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Daily Archives: August 21st, 2015

The Formula 1000 Rally Club organise their annual media and training event next weekend for their progressive Junior contenders in North Wales.  Now a regular slot on the calendar, the event will see a wide range of activities and training sessions, totally free of charge to allow competitors in this year’s Junior 1000 rally championship to prepare for the inevitable jump to an adult championship in future years.

The weekend kicks off at 10am on Saturday 29th August at the Ranges Motorsport Centre Trawsfynydd where motorsport television experts Special Stage TV along with the motoring press, will coach Junior competitors on media aspects and interview techniques. Read More »

Credit Suisse Revival– Credit Suisse recommits itself to 18th Goodwood Revival with intimate Media Moments from September 11-13
– 6th Credit Suisse Historic Racing Forum on Saturday, September 12, to discuss topic of “Historic Racing Culture – Europe versus America” in the Credit Suisse Race Control building
– Sir Stirling Moss OBE returns to Credit Suisse’s Historic Racing Forum, with other famous panelists such as Derek Bell MBE, Alain de Cadenet, Dario Franchitti, Jackie Oliver, and Jochen Mass
– Sir Stirling Moss OBE crowned for 60th anniversary of “Quadruple Whammy” wins at the Mille Miglia, the Targa Florio, British Grand Prix, and the RAC Tourist Trophy in 1955 in Media Moment on Sunday, September 13
– Credit Suisse Race Control will be open to all Goodwood-accredited media on Friday, September 11
– Informal “fireside chats” with drivers in Race Control on Friday, September 11
– Media invited to watch the Freddie March Memorial Trophy “night race” from the roof terrace of Credit Suisse Race Control
– Credit Suisse Photo Contest continues for accredited press throughout Goodwood Revival Read More »

The Motor Sports Association (MSA) has announced regulation changes that widen the range of eligible tyres for use on asphalt events in historic stage rallying. The changes take effect immediately, ahead of the next round of the 2015 Mintex MSA British Historic Rally Championship, the Rally Isle of Man Classicagh (17-19 September).

The issue of the availability of tyres meeting existing regulations instigated a meeting of the chairmen of Historic and Rallies Committees, the Stage Rally Tyre Working Group, representatives from the Roger Albert Clark Rally Motor Club, tyre manufacturers/suppliers and the MSA Executive. Proposals from that meeting have now been approved for immediate implementation. Read More »

– First-ever WEC race in Germany on August 30
– New provisions in regulations lead to competitive changes

The Audi drivers will be entering round four of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) as leaders of the standings after the summer break. Following two victories and another podium result, Marcel Fässler/André Lotterer/Benoît Tréluyer (CH/D/F) are traveling to Audi’s home round at the Nürburgring with a 20-point advantage. Read More »

Ahead of the first race of the second FIA Formula E season, the DS Virgin Racing team has unveiled a new livery design that drivers Sam Bird and Jean-Eric Vergne will showcase for the first time at the final pre-season testing dates on 24 and 25 August 2015 at Donington Park.DS Virgin Racing Season Two livery Read More »

DS Automobiles is pleased to announce the creation of its motor sport division, DS Performance. DS Performance is contributing its technological expertise in Formula E research and development to the DS Virgin Racing team. Based at the future PSA Excellence Centre in Satory, DS Performance is directed by Yves Matton.

Harnessing its technological expertise and galvanised by Yves Matton’s successes in the WRC and WTCC, the engineers at DS Performance have developed the entire drivetrain of the DSV-01, including the electric motor and gearbox. DS Performance has also designed its cooling system, rear suspension and transmission. The motor management system was designed in partnership with Magneti Marelli. Read More »