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Daily Archives: November 16th, 2016

ford-pre-bahrain16c– #67 Ford GT just two points behind GTE Pro teams’ championship leaders

The Ford Chip Ganassi Racing team is in the Kingdom of Bahrain this week for the final round of the 2016 FIA World Endurance Championship.

After two wins in a row for the #67 Ford GT, the GTE Pro teams’ title is within reach, although the latest Balance of Performance changes will make it a challenging target. Read More »

Continuing the rich vein of form, the McLaren 650S GT3 has won a further brace of championship titles in one weekend. Customer teams Darrell Lea and Tekno Autosports claimed the CAMS Australian GT Championship and the Australian Endurance Championship respectively, marking the ninth and tenth titles won by McLaren to date during the 2016 GT season.

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Important changes have been made to MSA regulations for underbody protection on historic rally cars following representation from the organisers of the Mintex MSA British Historic Rally Championship.

With effect from 1 January 2017, the limitation on material permitted to be used to protect the underside of historic cars on special stage rallies has been eased. The revised regulation allows for the use of any material of period specification, which removes the previous limitation of fibreglass and opens up the option to use composite material.

The proposal came from discussions within the BHRC management team from the Roger Albert Clark Rally Motor Club and is seen as a move to help keep historic cars competing on gravel rallies. Read More »

Today MINI is pleased to announce the start of a new chapter in its long, illustrious motorsport history with the introduction of its latest in a long line of cross-country rally car greats: the MINI John Cooper Works Rally. Now there is a new MINI champion in the making…new-mini-2017-1 Read More »