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Daily Archives: February 13th, 2017

mcclure-cambrian17Cumbrian rally ace Aaron McClure will now start his 2017 rally campaign on the Malcolm Wilson Rally after the season opening BTRDA Cambrian Rally was cancelled due to heavy snow and ice on the stages last weekend.

After ten months away from the sport, the Yokohama backed driver was eager to start his season in style after spending much of last season rebuilding his Mitsubishi Evo 9 after a heavy crash on the Somerset Stages. Read More »

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yates-cambrian17Prestone MSA British Rally Championship hopeful Rhys Yates will be forced to alter his pre-season plans after last weekend’s Cambrian Rally was cancelled after just one stage thanks to ice on the North Wales stages.

Originally using the event as a test for his forthcoming BRC campaign, Yates and co-driver Carl Williamson had to tip-toe through the opening stage of the event as a layer of thick ice and a dusting of snow packed the forest surface. Read More »

Yorkshire rally driver Sam Bilham has announced his intentions to take the Fiesta ST Trophy title this season, despite missing the opening round last weekend. bilham-2017-plans Read More »

citroen-sweden17a Craig Breen and Scott Martin finished fifth in their Citroën C3 WRC, meeting the target set for them at this year’s Rally Sweden. Meanwhile, Kris Meeke and Paul Nagle put their first points on the board by finishing fourth in the Power Stage, whilst also ensuring both Citroën Total Abu Dhabi WRT cars scored points in the manufacturers’ championship. Last but not least, Stéphane Lefebvre and Gabin Moreau concluded a promising weekend in eighth place. Read More »

red-bull-sweden17a– Jari-Matti Latvala triumphs to hand Toyota its first victory since 1999
– Rally Sweden programmes available on free-to-air Red Bull TV

Jari-Matti Latvala won his fourth Rally Sweden to hand Toyota its first FIA World Rally Champuonship victory since 1999. It was the Finn’s 17th career victory, but one of his most emotional. Read More »

– Leading London classic car retailer Hexagon is pleased to offer for sale one of the ultimate ‘Berlinetta Boxer’ Ferraris
– Beautiful 1975 Ferrari 365 GT4 BB is one of just 58 cars ever brought to the UK and is also considered the lightest and purest of the breed
– The subject of an extensive and sympathetic restoration, it is presented in Rosso Chiaro paintwork with Nero leather
– Right-hand-drive car has covered 43,570 miles from new and comes with full Ferrari Classiche certification
– For more information, please visit http://hexagonclassics.com/

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bmh-mini17aThe values of MK1 Minis continue to rocket, increasingly justifying the cost of the part or total restorations that will be required for most examples sooner or later. British Motor Heritage (BMH) has long since been at the forefront of supplying individual panels for all marks of classic Minis, and complete bodyshells for models from 1976 onwards. What’s been missing until now is the Holy Grail, a full replacement shell for the MK1, but the wait is now over! Read More »

j1000-renaultzoeWhilst being interviewed on Knockhill Radio at the Grant Stages Rally on 12th February, Ellya Gold from the eRally project announced that, as part of their promotion activities in 2017, their rally prepared Renault Zoe all electric car will be driven on 3 autotests in Scotland by Finlay Retson during the year. The first will be the Andy Wilson Memorial at Knockhill on 26th March 2017. Read More »