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Daily Archives: March 4th, 2014

WWRS14 Mid Wales CThe special award winners for the second round of the West Wales Rally Spares R.A.C. Rally Championship have been announced following the Mid Wales Stages (2 March).

Robert Cholmondeley and Dave Evans were unfortunate enough to post the first retirement of the rally when their Ford Escort Mk2 developed problems on the way to the opening stage. Read More »

– 2014 generation of the Championship winning car clearly more aggressive
– New season is under the motto of ‘title defence’
– Audi CTO Hackenberg: “Motorsport accelerates development”Audi RS5 DTM 2014 Read More »

McLaren 650S 5– New McLaren 650S Spider just as engaging on road and track as fixed-roof Coupé
– 0-100km/h (62 mph) takes 3.0 seconds, 0-200 km/h (124 mph) in 8.6 seconds
– No reduction in torsional strength due to unique carbon fibre MonoCell chassis; similar weight, too
– Two piece roof can be raised or lowered in less than 17 seconds on the move at speeds up to 30 km/h (19 mph) Read More »

Ford Ranger– Dakar Rally Ranger will be on Ford stand at Geneva Show
– Purpose-built 5.0-litre V8 Ranger appears in Europe for first time
– Ford’s Global Product Development team provides input into design and development of the Dakar entry car
– Motorsport is the toughest proving ground for Ford engineers to develop products for customers Read More »

– World premiere: 919 Hybrid for Le Mans
– Porsche 919 Hybrid: pioneer technology for World Endurance Championship for sports racing cars
– Porsche LMP1: a look at the team for the 919 Hybrid
– The Porsche 911 RSR: 2014 season begins with class victory in Daytona
– Porsche GT: a look at the team for the 911 RSR
– Technology transfer as a concept: in the heart of every Porsche, there is a race car
– A proud history: Porsche at the 24 Hours of Le Mans
– The new Macan S Diesel: the long distance sports car of the compact SUV segment
– The new Porsche 911 Targa: an innovative roof concept heralds the rebirth of a modern classic

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Ralliart Italia Mexico14With Rally México three days away, Max Rendina did his first test today in a Ralliart Italy-run Mistubishi Lancer Evo X on the Mexican gravel. Normally competing in an R4, Rendina has regular seat time in the R4 version of the Lancer on Tarmac events at home in Italy. Only last week he competed in Rally Valli Arnaresi, finishing first in his class and third overall on the 50km event. Read More »