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Daily Archives: May 1st, 2015

Impressionen-174From asphalt to sand and back again: BMW DTM driver Martin Tomczyk (DE) and MINI ALL4 Racing ace Nasser Al-Attiyah (QA) both entered unfamiliar territory and took each other’s cars for a test drive.

As part of a video shoot for BMW Motorsport Premium Partner Red Bull in Dubai (AE), Tomczyk, a proven master of his trade on asphalt as the 2011 DTM Champion, took the wheel of the MINI ALL4 Racing, with which X-raid has won the famous Rally Dakar the last four years. During DTM testing in Oschersleben (DE), Al-Attiyah was given the opportunity to drive Tomczyk’s BMW M Performance Parts M4 DTM. Two wins at the Rally Dakar are just some of the successes the rally driver from Qatar has had to date. He followed up his first victory in 2011 by winning in the MINI ALL4 Racing in January 2015. Read More »

BEN British GT15– Richard Williams and Stefan Hodgetts with Team GPRM’s TOYOTA GT86 GT4 and British GT are supporting BEN, the automotive industry charity

Crowds at the hugely popular Avon Tyres British GT Championship, round three of which takes place at Rockingham on 2/3 May 2015, will see the launch of the inaugural ‘Get On Track’ campaign; a new collaboration between the automotive industry charity, BEN, Team GPRM and British GT. Read More »

Dean Raftery  Ford FiestaDean Raftery will take the biggest leap of his short career as he enters this month’s Vodafone Rallye de Portugal and the FIA Junior World Rally Championship.  The 21st – 24th May event is the second round of the JWRC championship and the 23 year old Galway man will drive a Citroen DS3 R3MAX built by C-Sport. Broderick Motorsport will join the Galway outfit to run the 1600cc turbocharged Citroen.   Raftery will be up against some of the best young drivers in the world in a bid to win the prestigious JWRC prize drive offered by Citroen Racing. Read More »

Thousands of bustling rally fans descended on the beautiful, historic town of Saint-Venant last weekend for the popular 32nd Rallye de la Lys.Rally de Lys15 Read More »

– Opening round of the Audi one-make cup as part of 2015 DTM Festival
– Caygill, 25, will drive car number 14 in a grid of 24
– Racing starts on Saturday, May 2 at 10.10am– round 2 scheduled for Sunday, May 3 at 9.40h (local time)
– Livestream will be broadcast on

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JD Classics Donington15– JD Classics is entering four expertly prepared racing cars in the 2015 Donington Historic Festival: a Costin Lister, Cooper T33, Rover SD1 and Jaguar E-type
– The JD Classics race team has already kicked off the 2015 season with two podium finishes at the 73rd Goodwood Members’ Meeting
– The team will be looking to build on last year’s success at Donington, where JD Classics cars took two victories

JD Classics will be entering four cars, expertly prepared by its Historic Racing team, in to the 2015 Donington Historic Festival from 2-4 May. Read More »

CPOP Lotus B– First-ever parade of all production Lotus models to take place on Friday 12th June, with a special concours on the same day and a dedicated class on track throughout the weekend
– This year’s CPOP will celebrate ‘power’ on land, air and water with events including a 1,000bhp-plus class on the famous Cholmondeley track, the world’s only flying Vulcan and a display from the Red Bull Matadors Aerobatic team
– CPOP runs from 12th to 14th June 2015 Read More »