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Monthly Archives: November 2016

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 »

brown-in-actionRochdale rally ace Steve Brown will make his last trip across the English Channel this season as he contests the final round of the Flanders International Rally Challenge (FIRC), Zes Uren van Kortrijk.

Driving his familiar Nissan Micra Kit Car, Brown will be aiming to replicate his penultimate round class podium and take third place in the hotly contested two wheel drive category in the process. Read More »

– Audi in grid position one for the sixth time in nine races
– New lap record in qualifying by Lucas di Grassi
– Audi R18 in rows one and two on the grid

Shining at the end: Lucas di Grassi (BR) and Oliver Jarvis (GB) achieved two personal bests and secured the best possible starting base for Audi at the last sports car event in the company’s history. Read More »

The 2017 Watkins Lecture is presented by the Motorsport Safety Fund. 11.15am on 13 January 2017 at Autosport International, NEC, Birmingham.

FIA safety chief Laurent Mekies is to deliver the Motorsport Safety Fund’s Watkins Lecture at Autosport International, as the annual event, named after the late FIA Formula One Safety and Medical Delegate Professor Sid Watkins, completes its second decade.

Laurent Mekies manages the FIA’s Safety Department and works on defining a global strategy for safety in motorsport. He is also General Manager for Research at the Global Institute for Motor Sport Safety, the Swiss-based corporation which undertakes research to improve motorsport safety worldwide at all levels. Read More »

lister-costin16a  – Lister Motor Company is proud to reveal a new continuation run of the Lister Costin racing car, the last Lister racer of the 1950s
– Originally designed by aerodynamicist Frank Costin, brother of Mike Costin of Cosworth fame, the Lister Costin featured a sleek body
– In period, the Lister Costin was driven by legends such as Stirling Moss and Ivor Bueb and competed at Sebring and Le Mans Read More »

– Leading London classic car dealer Hexagon announces the latest installation at its in-showroom gallery, Hexagon Classic Design
– Hexagon Classic Design features ceramics, fine art, sculpture and photography and is located on the same site as some of the world’s finest classic and modern classic cars
– Major pop up event is open to the public and runs until 19 December
– Unique and elegant furniture installation includes work from famed Netherlands-based Van Rossum and Swedish-based Källemo
– More information can be found at:

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bac-la-auto-show16a– Liverpool-based manufacturer Briggs Automotive Company (BAC) is continuing to grow from strength to strength across the Atlantic, as it’s set to wow visitors to the 2016 Los Angeles Auto Show
– The LA Auto Show runs until 27 November at the Los Angeles Convention Centre, as the biggest automotive brands touch down in California to showcase their vehicles and technology
– BAC has a successful client base in the United States of America, where its single-seat Mono supercar has earned plaudits and endless interest from all around the country
– As such, BAC is now rolling out a direct Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) strategy for its North America expansion Read More »