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Monthly Archives: June 2015

The Virgin Racing Formula E team backed by Sir Richard Branson, and the DS Brand, represented by CEO, Yves Bonnefont, have today announced a new partnership and the creation of the DS Virgin Racing team taking effect ahead of the 2015/16 FIA Formula E season.

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Bentley Team Dyson Racing returns to Road America• First anniversary of Bentley’s US motorsport programme
• Three races in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin

This weekend, Bentley Team Dyson Racing returns to the circuit that kicked off their successful 2014 debut season at the infamous Road America in Elkhart Lake, WI. The weekend will feature a triple-header schedule including a makeup race from last month’s Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix which was cancelled due to inclement weather and safety concerns. Read More »

– Supporters followed the line of racing heroes in aid of BEN and Racing4MND
– #getontrack campaign raises over £600Ben Silverstone15 Read More »

Hyundai pre-Poland15– Hyundai Motorsport will compete in a WRC with four cars for the first time – as the #10 Hyundai i20 WRC makes its debut with Dutchman Kevin Abbring
– The team is keeping its feet on the ground after a double podium in Sardinia with Hayden Paddon and Thierry Neuville finishing second and third
– A competitive performance in Poland in 2014 led to a podium finish, a result that the team hopes to repeat in this year’s re-profiled Rally Poland Read More »

King Goodwood15Ahead of his home race at Silverstone and the British Grand Prix, GP2 and Manor F1 development driver Jordan King will make his Goodwood Festival of Speed debut in a Group 44 Jaguar XJS, run by JD Classics.

The 21-year-old Warwickshire-based GP2 rookie, who is halfway through his maiden Formula 1-feeder-series campaign, will drive the famous hillclimb in the loud and ferocious Big Cat on Friday 26 June. Read More »

Drive for Life Euro RXDrive for Life (DFL), the Norwegian charity, is to become the official charity partner to the FIA European Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy (Euro RX), after agreeing terms with Championship promoter, IMG. The new partnership will help DFL expand further into Europe where it will continue to help disadvantaged children. Read More »

Williams Formula EWilliams Advanced Engineering, the division of Williams that commercialises Formula One derived technology and knowhow, has released an infographic showing key facts and figures about the Formula E battery it has supplied and developed.

Formula E, the world’s first fully electric racing series, comes to the streets of London on 27 and 28 June. These cars can reach speeds of up to 225kph thanks to their super-sized batteries supplied by Williams Advanced Engineering. Here are some useful facts and figures to put this electric power into perspective.

Maxxis Tyres Kenya have been confirmed as title sponsors for wildlife guide Geoff Mayes as he tackles the forthcoming KCB Eldoret Rally. Geoff, who most recently finished the grueling Safari Rally in his two wheel drive Toyota, will once again be raising awareness for the “Hands off our Elephants” campaign.Geoff Mayes Safari Rally 2015 Read More »

Sara Williams Red Dragon15Sara Williams further cemented her status as an icon of British rallying as she won the 2015 Red Dragon Rally outright by 1 minute 21 seconds. Sara and her co-driver, Patrick Walsh, navigated 36 stage miles in less than ideal conditions, coming out on top after a faultless day of driving and teamwork. This success marks Sara’s third win overall in a rally event, after she famously became the first female driver to win a rally outright for 30 years in 2013. In addition, Sara and Patrick won the Nick Bradbury Award for fastest final stage time – capping a perfect weekend for the team. Read More »

– Route announced for 2015 WRGB National Rally
– Three-day schedule runs alongside Wales Rally GB
– Teams based with WRC runners in Deeside Service Park
– Stages include classic Welsh forests, Chirk Castle and Great Orme

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