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Daily Archives: October 24th, 2016

regent-hunt16a Special James Hunt celebration adds Grand Prix glitter to the UK’s most popular motor show.

It is more than 12 years since Formula One cars famously roared up and down Regent Street – but now Grand Prix racers are returning to the prestigious shopping destination right in the heart of the nation’s capital city. Read More »

leuchars-top_3Leuchars Airbase in NE Fife has been synonymous with powerful jets and air displays for many years but it is just one of the MOD properties in Scotland that has warmly welcomed single venue rallying onto its tarmac over the last few years. Aberdeen and District Motor Club ran the first rally there on 22nd October 2016 and the Weston Transport/Branston Junior Granite Rally was the penultimate round of the 2016 Brick & Steel Junior 1000 Championships. A total of 13 Junior crews turned out on what was to be a pretty dreich day but that did not lessen the excitement or pace of the young drivers and their “adult” co-drivers. Read More »

bhrc-winners16The award winners for the 2016 Mintex MSA British Historic Rally Championship and the Fuchs Lubricants R.A.C. Historic Asphalt Rally Championship were celebrated at the Casa Hotel in Chesterfield on Saturday (22 October).

Around 140 competitors and their guests were on hand to cheer the major winners at the end of a fine season of historic rallying. It was the second year that the Roger Albert Clark Rally Motor Club has promoted the MSA BHRC under a five-year contract. Read More »

hscc16d– The UK’s leading organiser of historic motor racing joins HMI
– Club’s stand will celebrate the 50th anniversary of Formula Ford
– Historic Motorsport Conference set to discuss controversial topics
– Show aimed at competitors, officials and enthusiasts alike
– Tickets on sale now online also give entry to London Classic Car Show

Celebrating its status as the UK’s premier organiser of historic race meetings and championships, the Historic Sports Car Club (HSCC) has confirmed it will have a major presence at Historic Motorsport International (HMI), the important new exhibition and conference to be held at London’s ExCeL centre from 23-26 February 2017. Read More »

renault-us16a– Renault Sport Formula One Team’s Kevin Magnussen made a late charge to take P11 on track and thus finished just shy of the points in today’s United States Grand Prix. Kevin started from P18 on a planned one-stop strategy but as the race played out this was adapted to a two and finally a three-stop.
– Post-race Kevin was given a five-second penalty, meaning he was placed twelfth in the final classification.
– Jolyon Palmer finished in P13 using a two-stop strategy. Read More »