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Daily Archives: November 21st, 2016

bac-anglesey16f– Briggs Automotive Company (BAC) recently hit the headlines when its Mono supercar set evo magazine’s fastest ever lap time at the Anglesey Coastal Circuit, and the feat is now available to watch online
– Mono saw off the likes of McLaren’s P1 and 675LT, the Ferrari 458 Speciale and Porsche’s 918 Spyder and 911 GT3 RS to officially become the fastest road-legal car ever tested by evo
– The bespoke British supercar also bettered times from race-specific models such as the McLaren P1 GTR and Radical RXC Turbo 500
– Its remarkable time of 1:07.70 is one whole second faster than the slick-shod P1 GTR hypercar’s best
– Watch the world record lap here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HXGUWB4LqxM Read More »

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After a long hiatus, the 2016 FIA World Touring Car Championship draws to a close in Qatar with two night races at the Losail circuit. Although the titles are all sewn up already, by Citroën and José María López*, there will be plenty of emotion as the Citroën Total team completes its final WTCC race. Yvan Muller, who is in contention for second in the championship, is also calling time on a fabulous career in top-class racing.

Citroën Racing’s foray into global track racing, which began in 2014, will end on Friday 25 November 2016 after 69 races for the official C-Elysée WTCCs. In three years, the car, the most sophisticated ever built for the discipline, has dominated its competitors, winning 88% of available pole positions (30 out of 34) and 73% of its races (49 out of 67). Read More »

skoda-australia16a– ŠKODA works duo Esapekka Lappi/Janne Ferm clinch the drivers’ and co-drivers’ title in the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC 2) with victory at the Rally Australia
– One of ŠKODA Motorsport’s greatest successes in its 115-year history – victory in the team standings as well
– ŠKODA FABIA R5 is the outstanding rally car in its class in 2016: 10 wins in 13 races in WRC 2
– Michal Hrabánek: “A day of celebration for the ŠKODA brand” Read More »

The HRDC ‘Academy’ was the recipient of the coveted ‘Race Series of the Year 2016’ at the International Historic Motoring Awards, held at the Guildhall in London.

That this innovative, entry-level historic race series stood up against strong opposition was an understatement in the extreme, but the win was not by a narrow margin; it was a runaway decision, voted by an elite panel of international motoring luminaries, who agreed that the 2016 season for HRDC ‘Academy’ Series surpassed all expectations, culminating in the thrilling St. Mary’s Trophy invitation race at the Goodwood Revival in September. Read More »

Former Major League Baseball All-Star CJ Wilson has announced a multi-level dealership agreement with British car manufacturer Briggs Automotive Company (BAC) and CJ Wilson Racing.


The partnership will see CJ Wilson Racing and Entertainment become the exclusive dealership and service facility for BAC’s Mono supercar in the Arizona and North Texas markets. Read More »

hyundai-australia16a– Hyundai Motorsport has claimed a podium finish in Rally Australia, the final round of the 2016 FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) with Thierry Neuville in third place
– Hayden Paddon took fourth with Dani Sordo just 1.6s behind in fifth. Neuville and Sordo both picked up extra points for finishing second and third respectively in the Power Stage
– The result secures second in the Drivers’ Championship for Neuville after a hard-fought weekend, while the team scored its 12th individual podium result of 2016. Read More »

audi-bahrain16c– Di Grassi/Duval/Jarvis in Bahrain in front of Fässler/Lotterer/Tréluyer
– 107th sports car victory and Audi’s best result this season
– Emotional departure from the sports car scene with vice-championship title

Saying goodbye with a bang: Audi achieved an impressive one-two victory in the last race of its Le Mans prototypes in the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC). Read More »

– Ford Chip Ganassi Racing team claims runner up position in teams’ championship, the ‘FIA Endurance Trophy for LM GTE Pro Teams’.
– Fourth and sixth place in season finale unrepresentative of true race performance of the team and the Ford GTford-bahrain16a Read More »