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Daily Archives: February 10th, 2014

74539sko-Neil Simpson_SKODA_Fabia_S2000_Marcus_Andrews_Rallyaround_Photography_2– Neil Simpson finishes 2nd overall (and 1st in class) on the North West Stages
– Simpson Škoda dealer principle makes sensational debut in his Fabia S2000

Neil Simpson made a sensational return to rallying after a 12 year absence, when he finished 2nd overall (and 1st in class) on the North West Stages Rally in his Simpsons ŠKODA Fabia S2000. Read More »

Members of the Southern Group of Motoring Writers and valued contacts in the UK motor industry’s PR world, have taken to the kart track to deliver a £3,325 cash injection to lifesaving by Kent, Surrey and Sussex Air Ambulance.

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VW Beetle RallyXThe Volkswagen Beetle will enter motorsports in the U.S. this summer with a Rallycross Beetle featuring all-wheel-drive and a TSI engine that delivers more than 560 hp which was presented last week at the Chicago Auto Show.

Volkswagen is partnering with Andretti Autosport to form the Volkswagen Andretti Rallycross team, and is running two cars in the series for drivers Tanner Foust and Scott Speed. Read More »

– Mads Østberg/Jonas Andersson record ‘home’ podium at Rally Sweden, claiming third overall
– In his first ever snow rally, Kris Meeke finished 10th with co-driver Paul Nagle, taking home a valuable eight points from a strong performance

Mads Østberg and Jonas Andersson matched the performance of Kris Meeke and Paul Nagle at Monte Carlo to claim the third podium spot at Rally Sweden. Read More »

– Gold: Jari-Matti Latvala claims his 2nd victory for Volkswagen, his 3rd in Sweden
– Silver: Second and a first WRC podium for Andreas Mikkelsen
– Sébastien Ogier fights back to finish sixth

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The television schedule for the 2014 West Wales Rally Spares R.A.C. Rally Championship has been announced and every round of the championship will feature in a dedicated 90-minute programme on Motors TV in primetime Friday evening slots.WWRS14 TV Schedule Read More »

Borderer Euan Thorburn and five-time title-holder David Bogie are set to resume their battle for supremacy on the opening round of the ARR Craib MSA Scottish Rally Championship in Inverness on Saturday, February 22nd.

The pair will line up their Ford Focus WRCs as first and second seeds respectively on the Arnold Clark Thistle Hotel Snowman Rally, which has attracted a bumper entry of 114 crews.

Following a successful foray south of the border, Duns-based Thorburn and co-driver Paul Beaton from Inverness ended last season as BTRDA champions. However, their Scottish campaign was dogged by various mechanical issues and problems, and they managed only two wins to Bogie’s four. Read More »