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Daily Archives: September 1st, 2014

– Ed Cobley wins Round 5 of the Defender Challenge by Bowler series, held at the Woodpecker Rally in Ludlow, Shropshire.
– Cobley now leads the Defender Challenge Championship with just two stages to go.
– Land Rover-backed Race2Recovery team claim their fourth consecutive podium finish.

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Peugeot Barum14– New PEUGEOT UK ‘Young Lion’ has successful ERC début in 208 R2
– Survives tough European Rally Championship round in Czech Republic
– Top stars go out, but Ingram gets through

PEUGEOT new driver hits the stages …

To step into any brand new car for the first time is always slightly daunting: when it’s a full-blown PEUGEOT rally car and you’re driving on rally stages you’ve never seen before, it’s triply so. Read More »

Hyundai Sep14– Hyundai Shell World Rally Team will field three Hyundai i20 WRCs in Rallye de France Alsace and Rally de España, rounds 11 and 12 of this year’s FIA World Rally Championship (WRC)
– Thierry Neuville and Dani Sordo will be behind the wheel of the #7 and #8 cars respectively in both events, with Sordo competing on home soil in Spain
– Bryan Bouffier will join the team in France, driving the #20 car, with Hayden Paddon returning to duty in Spain. Read More »

Newspress A– Craig Cheetham and Scott Fisher join Newspress
– Extensive journalistic and PR experience reinforces Newspress operation
– New division – Newspress Comms – provides PR services and communications support

Newspress today welcomes Craig Cheetham and Scott Fisher to its UK management team.

Both bring extensive experience, having worked on a variety of newspapers, magazines and websites and held in-house and agency PR roles. Read More »

– Hoy gains more valuable race experience on his road to Le Mans

The Nissan GT Academy Team RJN GT-R finished today’s British GT race at Brands Hatch in 11th place, narrowly missing out on the points in the penultimate round of the 2014 championship. Read More »

WWRS14 Neath Valley14aThe television coverage of round six of the 2014 West Wales Rally Spares R.A.C. Rally Championship, the Zutec Neath Valley Stages, will be broadcast on Motors TV on Friday (5 September) starting at 10pm.

The 90-minute programme, produced by Olly Dickinson and narrated by David Addison, covers the full story of the event as contenders tackled superb fast and flowing stages in Rheola, Bryn and Margam. The programme will be repeated several times on Motors TV, including at 7.15am on Sunday 7 September and again at 11am on Monday 8 September. Read More »

The event regulations for the 2014 Roger Albert Clark Rally (28-30 November) have been published and the first entries have already started arriving as the event starts a new era with Sunderland as the host city. RAC regs14 Read More »