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Daily Archives: March 11th, 2015

McLaren GT 2015The McLaren GT factory driver line up of Rob Bell, Kevin Estre, Alvaro Parente and recently announced Bruno Senna will contest the 2015 Blancpain Endurance Series as part of bold plans by customer team Von Ryan Racing, alongside newly confirmed factory driver Shane Van Gisbergen. The five works drivers will take part in the five-date calendar as the British-based team enters two McLaren 650S GT3 racers in arguably the most competitive GT3 championship globally, which includes the Total 24 Hours of Spa. Read More »

Albatec Euro RXBritish-based Albatec Racing has confirmed a two-car team will compete in the 2015 FIA European Rallycross Championship (Euro RX) presented by Monster Energy. Frenchman Jerome Grosset-Janin will drive a Peugeot 208 Supercar in all five rounds of Euro RX, together with his home event in Loheac.

Grosset-Janin, who won the French Rallycross Championship in 2013, tested the Peugeot 208 Supercar earlier this week. Read More »

Monaghan Epynt15 (2)Kev Monaghan and co-driver Chris Purvis experienced a challenging opening round of the REIS MSA Asphalt Rally Championship, the Tour of Epynt rally [Mar 8], as they continue to develop their knowledge of the Pirtek Escort F2 Maxi. The pair completed every mile of the event and improved on their seeded starting position by ten places to finish 51st overall and 13th in the highly competitive B13 class. Read More »

MINI is set to capitalise on early season success in the 2015 FIA Cross Country Rally World Cup with no less than seven MINI ALL4 Racing machines lined up to contest the Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge (27 March – 2 April).

 

Following a positive season opener for MINI at the Baja Russia (20 – 22 February), where Russian pairing Vladimir Vasilyev / Konstantin Zhiltsov overcame snow, ice and difficult wet terrain to place their MINI ALL4 Racing in second position, the World Cup championship now moves to the second of the season’s 10 championship arenas. Read More »