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Daily Archives: October 24th, 2013

Anthoine Hubert vainqueur du Volant Euroformula 2013 Photo Claude RozetThe selections over, Thomas Bacle (24 years old), Kévin Bole-Besancon (21), Amaury Bonduel (15), Timothé Buret (18), Ben Creed (18), Simon Crochart (21), Rémy Deguffroy (18), Jules Gounon (18), Antoine Hubert (17), Tom Le Coq (18), Dylan Pereira (16), William Westerloppe (20) went head to head into the semi-final on the La Châtre circuit behind the wheels of Formula Renault 2.0 drawn in lots and calibrated with new tyres by the lead instructor, Joël de Miguel.

From the outset Anthoine Hubert proved to be fastest, ahead of Remy Deguffroy, Dylan Pereira, Simon Crochart, Tom Le Coq and Jules Gounon who the jury decided to qualify as his times were so close and his best timed lap so good. Read More »

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Ralliart Italia Espana preview2012 Production car World Champions (PWRC) Benito Guerra (MEX) and co-driver Borja Rozada (ESP) once again take to the stages at Rally de España this weekend to celebrate the anniversary of their world title win here in November last year. They will compete with Ralliart Italy in a Mitsubishi Lancer Evo X, repeating the formula, which earned them their first world championship victory. Read More »

Ben Mckay and co-driving father Jason drove to a perfect tactical finish on last weekend’s Rallye Sunseeker International, sealing the Twingo Renaultsport R1 Trophy UK and MSA British Junior Rally Championship, also scooping a Pirelli Star Driver nomination to boot.

But the accolades didn’t stop there, as the family team from near Oswestry also grabbed the BRC’s Class 9 and Ravenol Oils Newcomers Trophy at the close to a truly remarkable season.

Ahead of the Poole-based loose surface rally, the goal was to get their 1600cc Twingo to the finish at all costs, knowing how much was at stake in the event of a retirement. So the ten stages must have seemed like 100, as the team tip-toed around the Ringwood forest complex to the north of the event’s host town. Read More »

– Rally de España marks penultimate round of 2013 WRC Championship, with Citroën’s Dani Sordo/Carlos del Barrio eyeing victory at home round
– The only mixed surface event this season, Rally de España offers a brand new route for 2013, demanding adaptability and versatility from teams and drivers
– Mikko Hirvonen/Jarmo Lehtinen aiming to return to form in Catalonia

The penultimate round of the 2013 World Rally Championship, Rally de España, serves up an extremely varied menu to the competitors taking part. Read More »