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Daily Archives: September 11th, 2014

lets race 2 realityLets Race 2 Reality competition-winner Piers Prior has waxed lyrical about his first taste of high-octane horsepower behind the wheel of a Carlin Formula 3 car at Pembrey Circuit – hailing it as a ‘game-changing’ opportunity.

Sixteen-year-old Prior defeated more than 40 of the country’s top novice drivers across a series of knock-out rounds at Lets Race in Horley – the UK’s only full motion F1 simulator centre – Buckmore Park kart track and ultimately Carlin’s headquarters in Surrey. Read More »

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The Goodwood Revival takes place from 12-14 September, and once again there will be a mouth-watering selection of iconic cars from the 1940s, 50s and 60s.  Here is just a Top 10 taster of the many rare and legendary cars on display and in action on the track:

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Fuzz Townshend– Musician, writer and presenter Fuzz Townshend epitomises Brits’ love for old metal
– Filming at Beaulieu International Autojumble
– Current series: ten classic vehicles to re-commission in 24 weeks
– Car SOS: aired in over 100 countries, bought by Channel 4/More4
– Sunday slot pulls over half a million viewers Read More »

On 13th September, motorsport will enter a new era with the first ever FIA Formula-e race, staged in China on the streets of Beijing. Contested in 200kW (270hp) electric single-seater race cars, this championship is set to provide an important framework for research and development into “zero-emissions” vehicles. Highly committed to electric vehicles with its Z.E. range, Renault provided its expertise in the design of the Spark-Renault SRT_01E, the car that will be used by the ten teams competing in the championship. Renault is equally the title partner of the e.dams team set up by Alain Prost and Jean-Paul Driot. Sébastien Buemi and Nicolas Prost are the drivers tasked with competing on behalf of e.dams-Renault during the ten rounds of the inaugural season of the FIA Formula-e championship. Formula E Read More »