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Monthly Archives: July 2017

• Much-awaited ninth round of the 2017 World Rally Championship
• Two-time World Champion Marcus Gronholm is guest reporter for Red Bull TV
• Kris Meeke returns to the scene of his record-breaking victory
• Can Sébastien Ogier cling onto his championship lead?
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• Three overall victories in Belgium since 2011
• Ten Audi R8 LMS cars to be entered at the end of July

Audi will be fighting for its fourth overall victory at the Spa 24 Hours on July 29 and 30. A total of ten Audi R8 LMS, four factory-supported race cars and six more with Audi customers at the wheel, will compete at the endurance classic. The event is a season highlight in GT3 racing; with 66 competitors from eleven brands, there is nowhere else in the world where so many race cars of this class are brought together on one grid. Read More »

• Fresh from its 1-2 result in Poland, Hyundai Motorsport heads to the fast and furious stages of Rally Finland looking for its first podium in the world famous event
• The team has a previous best result of fourth in the Jyväskylä-based rally, but the performance of the Hyundai i20 Coupe WRC offers the team higher hopes this season
• Trailing only M-Sport in the Manufacturers’ Championship, Hyundai Motorsport is looking to cut the gap further to the leaders with another strong team result.

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– Three MINI race machines finish inside top six – two MINI Family crews in top three.
– Orlando Terranova / Paulo Fiuza take second place overall.
– Mikko Hirvonen /Andreas Schulz place MINI John Cooper Works Rally third.
– Jakub Kuba Przygonski / Xavier Panseri complete successful MINI challenge with sixth place at race end. Read More »

The 2017 ARR Craib MSA Scottish Rally Championship (SRC) has lived up to the thrilling reputation that Scotland’s premier rallying series has created for itself in previous years, with the battles in the forests and in the championship tables as captivating as ever.

The fight to become the 2017 SRC Junior Champion has been no different, with the season beginning in Inverness as it would continue, with a closely fought battle. Read More »

• Cyril Despres/David Castera make it two out of two, as the winners of the 2016 Silk Way Rally triumph again this year, having held the lead for the entirety of the second week of the race. Their Peugeot DKR #100 eventually won with a margin of one hour and five minutes, over a total of 9599 kilometers those 4094 kilometers of which were on timed section. Read More »

It’s been a very busy few weeks for Baggsy. Not only have we seen the global release of the very much anticipated Monster Energy #BattleDrift2, Baggsy’s brand new R35 GTR also made its first UK public appearance at the prestigious Goodwood Festival of Speed and European debut at Gatebil Festival.

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– Final stage replaced with a shortened lap of honour due to heavy rain overnight in Zhongwei region.
– Positions from end of Leg 13 stand as final result.
– Bryce Menzies / Peter Mortensen finish 9th overall.
– Yazeed Al Rajhi / Tom Colsoul 10th place overall. Read More »

• Stephane Peterhansel/Jean Paul Cottret won the penultimate stage of the Silk Way Rally: the 10th stage victory for Peugeot from the 13 competitive days run so far. Their Peugeot DKR #106 also climbs up to fifth position overall after a complex stage 13, containing big dunes and several twists of fate for many of the competitors. Read More »

With 2016 Scottish two wheel drive Champion Grant Inglis not returning to defend his ARR Craib MSA Scottish Rally Championship (SRC) title in 2017, the battle to become the new king of the class was blown wide open.

The series began in Inverness with the Snowman Rally, and it was local man Dougal Brown who would make the fastest start in his Ford Escort Mk2. Brown took the top spot ahead of Marty Gallagher and Thomas Gray who enjoyed a scintillating battle in their front wheel drive R2 cars to take second and third respectively. Read More »