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Daily Archives: August 12th, 2015

Leading from the very first stage, Welshpool youngster Zak Hughes scored his first victory in the Kick Energy Junior 1000 Rally Championship last weekend as he piloted his Citroen C1 to a dominant win at the Solway Coast Junior Rally. Partnered by co-driver Chris Evans, Hughes was never headed as he settled into third position overall from the outset and took victory with a winning margin of over a minute from his closest rivals Matthew Davies/Claire Williams who took second in their Peugeot 107. Tom Delaney/Joe Cruttenden bagged third, just nine seconds adrift in their Suzuki Alto.

Based at the Kirkcudbright Army Barracks on the West coast of Scotland, the event would provide a challenging day of close competition for the talented 14-17 year old Junior crews. Read More »

Shelby Cobra Daytona CoupeBack in 1964, the Cobra was all dominant – except at such high-speed European circuits as Le Mans. Carroll Shelby duly tasked designer Peter Brock with penning a sleeker body and the resulting Cobra Daytona Coupes beat Ferrari to the 1965 FIA Sports Car Championship. Only six cars were constructed in period, which will be assembled for the first time ever at the upcoming Goodwood Revival meeting, September 11-13. Unsurprisingly, these Shelby masterpieces very rarely come to market and, when they do, they fetch a fortune – the last one to sell fetched a cool $7.25million. A genuine derivative is, however, available brand new from just £99,800 plus VAT – here’s the story……. Read More »

The enticing VUHL 05 street-legal lightweight supercar is now on sale in the UK, following the appointment of the marque’s first European dealer – Bespoke Performance of Ware, Herts., http://www.bespokeperformance.co.uk.

Well-known to generations of TVR and Noble enthusiasts, Bespoke Performance has a long and varied history dating back to the days of John Britten Garages and the ensuing TVR Centre. The rebranding and move from Barnet to Ware was completed in 2011 and the company now boasts 10,000 sq ft of smart sales and service premises within easy reach of the M1, M11 and M25 motorways. Read More »

Wales Rally GB15 Rugby– Celebration of two major global sporting events
– Wales’ top WRC rally driver Elfyn Evans teams up with Sam Warburton’s squad in north Wales at open training session
– Capacity crowd flocks to Parc Eirias to watch training squad being put through their paces
– £327m boost to Wales’ economy from two global sports events Read More »