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Daily Archives: November 16th, 2015

TimRodgers_WRGB15report01Burton upon Stather rally driver Tim Rodgers overcame major pre-event car problems to win the Co-Part Fiesta Trophy on last weekend’s Wales Rally GB, Britain’s round of the World Rally Championship. Rodgers was driving his RoLEC, FMS Autoparts, Sabelt, Peart Auto Services, The Tortoise Shop.com, Maple Garage Ltd, Glow Feast and JFK-supported Ford Fiesta ST. Read More »

Volkswagen GB15b– Volkswagen equals personal best – 12 of a possible 13 wins this season
– Emotional victory for Ogier/Ingrassia, Mikkelsen/Fløene third
– Latvala/Anttila win final Power Stage of the year

26 podiums from 13 rallies, including twelve wins – the 2015 season will go down in the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) history books as Volkswagen’s most successful to date. Three-time world champions* Sébastien Ogier/Julien Ingrassia (F/F) claimed their eighth win of the season with the World Rally Car from Wolfsburg. Andreas Mikkelsen/Ola Fløene finished third to round off a positive end to the season. This was their ninth podium of the year – only Ogier/Ingrassia racked up more. Read More »

A brace of victories for McLaren GT factory driver Shane Van Gisbergen with teammate Klark Quinn saw the 650S GT3 secure the coveted Highlands 101 title at the Australian GT season finale weekend which took place at Highlands Motorsport Park, New Zealand. With victory in the weekend’s opening race, followed by the win in the three hour endurance race, Van Gisbergen secured his first wins on home soil with the 650S GT3.

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The Citroën Total Abu Dhabi World Rally Team secured second place in the manufacturers’ standings after Kris Meeke/Paul Nagle finished as runners-up and Mads Østberg/Jonas Andersson were seventh overall at Wales Rally GB. The 2015 season saw the DS 3 WRCs claim six podiums, including a superb one-two finish in Argentina.

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Wales Rally GB15a– World Rally Champion Sébastien Ogier overcomes the elements to triumph
– Emotional Frenchman dedicates third Wales Rally GB victory to Paris victims
– Kris Meeke first British driver to score podium on home turf in 14 years
– Local hero Elfyn Evans tallies seventh top six finish of sophomore season Read More »

HR Owens15d– H.R. Owen now offers owners of classic Ferraris factory-standard servicing, full restorations and repair at its premier north London facility
– Ferrari-trained technicians now able to offer classic car owners exceptional technical support on everything from servicing to nut and bolt Concours-standard restorations
– Fixed-price servicing is available for an extended range of classic Ferrari models
– H.R. Owen recently awarded prestigious title of Ferrari Global Dealer of the Year 2015 Read More »