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Monthly Archives: October 2014

The 2014 season is over. The championships have been decided. The MINI brand was represented in many different race series around the world once again this year. The races had plenty of action and passionate wheel-to-wheel battles – very MINI. The venues also suited the classic brand: The races were held on numerous race tracks steeped in tradition and attracted large numbers of fans. We look back at a spectacular race season.

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– Family-friendly event with funfairs and entertainment
– Aerobatic displays from the Red Bull Matadors
– Supercar displays and Hyundai entertainment zone
– Massive changes to car parking and spectator facilities since last year
– Strictly ADVANCED TICKETS only

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stevebrown_angleseypreviewRochdale’s Steve Brown returns to rally competition next weekend when he contests the Glyn Memorial event in his Nissan Micra 1300.

Brown had hoped to use his new Micra but it is not quite ready so he’ll be out in the well-known  Fuchs Titan Race, 710 Oil, Mintex, AP Racing, Six 80 Aviation, Sabelt, Power Maxed and PIAA- supported purple machine that he has used to good effect in recent years. Read More »

BHRC15 AnnounceThe Championship Guide covering both the 2015 MSA British Historic Rally Championship and the R.A.C. Rally Championship is now available as the BHRC begins an exciting new era under the management of the Roger Albert Clark Rally Motor Club. Read More »

Shuttleworth RAC14Yorkshireman Robin Shuttleworth will contest this year’s Roger Albert Clark Rally (28-30 November) after winning half of the entry fee with the best performance by a 1600cc car in this year’s West Wales Rally Spares R.A.C. Rally Championship.

Shuttleworth and co-driver Ronnie Roughead won a new award presented by Jordan Road Surfacing. Read More »

Mini pre-Portugal14aMINI and the Monster Energy X-raid team are ready for the final round of the FIA World Cup for Cross-Country Rallies, the Baja Portalegre in Portugal. The successful rally team will compete with three MINI ALL4 Racing, including the one of Vladimir Vasilyev/Konstantin Zhiltsov (RU/RU). The Russian duo is currently leading the World Cup with 216 points, 20 points ahead of Nasser Al-Attiyah (QT), who’s currently in 2nd place overall. Read More »

Porsche Carrera Cup 15dSeason includes two races in support of World Endurance Championship (WEC) at Spa.

The 2015 Porsche Carrera Cup GB Championship calendar has been confirmed, and a definite season highlight is a visit to the world-renowned Spa-Francorchamps circuit in the Belgian Ardennes region for a prestigious two-race event in support of the World Endurance Championship (WEC). Read More »

Credit Suisse has released the video of its fascinating 5th Historic Racing Forum, filmed at the 2014 Goodwood Revival on September 13.

The 5th Credit Suisse Historic Racing Forum video sees a captivating group of experts discuss the topic of “Dream Teams.” The experts include motor racing legend Sir Stirling Moss OBE, five-time Le Mans winner and latest friend of Credit Suisse, Derek Bell MBE, versatile racer Jochen Mass, team owner and driver Alain de Cadenet, and current Formula 1 driver Max Chilton. Acknowledged motor sport authority Henry Hope-Frost moderated the lively panel of motor racing legends in the restored Credit Suisse Race Control building.

The interesting and amusing video is available to view at the Credit Suisse Classic Car Program website (www.credit-suisse.com/classiccars) in full or short version.

The 2015 MSA British Historic Rally Championship will enjoy extensive TV and media coverage as it begins a new era under the management of the Roger Albert Clark Rally Motor Club.BHRC15 Media Read More »

‘What to do on a night like this? Music sweet, I can’t resist’, sang Arrow in that famous Caribbean song.

Next August, there’s plenty of tropical partying and relaxation time for competitors, family and friends on the Barbados Historic Rally Carnival.

Those Carib rhythms change tone on two Saturdays, 22 and 29 August, when the beautiful Barbados tropical countryside will echo to the evocative sounds of Weber carburettors, BDAs and the distinctive bark of flat-six Porsches; the wide-ranging cacophony of pedal-to-the-metal historic rallying machinery. Music sweet indeed. Read More »