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Daily Archives: December 18th, 2014

Aaaron MCClure_AllfloorsRallyteam1Likeable British Rally Championship star Aaron McClure has been announced the winner of the 2014 John Easson Award for young rally competitors. After beating off a hoard of talented drivers and co-drivers, McClure emerged victorious at last Friday’s shootout event and the Flookburgh resident was named as the winner of the prestigious award along with a £4000 prize fund to assist in his 2015 rallying season. Read More »

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Competitors on the Irish edition of Tour Britannia will be able to use route notes supplied by Pattersons for the closed road stages in Ireland during the (13-15 May) event.Tour Ireland Patterson Read More »

ari vatanen con el 205 turbo 16Former World Champion and all-round rallying legend Ari Vatanen is set to take centre stage at this year’s Race Retro, to be held at Stoneleigh Park, Coventry, from the 20th-22nd February, as he makes his show debut.

Vatanen will be on hand on the Saturday and Sunday at the show, taking part in an interviews live on stage, as well as being reunited with two of his rally cars – the Rothmans Ford Escort and an Opel Manta 400 – on the Live Rally Stage where he will showcase his rally driving skills. Read More »

– More than 500 guests at Audi Sport Finale 2014 in Neckarsulm
– Le Mans victory, DTM titles and numerous successes in GT racing
– Audi R18 e-tron quattro for Le Mans legend Tom Kristensen

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Porsche Carrera Cup GB15New-look Championship attracts new teams and brings fresh talent to the grid.

Since the new-look 2015 Porsche Carrera Cup GB Championship was announced in October, the response from teams and drivers has been resoundingly positive.

With just four months until the flag drops at Brands Hatch for the first races on 4/5 April, Porsche Cars GB is pleased to confirm four new teams have signed-up for the season. Read More »

Lister Tribute A– Lister Cars founder Brian Lister died on December 16th 2014
– Brian was a true racing legend and his passing marks the end of an era
– His famous 1954 Lister ‘Knobbly’ was the front-engined car to beat in period racing
– Touching interview with TV presenter Quentin Willson recorded on December 8th 2014 can be seen here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t2MTzTtx4Ow Read More »

Audi JarvisBritain’s Oliver Jarvis will replace record Le Mans 24 Hour race winner Tom Kristensen in the “factory” Audi team next year.

Jarvis, who celebrates his 31st birthday next month, takes the Audi Sport Team Joest seat of recently retired nine-time Le Mans winner Kristensen for the entire 2015 FIA World Endurance Championship. Read More »

– Audi Sport’s activities will feature even greater diversity in 2015
– Le Mans prototypes and DTM as top-level commitments
– New race car for GT racing and racing series for rookies

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