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Daily Archives: January 27th, 2016

John-Stone-Jack-frost-TT-1Blackburn rally driver John Stone heads to Blackpool next weekend (5/6th February) looking for some overdue success on the Legend Fires North West Stages Rally which gets underway on the Friday evening (5th February).

The event sponsor will be behind the wheel of his recently acquired Ford Fiesta 2.5S which he’ll share with Welsh co driver Carl Williamson following a successful shakedown on last weekend’s Jack Frost Stages Rally at Croft. Read More »

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McLaren Bas LeindersAhead of the 2016 season, McLaren GT has added to its off-track team with the appointment of Bas Leinders to the role of Sporting Manager. Confirmation of a number of new McLaren GT customer teams for the 2016 season has further strengthened the GT3 grids around the world. Leinders brings valuable experience to the teams on the pitwall and he will work with customer teams to further optimise the potential of the 650S GT3.

Leinders, 40, has enjoyed a successful GT and single-seat racing career, which included winning the German Formula 3 in 1998 before joining the McLaren junior team alongside former Formula 1™ driver Nick Heidfeld, and a role as Formula 1™ test and reserve driver. Read More »

Kumho Tokyo16– The focus of the company’s stand comprised two of its latest UHP offerings – the Ecsta PS91 and Ecsta V720
– The environmentally-friendly Sense SE11 was also in evidence

Kumho enjoyed a strong presence at the Tokyo Auto Salon 2016 (January 15-17), one of the world’s foremost exhibitions for modified and tuned cars. Visitors were able to judge for themselves the motorsport-derived technology of the company’s latest UHP products. Read More »

– Return to terrestrial TV coverage for BRC
– Dedicated programme for sports broadcaster
– New series kicks off in Wales on March 5/6

The MSA British Rally Championship (BRC) will return to terrestrial TV screens this year after concluding a deal with Channel 4 to cover the seven-round series. Read More »