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Monthly Archives: March 2017

Ambitious British Rally co-driver Phil Hall makes his return to the World Rally Championship (WRC) next weekend as he contests Tour de Corse with British asphalt ace David White.

After contesting last year’s single make DMACK Trophy which is housed within the WRC, MSA (Motor Sports Association) Academy team member Hall has been recruited for his world experience and the event marks Hall’s first event in the WRC since Rally Australia last November. Read More »

– Three international crews from the MINI Family line up for the first long distance desert race of the season.
– Mohamed Abu Issa and co-driver Xavier Panseri on course to further their excellent start to the 2017 FIA Cross Country Rally World Cup.
– Stephan Schott and Andreas Schulz form an all-German crew.
– Russian duo Vladimir Valisyev and Konstantin Zhiltsov look to make it their third Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge title with MINI.

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Get your motor running for London’s Motorsport at the Palace, a two-day event celebrating all eras of motoring, on Sunday 27th and Monday 28th August 2017. Held at Crystal Palace, one of the oldest venues used for racing in the world and the first place from which live televised motor-racing was ever broadcast, the event attracts motorsport fans, classic car and bike enthusiasts and thousands of visitors looking for a fun family day out over the bank holiday weekend. Read More »

Dolgellau based event used to gather data on economy during the rally weekend.

This year’s North Wales Rally Services  – Rally North Wales will be used as a pilot event to gather information on the local economy during the weekend. Conducted by The Welsh Association of Motor Clubs, the study will be used to gain a valuable insight into the economic value a motor rally brings to the area during an event. Read More »

Rochdale rally driver Steve Brown will contest the forthcoming SMC Stages at Anglesey Race Circuit in a loaned Honda Civic.

Brown has secured the deal to ensure he has a pre-season test, before heading to Belgium to contest the Flanders International Rally Challenge later in the year. Read More »

Hoonigan Racing debuts its newest liveries for Ken Block and Andreas Bakkerud and their Ford Performance Focus RS RX rallycross cars, as the World RX race season opens in Barcelona this coming weekend.

Designed in collaboration with U.K. artist David Gwyther, better known as Death Spray Custom, the new liveries harness the look of intense energy (via bolts) while combining a 3D element to the pattern.

Death Spray Custom also created all-new name and number lockups for both drivers, as well as new takes on established and well-known Hoonigan sayings “Kill All Tires,” and “Ain’t Care,” in addition to an all-new Hoonigan logo for placement on the cars. Read More »

– Renault Sport has just reached one million Facebook fans
– A video of legendary and current Renault Sport models celebrates this milestone
– Fans should stay tuned later this year to see the release of the All-New Mégane R.S.

More than a million people from around the globe now enthusiastically follow Renault Sport on Facebook, the world’s largest social media platform. Read More »

Ahead of the opening round of the FIA World Rallycross Championship this weekend, Sébastien Loeb and Timmy Hansen are to take the wraps off the all-new, 2017-configuration PEUGEOT 208 WRX which proudly boasts a bold new livery and a strikingly aggressive look. Kevin Hansen, meanwhile, is fired-up to start his maiden full campaign at the pinnacle of the sport behind the wheel of his ‘2016 plus’-specification 208. Read More »

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– EKS and Mattias Ekström to start as reigning world champions at Barcelona
– First event of the team with Audi factory support
– Ekström: “Our aim: to win both World RX titles again”

The fourth season of the FIA World Rallycross Championship is coming up. Twelve events on three continents are on the calendar this year, kicked off by the round at Barcelona on April 1 and 2, which marks a premiere in several respects. Read More »