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Daily Archives: June 29th, 2015

davidwright_fos15Rally driver David Wright enjoyed a hugely successful Goodwood Festival of Speed when he beat some of the fastest drivers in British rallying to win the shootout event, which was held over the three days of the festival at Goodwood House in Sussex.

Bentham-based Wright was invited to appear at the prestigious event in his Kumho Tyres and Grove Hill Garage-supported Ford Focus WRC, a car which has been used at world championship level by Spanish champion Carlos Sainz. Read More »

Mini Italia15The successful MINI ALL4 Racing pairing of Nasser Al-Attiyah and Matthieu Baumel dominated the Italian Baja leg of the 2015 FIA World Cup for Cross Country Rallies (25-28 June) to take the overall win after securing victory in four of the five stages.

The MINI ALL4 Racing mastered the challenging jumps and tight track perfectly to continually extend the lead set out in the first stage. Read More »

As well as proving a great success with the public, the French round of the FIA WTCC at the Paul Ricard Circuit ended in glory for Citroën. In race one, Sébastien Loeb, Yvan Muller, José María López and Ma Qing Hua claimed the top four places for the Citroën Total team. In race two, Pechito López produced a spectacular performance to work his way up the field and return to winning ways. He was joined on the podium by Ma Qing Hua, who finished third. The results mean José María López once again has a little breathing space at the top of the World Championship, with Citroën also extending its advantage in the Manufacturer standings.

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Formula E 15 Champions– Inaugural FIA Formula E Championship comes to an exciting conclusion in London
– e.dams-Renault crowned Constructors’ Champions
– Sébastien Buemi narrowly misses out on Drivers’ Champion title

The outcome of the FIA Formula E Championship was decided at the final round in London. Sam Bird (Virgin) won the last ePrix of the season, whilst the all-electric series’ inaugural titles were won by Nelson Piquet (Nextev TCR) and e.dams-Renault. Read More »

BTCC wins for Andy Priaulx, Sam Tordoff and Rob Collard at Croft  BTCC Croft15a Read More »

– Swede just barely misses podium finish
– Audi drivers maintain one-two lead of the DTM standings
– Audi remains in top spot of the manufacturers’ classification as well

In front of 123,000 spectators (throughout the weekend) Audi defended its lead of the DTM standings. Jamie Green from Audi Sport Team Rosberg remains the front runner in spite of a setback in the race. Read More »