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Daily Archives: April 8th, 2016

Mini Abu Dhabi16 end (1)The MINI ALL4 Racing crew of Yazeed Al Rajhi (KSA) and co-driver Timo Gottschalk (GER) completed the Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge, round two of the 2016 FIA Cross Country World Cup, with a hard-earned second place. Joining them on the rostrum in third place was the fellow MINI ALL4 Racing crew of Mikko Hirvonen (FIN) and Michel Perin (FRA).

Further success for MINI came with four MINI ALL4 Racing completing the race within the top five, and a total of five of these iconic long-distance cross-country rally cars completed within the top ten. Read More »

– Rolls-Royce Motor Cars London pays tribute to the most extreme Rolls-Royce ever – the new Black Badge
– To celebrate the extreme new edition, H.R. Owen takes a look at some more extremes from Rolls-Royce’s past
– Highlights include the customer that chose a colour scheme to match his t-shirt, and another that has already ordered three Dawns
– Rolls-Royce Motor Cars London most successful salesman has recently recorded his 1000th sale, and doesn’t plan on stopping yet

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BHRC16 RNWcThe special award winners from the second round of the 2016 Mintex MSA British Historic Rally Championship, Rally North Wales (Saturday 2 April) have been announced following the rally that also featured the second rounds of the Holton Homes Clubmans Challenge and the Welsh Challenge.

The Holton Homes Clubmans Challenge is for crews using a maximum of six tyres per rally. The top overall finishers from the Clubmans Challenge field were Ben Friend and Cliffy Simmons (Ford Escort Mk2) who took a superb ninth overall in their Pinto-powered car against many more powerful cars. Read More »

– Supercar drifts at over 300km/h on Fujairah International Airport runway
– ‘Innovation That Excites’ redefined

Nissan has set the GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS title for the fastest drift using the specially tuned MY16 Nissan GT-R NISMO by entering a drift at a speed of 304.96 km/hr. Read More »