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Monthly Archives: September 2016

rallyisleofman16-215Fresh from a start-to-finish class win on Rally Isle of Man a fortnight ago, Rochdale rally ace Steve Brown will resume his charge on the Flanders International Rally Challenge (FIRC) with the penultimate round of the series this weekend, The Hemicuda Rally.

The Nissan Micra Kit Car pilot was forced to miss two rounds of the Belgium based championship in the summer but will aim to pick up where he left off at Rally Van Wervick where he scored a top 40 result and fifth in class 3F. Read More »

– World-class field announced for UK’s World Rally Championship round
– Sébastien Ogier bids for fourth straight victory in Welsh forests
– Kris Meeke and Elfyn Evans spearhead hopes for historic home win
– British young guns seek experience and glory on world stage
– Final few places for WRGB National Rally now available

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boo-img_0044Tickets are now on sale for Race Retro 2017, the International Historic Motorsport Show. The must-attend pre-season motorsport event for racing drivers, preparers, trade and public enthusiasts will be taking place 24-26 February at Stoneleigh Park, Warwickshire.

Race Retro is one of the most diverse motorsport events on the calendar, comprising stunning displays, high-octane live action, and – courtesy of HERO events – the opportunity for you to become a rally hero and drive a classic car of your choice on a specially designed route within the grounds of Stoneleigh Park. Read More »

– Audi RS 3 LMS new entry-level model for customer sport
– Touring car for worldwide TCR racing series
– Managing Director Stephan Winkelmann: “Attractive opportunity to get started in fascinating Audi racing”

With a racing version of the new Audi RS 3 that made its world debut at the Paris Motor Show, Audi Sport customer racing will extend its offering in customer sport starting in the 2017 season. The TCR version of the Audi RS 3 sedan puts customer sport at Audi on an even broader base. Read More »

Porsche Cars GB returns to the Lancaster Insurance Classic Motor Show, held from Friday 11th to Sunday 13th November at Birmingham’s NEC, to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the 924, the first of it’s transaxle models. lancaster16-porsche Read More »

lancaster16-meguiarsEntries are now being accepted for the Meguiar’s Club Showcase, with the grand final taking place at the Lancaster Insurance Classic Motor Show, held from Friday 11th to Sunday 13th November at Birmingham’s NEC.

The criteria for entries is that the car must be a pre-2000 model that has won a club organised competition held during 2016, before the closing date on 1st October. Read More »

lancaster16-prideThe first five entries to be confirmed in the Lancaster Insurance Pride of Ownership display have been revealed. Held as part of the Lancaster Insurance Classic Motor Show at Birmingham’s NEC from Friday 11th to Sunday 13th November, the overall winner will be decided by visitors to the season finale. Read More »

The organisers of the Lancaster Insurance Classic Motor Show have launched a brand new classic tour in partnership with HERO Events Ltd to run alongside its 2016 event, held at Birmingham’s NEC from 11-13 November.

The Lancaster Insurance Classic Motor Show Tour in association with Zenith watches will see classic car owners journey as part of a group to the NEC using a traditional tulip road book. The Tours will depart from Pershore in the West Midlands, Llangollen in Wales, and Derbyshire in the East Midlands on Friday, Saturday and Sunday morning of the show, with the aim of arriving at the by lunchtime.

On arrival, the Tour entrants will enjoy dedicated parking and entry to the show as well as a ticket for the following day, with Sunday participants offered a ticket for Friday or Saturday. They will also receive a certificate and other souvenirs. Read More »

bmh-petrolheads16aMotoring Classics has the answers

Trying to find that special present for the motoring guy or gal who appears to have everything can be quite a teaser, one the ever-expanding line-up of Motoring Classics items might just solve for you. There’s something for everybody – and every pocket too, with prices ranging from £9.50 to £8,500.00. Read More »

hyundai-paris16a– Hyundai Motorsport’s 2017 FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) challenger is being previewed at the Paris Motor Show in France
– The new car is based on a three-door Hyundai i20 WRC and has been developed in line with new WRC regulations
– Hyundai Motorsport is aiming for the podium in this weekend’s Tour de Corse-Rallye de France where it aims to consolidate second in the manufacturers’ standings. Read More »