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Daily Archives: May 5th, 2015

Gamble Rallycross PembreyWolverhampton based rally driver Mark Gamble will embark upon his first event of the 2015 season on Sunday 10th of May, and it’s a brand new venture for him. He will be tackling the 3rd round of the British Rallycross Championship at Pembrey next weekend.

After a string of frustrating teething issues with his newly built Suzuki Swift rally car, Mark fancied trying his hand at Rallycross. Read More »

Shortly before the cars lined up on the grid, a few drops of rain fell, leaving the Hungaroring track damp. All the drivers opted to keep their slicks on, and their decision was vindicated as the races were ultimately contested in dry conditions.

José María López got off to a flying start from the second row. He first got the better of Hugo Valente, before taking the first bend at a rapid pace to move past Yvan Muller and into the lead. Behind them, Sébastien Loeb and Ma Qing Hua collided, allowing Valente to climb back up to third. Read More »

In unseasonable and unexpected snow storms, the second round of the 2015 Defender Challenge by Bowler took place at the Sweet Lamb complex in North Wales at the weekend.

Despite the near freezing temperatures, spirits remained high amongst the 10 teams competing, taking the sleet, snow and rain in their stride and even remarking how well the adverse conditions suited the Defender 90s they were racing. Read More »

Norway’s Petter Solberg took a lights-to-flag victory at the first ever World RX of Hockenheim, round two of the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy, which was attended by over 75,000 people this weekend. Ford Olsbergs MSE driver Reinis Nitiss took the runners-up spot and Team Peugeot-Hansen’s Timmy Hansen finished third.World RX15 Hockenheim A Read More »

Jaguar Donington15a– Martin O’Connell and Andrew Kirkaldy driving Jaguar E-type take the chequered flag
– Pair of Joaquin Folch and Martin Stretton take second while Chris Ward and John Young finish third in one of the weekend’s most closely fought races
– Graeme Dodd chosen as the race commentators’ ‘Driver of the Day’
– Entrants and drivers can visit a dedicated web page for the new series at http://www.hscc.org.uk/jaguar-heritage-challenge for full details and information on how to enter
– Spectacular and diverse field of 39 heritage Jaguars on the starting grid
– Next race takes place at the Silverstone International Trophy between 16-17 May, 2015 Read More »

– Mattias Ekström celebrates his 20th victory in a DTM race
– Edoardo Mortara takes the lead of the standings after finishing second
– Audi heads the manufacturers’ and teams’ classifications as well

A commanding win of the opening round on Saturday, a one-two result on Sunday: In front of 75,000 spectators (throughout the weekend) Audi managed a near-perfect start of the new DTM season. Read More »

Audi TT Cup Hockenheim15– New Audi one-make cup thrills crowd at DTM Festival
– Marc Coleselli wins round one in Audi Sport TT Cup
– Project Leader Rolf Michl: “Gripping motorsport”

The Audi Sport TT Cup has gone through its baptism of fire with flying colours. In the world premiere of the Audi one-make cup held as part of the DTM Festival at the Hockenheimring, 24 starters demonstrated the sportiness of the Audi TT* as a racing version. The first race was won by the Austrian Marc Coleselli. Read More »

– Marcel Fässler/André Lotterer/Benoît Tréluyer win again
– Good debut in fourth place for newcomer René Rast
– Audi extends lead of the standings before Le Mans 24 Hours

Following the thrilling season opener of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) in Great Britain, Audi was unbeatable again in Belgium. On the challenging track at Spa, Marcel Fässler (CH), André Lotterer (D) and Benoît Tréluyer (F) proved their class again on clinching their second victory this season and tenth WEC success in total. Read More »

– Leicester’s Jamie Green celebrates his first victory as an Audi driver
– Four Audi RS 5 DTM cars in the top six
– Successful premiere of the new DTM race format

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