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Daily Archives: January 29th, 2014

Earlier today, Wednesday 29th January, Sir Malcolm Campbell’s record breaking 350hp Sunbeam was fired up, the first time it has been heard in public in over 50 years. Following a complete mechanical rebuild by the National Motor Museum’s workshop team, the handle was swung, to bring the engine back to life – a sound which is described as being akin to the roar of a Rolls-Royce Merlin engine.

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The MSA British Rally Championship has some great news this season for competitors entering the cost-effective BRC3 category, competing alongside BRC1 and BRC2 on the full event and including reconnaissance of the stages.

The initiative follows on from previous years when the R1 class received a cheaper entry fee. Supported by the BRC, qualifying rallies have agreed to provide a financial incentive to those crews entering in BRC3 category cars. The incentives will depend on the event, but will either be via a discount on the normal entry fee or the provision of start money. Read More »