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Daily Archives: July 12th, 2017

– Bryce Menzies / Peter Mortensen move into top three overall after third place finish in Leg 5.
– Yazeed Al Rajhi / Tom Colsoul complete Leg 5 in ninth and return to the top 20 leader board.

The MINI John Cooper Works Rally (#105) of Bryce Menzies (USA) and co-driver Peter Mortensen (USA) is now placed third in the Silk Way Rally after a fast but challenging Leg 5. The American pairing completed the 849.54km leg distance, including a 487.47km special stage, in third position to move up one place in the overall rankings. Read More »

• Dayinsure Wales Rally GB supports skills and training agenda
• Special competition open to KS2, KS3, KS4 and KS5
• Winning design to be featured on Toyota GT86 sports car
• Family-friendly World Championship event offers free admission for under 16s Read More »

• Singer ready to make his race debut on famous Grand Prix track
• “I’m nervous and excited,” admits rookie racer
• Star-studded grid revs up for Prostate Cancer UK
• All tickets for the Classic must be purchased in advance

Howard Donald of chart-toppers Take That, is the latest mega-star to be joining the stellar Celebrity Challenge Trophy grid racing at this summer’s Silverstone Classic (28-30 July). Read More »

Hampshire based British rally team MH Motorsport enjoyed a successful weekend at the fifth round of the Prestone MSA British Rally Championship (BRC), scoring a Cadet podium lock-out at the Nicky Grist Stages in Wales (8th/9th July). In the process, they edge just a few points away from securing the Cadet Cup title.

With the Cadet category providing the opportunity for progressive youngsters to hone their skills in older specification R2 cars, the series was always set to provide close competition this season and MH Motorsport’s Josh Cornwell & Richard Bliss have dominated proceedings in each round so far. A third place last weekend was enough to bring them within a stone’s throw of the Cadet Cup honours with two rounds remaining. Read More »

– With day four of the Silk Way Rally taking place in apocalyptic conditions, the brand new Peugeot DKR Maxi played its trump card, as Sébastien Loeb/Daniel Elena won the stage and extended their advantage at the head of the leaderboard, while their team mates hit problems.
– Stéphane Peterhansel lost more than two hours as a result of damage to his car after a roll at kilometre 43 of the first competitive section. Peterhansel and his co-driver Jean Paul Cottret avoided any additional road penalties by fixing the car on time and getting safely to the finish.
– After a fast start, Cyril Despres/David Castera got stuck in a hole on the first competitive section of the stage. They lost 48 minutes to Loeb before being pulled out by a fellow competitor. Nonetheless they kept their confidence to claim second place in the overall classification. Read More »

Ravenol BTRDA Rally Series contender George Morrison took his MG ZR to a second class 1400C podium of the season at last weekend’s Nicky Grist Stages in Wales.

Co-driven by fellow HM Forces Mechanic Jon Quintrell, Morrison secured third in class and 60th overall after over 44 miles of tough all-gravel driving at the Builth Wells based event. Morrison’s result sees him launch into second place of the MG ZR Rally Challenge and fourth in the 1400C standings heading into the summer break. Read More »