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Monthly Archives: March 2014

– Østberg, Meeke and Al Qassimi all in action for Citroën in Portugal
– Winners in 2012, Østberg/Andersson are hoping for repeat performance this weekend
– Meeke is aiming to gain mileage and experience, as he takes on Rally Portugal for the very first time
– Weather will prove key, as grip will deteriorate significantly in wet conditions

Like in Sweden, three Citroën DS3 WRCs have been entered by the Citroën Total Abu Dhabi World Rally Team for Rally de Portugal (3-6 April).

Mads Østberg/Jonas Andersson, winners here in 2012, and Kris Meeke/Paul Nagle will be eligible to score points towards the Manufacturers’ standings. Read More »

The keenly-awaited international debut of the new 208 T16 was rewarded with the first victory of its career! The Peugeot Rally Academy’s Craig Breen took the win on the Greek European Rally Championship round, 30 years after the first success of the famous 205 T16!

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Audi DTM preview14a• All eight factory drivers to test from March 31 to April 3
• Audi presents additional liveries of the Audi RS 5 DTM
• Champion Rockenfeller: “We’re finally on track again”

The winter break is finally over. Today, the eight Audi drivers start testing their RS5 DTM cars on the race track at Budapest. Read More »

Pirtek Racing’s Andrew Jordan enjoyed a stellar start to his title defence after scoring lights-to-flag victories in the opening two rounds of the 2014 Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship at Brands Hatch.

The reigning champion didn’t have it all his own way, however, as the eBay Motors BMW of Colin Turkington took the honours in the final thrilling encounter at the legendary Kent circuit. Read More »

Aaaron MCClure_AllfloorsRallyteam1Flookburgh rally star Aaron McClure will launch his 2014 motorsport campaign with the newly founded Allfloors Express Rally Team. The all new squad will contest the full MSA British Rally Championship in McClure’s newly acquired Ford Fiesta R2. The announcement comes after a long term relationship with the Wetherby based company who have backed the youngster since his early motorsport career in the Formula 1000 Junior Rally Championship. Read More »

• Six-strong team of Bentley Boys to drive for M-Sport Bentley
• Guy Smith, Andy Meyrick and Steven Kane continue partnership
• Duncan Tappy, Jérôme D’Ambrosio and Antoine Leclerc complete teamContinental_GT3_3_1_2 Read More »

The LD Motorsports World RX Team has confirmed that double European Rallycross champion Derek Tohill and Polish national Super1600 Champion Krzysztof Skorupski will be joining its team for the 2014 season. Both Tohill and Skorupski will be driving LD Motorsports prepared Citroen DS3s, in the Supercar category, and racing for the LD Motorsports World RX Team.

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Six of the 2013 MSA British Rally Championship’s Pirelli Star Driver finalists, including winner Daniel McKenna, will grab a chance to improve their media skills this weekend. But the session isn’t all whiteboards and spin, as they also get a chance to let their hair down in an endurance kart race the following day.

Friday’s media training will take place at Pirelli UK’s Didcot headquarters and will be hosted by respected journalist and former WRC commentator Mark James. With heads full of best practice in front of the camera, the drivers will hope that’s all the spin they experience, as the two hour race gets underway the following afternoon. Read More »

– Michelin launches innovative and interactive new media hub at Goodwood Festival of Speed 2014
– Michelin Supercar Paddock returns for third year
– New for 2014: Pilot Sport Cup 2 and Pilot Road 4 Tyres

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Kumho Auto GP14Kumho has been the sole tyre supplier to the F1 feeder series Auto GP since 2012, and from day one has provided product aimed at giving drivers experience of the type of tyre management so fundamental to today’s Grand Prix racing – the level they all aspire to. Now Kumho has gone one step further. Read More »