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Daily Archives: August 21st, 2013

Infiniti is offering performance-driven engineering graduates an exclusive opportunity to work in Formula One via a new global talent search initiative.

The ‘Infiniti Performance Engineering Academy’ will see two winning candidates complete a 12-month assignment with Triple World Championship-winning Formula One team Infiniti Red Bull Racing, based in Milton Keynes, UK.

The two graduates will work alongside Infiniti engineers already based at the F1 team’s factory. In addition, they will also spend time at Infiniti’s nearby technical centre in Cranfield, UK, where they will intensify their knowledge of future road car technologies.

The new program is the latest development in the Infiniti Red Bull Racing partnership, generating mutual benefits on the track and the road. Read More »

The Twingo Renaultsport R1 Trophy UK may have its roots on the tarmac stages of France, but this year’s British protagonists have little experience on the BRC’s black stuff and new stages will further add to their new challenges, as for the first time they head to this weekend’s Todds Leap Rally NI, part of the Ulster Rally.

Ben Mckay and co-driving dad Jason lead the series with three rounds gone, but it has been a hard year for both newcomers, as rival Harry Threlfall and experienced co-driver Andy Bull will attest.

A crash for Threlfall on the last asphalt event set the scores level after two events, Mckay’s victory in Scotland setting him two points clear in the title race, the Rallye du Var prize drive firmly in his sights. Read More »

As a result of its highly successful world public debut at the Goodwood Festival of Speed, where a complete car and separate chassis were displayed and a further example was demonstrated on the hill by Mexican F1 rookie Esteban Gutierrez, the innovative VŪHL 05 is due to enter production this November.

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Salon AudiAudi is set to display the R8 V8 Spyder, RS 6 Avant and RS 4 Avant at Salon Privé 2013.

A hand-built, high-revving V8 engine mounted just behind the passenger compartment of the Audi R8 V8 Spyder launches the stunning soft-top supercar to 62 mph in 4.8 seconds and on to a top speed of 187 mph. Read More »