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Daily Archives: March 3rd, 2015

rs15_riponian01Stourbridge rally driver Richard Sykes endured a tough debut event for his new Citroën DS3 on the Riponian rally but he battled through several setbacks to take a class win.

The 2012 British Rally Championship Challenge champion entered the Thirsk-based event to get some valuable mileage in the G I Sykes Ltd, Boroughbridge Marina, Bathams Brewery and Body Clinic-supported DS3 ahead of his planned BTRDA Mixed Surface title campaign. Read More »

dw15_mw02After a break of a year Bentham-based rally driver David Wright will make his return to rallying on next weekend’s Malcolm Wilson rally in Cumbria, a round of the BTRDA championship.

Wright will drive a GPM-prepared Ford Focus WRC which was originally driven by Carlos Sainz in the World Rally Championship. The car will be supported by Kumho Tyres and Grove Hill Garage. Read More »

As the south of England’s only multi-venue asphalt rally, Aldershot Rally for Heroes gets ever closer, the team from Southern Car Club and Farnborough District Motor Club are hard at work to ensure that only the best is available come Friday 10 April.

Over the last few months, armies of volunteers have been busy with the planning and safety requirements needed to ensure the enjoyment of everyone who takes part in this year’s event.

What’s new in 2015? A novel way of raising charity donations to support Help for Heroes in the entry fee; a visit back to the fabled Longcross venue after many years; a brand-new stage in Aldershot. Read More »

ChopardThe “Chopard Racecar-Trophy” is an independent competition which takes place during the Ennstal-Classic days. The owners of historic race and rally cars are able to drive their jewels in beautiful surroundings and – at the same time – experience the legendary aura of the Ennstal-Classic, including all evening events. Read More »

WWRS15 Mid Wales CThe special award winners for the second round of the West Wales Rally Spares R.A.C. Rally Championship have been announced following the Viking Motorsport/Links Electrical Mid Wales Stages (Sunday 1 March).

The championship, organised by the Roger Albert Clark Rally Motor Club, runs in parallel to the Mintex MSA British Historic Rally Championship and is aimed at clubmen historic crews as well as those running in the Open Category. With containing costs for clubmen as a prime aim, the championship runs to a six-tyre rule on all events. Read More »

Audi R8 LMSAudi is again running in front. As one of the first automobile manufacturers to do so at the beginning of the 2015 season, the brand with the four rings is presenting a race car that already meets the requirements of the new GT3 regulations to be introduced in 2016. The new Audi R8 LMS is lighter and safer than ever before. It features even more race car technology, clearly improved aerodynamics and, as a result, provides customers with an efficient concept. Read More »

The special award winners in the second round of the 2015 Mintex MSA British Historic Rally Championship, the Mid Wales Stages (Sunday 1 March) have been announced following the rally that also featured the second rounds of the Motorsport Auctions Welsh Challenge and the Holton Homes Clubmans Challenge.BHRC15 Mid Wales C Read More »

The new Porsche 911 GT3 RS, which is announced today, once again blurs the boundary between road-going sports cars and race cars. It is equipped with the maximum degree of motorsport technology currently possible in a street-legal 911, yet retains supreme suitability for everyday driving.

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