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Daily Archives: March 26th, 2015

The HRDC’s ‘History of the BTCC 1958-1966′ race on Silverstone’s GP Circuit is capturing the imagination of many top-flight historic racers. Supporting the BritCar 24 Hours event on 25 April, this innovative series – successfully launched at the Donington Historic Festival in 2014 – features the marques and models of touring cars which hallmarked the formative years of what would evolve as the BTCC.

Emulating their heroes, the HRDC’s entry list of seasoned historic racers reads like a period race programme: Bill Shepherd will no doubt be aiming to match Jack Sears’ winning ways in his mighty Ford Galaxie 500, but will have to fight hard for victory against the formidable opposition of the ‘Jim Clark/John Whitmore’ Lotus Cortinas of Sean and Michael McInerney, resplendent in their period Team Lotus and Alan Mann Racing liveries. Read More »

Wales Rally GB award– Best Event ‘Oscar’ at the National Tourism Awards for Wales 2015
– Accolade presented by Ken Skates AM, Deputy Minister for Culture, Sport and Tourism

The far-reaching success of Wales Rally GB has been recognised with a major honour at the National Tourism Awards for Wales 2015. Read More »

– Eighth episode of new 13 x one-hour series, The Classic Car Show, airs tonight on Channel 5 at 7pm
– In this week’s show, Quentin Wilson looks at the vast history of a fast appreciating Great British icon – the Mini
– Automotive archaeologist Chris Routledge uncovers a rare coachbuilt Ford Capri convertible in barn-find heaven
– Jodie Kidd turns her hand to rallying in a Mini Cooper, with the legendary Paddy Hopkirk as her mentor
– Bruno Senna laps a Touring Car Championship-winning Mini Cooper S on the handling track, while Alex Riley tours London’s banking district in a BMW E24 635 CSi
– See the Episode 8 preview here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_gxsu0qDq4M

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