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Daily Archives: April 11th, 2017

MSA Academy team member Phil Hall made a successful return to the FIA World Rally Championship last week, guiding fellow Brit David White to an impressive 45th overall at the Tour de Corse.

Making his first WRC appearance since Rally Australia last November with Aussie Rhys Pinter, Hall was recruited by White thanks to his previous experience in the series and would guide the Barnsley driver around his inaugural World Championship outing in a Ford Fiesta R2.

Having contested events in America, Canada, Finland and the UK, 29 year old from Nottingham had also never contested the Corsican event before but was looking forward to the challenge of the Island, famed for its tricky mountain roads and cavernous drops. Read More »

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Competition in the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship is as fierce as ever as the teams and drivers head to Leicestershire’s Donington Park next weekend (15-16 April) following an all-action season-opener.


A full 32-car grid lined up at the Brands Hatch curtain-raiser, with 28 of those incredibly separated by less than 0.9 seconds during practice. Read More »

George Morrison suffered a cruel blow to the start of his Ravenol BTRDA Rally Series campaign when he was forced to retire his MG ZR on the opening stage of last weekend’s Somerset Stages Rally.

The Cottesmore driver headed to the Minehead based event to open his assault on the 1400C class, MGZR Challenge and Army Stage Rally Championship but his event was over before it really began, retiring after the very first test when a driveshaft snapped on the MG. Read More »

Barnsley rally driver David White conquered one of the toughest events in the FIA World Rally Championship last week as he drove his Fiesta R2 to 45th overall at the gruelling Tour de Corse in Corsica.

Just weeks after completing the opening round of the Prestone MSA British Rally Championship, White headed to the French island to contest his very first World Championship event which offered over 300km of special stages, packed into just ten stages. Read More »

– Close to production i30 N competed in the race ahead of global launch later this year
– Hyundai Motor will participate with two cars in the infamous ADAC Zurich 24-hour race at the Nürburgring in May
– Engineers from Hyundai Motor honed the performance capabilities of i30 N

Hyundai Motor’s close to production, i30 N, the first model from Hyundai’s high-performance sub-brand N, entered the VLN (Veranstaltergemeinschaft Langstreckenpokal Nürburgring) endurance race on Saturday, April 8, 2017. The race is used as preparation for the infamous ADAC Zurich 24-hour race at the Nüburgring end of May where Hyundai Motor will participate with two cars. Hyundai Motor engineers from Namyang, South Korea, and European R&D centers will help hone the car’s performance characteristics ahead of its global launch later this year. Read More »