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Daily Archives: February 7th, 2017

Chesterfield rally ace Rhys Yates will contest this weekend’s Cambrian Rally as he prepares for a full assault on the Prestone MSA British Rally Championship (BRC) this season. yates-pre-cambrian17a Read More »

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bmr-suttonTeam BMR and Subaru are pleased to announce that race-winning young gun Ash Sutton will drive alongside Jason Plato and James Cole for the forthcoming season of the 2017 Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship.

Ash, 23 from Hertfordshire, comes to Team BMR from Triple Eight Racing with a year’s BTCC experience after finishing the top rookie in 2016.  Right from the outset Ash made his mark on the championship with an impressive 4th place finish on his BTCC debut at Brands Hatch back in April last year and his success continued throughout the season leading to his maiden win in a very wet race three at Croft. Read More »

The process to identify the next MSA Chairman is under way, arising from confirmation that incumbent Chairman Alan Gow will retire on 31 December 2017, having held the position since 1 January 2006.

The MSA Board has appointed professional search firm Odgers Berndtson to identify the ideal candidate to Chair UK motorsport’s governing body from 2018.

Any prospective applicants should direct their enquiries by email to Simon Cummins (Simon.Cummins@odgersberndtson.com) by no later than Monday 20 February 2017. Read More »

kumho-galway17aKumho had high hopes of success on last weekend’s (February 4/5) Corrib Oil Galway International Rally, but exceeded all expectations by equipping not only the outright winning WRC Subaru of Garry Jennings and Rory Kennedy, and the Ford Fiesta of new signings Alastair Fisher and Gordon Noble that annexed the all-important R5 class, but cars victorious in no less than 10 other divisions. Read More »

– Friday night line-up announced for the annual Silverstone Classic
– Top tribute bands to mark 50th anniversary of famous sixties festival
– Performing the timeless hits of The Beatles, Jimi Hendrix and The Who
– Early Bird tickets on sale until the end of March

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wales-rally-gb16-citroen-bFor the second round of the season, the FIA World Rally Championship competitors will be tackling the only full winter event on the calendar. On the frozen, snow-covered roads of Rally Sweden, Kris Meeke/Paul Nagle and Craig Breen/Scott Martin will be hoping to slide the Citroën C3 WRC to success. Read More »

le-mans-coupes-feb17aSebring Cobras
Life is never dull at Le Mans Coupes Ltd, the sole UK importer of fully-sanctioned evocations of such great competition cars of the ‘60s as Cobra Roadsters, Cobra Daytona Coupes and GT40s. The company’s latest mouth-watering offerings are highly-accurate, limited-edition Cobra Roadsters honouring the famous 1963/1964 Sebring exploits of Dan Gurney, Ken Miles, Allen Grant and Dave MacDonald. Read More »

v8rallyWhilst organised motoring tours and rallies are a common occurrence in any English summer, for three days in June the beautiful Cotswolds will be the setting for a road event with one simple yet distinctive twist – the inaugural V8Rally Tour 2017, hosted by Victory8 Events, is aimed specifically at female entrants.

This initiative is the brainchild of successful leisure entrepreneur and historic sports car collector Marchella de Angelis, who has established Victory8 Events to encourage more women to get behind the wheel of their historic and modern sports cars. As no stranger to organised driving events or Concours d’Elegance, De Angelis feels that far too many of them can inadvertently alienate some female participants. Read More »