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Daily Archives: May 22nd, 2015

Audi Le Mans12aThe new Audi R18 e-tron quattro competes in the 24 Hours of Le Mans in three weeks. The regulations stipulate that the sports car must be even more economical. At the same time, it will achieve significantly better lap times. With this efficiency gain, Audi makes the next step in the development of hybrid technology. In 2012, Audi was the first manufacturer to win Le Mans with hybrid drive. And to this day, this technology of the brand with the four rings is unbeaten in the endurance classic. Read More »

– Second DTM weekend of the year
– Audi leads the drivers’, manufacturers’ and teams’ classifications
– First time for a DTM race and the new broadcast on Saturday evening

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The life of Ayrton Senna

– Stars of motorsport and film will gather at Hexagon in north London on June 30th to celebrate the life of F1 racing driver, Ayrton Senna
– Charity evening will raise money for the Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity and Royal Brompton & Harefield Hospitals Charity
– Celebrity-filled event hosted by Sky F1’s Natalie Pinkham with guest speakers including Mercedes-Benz F1’s Paddy Lowe, co-founder of Williams F1, Patrick Head, and ex-F1 drivers David Coulthard and Martin Donnelly
– Also speaking will be Manish Pandey, writer and producer of the 2010 film ‘Senna’
– Exclusive event will also feature a charity auction and a display of an original ex-Senna 1987 Lotus 99T F1 car

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BHRC15 pre-SVSThe 2015 Mintex MSA British Historic Rally Championship heads back to Wales for round four, the Severn Valley Stages (Saturday 30 May).

Overall championship leaders Nick Elliott and Dave Price will bid for a hat-trick of wins and the Ford Escort Mk2 crew will lead 70 historic crews away from Builth Wells on Saturday morning. The event has attracted another excellent historic field despite the Category 1 entry dropping to only six cars after the recent changes in event running order. Read More »

WWRS15 pre-SVSThe West Wales Rally Spares R.A.C. Rally Championship heads backs to Wales for round four, the Severn Valley Stages (Saturday 30 May).

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 »