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Monthly Archives: September 2016

citroen-muller16Four-time World Champion Yvan Muller, who has been an official Citroën driver since midway through 2013, has announced that this season will be his last in the FIA WTCC. Currently lying joint second in the overall standings, the driver of Citroën C-Elysée WTCC No. 68 will be looking to hold on to that position in the last two meetings of the season in Shanghai and Qatar. Read More »

bac-hrowen16a– The one-of-a-kind Mono supercar by Briggs Automotive Company (BAC) will be sold by leading luxury motor dealer group, H.R. Owen
– H.R. Owen will present the Mono from a site shared with H.R. Owen Ecurie, the group’s new specialist non-franchised site in Cheltenham
– BAC joins H.R. Owen’s spectacular portfolio of supercar brands alongside Aston Martin, Bentley, Bugatti, Maserati, Rolls-Royce, Ferrari and Lamborghini
– BAC expanded its global reach in 2015, with new showrooms opened in Hong Kong and Japan, and H.R. Owen will further broaden horizons
– The BAC Mono single-seater supercar brings the most authentic racing experience to the road Read More »

malcolmwilson16 (147)Forest Enterprise Scotland, Forest Enterprise England and the MSA can confirm that they are able to advise rally organisers and competitors of new stage mileage rates from 2017.

The three-year agreement sees a stage mileage increase of five per cent over current rates in 2017, followed by additional five per cent increases in each of the following two years (a total increase of fifteen per cent over three years). Read More »

For the last 15 years, Kumho has supplied all the tyres for the legendary Zandvoort Masters of F3 event, and this year some 100 members of the company’s European dealer network were not only treated to hospitality throughout the race weekend, but reunited at the circuit the following Monday in order to sample the company’s range of high-performance road products for themselves.

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– Historic motorsport is given its own pre-season event
– New show will run alongside the existing London Classic Car Show
– Eminent speakers at new Historic Motorsport Conference
– Motor Racing Legends announced as first organisers and promoters
– Some 100 competition cars for sale

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As in 2014 and 2015, the Citroën Total team once again has a date with destiny in Shanghai. Citroën only needs two more points to secure their third consecutive FIA World Touring Car Championship. In the driver standings, it’s now all about battling for second place behind the unassailable José María López. Currently lying in joint second position, Yvan Muller will be doing all he can to make it a one-two for the Citroën C-Elysée WTCCs.

Since its first foray into motor racing in 1993, Citroën has notched up fifteen FIA world titles: five Rally-Raid World Cups (1993 to 1997), eight World Rally Championships (2003-2005 and 2008-2012) and two World Touring Car Championships (2014 and 2015). Read More »

msa-wrgb16Natural Resources Wales (NRW) and the Motor Sports Association (MSA) have signed a new access agreement which will allow Wales Rally GB to use NRW-managed land for the next three years.

NRW has played a major role in supporting motor sport in Wales for many years, and has a successful working relationship with the MSA in staging events at every level of the sport. Read More »

Perthshire born junior rally driver Blair Brown (21) left last weekend’s 138.com Rally Isle of Man (15 – 17th September) with another notch in his motorsport CV having competed in all seven rounds of the DMACK Junior British Rally Championship 2016.

After a disappointing DNF at the Ulster Rally last month and knowing a podium position was out of his reach, the young Scot was aiming, above all else, to record a finish this time around. With this in mind, he and co-driver Steven Clark (Gretna), got off to a flying start at the exciting spectator special-stage on the Douglas Promenade on Thursday evening. Read More »

brown-iom16aNissan Micra Kit Car ace Steve Brown recorded an overwhelming class N1 victory at last weekend’s Rally Isle of Man, leading the three day event from start to finish.

Overcoming several potentially rally-ending dramas, Brown and co-driver Paul Stringer dominated the event and crossed the TT Grandstand finish line with over three minutes in hand to their nearest rivals, finishing an impressive 59th overall from a start position of 116. Read More »

yates-iom16bChesterfield rally star Rhys Yates showed an impressive turn of pace at last weekend’s Rally Isle of Man to record a series of top three stage times on the final round of the MSA British Rally Championship.  The Brettex Site Services backed ace was on track for his best performance of the year, before retirement during the closing stages of the three day event. Read More »