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Daily Archives: October 3rd, 2016

bhrc-trackrod16bThe special award winners from the ninth and final round of the 2016 Mintex MSA British Historic Rally Championship, the Trackrod Historic Cup (30 September/1 October) have been announced.

Shawn Rayner and Declan Dear collected the award for the ‘Best Improvement on Seeding’, which is a set of axle brake pads from Mintex. They started 16th historic on the road and finished sixth on their way to clinching class D3 in the championship. Read More »

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volkswagen-corsica16a– 40th victory for the Volkswagen Polo R WRC, first match point in the Manufacturers’ Championship
– Fourth win of the season for Ogier/Ingrassia, 36th of their career
– Podium for third-placed Mikkelsen/Jæger, fourth place for Latvala/Anttila

A home win worth its weight in gold: Volkswagen duo SébastienOgier/Julien Ingrassia (F/F) took a crucial step towards the title in the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) with the 36th win of their career. The three-time champions dominated the Rally France on Corsica from the word go, leaving runners-up Thierry Neuville/Nicolas Gilsoul (B/B, Hyundai) and their Volkswagen team-mates Andreas Mikkelsen/Anders Jæger (N/N) to fight it out for the minor places. Read More »

Jason Pritchard and Phil Clarke won the 2016 Mintex MSA British Historic Rally Championship with a steady run through the Yorkshire forests on the Trackrod Historic Cup (30 September/1 October).bhrc-trackrod16a Read More »

Deficit overcome as the Scotsman becomes a triple champion


Halfords Yuasa Racing star Gordon Shedden has dramatically defended the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship at the conclusion of an action-packed day of racing at Brands Hatch. Read More »

A drama-packed weekend of FIA World Rallycross Championship action in Latvia saw Sébastien Loeb secure his maiden WRX victory. Combined with third place for Timmy Hansen, the Frenchman’s performance puts Team Peugeot Hansen well and truly back in the fight for the 2016 Teams’ crown.

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worldrx16-latviaSebastien Loeb has claimed his first ever rallycross victory at the wheel of a Peugeot 208 WRX Supercar after triumphing at this weekend’s Neste World RX of Latvia, round ten of the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy. Loeb is the first driver ever to win events in three different FIA World Championships (World RX, WRC and WTCC). Read More »

– Renault Sport Formula One Team’s Jolyon Palmer scored his first FIA Formula One World Championship point in today’s hot and fast-paced Petronas Malaysia Grand Prix. Jolyon put his disappointment from yesterday’s qualifying behind him to deliver in emphatic fashion his tenth-placed finish from P19 on the grid, thanks to a one-stop tyre strategy.
– Kevin Magnussen was unable to translate Saturday’s qualifying form into a race result as contact back and front on the first lap damaged a brake cooling drum fence. Kevin’s brakes subsequently became unsustainably hot, which meant retirement from the race was the only option.

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