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Monthly Archives: February 2016

Carter RallycrossLeading Motorsport Public Relations and Communications specialists, Cartersport, have generously agreed to a support package for 2017 to the winner of the 2016 MSA Junior Rallycross Championship.

Owned by regular Rallycross commentator and 2014 BTRDA 1600cc Rallycross Champion, Larry Carter, Cartersport has a unique clientele and distinguished reputation and will, in association with promoters Peter Gwynne Motorsport Ltd, provide a professional package to the winner for their chosen championship in 2017. Read More »

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– BAC Mono to return to this year’s Goodwood Festival of Speed with latest version of the single-seater Mono
– The Mono set an unofficial record up the hill last year, and is aiming to put on a similarly fast display in 2016
– The bespoke supercar will be taking part in a newly formed class called ‘Race Cars For The Road’
– The latest version of the Mono, complete with the 2.5-litre Mountune engine, will be on show at the Sussex festival, running from 23-26 June

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Fuchs RAC16A new chapter in British historic rallying will start this weekend (5/6 March) with the opening round of the new Fuchs Lubricants R.A.C. Historic Asphalt Rally Championship, the Bovington Stages.

A very encouraging entry, which is packed with quality, will gather in Dorset for the event that covers 90 stage miles in six stages each day. The fast and open special stages will provide the ideal starting point for the new championship and a perfect early-season shakedown. Read More »

Kumho BRC16Kumho, already the tyre manufacturer of choice for many rally teams, has been appointed a key partner and official tyre supplier to Britain’s premier rallying series, the MSA British Rally Championship (BRC).

The company has developed new products especially for the 2016 season and joins rival tyre suppliers Michelin, Pirelli and DMACK in what will be a fierce four-way battle throughout the seven gravel and tarmac rounds of the series, during which everything from the notoriously slippery asphalt of Ireland to the infamous gravel of the Kielder forests will be encountered. Read More »

Loeb Team Hansen16cNine-time FIA World Rally Champion Sebastien Loeb will join Team Peugeot-Hansen to compete in all 12 rounds of this year’s FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy.  Loeb will partner last year’s runner-up Timmy Hansen in a two-car squad with both drivers piloting a Peugeot 208 WRX Supercar.

Before the start of the season, Loeb and Hansen were put to the test in Hansen’s home country, over a challenging ice track on a frozen lake in Are, Sweden. Read More »

Nine-time World Rally Champion, racing driver, and Dakar adventurer Sebastien Loeb will join Team Peugeot Hansen to contest a full season of the FIA World Rallycross Championship this season, which starts in Portugal on 15 April and ends up in Argentina on 27 November.Loeb Team Hansen16a Read More »

riponian16 (6)There aren’t many finer places than the North Yorkshire moors and the crews tackled them on a crisp late Winters day. Charlie Payne & Carl Williamson (Fiesta) blew the others away on stage 1, going 11 seconds faster than their nearest rivals over the 4.4 mile stage. It was the Satria S2000 crew of Ollie Mellors & Ian Windress who were 2nd thanks to fastest stage times on SS3 & SS4 bringing the gap down to 3 seconds, at the mid event service. Read More »

Damon HillJoin us tomorrow for our final day of international historic motorsport at Stoneleigh Park, Warwickshire, with the stars from racing and rallying including Formula 1 legend Damon Hill. Plus, we’ve hundreds of traders offering everything you need for the coming season – be it as a competitor or an enthusiast, as well as high octane action on our Live Rally Stage. Read More »

raceretro16 (96)A glorious crisp late Winter morning bathed Stoneleigh for the Rallying with Group B rally stage, at Race Retro. There was a wide selection of cars and crews with some star drivers too. Dai Llewellin stood out in the Subaru Impreza whilst the Opel Mantas were driven by Russell Brookes & Chris Ingram. The stand out for noise was Mick Strafford once again, in the Firenza Chevrolet. There were many more from Mini Coopers to the Lancia Delta S4 to keep the crowd entertained. Read More »

– Audi supports two teams in the Eifel and in the Ardennes
– Seven former 24-hour race winners on grid in Audi R8 LMS
– Audi Sport Team WRT and Audi Sport Team Phoenix as race teams

The 24-hour races at the Nürburgring (May 28-29) in Germany and at Spa in Belgium (July 30-July 31) are the season’s pinnacle events in European GT3 racing. Audi has won both of these iconic races an amazing three times and is supporting two teams this year that will be competing with powerful driver squads. Read More »