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Monthly Archives: April 2016

BHRC16 Pirelli AJoe Price and Chris Brooks scored their first historic victory on the Pirelli Carlisle Rally (Saturday 30 April), the third round of the 2016 Mintex MSA British Historic Rally Championship.

The Ludlow driver moved ahead when the notorious challenge of Kielder claimed championship pacesetters Jason Pritchard/Phil Clarke and Nick Elliott/Dave Price. Pritchard slid off on an icy patch in a very slippery opening stage and Elliott moved ahead until he was caught out on stage 3. Read More »

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Gamble AGBO16Mark Gamble & Steve Link are making their return to the Isle Of Man next weekend after 5 years away, having won the Suzuki Swift Sport Cup on their last visit.

The pairing will be tackling the Manx National Rally, starting in Douglas next Friday night, starting with 5 stages in the darkness, then continuing on through the Saturday, with a further 9 stages, finishing back at the Grandstand at 3:43pm. Read More »

– Second race with new Audi R18 sports car
– Last competition of the FIA WEC before Le Mans

Audi has great plans for round two of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) on Saturday, May 7. On the race track at Spa, Belgium, the premium brand with the Audi R18 is aiming to continue its string of podium successes, the beginning of which now dates back six years. Read More »

Hexagon Lotus– Leading London car dealer Hexagon has opened a new Lotus showroom at its flagship headquarters in East Finchley
– New showroom was opened by Lotus CEO Jean-Marc Gales
– Hexagon is Lotus’ official London dealer selling the full Lotus range, from Elise to 3-Eleven, at its East Finchley and South Kensington sites
– Hexagon’s flagship showroom has space for over 50 of the finest modern classic, classic and new Lotus cars http://hexagonclassics.com Read More »

– Biggest Media Day yet promises quantity and quality at summer spectacular
– Bikes and sidecars join cars on action-packed family-friendly bill
– Freddie Hunt celebrates father James’ F1 title triumph in McLaren M23
– 1966 World Cup celebrations remembered in car football match

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Silverstone Classic Freddie Hunt– Special 40th anniversary celebrations of the flamboyant Englishman’s title winning season
– Freddie Hunt drives 1976 championship winning McLaren M23
– Iconic circuit witnessed three of Hunt’s most famous F1 victories

The headline grabbing career of one of Britain’s most charismatic and colourful sportsmen will be celebrated at this summer’s Silverstone Classic (29-31 July). Read More »

– eBay announced as official parts and accessories partner
– Show-goers to witness 4×4 classic being restored to its former glory

The organisers of the record-breaking Silverstone Classic (29-31 July) are delighted to announce eBay, the global online marketplace, will be joining the event, for the first time, as the official parts and accessories partner. Read More »

Silverstone Classic Prostate Cancer UKThe Silverstone Classic is proud to announce that Prostate Cancer UK has been appointed as its Official Charity Partner for the next three years.

The announcement was made today (Wednesday) at the special Media Preview which launched this summer’s edition of the world’s biggest classic motor racing festival, taking place at Britain’s premier race circuit over the weekend of 29-31 July. Read More »

Volkswagen Paris16– Impressive performance by the Abt Schaeffler team with Volkswagen as a strategic partner

Lucas di Grassi adds to his latest success in Long Beach (USA) by winning the recent Formula E race in Paris. The driver of the Abt Schaeffler team, with its strategic partner Volkswagen, starts the next round of the electric-powered racing series on 21 May in Berlin as championship leader. Read More »

Ssangyong Classic16SsangYong returns to the Silverstone Classic for the second time as official courtesy car partner for this year’s event (29-31 July), and will provide over 60 cars to support the 26th anniversary with a three day VIP service.

Models from across the range including the all new Tivoli, Korando crossover, Korando Sports 1 tonne pick-up, Rexton 4×4 and Turismo MPV, will support the occasion by ferrying VIPs, competitors, media and event organisers around the Silverstone circuit throughout the three day event. Read More »