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Monthly Archives: September 2013

– Osian Pryce seals victory on Yorkshire tarmac, to take his second consecutive Citroën Racing Trophy UK win
– Jukka Korhonen finishes second, to hold on to the championship lead with one round remaining

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It is with great regret that Mallory Park Motorsport Limited has today announced that the company has been put into Administration.

Mallory Park has been operating as a motorcycle and car race circuit for many years and has much history attached to the circuit. In 1985 a highly restrictive Noise Notice was attached to Mallory Park Motorsport Limited (‘MPML’) embracing all circuit activities but, significantly, a number of the provisions within the Notice were very much open to interpretation.

MPML has enjoyed a long and fruitful relationship with Hinckley & Bosworth Borough Council over the years and a level of understanding had been established to work within the 1985 Notice. Read More »

JD Classics Spa13b– Hot on the heels of its recent Goodwood Revival historic race victories, JD Classics takes yet more prestigious wins at the 2013 Spa Six Hours event
– Despite changeable and challenging weather conditions, the winning combination of JD Classics’ professional race car preparation and the driving talents of a quartet of top historic racers ensures success for the its Historic Racing Team Read More »

WWRS Trackrod13bMatt Edwards and Elliott Edmondson ended the West Wales Rally Spares R.A.C Rally Championship season in style with a hard fought win on the Trackrod Pre-87 and Historic Cup (Friday/Saturday 27/28 September), beating Ford Escort Mk2 legend Steve Bannister on his home Yorkshire stages. Read More »

Hyundai Sep13d– Hyundai Motorsport resumed testing the i20 WRC after a short break in early September
– The WRC team prepared for high altitude conditions during the second half of the month with tests conducted in southern Spain

After a busy summer of intensive testing, the development of the Hyundai i20 WRC continued in the second half of September as the Hyundai Motorsport team returned to the tarmac on a three-day test session in France followed by a week of testing on gravel at high-altitude in the South of Spain. Read More »

vassalloinactionatkamesAlexander Vassallo’s win on the Kames September Rally on 29th September 2013 gave him enough points to retain his Brick & Steel Junior 1000 Ecosse Challenge Champion’s title. It may have been the second last day of September but it was a beautiful summer’s day at Kames. Glorious sunshine all the way. The event had attracted a bumper entry of  18 Junior 1000 drivers – 17 from the Junior 1000 Ecosse Challenge and one guest from the Irish Junior 1000 Championship. Read More »

– Nine-time WRC Champion, Sébastien Loeb, looks back on career memories ahead of Rallye de France
– Loeb recounts momentous battles & key achievements, from Rallye Sanremo to his home event of Rallye AlsaceLoeb 2006 Read More »

– Rallye de France Alsace marks the end of an era as Sébastien Loeb & Daniel Elena make their last competitive WRC outing with the Citroën Total Abu Dhabi World Rally Team
– Loeb & Elena are aiming for a 79th win in front of an expectant home crowd, while Mikko Hirvonen/Jarmo Lehtinen & Dani Sordo/Carlos del Barrio are also eyeing strong finishes
– Loeb: “There’s no pressure on me… Above all, I’m here to enjoy myself.”

Regardless of the outcome, the 2013 Rallye de France Alsace will go down in world motorsport history. The rally is set to be Sébastien Loeb and Daniel Elena’s last competitive outing for the works Citroën Total Abu Dhabi World Rally Team. With 78 wins already under their belts, the nine-time World Champions will be looking for one final victory at what is undoubtedly one of their favourite events. Read More »

Jason Plato and Gordon Shedden share wins at Silverstone to keep title chances alive while Jordan extends advantage.

Two wins for Jason Plato and another for reigning champion Gordon Shedden at Silverstone kept their respective title hopes alive, but Andrew Jordan is in command of the 2013 Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship after extending his advantage in the standings. Read More »

BlindfoldInfluence Associates has put one of motorsport’s greatest myths to the test – by seeing if a top racing driver can drive around a motor racing circuit with his eyes closed.

And a blindfold was used to make sure there was no peeping during the Crowne Plaza PR activity with The Sun. Read More »