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Daily Archives: March 31st, 2016

Simpson CoI16a– Neil Simpson aims for points-scoring MSA British Rally Championship finish
– Simpsons’ ŠKODA dealer principal to drive Fabia R5 on Tarmac classic in Northern Ireland

Neil Simpson has set his sights on a top 10 finish on the Circuit of Ireland Rally (7-9 April), which he’ll contest in his Simpsons ŠKODA Fabia R5.

Despite a long and distinguished international rally career, during which time Neil became a works Volkswagen Motorsport driver, the 44-year old ŠKODA UK dealer principal from Clitheroe in Lancashire has only contested the Circuit of Ireland Rally once before – and that was in 2014, after he’d returned to the sport from a 12 year sabbatical. Read More »

No less than six MINI ALL4 Racing will line up for the second round of the 2016 FIA Cross Country World Cup. The season opener for MINI and its iconic MINI ALL4 Racing is the highly regarded Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge, which MINI with X-raid Team and the MINI ALL4 Racing have won four times (2011, 2013-2015).8-2016-Abu-Dhabi-Shakedown-test,-Sh-Khalid-Al-Qassimi-(ARE),-Khalid-Al-Kendi-(ARE),-MINI-ALL4-Racing-203---Abu-Dhabi-Racing---30.03.2016 Read More »

Nissan Hoy16a– Olympic cycling legend to race in Le Mans 24 Hours 2016
– Made possible through Nissan’s accelerated driver development program
– 2015 LMP3 champion and most successful Olympic cyclist becomes first British Olympic Gold Medallist to race

Olympic cycling legend Sir Chris Hoy’s motorsport dreams of competing in the world’s most famous endurance race will become reality this June when Nissan powers the six-time Gold Medallist at the Le Mans 24 Hour. Read More »

– Leading London car dealer Hexagon has moved into its flagship new headquarters on Great North Road in East Finchley
– With the main showrooms complete, housing the finest modern classics and classics, Hexagon has overall space for over 50 cars
– Next phase will see a coffee bar open within the next eight weeks
– Final stages of the redevelopment will see a restaurant with a Michelin-starred chef and design store opening later this year

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The 2016 World Touring Car Championship begins at the Paul Ricard Circuit, a happy hunting ground for Citroën Total. For the final season of its track racing adventure, the two-time World Championship winning team is lining up two Citroën C-Elysée WTCCs on the grid, with José María López and Yvan Muller at the wheel. The Argentine and the Frenchman, who between them have claimed six of the last eight titles will be looking to continue their winning streak.

As in 2014, the FIA World Touring Car Championship gets under way at the majestic Paul Ricard Circuit. After a four-month hiatus, which the teams spent fine-tuning their cars, the moment of truth has arrived. Read More »