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Daily Archives: March 3rd, 2014

dw14_mwprev01Bentham rally driver David Wright will start his rally season next weekend when he contests round two of the BTRDA rally championship, the Malcolm Wilson rally.

Having sold the Mitsubishi Evo 9 he had used for the last three years Wright was hoping to debut his new Ford Focus WRC on the Cumbrian event but the car is awaiting engine parts so a back-up plan has been put into action. Read More »

MSA Road safetyMercedes AMG Petronas Formula One team driver Lewis Hamilton is backing a new initiative from the Motor Sports Association (MSA) designed to highlight key road safety messages among young people.

The governing body of UK motor sport is launching a film competition for young people that will use the motor sport theme to highlight key road safety messages. Read More »

– The Citroën Total Abu Dhabi World Rally Team heads to Mexico for the third WRC round of the season, the first gravel rally of the year
– An event where Citroën has previously shone, Østberg/Andersson eye podium finish, as Meeke prepares for his first ever Rally Mexico experience
– Citroën Racing engineers have worked hard to counter the effects of altitude, as course heights reach nearly 2,800 metres above sea level

After securing podium finishes at the opening two rounds of the season in the World Rally Championship (WRC), the Citroën Total Abu Dhabi World Rally Team now heads across the Atlantic to Mexico for the Rally Guanajuato Corona, on 6-9 March. Read More »

– New LMP1 race car receives sport approval
– Homologation process started in November
– 75-page documentation for the Audi R18 e-tron quattro

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ASM Spain14aThis weekend has been contested the sixth edition of Historic Rally of Spain, organized by RACE and scoring for the FIA European Historic Rally Championship. ASM Motorsport, with its drivers Ferran Font and Oriol Julià, has been in the meeting after competing three weeks ago in Sweden and has managed to secure a great result: second rally overall and first among the rally teams of the European competition. Read More »

Nick Elliott and David Price took a resounding victory on the Mid Wales Historic Stages (Sunday 2 March), the second round of the West Wales Rally Spares R.A.C. Rally Championship. It was their fourth win in five years on the rally that takes in classic stages in the Myherin and Hafren forest complexes.WWRS14 Mid Wales B Read More »

– Driver Edd Cobley and co-driver Allan Jackson take the plaudits on first round of new Defender Challenge by Bowler race series
– Rally fans gather on Sweet Lamb hillside to witness the Mid Wales Stages event

The inaugural round of the Defender Challenge by Bowler one-make rally series officially began this weekend as the first teams to enter the competition rolled up to the start line in Newtown, Mid Wales, as part of Sunday’s Mid Wales Stages rally. Read More »

Austin Thruxton– BTCC race-winner Rob Austin tries out his Audi A4 racecar, a Porsche Cayman and a MINI Cooper on Britain’s best skid pan
– Fans’ favourite waxes lyrical about ‘fun but safe way to learn basic car control under expert tuition’
– 3,200 square-metre, low-grip skid pan puts stunt and precision-driving specialist’s skills to the ultimate test

Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship (BTCC) race-winner and fans’ favourite Rob Austin gave a resounding thumbs-up to Thruxton Circuit’s state-of-the-art skid pan after taking his racecar ‘Sherman’, a Porsche Cayman and a MINI Cooper quite literally for a spin. Read More »

Nissan Reip– Nissan selects second GT Academy graduate for ZEOD RC program
– 2012 European GT Academy winner to make Le Mans debut
– Former gamers to reach speeds of 300km/h on electric power
– ZEOD RC on display at International Geneva Motor Show Read More »

– Top Gear USA presenter and X Games legend returns to Kent
– Tanner Foust gunning for a famous hat-trick of UK victories
– Tickets now on sale with significant advanced booking discounts

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