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Daily Archives: August 22nd, 2016

Yates UlsterRallyChesterfield rally driver Rhys Yates overcame “one of the toughest” rallies he has ever done to take an impressive eight overall at last weekend’s Ulster Rally. As if his result on the MSA British Rally Championship qualifier was not enough, Yates and co-driver Tom Woodburn were awarded the Philip White Young Achievers Award by rally organisers for their performance on the Londonderry based event. Read More »

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Blair Brown Fiesta R2T (2)  UlsterKinross driver, Brown and co-driver Richard Simmonds from Duns went into the weekend looking to boost their championship position aiming for a top five finish and double points by playing their Joker nomination on the penultimate round of the DMACK Junior British Rally Championship. The legendary two-day Irish event provided 134 miles of gruelling and technically challenging Tarmac stages and with the interchangeable weather conditions it was never going to be easy for the young Scottish team. Read More »

– Ogier/Ingrassia repeat last year’s victory at the Rally Germany to extend their lead in the world championship
– Thrilling finale – Mikkelsen/Jæger just miss out on the podium in fourth place
– 81 podium finishes, including 39 wins: Volkswagen gives Jost Capito a winning send-off

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Wales Rally GB16 Entries Open A– Britain’s round of the FIA World Rally Championship
– Sporting challenge and adventure in the Welsh forests
– Discounts offered to UK competitors

Entries open this week for competitors wishing to contest the 2016 Dayinsure Wales Rally GB (27-30 October), the UK’s outstanding round of the FIA World Rally Championship. Read More »

BHRC Red Dragon16cThe special award winners from the fifth and sixth rounds of the 2016 Mintex MSA British Historic Rally Championship have been announced, following the Harry Flatters Rally (Sunday 31 July) and the Red Dragon Rally (Saturday 20 August).

On the Harry Flatters, Chris Skill and Tom Jordan collected the award for the ‘Best Improvement on Seeding’, which is a set of axle brake pads from Mintex. The ‘Spirit of the Rally’ product award from Fuchs Lubricants went to Guy Woodcock for a great result on his first event in his Ford Escort Mk2 for 10 months. Read More »

Hyundai Sordo16a– Hyundai Motorsport and Dani Sordo have extended their current contract to cover the 2017 and 2018 FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) seasons
– Sordo and co-driver Marc Martí have been part of the project since the team’s first rally back in 2014 and have since shown impressive consistency and speed
– Sordo and Martí have taken a total of three podiums for Hyundai Motorsport, including second place at last weekend’s Rallye Deutschland, equalling their best result for the team. Read More »

BHRC Red Dragon16bNick Elliott and Dave Price took a final stage victory on the Red Dragon Historic Rally (Saturday 20 August), the sixth round of the 2016 Mintex MSA British Historic Rally Championship.

On a day of heavy rain and incredibly slippery conditions in Walters Arena, Elliott fought back from a time-consuming puncture on stage three and dived ahead when leaders Joe Price and Chris Brooks slid out of the rally on the final stage. However, it was very close for Elliott as Jason Pritchard and Phil Clarke finished only three seconds behind. Read More »

Lister Knobbly Pebble Beach16– Lister Motor Company’s Knobbly Stirling Moss edition has made its US debut at the prestigious Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance®
– Limited edition car wowed crowds with star appearances at The Lodge Concept Lawn and the Pebble Beach RetroAuto
– Official launch took place at the Inn at Spanish Bay™ in the Pebble Beach® Classic Car Forum with guest of honour, Sir Stirling Moss
– Each of the ten production cars will feature the same lightweight spec as the Lister ‘works’ car in which Moss won at Silverstone in 1958
– With none of the original ‘works’ Lister Knobblys surviving today, this is a unique opportunity to buy a continuation ‘works’ Lister Knobbly
– Stirling Moss edition will also be the only car in the world to feature a body made entirely from lightweight magnesium
– Each will be painted classic racing green and yellow and feature a plaque signed by Sir Stirling Moss
– These 10 cars will be available priced from $1 million plus taxes
– Lister Motor Company has already taken several deposits   Read More »