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Daily Archives: October 8th, 2013

Leading MSA British Junior Rally Championship driver Ben McKay, the 21 year old Renault Twingo driver, took first place in the Junior category and the Twingo Renaultsport R1 Trophy on Rally Yorkshire and now joins fellow Renault Twingo driver Harry Threlfall as the fifth finalist in the 2013 BRC LIVE Media Trophy in association with Prodrive.

Ben and his media team have consistently supplied quality press releases after every round of this year’s MSA British Rally Championship and in addition, they have always been ready to provide their car and team to the championship for any promotional day, while doing their best to promote the championship.

It was therefore felt by judges that due to these efforts in directly supporting the championship, especially by a team with a relatively modest budget and resources, should be rewarded with the Rally Yorkshire nomination for the Media Trophy. Read More »

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Portrait Jules GounonAmong the drivers selected for the final phases of this fourth edition of the « Volant Euroformula » 2013, one name, spoken of since the 90s, caught our attention: Jules Gounon! Only the first name changes, he is the son of Jean-Marc Gounon, former Formula 1 driver for Minardi and Symtek and whose touch of speed was known and recognised by all. Today it is Jules’ turn to make his mark and attempt to win the “Volant Euroformula” 2013 with the €60,000 award that goes with it. So we went to meet him to find out a bit more. Read More »

Portrait Simon CrochardBeyond the educational and training activities of the school, EUROFORMULA created the “VOLANT EUROFORMULA” in 2010 to spot new talent. For this fourth edition, the EUROFORMULA School has selected 12 semi-finalists who will meet again on October 22 and 23 on the La Châtre circuit in an attempt to win the €60,000 bursary. We met with Simon Crochard who answered our questions.   Read More »

Samira Khan and Chantal YoungWith just over one month to go before the biggest rally of the year the Kenya Airways Rally Queens, Samira Khan and Chantal Young, have received an enormous boost to their campaign. Aslam and Arshad Khan and their aviation business, ALS, who have been long time supporters of Samira, have agreed terms for her to compete on the nine day marathon in a Porsche 911. The car is built to the exact same specification as the one which Bjorn Waldegaard drove into the history books when he won the 2011 East African Safari Classic. Read More »