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Monthly Archives: August 2015

WorldRX15 ButtonBritish Formula One stars Jenson Button and David Coulthard today visited Lydden Hill – home to the British round of the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy – as both drivers tested a pair of Supercars as part of a BBC F1 feature which will be aired later this year.  Button, whose father John competed in rallycross in the 1970s, spoke of an “unbelievable experience” while Coulthard acknowledged the huge talent of World RX drivers. Read More »

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– Jenson Button and David Coulthard get the rallycross bug in Kent
– I wouldn’t be F1 World Champion without rallycross, says Button
– Coulthard left waxing lyrical after ‘adrenaline-fuelled’ experience
– Day serves as curtain-raiser for British RX’s return this weekend

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JD Classics Sponsor Revival15a– JD Classics is a main sponsor of the Goodwood Revival 2015, and will also be entering six cars to compete during the legendary event
– The six-car entry of JD Classics includes a Cooper T33, Jaguar D-Type, Lister Costin and a Jaguar Lightweight E-Type
– JD Classics models have also been picked as the three official course cars of Goodwood Revival 2015
– Away from the racetrack, JD Classics is showcasing a Ferrari 365 GTB/4 ‘Daytona’ in the ‘Earl’s Court Motor Show’ feature at Revival Read More »

Credit Suisse Trophy– 2014 winners of Credit Suisse annual Photo Contest confirmed
– Annual competition announced for 2015, ahead of Goodwood Revival (September 11-13)
– Credit Suisse’s photography competition open to Revival-accredited photographers
– Photography award includes three categories; ‘Revival Action’, ‘Revival Atmosphere’, and ‘Credit Suisse Media Moments’
– All entries for the Photo Contest are judged by Lord March, long-time professional photographer and Goodwood Estate owner
– Entries need to be submitted by September 28, 2015 Read More »

Mini pre-Italia15 (1)Round eight of the 2015 FIA Cross Country Rally World Cup, Baja Poland (28-30th August), will feature six MINI ALL4 Racing. Leading the charge once again in their MINI ALL4 Racing will be present World Cup leading crew of Nasser Al-Attiyah (QAT) and co-driver Mathieu Baumel (FRA).

Following on from a convincing win at the Hungarian Baja (14-16th August), Nasser and Baumel now lead the 2015 FIA Cross Country Rally World Cup with just three races of the ten race-series remaining. Being in such a strong position doesn’t mean Al-Attiyah can afford to take his foot off the gas pedal, or Baumel to take his eyes off the road ahead. Read More »

Jordan King achieved his first GP2 Podium finish at one of the world’s greatest drivers circuits, Spa-Francorchamps. The notoriously challenging circuit last weekend rewarded British racer Jordan King with his maiden GP2 Series podium finish and his best-ever qualifying position in the F1-feeder series to date.

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– Runaway points leader shows no signs of letting up as he takes his ninth and tenth wins of a sensational season
– Michael Meadows picks up two podiums with team-mate James Sutton producing two impressive drives to earn the ‘Driver of the Weekend’ accolade
– Redline Racing’s Jordan Witt wins both Pro-Am1 races to regain class lead
– G-Cat Racing’s Thomas Jennings and Juta Racing’s Nerijus Dagilis clinch victory in the Pro-Am2 category

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Peugeot pre-China15The PEUGEOT 2008 DKR is to make its first competitive appearance since January’s Dakar at the end of August. Two cars have been entered for the China Silk Road Rally (August 29-September 11) which traverses some of the country’s most epic roads.

It is a breath-taking journey that awaits Team Peugeot Total through what is today the brand’s biggest single market. Its participation in the event – initially called the China Grand Rally – is one of the key moments of the team’s busy preparations for the 2016 Dakar. Read More »

tyneside15 (141)Rochdale rally ace Steve Brown will head to Wales for the second time this year as he contests the final round of the REIS MSA Asphalt Rally Championship, The Old Forge Garage Mewla Rally.  Returning to the very stages on which he debuted his new-for-2015 Nissan Micra Kit car back in March, Brown will now bid to secure the class B9 title across the unforgiving Epynt Military Ranges this weekend and will enter a final round battle for victory. Read More »

Ingram Azores15c– This time last year Chris Ingram was chosen to represent PEUGEOT UK in the ERC Junior
– Ahead are demanding stages of the Barum Rally Zlín – the Czech Republic’s biggest motor sport event
– Exciting finale to the 2015 ERC Junior championship lies ahead, as Chris aims for victory

It is exactly 12 months since PEUGEOT UK unveiled its new rising young rally star. The new team has come a long way in such a short time, and now its driver, Chris Ingram, has a chance to be crowned vice champion in one of the sport’s most competitive championships, as the 2015 ERC Junior series reaches an exciting climax on the Barum Czech Rally Zlín. Read More »