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Daily Archives: February 3rd, 2016

Rhys_Yates_HeadshotCurrent MSA English Rally Champion Rhys Yates has received a boost to his MSA British Rally Championship assault this week, thanks to the announcement that Michelin will back the 23 year star for the 2016 season.  The Brettex Fiesta R5 pilot has been chosen by the French tyre manufacturer to assist in its comeback to the British series after many years away and has sighted Yates as the ideal driver to bolster its return. Read More »

In 2015 HERO organised a taster event in conjunction with Race Retro as a prelude to the Retro Classic Tour in 2016. The 2015 event took place on the Sunday of the show and although starting from Stoneleigh, the finish was located in the South of the country.

The Retro Classic Tour 2016 will see some significant changes from the 2015 format. Once again organised by HERO in conjunction with Race Retro, the Retro Classic Tour will take place on Saturday 27th February, starting and finishing on the front apron adjacent to the main entrance to Race Retro. Intended for cars built before 1992, younger cars will be accepted provided that the model was in production prior to 1992 (other cars of interest or with a “pedigree” may be accepted at the discretion of the organiser). Read more at http://www.raceretro.com/news-hero-retro-classic-tour/ Read More »

Infiniti Renault F1 2016– Technical partner of new Renault Sport Formula One team from 2016 season
– Contributing Infiniti’s expertise in hybrid performance
– Leveraging opportunities within the RenaultNissan Alliance

Infiniti’s successful involvement in Formula One enters the next phase. Starting with the new 2016 season, Infiniti will be a technical partner of the new Renault Sport Formula One team. Read More »

Peugeot pre-Silverstone24ha– Peugeot UK re-unites Bradley Philpot with the accomplished 300hp 208 endurance race car
– The inaugural Silverstone 24H race takes place over the 2nd and 3rd April
– Class win and overall win are the goals of Team Altran Peugeot UK

Peugeot UK has set its sights firmly on first place in the 24H SILVERSTONE race, with driver Bradley Philpot at the helm, when the series roars into the Northamptonshire circuit this April. Read More »

– New opportunity for charity to align with Silverstone Classic
– Exclusive partnership on offer for national charity
– Mid-February deadline for applications

With more than 1,000 of the world’s finest historic competition cars racing on the famous Silverstone Grand Prix Circuit, no fewer than 10,000 iconic cars from yesteryear on display in the infield paddocks and in excess of 100,000 visitors lapping up the magical nostalgic atmosphere, the annual Silverstone Classic is firmly established as the ultimate celebration of classic cars. Read More »