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Daily Archives: April 19th, 2016

George_Morrison_inactionIn only his first gravel event since July last year, rally driver George Morrison netted a solid finish at last weekend’s Somerset Stages Rally to kick start his BTRDA Rally Challenge assault. The Cottesmore based HM Forces Mechanic took his MG ZR to twelfth in class at the Minehead event which was held in tricky conditions across the Exmoor forests. Read More »

RAC16 pre-SalamandreLeading crews from British historic rallying will head to Belgium this weekend for the second round of the new Fuchs Lubricants R.A.C. Historic Asphalt Rally Championship, Rallye Salamandre (Sunday 24 April).

The Fuchs Lubricants R.A.C. Historic Asphalt Rally Championship is organised by the Roger Albert Clark Rally Motor Club and is a dedicated asphalt championship for all categories of historic stage rally cars. Read More »

I hope the day will never come
When I can’t awake to the sound of drum
Never let me miss carnival
With calypso songs philosophical

Harry Belafonte was probably singing about his parents’ Jamaican birthplace in his song ‘Island In The Sun’, but nowhere is carnival fever combined with fantastic motorsport atmosphere like the Barbados Historic Rally Carnival, run over two weekends at the end of August each year. Read More »

Citroën Racing has completed initial testing of the car that will be entered by the brand in the World Rally Championship for the 2017 season. On the gravel roads around the Château de Lastours and then in Fontjoncouse, Kris Meeke has already tested the reliability and performances of this new generation model.Citroen Testing16b Read More »

SVS pre16aRegulations for this year’s Rallynuts Motorsport Severn Valley Stages are now available to download from their brand new website, http://www.severnvalleystages.co.uk

After securing a new sponsorship deal with Rallynuts Motorsport Ltd, the organisers have worked hard to bring a fresh new look to the 2016 rally, by offering nearly 45 miles of stages in some of the best forest locations that Wales has to offer. After a break of six years, the Saturday 4th June event will return to Radnor Forest for a fast and flowing stage before returning to the forests of Cefn, Crychan and Gwibedog. This offers competitors 64% of single stage usage and all for an entry fee of £525. Read More »

Bilham_inaction_emailBingley rally ace Sam Bilham drove with his sights set firmly on the Fiesta St Trophy title at last weekend’s (16th April) Somerset Stages Rally to finish fourth in the series and class N3. Battling tricky conditions in the forests across Exmoor, the Reis Motorsport Insurance backed 19 year old took a mature approach to the Minehead based event to ensure he retained top-spot in the Ravenol BTRDA Rally Series standings after the third round. Read More »

2016 will be the 27th year of Citroen 2CV racing in the UK, making it one of the UK’s longest running one-make Championships.

The 2CVParts.com Championship season features four double-header meetings, at Oulton Park, Croft, Cadwell Park and Brands Hatch Indy.

Each meeting will have two, 20-minute sprint races. At the Croft meeting, there will also be a two-hour Enduro, to help teams prepare for the 24-hour race.

Over the weekend of 19-21 August, the 26th running of the 2CV 24 Hour race will be staged at the amazing Anglesey circuit. It is the longest running 24-hour motor race in the UK by a big margin. Read More »

Seat Leon Eurocup April16– This weekend Portuguese circuit stages first of seven rounds on the 2016 calendar and the third edition of the single-make series

After a long wait, the SEAT Leon Eurocup returns to action this weekend. The successful international series is braced for a third edition in 2016 and drops into the Portuguese circuit of Estoril once again with all the ingredients in place for drivers, fans and motorsport followers to enjoy top class competition and intense racing thrills. A total of seven circuits will be visited with the sweeping Italian curves of Mugello added to the mix too, in the 2016 schedule. 15 participants from 10 different countries will face a fresh challenge with their hands at the wheels of the potent Cup Racer. Read More »