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Monthly Archives: October 2017

– Sixties American muscle cars back on the Silverstone Classic bill
– Transatlantic Touring Cars always a huge crowd-pleaser
– Cyclone storms into London for Regent Street Motor Show
– Super Early Bird tickets now on sale at 2017 prices

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Maldon rally driver Nabila Tejpar secured a solid finish on her World Rally Championship debut at last weekend’s Dayinsure Wales Rally GB (26-29th October).

Overcoming not one but two transmission failures during the arduous rally, Tejpar and co-driver Richard Bliss were able to cross the finish ramp in Llandudno on Sunday evening, finishing the event in 65th overall and 11th in class RC4. Read More »

The ARR Craib MSA Scottish Rally Championship (SRC) was well represented on last weekend’s penultimate round of the World Rally Championship, Dayinsure Wales Rally GB.

Crews from the championship have won the National event for the past four years, with 2016 winners Bruce McCombie and Michael Coutts heading this year’s entry list in their Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IX. John Wink and John Forrest (Hyundai i20 R5), Simon Hay and Calum Jaffray (Mitsubishi Evo VI) and Alasdair Graham and Laura Stuart (Mitsubishi Evo IX) also all featured among the top seeds. Read More »

Brackley’s Callum Black overcame one of the toughest events in the World Rally Championship to finish last weekend’s Dayinsure Wales Rally GB. Black, in his first ever WRC event, guided his 586 Group backed Ford Fiesta R5 to 30th overall and 18th in RC2.

Fresh from a giant-killing season in the BTRDA Rally Series where he finished runner-up in the championship, the 26-year-old headed to Britain’s round of the FIA World Rally Championship where he would make his inaugural outing on the world stage. Read More »

Having just concluded its seventh and final test session in Morocco, Team Peugeot Total – which locked out the top three places on this year’s Dakar Rally in January – is ready and eager to tackle next year’s South American classic from January 6–20. Stéphane Peterhansel/Jean Paul Cottret, Sébastien Loeb/Daniel Elena, Carlos Sainz/Lucas Cruz and Cyril Despres/David Castera will all take the start with a brand-new racing lion: the Peugeot 3008DKR Maxi. Read More »

Second on the Wales Rally GB Power Stage, Kris Meeke and Paul Nagle once again illustrated the progress made by the Citroën C3 WRC on gravel. The Citroën Total Abu Dhabi WRT crew finished the rally in seventh place overall.

Sunday’s third and final leg of Wales Rally GB was something of a sprint finish, featuring five stages over a competitive distance of just 42km. The route included two runs on Alwen (SS17/SS20) and Brenig (SS18/SS21), split by a single pass on Gwydir (SS19). Read More »

• MINI secures second and third at Baja Portalegre 500 2017, final round of FIA Cross Country Rally World Cup.
• Guilherme Spinelli places MINI in second place. Boris Garafulic follows to a hard fought third place.
• MINI and Jakub Przygonski celebrate second-place overall in prestigious FIA Cross Country Rally World Cup.

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Chesterfield rally driver Rhys Yates overcomes a host of dramas to secure a finish at Britain’s round of the World Rally Championship, Wales Rally GB.

In his second FIA World Rally Championship event this month, British rally driver Rhys Yates managed to secure a finish at his home round, Dayinsure Wales Rally GB last weekend (26-29 October), despite suffering a frustrating chain of events which kept him out of the WRC2 category challenge for honours. Read More »

– Sebastien Ogier takes his fifth world title
– Elfyn Evans seals his first win at Wales Rally GB
– Red Bull TV guest reporter Nicky Grist was there to watch it all
– Catch all the dramatic action for free on Red Bull TV

Third place on Dayinsure Wales Rally GB delivered Frenchmen Sebastien Ogier and Julien Ingrassia their fifth driver’s and co-driver’s title – putting them second in the all-time WRC rankings – while their M-Sport team also celebrated winning the constructors’ title for the first time in 10 years. Read More »

– Enjoy Illinois Route 66 partners with the Regent Street Motor Show
– Chance to win four nights in Illinois, the start of the Mother Road
– Cars and bikes from the past and future on display
– Celebrations, street entertainment and more… Read More »