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Daily Archives: September 13th, 2014

As Daniel McKenna and Arthur Kierans crossed the final stage finish at Rally Isle of Man powered by Microgaming, they secured the 2014 MSA British Rally Championship title ahead of rivals Osian Pryce and Dale Furniss.

Calvin Beattie and Martin Brady was the only crew from the BRC entries to complete every single stage of the Rally Isle of Man, recognised by taking top step of the BRC overall event podium.

The epic 24 stage event was split into two rounds for BRC points purposes only and both championship front-running crews had accidents, but McKenna had the upper hand ahead of the 166 mile double-header event, Pryce needing two wins to steal the crown. Read More »

Goodwood Revival14cThe Jaguar D-type, a winner of the Le Mans 24-hours three years in a row in the 1950s, was celebrated on Saturday at the Goodwood Revival. Thirty examples of Malcolm Sayer’s memorable design took part in a mouth-watering parade, the largest gathering of such cars in history. Their numbers included the former works car that won at Le Mans in 1955, driven by Mike Hawthorn and Ivor Bueb, and the ex-Ecurie Ecosse victor in 1957, a year in which D-types took five of the top six places there. Read More »

Goodwood Revival14bSir Jackie Stewart was honoured today as the Goodwood Revival paid tribute to the three- time Formula 1 World Champion. The stature of the motorsport luminaries, such as Sir Stirling Moss and John Surtees, present as 24 cars from Sir Jackie’s career lined up on the grid, was testament to the regard in which he is held. Lord March recalled how his grandfather, Freddie, ninth Duke of Richmond, had pointed out a young Jackie Stewart to him as a future world champion. Read More »

Goodwood Revival14aThe 2014 Goodwood Revival Meeting kicked off with a tense battle for victory in the Sussex Trophy as a sell-out crowd watched in awe as 30 stunning 1950s sports racing prototypes raced into dusk.

Jon Minshaw and Phil Keen claimed victory in their Lister-Jaguar ‘Knobbly’, resisting Bobby Verdon-Roe’s charge from seventh to the runner-up spot in the second half of the hour-long race in his Ferrari 246S Dino, which had started from pole position. Read More »