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Daily Archives: January 7th, 2014

After the perfect run by the reigning Dakar champion Stéphane Peterhansel (FR) in his black MINI ALL4 Racing at the 2014 Dakar Rally on Monday, the third competitive day of the world’s toughest endurance rally was another good one for the Monster Energy X-raid Team as well as the MINI brand. Joan “Nani” Roma (ES) in the yellow MINI ALL4 Racing and Krzystof Holowczyc (PL) in the red MINI ALL4 Racing claimed a one-two on the third Dakar leg which took the competitors via 301 timed kilometres from San Rafael to San Juan (both AR) and into the first foothills of the Argentinean Andes – a terrain well-suited for the MINI ALL4 Racing in which it could prove his core strengths: power, reliability and efficiency.

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Race2Recovery, the group of severely injured soldiers who made history as the first disabled rally team to enter, and complete, the Dakar rally in 2013 has been forced to retire two race vehicles from its 2014 Dakar challenge.R2R Dakar14 Read More »

Mark Higgins Motorsport is in attendance at the NEC, Birmingham, for the Autosport Show, in their capacity as UK Importer for Simpson Products. Notably, the Simpson Hybrid Device.

The Simpson Hybrid Range is fast becoming the favourite alternative to all other Head and Neck Restraints in the world of Race and Rally. Mark Higgins Motorsport are at the show with the Hybrid Range to demonstrate to you why so many professionals and clubmen alike are turning to it for increased protection and comfort.

Also, new for 2014, Simpson are re-introducing their range of helmets to the UK, most notably the iconic Bandit…

Now also available in Carbon and FIA and Snell Approved… Read More »

Dee Autosport14Capacity, power, configuration and packaging options from 1-litre 80bhp i-3 to 3.5 litre 450bhp V6

Autosport International – 10th & 11th January 2014 – Stand E480
Venue: NEC Birmingham, UK

DEE-Ltd (Development Engineering and Enterprise) returns to Autosport Engineering this week to showcase its widening range of powertrain products and highlight the broadening scope of its applications engineering capability. Read More »

Old Hall 14Old Hall Performance of Coventry, UK has teamed up with Mooresville, USA-based BSCI Energy Impact Systems to distribute its EIS W50 seat foam kit throughout Europe, allowing teams and drivers to easily access a product that looks set to revolutionise the way seat inserts are made. Read More »

The regulations for the 2014 REIS MSA Asphalt Rally Championship are now available. To download them from our website click on the link below:
http://asphaltrallying.com/2014/01/06/2014-championship-regs/

The Championship Registration Form may also be found here but we strongly recommend that you register online at https://www.btrdamembership.com/index.php

With a wide range of budgets in mind, the calendar for this year’s Championship consists of eight of the most popular asphalt events in the UK & Ireland and each competitor’s best five scores will count towards their final tally. It should, perhaps, be noted that it is still possible to contest five events without leaving mainland UK. Read More »

WWRS14 Mini & ImpAldon Automotive is the sponsor for the new Mini and Imp Cup within the West Wales Rally Spares R.A.C. Rally Championship for 2014.

This award for Minis and Hillman Imps will run within the R.A.C. Rally Championship to celebrate two cars with a half-century heritage in rallying. Read More »