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Daily Archives: October 21st, 2014

andysecondThe 2014 Brick & Steel Junior 1000 Championship paid its third visit to Kames Motorsport Complex in East Ayrshire on 19th October for the ABR Travel Services Junior Rally. This would be the penultimate round of the Championship and final year placings depended on good results. To say that the weather was challenging would be understating the conditions faced by the 14 to 17 year old competitors in their 1000cc cars. One minute the wind blew strongly, next it blew even stronger but with heavy rain downpours and occasionally it was just plain windy with the sun breaking out – but this was the minority situation. Read More »

– Formula Ford racing drivers improve on their Ford Fiesta ST’s official fuel economy figures by almost 60 per cent in 2014 MPG Marathon
– The pair squeeze over 75 mpg from the same engine that they race at over 150 mph
– Annual MPG Marathon takes 26 entrants on a 300-mile route to reward hypermilers using the least fuel to return the most miles per gallon

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Ross Brawn veteranGrand Prix legend takes life at a more gentle pace as he attempts the Bonhams London to Brighton Run in his 1904 veteran car.

Motor racing star Ross Brawn OBE, has swapped the high-octane world of Formula 1 for a rather more leisurely form of transport.

Brawn, architect of countless F1 and sportscar world titles for Michael Schumacher, Jenson Button, Ferrari, Benetton, Jaguar and his own Brawn GB team, is taking part in his first London to Brighton Run Veteran Car Run. He will be driving his own veteran car and it will, he says, be “…a real challenge.” Read More »

– After securing its first FIA WTCC title* in Shanghai, the Citroën Total team is off to Japan
– José María López could become the first Argentine to win an FIA World Championship since Juan Manuel Fangio claimed his fifth and final crown in 1957
– In the other two Citroën WTCC C-Elysées, Yvan Muller and Sébastien Loeb are already focusing on their preparations for the 2015 season

In the FIA WTCC the race never stops, not even when the chequered flag comes down. There wasn’t much time to celebrate Citroën’s first World Championship title in the series, in Shanghai, last Sunday. As soon as the WTCC C-Elysées had been loaded into the containers, they set sail for Japan for the penultimate round of the season. Read More »