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Daily Archives: August 15th, 2017

The Herefordshire town of Leominster will be the focus of British motor sport in November when the 2017 Roger Albert Clark Rally is based at Brightwells.

The rally’s involvement in Leominster was officially launched at Brightwells today (15 August) with officials from Leominster Town Council meeting the team at Brightwells and representatives from the Roger Albert Clark Rally Motor Club. Read More »

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Team BMW’s Colin Turkington moved to the top of the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship standings after scoring a podium hat-trick at Knockhill.

Adrian Flux Subaru Racing stars Jason Plato and Ash Sutton claimed a win apiece, whilst Speedworks Motorsport’s Tom Ingram came out victorious in the final encounter at the Fife circuit. Read More »

• In the absence of the bi-annual Paris Motor Show this year, an exciting new element is being added to the 2017 Les Grandes Heures Automobiles (LGHA), with a dynamic motor show, enabling visitors to drive the latest models uniquely on the historic Linas- Montlhéry Autodrome track Read More »

Fresh from a career best third overall at the Nicky Grist Stages in July, Prestone MSA British Rally Championship (BRC) contender Rhys Yates will head to the Ulster Rally in Northern Ireland this weekend (18/19 August), seeking to repeat his impressive podium result.

After a solid season behind the wheel of his Brettex backed Ford Fiesta R5, the Chesterfield pilot will go into the final two rounds of the series in fifth place overall but only a mere eight points away from a top three place in the standings. Read More »

• Former Formula One World Champion, Jenson Button, will be the special guest speaker at JD Classics’ breakfast morning on 22 October
• Guests will be welcomed to JD Classics’ 155,000 sq/ft site in Maldon, Essex, free to roam the world-class facilities
• Jenson Button and compere Simon Taylor will take to the stage, reliving some of Jenson’s most incredible racing stories during his sixteen-year career in Formula One
• Button raced for Williams, Benetton, Renault, BAR, Honda, Brawn GP and McLaren, winning the World Drivers’ Championship with Brawn
• Button’s World Championship-winning Brawn GP car will be on display in JD Classics’ main workshop throughout the morning
• Exceptionally high demand means tickets are allocated through a ballot – call 01621 879579 or e-mail jdclassics@jdclassics.com Read More »

• Ford GT ’67 Heritage edition with unique red-and-white-stripe livery celebrates 1967 Le Mans-winning GT40 Mark IV race car driven by Dan Gurney and A.J. Foyt
• Ford GT ‘67 Heritage edition honouring historic No. 1 race car introduced for forthcoming model year
• Limited-edition Ford GT features exclusive race-number graphics, plus unique interior colours, materials and details Read More »