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Monthly Archives: August 2017

– Entries building for Roger Albert Clark Rally
– Over 100 places now confirmed
– 13 European crews entered with more expected
– Dave Watkins wins draw for £1625 entry refund

More than 100 confirmed entries have now been taken for the 2017 Roger Albert Clark Rally (10-13 November) and the final total is expected to grow to around 120 cars. Read More »

The penultimate round of the STRC at Warcop started off with sunny spells forecast and with 70 stage miles / 15 road section miles and 8 Stages the event certainly lived up to its reputation of being tough on crews and cars, the first couple of stages saw us loose a few crews namely Ian Forgan in the Hyundai Accent WRC who had a slight off damaging the front bumper but at service found to have brake problems and a puncture, not wanting to take any chances on the tricky stages the car was loaded up and heading back up the M6. Read More »

Sébastien Loeb, Timmy Hansen and Kevin Hansen will be out to fly Team Peugeot Hansen’s colours high and proud when the FIA World Rallycross Championship visits the packed stadium at Lohéac, France, for Round 9 on September 2-3. Read More »

Just under 60 crews took the start of the Mewla Rally and it proved to be a dominant win for Damian Cole & Paul Morris (Fiesta WRC). Their winning margin was almost 3 minutes from Paul Kirtley & David Jones (Impreza WRC) with Philip Turner & Simon Anthony (Evo IX) a minute further back, completing the podium. 4th overall and first 2WD crew home were Len Jones & Don James (Escort MkII) who took 22 seconds out of Terry Brown & Den Golding (Escort MkII) on the final stage, to move ahead and secure the place by 18 seconds. Read More »

The Belgian Grand Prix marks the beginning of the home stretch of the season and it’s vital that we hit the ground running by making a return to the points.

Hungary could have been a very strong weekend for us but the results failed to materialise. This was frustrating given we proved throughout the weekend in Budapest that we had the pace to be competitive and be in contention for a good haul of points from both drivers. Read More »

• New recruitment platform, MotorsportJobs.com, to partner with the Careers and Education area at Autosport International 2018
• Universities, colleges and specialist training companies all offer advice in this dedicated area of the show on how to find a route into the industry
• MotorsportJobs.com will also exhibit in the area and take to the new Talk Shop stage to discuss recruitment in a digital age
• Autosport International is run by Motorsport Network’s UK title, Autosport – one of the world’s leading print and online motorsport publishers
• Autosport International will take place at the Birmingham NEC, UK, from 11-14 January 2018*, buy tickets at: autosportinternational.com Read More »

• Next step for competitors gearing up for 2017 Dayinsure Wales Rally GB
• More inclusive four-day International event
• Final countdown for those entering two-day WRGB National Rally
• 160-car field offering amateurs chance to compete against world champions
• Tickets now on sale with significant discounts for those booking in advance Read More »

• Briggs Automotive Company (BAC) is celebrating handing over keys to the very first female Mono owner
• President of Lebanon’s BEASTS (Beirut Events and Street Shows) and renowned petrolhead, Rasha Jarmakani, added the world’s only single-seater, road-legal supercar to her garage ahead of this year’s show
• Rasha has competed in the likes of the Gumball 3000 and The Run to Monaco in some of her cars, and the singularity of purpose of Mono made it a must-have for her collection
• BEASTS brings the community together to celebrate Lebanese culture, food, music and cars. The 2017 edition runs from 24th August – 3rd September in Beirut, with BAC acting as one of the show-stoppers

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• World-leading engineering companies and advanced technical motorsport suppliers are heading to Autosport International 2018
• With the UK motorsport industry worth £9bn, employing close to 50,000 people and playing home to 4,000 motorsport companies, Autosport International is the place to do business
• Some 87 per cent of UK motorsport and high performance engineering industry export products and goods
• Seven out of the 10 teams competing in the 2017 F1 World Championship are based in the UK’s Motorsport Valley®
• Average R&D spend in Motorsport Valley® is 25 per cent of turnover, dwarfing even the UK pharmaceutical and IT industries
• Autosport International an influential forum with over half a billion pounds spent during and following a visit
• Registration for the two dedicated trade days on 11-12 January, available at: autosportinternational.com Read More »

• For the eighth year in a row JD Classics has won a major award at the world-famous Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance
• JD Classics’ Bentley R-Type Continental won the FIVA Postwar Trophy for best preserved and regularly driven car
• Also on show at Pebble Beach was a JD Classics customer’s Shelby 260 Cobra, recently treated to a full restoration
• Contested by more than 200 vehicles, and featuring a team of more than 100 experienced judges, the Concours d’Elegance is one of the world’s finest classic car events Read More »