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Monthly Archives: August 2013

SONY DSCThe Woody didn’t fail to deliver as the last stage saw Connor McCloskey & Francis Regan (Impreza WRC) go fastest and turn a 4 second deficit into a 2 second victory. They had been playing catch up all day after Stephen Petch & Ian Windress (Focus WRC) took an early lead and only lost the lead during the final stage. Euan Thorburn & Paul Beaton (Focus WRC) were only 4 seconds further back as they pushed on the final pair of stages, over unfamiliar stages. Group N was tight too as Luke Francis & John Roberts (Evo IX) were tied with Jamie Anderson & Ella Flynn (Evo IX) going into the final stage but a push in the first two miles saw them 3 seconds ahead at our point and they kept this to the end to grab 4th overall too. Read More »

Salon Prive 2012An all-new ticket package for 2013 is announced today – English Afternoon Tea at Salon Privé, priced at £75 + VAT per ticket.

The English Afternoon Tea at Salon Privé ticket permits entry to any one of the three days of the UK’s premier boutique luxury motoring event, and includes: Read More »

– SEAT is main competition sponsor of Formula Student Spain
– Spanish brand to provide technical support and 19 judges
– Now in its 32nd year, Formula Student attracts some of the brightest engineers from all over the world
– Record participation this year, with 34 teams and over 900 students

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Chevrolet Newtown– Football memorabilia donated by Chevrolet auctioned off
– Camaro demo drives on the night

A prominent Chevrolet dealer in Cwmbran has raised over £750 for a much loved local charity by holding a sports evening and making the most of the American brand’s global football sponsorships. Read More », the exciting “one-stop shop” to watch all your favourite motorsport action online, is having its busiest month yet. means that you no longer need to trawl the web to find live streams and video highlights of motor racing action. We bring all the different, official live motorsport streams to one place, so you will never miss the action again. From Audi and Toyota slugging it out in the World Endurance Championship to German Mini Racing, it’s all at Read More »

Vauxhall HillclimbVauxhall’s assault on the 2013 British Leaders Hillclimb Championship in a completely standard Astra VXR road car is reaping huge rewards for the company, with its drivers running first and second in their class with just three rounds to go.

David Finlay and Alisdair Suttie, both motoring journalists from southern Scotland, have campaigned the stock 280PS Astra at hillclimb venues throughout England, Scotland and Northern Ireland, fighting off more powerful – and often highly modified – competition. Read More »

Nissan Zeod buildConstruction of the first Nissan ZEOD RC chassis is nearing completion and the ground-breaking car that will “electrify Le Mans” is set to hit the track for the first time in the UK in early September.

After the recent completion of the car’s carbon fibre tub, a team of Nissan engineers has worked around the clock in the UK to finish the inaugural car build and fit the twin electric engines that will initially power the car. Read More »

Pryce Ulster13a– Pryce prevails in challenging Rally NI to secure maiden Citroën Racing Trophy UK victory ahead of Jukka Korhonen
– A number of key contenders fell victim to tricky tarmac conditions, including Alastair Fisher and early leader, Tom Cave

Twenty-year-old Welshman, Osian Pryce, took his first Citroën Racing Trophy UK and MSA British Rally Championship outright victory at Rally NI – an event which proved extremely challenging for the DS3 crews on the switch-back Ulster lanes. Read More »

By mutual agreement Rally Yorkshire will step down as a qualifying round of the MSA British Rally Championship for 2014.

Following meetings between BRC Manager Mark Taylor and Trackrod Clerk of the Course Rod Parkin, it has been agreed that after many years of being a qualifying round of the MSA British Rally Championship at International level, the event will consolidate its immediate future providing a top quality Historic rally for the RAC Championship and regional qualifying rounds for the BTRDA and English Championships. Read More »

This year’s Chubb Insurance Concours d’Elégance at Salon Privé, with an unrivalled line-up of 11 classes featuring nearly 100 entries and the most prestigious judging panel in the event’s history, is set to be the biggest and best yet at the UK’s premier boutique luxury motoring event.

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