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Monthly Archives: June 2014

Kumho Ypres14One of several David and Goliath results achieved by Kumho-shod rally and race cars in recent weeks was Dutch driver Herman Kobus’ 4th place on the Geko Ypres Rally, Belgium (June 19-21) – the 50th running of this ever-popular event. His privately-entered Ford Fiesta S2000 was only beaten by a pair of Works Skodas and an R5 Fiesta, all of which had professional drivers at the helm, and he missed out on a podium by a scant 18 seconds. Read More »

– Kris Meeke and Paul Nagle secure seventh position overall at Rally Poland
– Citroën Total Abu Dhabi World Rally Team maintains second place in the Manufacturers’ World Rally Championship standings
– Attention now turns to the next event in Finland, which kicks off with a roadshow in Helsinki on Saturday 26 July

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Isuzu BCCC14 halfway– Newcomers lead Class 1B of British Cross Country Championship and rank fourth overall after three rounds
– Rally-ready vehicle retains standard chassis and drivetrain

The Jewson Isuzu D-Max Rally Team has made a very positive start to its maiden year in the British Cross Country Championship, with driver Jason Sharpe and his nephew Russell, co-pilot, currently leading Class 1B in their competition pick-up. Read More »

eBay Motors driver Colin Turkington enjoyed a sensational double victory at Croft before a cruel retirement in race three handed Gordon Shedden the opportunity to close the gap at the top of Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship standings.

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Citroen Scottish14a– Daniel McKenna and Callum Black dominate round three of the MSA British Rally Championship with a 1-2 finish in their  DS 3s
– McKenna’s nearest championship rival Osian Pryce, retires following gearbox problems

Round three of the MSA British Rally Championship, the RSAC Scottish Rally, took place this weekend. Once again the DS 3s dominated the event with Daniel McKenna leading home Callum Black for a 1-2 finish. Read More »

– State-of-the-art EV technology also finishes second overallMitsubishi Pikes14 Read More »

Hyundai Poland14– The Hyundai Shell World Rally Team has taken its second podium of its rookie WRC season with Thierry Neuville finishing in third place in Poland
– For the first time, the team has registered a three car finish in a competitive WRC event as Juho Hanninen and Hayden Paddon completed the four-day event
– All three Hyundai i20 WRC cars finished in the top eight overall while the team also added two more stage wins in its debut WRC season Read More »

– Hyundai  i20 WRC makes UK debut at 2014 Goodwood Festival of Speed
– Works driver Dani Sordo records fastest Forest Rally Stage time
– Laps of 1.16-mile Forest Rally Stage run against the clock for the first time
– At the same time, the Hyundai Shell World Rally Team has taken its second podium of its rookie WRC season with Thierry Neuville finishing in third place in Poland
– All three cars finished in a competitive WRC event as Juho Hanninen and Hayden Paddon also completed four-day event in top eight

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– World champion Ogier beats youngster Mikkelsen – catch-up performance from Latvala
– All three Volkswagen drivers at the top of the WRC rankings
– 30 podium positions in 20 WRC rallies for the Polo R WRC

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World RX Foust14American Top Gear presenter Tanner Foust took a lights-to-flag victory at today’s rain-soaked World RX of Finland, round four of the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy.  Driving a Polo RX Supercar as a wildcard entry with the Volkswagen Marklund team, Foust overcame tricky driving conditions to take his second win in Kouvola. Ford Olsbergs MSE team-mates Andreas Bakkerud and Reinis Nitiss finished second and third respectively. Read More »