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Daily Archives: May 20th, 2014

Wednesday 18 June 2014 – Bridgnorth, Shropshire – 13:00 – 16:30

Grainger & Worrall (G&W), the world-renowned supplier of motorsport and high performance automotive castings, will open its doors on Wednesday 18 June to host an MIA Summer Open Day.

Taking place at its award-winning UK facilities in Bridgnorth, Shropshire, the event will give MIA guests the chance to take a tour of G&W’s impressive high-performance engineering facilities, which provide many of world’s most powerful and desirable powertrain structures. Read More »

Alex Parpottas / Neil Shanks Ford FiestaThe long trip to a small North Atlantic Portuguese island would provide one of the biggest challenges of British rally driver Alex Parpottas’ career as he tackled the third round of the FIA Junior European Rally Championship, the SATA Rallye Acores last weekend. With a confidence building podium result in Ireland last month, Parpottas would head to the challenging gravel event with aspirations of a repeat performance, but boarded the flight back to the UK without a trophy for the cabinet, or points towards his championship aspirations. Read More »

Allianz HamiltonAllianz, as a global leader in insurance and investment is a partner in a new road safety initiative established by the Motor Sports Association (MSA), with the top prize now including a trip to the Italian Grand Prix at Monza in September. The campaign is also backed by Lewis Hamilton, the MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS Formula One Team driver who currently leads the 2014 FIA Formula 1 World Championship. Read More »

Tim Bowdler– Experienced motoring journalist Tim Bowdler joins growing Newspress team
– Addition supports Newspress growth into more international markets

Newspress today announces the appointment of Tim Bowdler as its new Editorial Director.

Prior to his appointment at Newspress, Tim was National Publications Manager for hibu, deputy editor at, editor of, deputy editor at What Car? magazine and editor of Motorsport News. Read More »

– JD Classics campaigned and supported a total of 15 cars in this year’s Mille Miglia
– Leading classic car specialist provided official support for nine Jaguar Heritage Racing cars
– JD Classics supported a further six cars on the endurance event
– Event hailed as one of the best yet, with brilliant organisation and a stunning four-day, 1,000 mile route

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Forty-seven years on from the birth of the most gladiatorial form of motorsport, top-level rallycross returns to Britain this month with Ford racers at the forefront.

When the flag falls at Lydden Hill, Kent, on the weekend of May 24/25 to start the UK’s first-ever round of the exciting new FIA World Rallycross Championship, Olsbergs MSE Ford Fiesta ST supercar drivers Andrew Jordan, Andreas Bakkerud and Reinis Nitiss will be following illustrious Ford predecessors. Read More »

WWRS14 pre-Carlisle14Competitors on the 2014 DMACK Carlisle Stages (Saturday 21 June) can expect prime forest conditions for the event that covers 45 stage miles in the Kershope and Newcastleton complexes for a competitive entry fee of £480.

Rally manager Colin Heppenstall completed a route survey over the weekend (17 May) and says that competitors are in for a real treat as the forest roads are already in peak condition. Read More »

??????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????Long-time leaders of the race then trapped by the safety car’s exit just as the Alpine A 450 held first place, the Signatech-Alpine team and Nelson Panciatici stepped up on the podium nevertheless. Not since Hungaroring have they shown such mastery. They are definitely back in the race for the title and now stand third in the provisional rankings of the European Le Mans Series. Read More »