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Daily Archives: August 20th, 2013

RAC Jansen13Within hours of the regulations being published, the first entry arrived from the Netherlands for the 2013 Roger Albert Clark Rally (8-10 November). Ford Escort Mk2 driver Bas Jansen was quick off the blocks to be the first driver to enter the tenth anniversary running of the event. Read More »

– Citroën Racing Trophy UK returns to action in Northern Ireland this weekend
– Jukka Korhonen, who stunned many with his win earlier this year, will head up the action
– Round four, with new stages featuring a host of bumps and jumps, is expected to test drivers, cars and crews to the maximum

Round four of the Citroën Racing Trophy UK will take place on the Todds Leap Ulster Rally. The rally gets underway on Friday from a new base in Enniskillen, Co. Fermanagh.

The Rally NI section hosts the Citroën Racing Trophy UK and MSA British Rally Championship runners and it is 29-year-old Finn, Jukka Korhonen, who will start at number one, as he leads both the British Rally Championship and Citroën Racing Trophy UK series. Read More »

– The WRC arrives in Germany for Rallye Deutschland – the first all-tarmac rally of 2013
– Rallye Deutschland is a happy hunting ground for Citroën, having taken 11 consecutive wins at the event
– Sordo keen to maintain German winning streak: “I’m aiming for the win”

Following on from a series of seven gravel and snow rallies, Rallye Deutschland is the first round of the 2013 World Championship to be held exclusively on tarmac roads. Competing for the Citroën Total Abu Dhabi World Rally Team, the Mikko Hirvonen/Jarmo Lehtinen and Dani Sordo/Carlos del Barrio crews will be looking to extend the team’s extraordinary winning run in Germany. The DS3 WRC of the Abu Dhabi Citroën Total WRT will be driven by Khalid Al Qassimi and Scott Martin. Read More »

The MG KX Momentum team drivers Jason Plato and Sam Tordoff say that this weekend’s rounds of the 2013 Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship at Knockhill in Scotland are the perfect place to kick-start their push for wins.

Both Plato and Tordoff are fighting in the top six of the championship and the small track in Fife will give them a good platform to hunt for more glory on the three rounds that take place on Sunday.

Plato has already won four times this season while Tordoff took his breakthrough first victory last time out at Snetterton in Norfolk. Plato thinks that the 1.2-mile layout on the Scottish hillside is one that will play to his strengths. Read More »

CarFest South13– Chris Evans to broadcast live from CarFest South
– Jody Scheckter reunited with six-wheeled Grand Prix winner
– Texas, Keane and Jools Holland top the live music bill
– Raising funds for BBC Children in Need

After the roaring success of CarFest North, Chris Evans and his crew are now revving up for this holiday weekend’s CarFest South (23-25 August) taking place at Laverstoke Park Farm near Basingstoke in Hampshire. Read More »

British marque Ginetta confirms it will be in attendance at Salon Privé 2013 with the G40R and the G60.

Possessing over 50 years experience in race engineering and racing itself, the Ginetta name has become synonymous with performance automobile manufacturing. Read More »