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Daily Archives: June 9th, 2014

– With two third-place finishes already secured in Sweden and Portugal, Mads Østberg and Jonas Andersson went one better in Sardinia as they ended the rally as runners-up
– Khalid Al Qassimi and Chris Patterson scored their first point of the season in their DS 3 WRC
– Sébastien Chardonnet and Thibault De la Haye produced a fine performance to finish second in the WRC2 class on the World Championship debut of the New DS 3 R5

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Colin Turkington has reached the summit of the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship for the first time since his 2009 title success, claiming a dominant double victory at Oulton Park today (8 June).

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Hyundai Italy14– Hyundai Shell World Rally Team has concluded Rally Italia Sardegna, round six of the 2014 World Rally Championship, with two Hyundai i20 WRCs reaching the finish of a tough rally
– The event has been another source of precious information gathering for the young team as it continues use the very public platform of the World Rally stage to do its learning
– Thierry Neuville and Hayden Paddon were able to help the team further develop the Hyundai i20 WRC to meet the demands of Sardinia’s gravel terrain in today’s final stages. Read More »

The 2014 Paris-Madrid Rally (22-25 May) was judged a great success by participants, despite less than glorious weather. The overall winner of the Charles Jarrott Trophy for the second successive year, in his 1938 Alfa Romeo 6C SS Torpedino, Alastair Caldwell was quick to praise the route and the road book, while many others complimented the event’s impeccable organisation and schedule, among them the Editor of Retro-Speed Magazine, Peter Baker, who said: “We thoroughly recommend Paris-Madrid, a great event and great fun but still a challenge.”

Well-known Bentley competitor Roy Hatfield described it as “an excellent rally”, while Doug Hill and Mike Timmins, driving the National Motor Museum’s 1903 Napier, said they had “a wonderful time,” in spite of several mechanical problems en route. Read More »

– Edd Cobley takes his second podium top spot
– Race2Recovery follow their previous win with a second place
– Challenge for the title wide open with four rounds remaining

Sherwood Forest came alive this weekend as the Defender Challenge by Bowler delighted spectators at the 55th Dukeries Rally in Nottinghamshire. Read More »