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Daily Archives: January 13th, 2017

Race Retro, the international historic motorsport show, has lined up a ‘clash of the titans’ as Finnish rally legends Ari Vatanen and Markku Alén join the show’s 15th anniversary celebrations by getting back behind the wheel on the bespoke Live Rally Stage. 021 - WRC 1985. Suède. Vatanen. Peugeot 205 Turbo 16. Vainqueur. Podium Read More »

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Team BMR can today confirm that the team has parted company with Colin Turkington after mutually agreeing to end the contract.

Colin has had two successful seasons with Team BMR in the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship and in 2015, his maiden year with the team, he played a huge part in putting BMR on the map with his massive contribution in assisting us in claiming our first ever Teams Championship title along with his fifth Independents Championship crown. Read More »

dayinsure-wrgb-autosport17a– Leading short-term vehicle insurance company recommits to high-profile event for 2017 and 2018
– Positive feedback following toe-in-the-water exercise in mid and north Wales last year
– Dayinsure Chairman extols event as ‘perfect promotional platform’ for its pioneering product

Following a successful toe-in-the-water exercise in 2016, Dayinsure is delighted to confirm that it has renewed its title partnership with Wales Rally GB – Britain’s round of the high-octane FIA World Rally Championship – for a further two years. Read More »

wrc-preview17b– Exciting new chapter in WRC history promises much British success, predicts David Evans, Rallies Editor of Autosport
– World Champion spearheads M-Sport attack with home heroes Kris Meeke and Elfyn Evans also to the fore
– Be the first to experience live Monte Carlo Rally action for free at Redbull.tv or via the Red Bull TV app Read More »

Thursday’s stage, made hazardous for competitors by some particularly tricky navigation, saw the three PEUGEOT 3008DKRs lock out the podium for the fourth time since the start of the 2017 Dakar Rally. The result has taken the three crews even further clear at the top of the leaderboard. Peterhansel/Cottret notched up their third stage victory of the event and are back in the lead, although the day’s sporting news was marred by the accidental injury sustained by biker Simon Marcic.

– Stage 10 of the 2017 Dakar Rally provided crews with more complex navigation which caused many of them to squander chunks of time as they endeavoured to trigger the Passage Control waypoints. Meanwhile, Peterhansel/Cottret collided with a motorcycle competitor travelling in the opposite direction along a narrow trail. Read More »

performance-car17a– Visitors to the Performance Car Show are being treated to a thrilling display of super saloons and supercars
– Marking thirty years since the homologation-special Ford Sierra RS500 Cosworth launched in the UK, the Performance Car Show is hosting an incredible line-up of road and race versions
– What’s more, the Autocar and PistonHeads Supercar feature includes the Ford GT, Honda NSX, Porsche 911 GT3 RS, McLaren 570S GT4 and Aston Martin DB11 on the showpiece feature stand
– Visitors can also enjoy a refreshing pitstop at the Pie and Piston
– Running from 12-15 January at the Birmingham NEC, make sure you get your tickets at http://www.performancecarshow.com today Read More »

– Al Rajhi returns to form with 4th place stage finish
– Terranova completes today’s stage in 5th; now 6th overall
– Garafulic now in 7th place overall; Przygonski 8th


After another cancelled leg of the route (Stage 9) yesterday, racing resumed at the 2017 Dakar today as the competitors departed from Chilecito to complete 751 more gruelling kilometres to reach the Stage 10 end at San Juan. Read More »