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Daily Archives: December 2nd, 2013

BRDC Award ParryMSA Team UK racer Matt Parry reached a major milestone on the road to Formula 1 when he was announced as the latest winner of the prestigious McLaren Autosport BRDC Award at the Autosport Awards in London last night (Sunday 1 December).

The award has been presented annually since 1989 and offers the winner a McLaren F1 test, £100,000, full British Racing Drivers’ Club (BRDC) membership and an Arai helmet. Read More »

The MSA British Rally Championship formally unveiled its plans for 2014 at the Competitors Open Day at Curborough Sprint Circuit last Friday, attending teams’ drivers including Mark Higgins, Jonny Milner and Elfyn Evans demonstrating cars on the short asphalt track.

Championship Manager Mark Taylor briefed those attending on the 2014 structure supporting new and junior competitors entering the series for the first time, highlighting a joint prize pot of over £10,000. He also announced the creation of the Constructors’ Commission, which amongst other objectives, has been set-up to broaden the appeal of the sport. The result of recent meetings of the Commission has created the opportunity for some new and exciting cars to run at the head of the rallies in 2014. Read More »

– Audi achieves 15th podium place in eight races
– Fässler/Lotterer/Tréluyer finish finale as runners-up
– Retirement of Duval/Kristensen/McNish

Audi finished the year in the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) in Bahrain in second place. Read More »

Audi Bahrain13aAllan McNish brought his 2013 season to a close in disappointing fashion when the Scotsman’s hybrid-diesel Audi sportscar retired even before the Scotsman had a chance to take part in today’s (SAT) final race of the series in Bahrain.

The Audi R18 e-tron quattro of McNish, Tom Kristensen and Loïc Duval rolled to a standstill with a rare drivetrain failure when placed second shortly before mid-distance in the Six Hours of Bahrain. Read More »