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Daily Archives: February 1st, 2017

mcclure-yokohama17Leading tyre firm Yokohama HPT has extended is backing of Cumbrian rally star Aaron McClure who will make his comeback to the sport next month after almost 10 months away from active competition.

A season ending roll on the Somerset Stages meant McClure had an enforced sabbatical from the sport, but thanks to continuous support from his backers, has spent the downtime building a new car for the 2017 season. He will return to the BTRDA Series behind the wheel of a freshly built Mitsubishi E9. Read More »


lgha17a– Les Grandes Heures Automobiles (LGHA) to stage a memorable ‘feature’ display of historic competition cars and motorcycles at next week’s 2017 Rétromobile, Paris, from 8 to 12 February.
– LGHA will occupy the exhibition space on the bridge walkway connecting Retromobile Halls 1 and 2.2 with a dozen Group B rally cars, plus famous Le Mans 24 hours endurance racers and competition motorcycles
– LGHA to also reveal its official poster at Retromobile for the 2017 event, being held at the famous banked Linas-Montlhéry circuit on 23-24 September 2017 Read More »

clarendon-specialityFollowing the acquisition of Specialty Fasteners & Components (SFC) by Clarendon in 2014, the businesses will now trade under the unified name of Clarendon Specialty Fasteners, with effect from February 1st, 2017.

In the two years that have elapsed since SFC was acquired, many changes have been implemented, with the objective of providing a more complete service to its customer base in its core aerospace, defence, motorsport and industrial markets.

John Hunt, managing director, is confident that the brand is now in a very strong position: Read More »