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Daily Archives: October 4th, 2016

mclaren-october16aThe McLaren 650S GT3 continues to enjoy a strong season, claiming silverware across the world. The latest results saw Factory Driver Côme Ledogar secure race victory and a further podium in Monza, Italy with customer team Garage 59 during the penultimate round of the International GT Open championship. Fellow Factory Driver Rob Bell was also confirmed as runner-up in the Blancpain GT Series Driver Championship after the final round of the fiercely-contested Endurance and Sprint combined calendar. Read More »

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– Gordon Shedden takes last-gasp BTCC success at Brands Hatch
– Kris Richard snatches FIA ETCC title in dramatic season finale
– Josh Files takes ADAC TCR Germany crown with race win


The Honda Civic Type R has taken four key championships in 2016 after a treble title success in Europe last weekend (October 1-2). Read More »

– JD Classics’ took a class one-two finish and fourth overall at the revived Bernina Granturismo in Switzerland
– With JD Classics returning as sponsors, the event was run for only the second time since the 1930s on the challenging Bernina Pass
– JD Classics entered six cars at the high-altitude event, including the team’s legendary ex-Fangio C-Type and an ex-Works Ford Escort RS1800

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_dsc2299The winners of the Endurance Rally Association’s first Alpine Trial have reclaimed their trophy after winning the pre-war rally for the second time. Gareth Burnett and Jez Haylock won the event in the 1934 Talbot 105 Alpine, which was used in the very first Alpine Trial held in the same year. Read More »

mg-brands16Staff at MG Motor are celebrating this week, after British Touring Car Championship (BTCC) driver Ashley Sutton took home the coveted Jack Sears Trophy in his MG6 at Brands Hatch (Sunday 2 October 2016). The award, which recognises the highest scoring rookie driver in the championship, was especially poignant this year given the fact that Sears, who was the first ever winner of the BTCC Trophy, died in August aged 86. Read More »

One lucky motorsport fan had a BTCC race to remember this past weekend, thanks to the Omologato Ultimate BTCC Experience competition. Run by motorsport watch specialists, Omologato, the competition winner, James French, was treated to an exclusive day at the BTCC season finale at Brands Hatch with Team Hard and their Omologato-sponsored driver Jake Hill.

The competition has been running since May, where fans from across the globe who purchased an Omologato watch found themselves in with a chance of winning this unique experience. Read More »