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Daily Archives: August 29th, 2013

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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Vauxhall is lending factory support at this year’s Goodwood Revival to one of the most important competition cars to wear the Griffin badge in the 1960s, driven by one of Vauxhall’s most successful drivers from the 1990s.

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