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Daily Archives: August 10th, 2016

Ignition Coulthard– IGNITION Festival of Motoring hailed as major Scottish success
– More than 25,000 motoring enthusiasts attend three-day event
– David Coulthard and the Red Bull Racing Formula One team, Mark Webber, Gordon Shedden and The Stig thrill crowds

Scotland’s first ever IGNITION Festival of Motoring has been hailed as a major success with over 25,000 motoring enthusiasts descending on Glasgow’s SECC over the weekend. Read More »


McLaren Automotive is returning to the historic Monterey Car Week, starting August 15, 2016, with the U.S. debuts of the McLaren 570GT road car, the 570S GT4 race car and new activations which will showcase McLaren’s strong heritage and current model line-up. This is the seventh year McLaren Automotive will have a significant presence at The Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance, bringing enthusiasts and owner’s together year-after-year since 2010, when McLaren used the venue to show the concept form of its first modern-era road car.

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JRM Chicherit announce“Flying Frenchman” Guerlain Chicherit is confirmed to join JRM Racing to contest the upcoming French, Spanish and German round of the FIA World Rallycross Championship. After a successful World RX debut with the British squad last year, when he drove at Lohéac in France and Franciacorta in Italy, the former Free Skiing World Champion, FIA Cross Country Rally World Cup winner, Dakar driver and World Record-breaking stunt driver has been eager to build on the experience he gained in 2015, having planned a return to the rallycross action for a number of months. Read More »

– Seven rounds in seven months for premier rally series
– Three gravel; three asphalt; one mixed surface event
– Visit to legendary Ypres Rally in Belgium
– Revised points format for 2017

The MSA British Rally Championship today (10 August) confirmed its proposed calendar for the 2017 season. Building on the extraordinary success of its first season back, next year’s BRC will further underline its standing as the premier domestic rally championship in the world. Read More »

Wales Rally GB National16a– Route announced for 2016 WRGB National Rally
– Entries open on 31 August
– Three-day schedule runs alongside Dayinsure Wales Rally GB
– Teams based with WRC runners in Deeside Rally Village
– Classic Welsh forest stages and Cholmondeley Castle RallyFest

Plans for the 2016 Wales Rally GB National Rally have been announced today (Wednesday), providing British crews with a fantastic opportunity to compete in front of huge crowds on the same legendary special stages as their FIA World Rally Championship counterparts. Read More »

Triumph InforTT Legend Guy Martin pilots the Triumph Infor Rocket Streamliner to become the fastest ever Triumph achieving 274.2 mph on the Bonneville Salt Flats

The Triumph Infor Rocket Streamliner has become the world’s fastest ever Triumph by achieving a speed of 274.2 mph at the Bonneville Salt Flats on 8 August, 2016. Piloted by TT legend Guy Martin, the streamliner smashed the previous official Triumph record that stood at 245.667 mph as well as the unofficial Triumph Record of 264mph, both set by Bob Leppan, in the Gyronaut X-1. Read More »

– Dayinsure Wales Rally GB pays homage to iconic Group B era
– Stars and cars to mark 30th anniversary of Group B’s end
– Special showcase and demos at Cholmondeley Castle RallyFest
– All Group B cars invited to join the commemorative tribute

It’s 30 years since rallying’s legendary Group B cars were outlawed at World Championship level and this autumn’s Dayinsure Wales Rally GB (27-30 October) will mark this milestone with heroic stars and fearsome cars from that revered era. Read More »

Now in its 16th year, the Hungarian Baja is a proven and very popular race to feature on the FIA Cross Country World Cup calendar. The action for this four day event begins on Thursday 11th August and concludes Sunday 14th August.Mini pre-Hungary16 Read More »

Blair Brown pre-Ulster16Kinross junior rally driver Blair Brown who celebrates his 21st Birthday on Monday (15th) has had to put celebrations on hold as he heads to Derry / Londonderry for the penultimate round of the DMACK Junior British Rally Championship, the John Mulholland Motors Ulster Rally to be held on the 19th and 20th August. Read More »