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Daily Archives: June 8th, 2015

Relay Teams from MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS, Red Bull and Force India Prepare to go Head-to-Head at the Leukaemia & Lymphoma Research Blenheim Palace Triathlon.

Just 25 miles from the iconic Silverstone Circuit, sitting in the depths of ‘Motorsport Valley’, Blenheim Palace will play host to an off-track battle of the fittest, as relay teams from three Formula One outfits go head-to-head at the Leukaemia & Lymphoma Blenheim Palace Triathlon on 13-14th June 2015. Read More »

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Ssangyong Classic15– Korea’s oldest vehicle manufacturer comes to the Classic
– Official Courtesy Car Partner
– Silver models join special Silver Jubilee parade

The organiser of the Silverstone Classic (24-26 July) is delighted to announce that SsangYong Motor UK has been appointed as the Official Courtesy Car Partner for this summer’s very special Silver Jubilee extravaganza. Read More »

– Current Championship leader Cammish and former double champion Meadows win at picturesque Cheshire track
– Redline Racing’s Dan Cammish takes lights-to-flag victory and second place in rounds 5 & 6 to extend Championship points lead to 27
– Samsung SUHD TV Racing’s Michael Meadows takes first win of the season in Sunday’s race to boost Championship challenge
– Nantwich-based Jordan Witt named ‘Driver of the Weekend’ and Redline Racing crowned ‘Team of the Weekend’

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Citroen Russia15Yvan Muller and José María López followed up their strong qualifying performance with another one-two for Citroën Total at the Moscow Raceway. The Citroën C-Elysée WTCCs couldn’t make it onto the podium in race two, with Ma Qing Hua, Yvan Muller and Sébastien Loeb taking fifth, sixth and seventh place. Despite failing to score in the second race, José María López is still leading the World Championship, ahead of Yvan Muller and Sébastien Loeb, while Citroën continues to top the Manufacturers standings. Read More »

– Three McLaren model tiers to be shown together dynamically for the first time
– 570S Coupé to make global dynamic debut on the famous Hill course
– McLaren P1™ GTR and limited edition 650S Le Mans to also feature in the Supercar Paddock
– Race-winning 650S GT3 to take to the Hill after last year’s global unveil at the Festival
– Display at McLaren House to include unique commissions created by MSO, the bespoke division of McLaren Automotive

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Team BMR star takes championship lead while Sam Tordoff wins finale in Cheshire.

Team BMR’s Jason Plato took two wins before Sam Tordoff claimed victory in the finale as the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship entertained a huge crowd at Oulton Park yesterday (7 June).

The picturesque Cheshire circuit was basked in glorious sunshine throughout race day as Plato picked up from where he had left off in qualifying on Saturday.

Starting from pole position the VW CC driver ripped off the line in race one and rarely looked back despite Matt Neal’s best efforts in the Honda Civic Type R. Read More »

– Fantastic performance rewarded with success, maximum ERC Junior points and the prestigious Colin McRae ERC Flat Out Trophy too
– PEUGEOT UK’s young rally driver built on an early lead to win first ERC gravel rally of the season
– ERC Junior podium 1-2-3 lock out for PEUGEOT 208 ‘R2’, while PEUGEOT 208 T16 takes overall victory in the hands of ERC series leader Craig Breen

PEUGEOT UK’s rising rally star Chris Ingram fought off a stomach bug on the final day of SATA Rallye Açores (4-6 June) to score a magnificent maiden victory in the FIA European Junior Rally Championship in his PEUGEOT 208 ‘R2’ rally car. Read More »

Graham BruntonThe Association of Scottish Motoring Writers has awarded this year’s Ford-sponsored Jim Clark Award to a major force in local motorsport, Graham Brunton.

Now competition secretary for The Scottish Motor Racing Club (SMRC), Brunton is an ambassador for the sport, for the last 25 years helping young Scottish drivers make their first moves into motorsport. Read More »

Seb Perez battled hard at one of Britain’s most challenging race tracks during rounds seven and eight of the KICK Start Energy Ginetta Junior Championship at Oulton Park over the weekend (6/7 June).

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Spectator information for the DMACK Carlisle Stages (Saturday 13 June) has been announced, with spectator locations available at five of the six special stages. The DMACK Carlisle Stages is organised by the Roger Albert Clark Rally Motor Club.

With a superb 130-car entry, with quality to match the quantity, the rally is a round of the REIS/Ravenol BTRDA Rally Series, the MSA English Rally Championship and the West Wales Rally Spares R.A.C. Rally Championship. The event is also a round of the S G Petch Association of North East and Cumbria Car Clubs Stage Rally Championship and the Association of Northern Car Clubs Forest Challenge. Read More »