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Daily Archives: October 13th, 2016

rallyisleofman16-215Rochdale rally ace Steve Brown took his first class podium of 2016 in Belgium, finishing third in class 3F at last weekend’s penultimate round of the Flanders International Rally Challenge (FIRC), The Hemicuda Rally.

Despite spending five minutes in one of the infamous ditches on the opening stage of the event, Brown and co-driver Paul Stringer fought back over the remaining eight stages to finish the event 59th overall from a field of 105 crews who would start the event. Read More »

honda-50th-aThe 2016 MotoGP season marks a half­ century since Honda first contested the premier class of World Championship motorcycle racing. During much of that time (Honda did not participate between 1968 and 1978) bike racing’s most challenging category has been like a university to Honda engineers and riders, teaching them so much about all aspects of motorcycle design and development. Read More »

meguiar16aThe very best classic cars from across the country, as nominated by classic car clubs in the UK, are set for a final face-off in the Meguiar’s Club Showcase at the Lancaster Insurance Classic Motor Show, held at Birmingham’s NEC from 11-13 November.

The 16 cars have been selected by winning top honours at their Club’s national events and cover an incredibly diverse range of cars, with a combined value of over £500,000. Read More »

– World’s biggest classic motor racing festival revs into London
– Next year’s Classic launched to 450,000+ show-goers in the capital
– Early bird tickets on sale from Saturday 5 November
– Special chance to win a money-can’t-buy ‘Golden Ticket’ prize

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– Trials star Kenny Belaey brings stunt show to RallyFest
– “It’s going to be epic,” predicts Belgian daredevil showman
– Downhill hero Gee Atherton swaps two wheels for four
– Extreme athletes expand unrivalled half-term entertainment
– Advance tickets on sale from as little as £20, kids go FREE

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dunlop-infographic– Athletes’ memories performed 20% better than non-athletes in study that tested mental performance under pressure
– Study revealed that elite athletes’ brains were 10 % faster in the face of intense mental stress
– New Dunlop Tyres cognitive test developed with University College London demonstrated how athletes perform under pressure Read More »