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Monthly Archives: May 2016

Richard Hill by Ralliphotos WalesOver 120 crews will head away from the Royal Welsh Showground in Builth Wells on Saturday 4th June as they tackle this year’s Rallynuts Motorsport Severn Valley Stages.  With a revised route and a host of top-line championships joining the Midland Manor Motor Club organised event, competitors from across the UK will tackle 45 stage miles of classic Welsh forests across Powys this weekend. Read More »

McLaren Late May16aSuccess in the USA, Australia and in the UK has given the McLaren 650S GT3 one of its most successful weekends ever. McLaren GT customer teams secured a brace of victories in both the Pirelli World Challenge and Australian GT, along with a further podium in the British GT championship. The 570S GT4 also scored its best result of the season so far, finishing P4, as the development season continues. Read More »

– JD Classics launches Mille Miglia teaser film, giving viewers a taste of ‘The Most Beautiful Race in the World’
– The team supported nine entries to this year’s Mille Miglia ranging from Jaguar XK120s and XK140s to an Aston Martin DB2 and Lincoln Capri
– For the second year running, JD Classics was a gold sponsor of the Mille Miglia – the only classic car specialist in the world to have such an association at the event
– All nine JD Classics cars completed the gruelling 1000-mile rally, with strong finishes for the team’s Lincoln Capri and Jaguar MkVII
– Watch the JD Classics Mille Miglia teaser film here: JD Classics May16d Read More »

Hyundai Wales Rally GB16– Hyundai renews official support for Wales Rally GB for third year
– Latest rally-winning Hyundai i20 WRC to feature in all marketing campaigns
– Fleet of 34 latest Hyundai vehicles to be provided for event officials and dignitaries

Hyundai Motor UK is delighted to announce that, for the third successive season, it will partner Britain’s round of the FIA World Rally Championship. Read More »

Silverstone Classic Fathers Day16a– Tickets to the world’s biggest classic motor racing festival
– A flat-out trip down memory lane for all the family
– Share the experience by giving dad the gift of a ticket this Father’s Day

Coveted tickets to the world’s biggest classic motor racing festival are a great way to spoil dads on Father’s Day, fast approaching on Sunday 19 June. Read More »

obp Motorsport, the high performance parts specialists, are pleased to announce their sponsorship of the BRSCC’s Avon Tyres National Formula Ford Championship for all remaining rounds of the season.

obp Motorsport, whose latest “V3 System” range of products has been met with universal acclaim, will become a support sponsor for the growing championship for the Rockingham, Brands Hatch, Anglesey, Donington Park and Croft rounds.

As part of their sponsorship, OBP are putting up an additional prize for the champion, who will win a product of their choice from OBP’s portfolio of performance products, up to a maximum value of £500.

BRSCC Competitions Manager Dominic Ostrowski commented: “We are very pleased to have OBP on board as a sponsor of our premier Formula Ford Championship. Their ethos of delivering affordable quality is a great fit for the championship, which has also benefitted this year from being part of the Mazda Road to Indy programme.” Read More »

José María López proved unstoppable at the legendary Nürburgring Nordschleife by securing a double victory at the FIA WTCC Race of Germany. The dual success puts the Argentine driver well clear at the top of the World Championship standings, while Citroën has also extended its lead in the Manufacturers’ title chase.

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Peugeot Lydden16cThe 2015 FIA WRX vice-champion Timmy Hansen bounced back from a tough start to the season to claim a podium finish at Lydden Hill, Great Britain. Round 4 of the 2016 FIA World Rallycross Championship saw Team Peugeot Hansen climb to second place in the provisional standings.

– After a perfectible run in the first qualifying heat, Timmy Hansen put in a consistent performance to qualify in brilliant fashion for the semi-finals and, ultimately, the final which he concluded in third place to secure his first podium result of the year. Read More »

– High suspense before motorsport festival on June 4 and 5
– Audi driver Mortara in second place of standings, Green record holder
– Ekström previously on podium at Lausitzring an amazing nine times

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WorldRX16 LyddenSweden’s Mattias Ekstrom has won this weekend’s World RX of Great Britain, his third back-to-back victory in the 2016 FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy.  Reigning Champion Petter Solberg took the runner-up spot, while Team Peugeot-Hansen driver Timmy Hansen clinched third. In the overall drivers’ standings, Ekstrom leads Solberg by five points. Read More »