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Daily Archives: February 3rd, 2017

Mid 2016 Baggsy and the team headed to the Top Secret Ladoux Test Centre in France. An impressive tyre testing facility with 20 test tracks 45 km long in total, used for grip tests on wet or dry surfaces, handling tests, noise tests, comfort tests and more. But Baggsy wasn’t here for tyre testing, he was in the centre of France to teach Richard Hammond how to drift, properly! With filming well underway for the much anticipated ‘The Grand Tour’ Richard Hammond was keen to learn the correct techniques of professional drifters. First off he would need an instructor and a fully prepared drift car. His fellow Grand Tour hosts Jeremy Clarkson and James May had this covered in the form of Steve ‘Baggsy’ Biagioni and his 700hp V8 S13.

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jordan-rac17One historic rally crew will win a free entry for the Roger Albert Clark Rally in a prize presented by regular competitor Barry Jordan and his businesses, Jordan Road Surfacing and BRM Competitions Dept Ltd.

The winning crew in this year’s Northern Historic Rally Championship will receive the award, worth around £3000, in time to compete on the re-launched Roger Albert Clark Rally (10-13 November). The unique prize is one of the biggest in UK stage rallying. Read More »

kumho-fisher17aLast season, 28-year old construction engineer Alastair Fisher finished a fighting fourth in the Clonakilty Blackpudding Irish Tarmac Rally Championship, driving a Ford Fiesta R5. This year he will again be doing his best to lift the series trophy that his uncle, the late great Bertie Fisher, won no less than four times. Equally hopeful of his success are his new sponsor Kumho Tyre and the company’s Irish distributor, Modern Tyre Service of Enniskillen, under whose colours the car will be running. Read More »