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Daily Archives: January 5th, 2017

rallyisleofman16-52The 2017 Mintex MSA British Historic Rally Championship and the 2017 Fuchs Lubricants R.A.C. Historic Asphalt Rally Championship will be unveiled to the public at Autosport International at the Birmingham NEC (12-15 January). Details of the 2017 DMACK Carlisle Stages will also be announced along with early route details of the 2017 Roger Albert Clark Rally. Read More »

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autocar-pistonheads16f– Four more cars added to the headlining Autocar and PistonHeads.com Supercar feature at the Performance Car Show
– Sublime Ferrari California T Handling Speciale, the five-star Porsche 911 GT3 RS, 195mph Jaguar F-Type SVR Convertible and the drop-dead gorgeous McLaren 570S GT4
– The quartet complement the Ford GT, Honda NSX, Lexus LC500 V8 Sport and Aston Martin DB11 on the showpiece feature stand
– Get your tickets at http://www.performancecarshow.com today Read More »

autosport-franchitti17a– Four-time IndyCar Series champion, Dario Franchitti MBE, to join Autosport International line-up
– Three-time winner of the Indianapolis 500 will appear on the Autosport Stage on Saturday 14th January 2017
– British racer will also be available to meet fans at signing sessions
– For tickets and further information about Autosport International, which runs from 12th to 15th January*, please visit http://www.autosportinternational.com Read More »

In addition to seeing competitors reach the highest point of 2017 Dakar Rally event at an altitude of almost 5,000 metres, today’s particularly selective test produced the first one-two-three finish for the PEUGEOT 3008 DKR as Loeb/Elena, Sainz/Cruz and Peterhansel/Cottret eased into the top three provisional places overall.

– Not only did Leg 3 of the 2017 Dakar Rally sees crews climb in altitude, but the two-part 364-kilometre competitive section also turned out to be a challenging test on several fronts. The codrivers faced the first navigational difficulties of the event, while the engines had to cope with the effects of the rarefied air.
– After his cautious start to the week, Stéphane Peterhansel was immediately on the pace and emerged as Team Peugeot Total’s pace-setter. The Frenchman went on to post the day’s fastest time and leap from seventh to third place in the overall standings. Read More »

– Leading London classic car retailer Hexagon is delighted to offer for sale one of the rarest 997-generation Porsches
– Stunning 2010 Porsche 911 Sport Classic is just one of 250 cars ever sold worldwide and has covered only 80 miles
– Presented in Sport Classic Grey paintwork and in as-new condition, it represents one of the most collectable 997-generation Porsches
– For more information, please visit http://hexagonclassics.com/

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– Four MINI cars in top ten overall
– Fourth place finish in Stage 3 for Hirvonen
– Top 10 finishes for Terranova, Al Rajhi and Przygonski

Day three of the 2017 Dakar Rally signalled the first off-terrain stage in this year’s event, with challenges added by the increase in altitude to more than 5,000 metres. Unpredictable weather, ranging from scorching temperatures reaching an estimated 36 degrees to rain at 4,000 metres, provided further tests for the drivers and navigators as they raced towards today’s finish line in San Salvador de Jujuy. Read More »