
– Duke of Kent, Sir Jackie Stewart and Murray Walker present

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– Nismo Athletes hold top three positions in Blancpain Endurance Series Pro-Am Championship
– Nissan GT Academy Team RJN retains lead in Teams’ Championship
– Wolfgang Reip is highest-placed Belgian in Spa 24 HoursNissan Spa13 Read More »

Peugeot’s performance cars have been grabbing global headlines in recent weeks. The 208 T16 was a stunning success at Pikes Peak in Colorado, while the Goodwood Festival of Speed marked the debut of the RCZ R.

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