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Daily Archives: July 9th, 2015

southern15 (5)The diamond jubilee meeting for the Southern 100 saw Guy Martin make it a hat trick of victories in the senior race, on his Tyco BMW. He edged out Dan Kneen (Padgetts Honda) by 0.7s  after nine laps with Ivan Lintin (RC Express Kawasaki) a distant 3rd, in a race of attrition. Martin became only the 2nd rider to do a senior hat trick following in the footsteps of Joey Dunlop who did it from 1976-8. Another excellent few days of racing from the friendly races. Read More »

– Having won in the Azores, Ingram heads to the fast forest roads of Estonia full of confidence
– Manchester-based driver predicts “flat-out sprint from start to finish” on the fastest ERC round
– Ingram to push for series lead in Rally Estonia debut as the ERC Junior series reaches its fifth and penultimate round

PEUGEOT UK’s rising young rally star Chris Ingram celebrated his 21st birthday on Tuesday (7 July), but he’s put the party on hold in the hopes of making it a double celebration with victory in his Peugeot 208 ‘R2’ on next week’s Auto24 Rally Estonia (17-19 July). Read More »

VW GolfA new Golf for the racetrack: Volkswagen Motorsport is developing its first racing car based on the seventh-generation Golf. The production-based, 330 PS concept car is assembled in accordance with TCR regulations and is intended to help Volkswagen evaluate a potential customer racing programme from the 2016 season onwards. In order to accelerate the development of the car, the new Golf will be tested under competitive conditions between now and the end of the season: as cooperation partner, the Liqui Moly Team Engstler will run two cars at the eighth round of the Touringcar Racer International Series (TCR) at the Red Bull Ring in Spielberg. Read More »

The FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy has signed a new partnership with successful video game developer Codemasters in order for World RX to be featured in DiRT Rally™.  The game is now available on Steam Early Access.Codemasters DiRT rallycross Read More »

Harry Hunt Goodwood15MINI ALL4 Racing driver Harry Hunt (GBR) started his journey to the Dakar Rally 2016 in spectacular style when he introduced his Dakar-ready MINI All4 Racing to the massive crowds attending the prestigious Goodwood Festival of Speed.

Invited to take part in the iconic Hill Climb event, Hunt drove his MINI ALL4 Racing and ‘wowed’ the crowds by demonstrating the same level of performance that has captured MINI with its MINI ALL4 Racing four previous Dakar Rally titles; and hopefully net a consecutive fifth title in 2016. Read More »

– Special showdowns by British Touring Car Championship top guns
– Three BTCC champions on the special CarFest North grid
– Star-studded autograph sessions and ‘selfie’ opportunities
– Last chance to buy tickets for Friday, 31 July in Cheshire

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