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Daily Archives: June 9th, 2015

George_Morrison_PR5_15_CSRBTRDA driver George Morrison recruits co-driving wife for rally return.

After a three month sabbatical from the REIS-Ravenol BTRDA Rally Series thanks to extensive gearbox repairs to his MG ZR, Tidworth pilot George Morrison will return to the driver’s seat this weekend, complete with a new co-driver.  Heading north to the fifth round of the championship the DMACK Carlisle Stages, Morrison will be joined by his experienced co-driving wife Emma for the 13th June event. Read More »

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– Endurance classic on 13th and 14th June at La Sarthe
– Audi with lowest energy consumption in the field
– R18 e-tron quattro with new Audi ultra technology

Audi is set on continuing its string of victories in the world’s toughest endurance race on 13th and 14th June. Five times in succession, the sports cars with the four rings have won the iconic race since 2010. Audi is now battling for an amazing 14th victory in the Le Mans 24 Hours in the past 16 years. The efficiency technology Audi ultra is a major element of the Audi R18 e-tron quattro hybrid sports car’s overall concept this year. Read More »

With an extensively altered course, Rally Italia Sardegna serves up a new challenge this season. Three DS 3 WRCs will line up at the start of this, the sixth round of the 2015 World Rally Championship, driven by Mads Østberg/Jonas Andersson, Kris Meeke/Paul Nagle and Khalid Al Qassimi/Chris Patterson. Competing in the WRC2 category, Stéphane Lefebvre and Stéphane Prévot will be making their competitive debut in a DS 3 RRC.

The Citroën Total Abu Dhabi World Rally Team lies second in the Manufacturers’ World Rally Championship a third of the way through the 2015 season. Following a podium finish in Mexico and an impressive one-two in Argentina, the DS 3 WRCs produced a solid performance in Portugal. Read More »

WWRS15 pre-CarlisleThe West Wales Rally Spares R.A.C. Rally Championship heads north for round five, the DMACK Carlisle Stages (Saturday 13 June).

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 »

Porsche pre-Le Mans15dThe Le Mans countdown has begun for the Porsche Manthey team. Sunday’s official pre-test marked the start of the critical phase in the lead up to the 83rd edition of the world’s toughest 24-hour race, contested on 13/14 June on the Circuit des 24 Heures. This race is also the highlight of this year’s Sports Car World Endurance Championship WEC. After clinching a double victory in 2013, the Porsche Manthey outfit fields two 911 RSR in the GTE-Pro class. Furthermore, Porsche customer teams are back to fight for victory in the GTE-AM class. Porsche is the most successful manufacturer in the history of this long distance classic. Read More »

Porsche faces its second start in the top category, LMP1, of the famous 24 Hours of Le Mans since its return in 2014. On June 13/14 the race, which is known as the world’s toughest endurance event, takes place for the 83rd time. On Wednesday and Thursday the qualifying sessions will run until miPorsche faces its second start in the top category, LMP1, of the famous 24 Hours of Le Mans since its return in 2014. On June 13/14 the race, which is known as the world’s toughest endurance event, takes place for the 83rd time. dnight on the 13,629 kilometre long circuit, which mostly consists of what are normally public roads.

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