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Daily Archives: October 16th, 2017

– New three-year partnership with pace-setting motor insurance broker
– Announcement described as a ‘highly significant development’
– New dimension to the world’s biggest historic motor racing festival
– Super Early Bird tickets now on sale at 2017 prices

The organisers of the Silverstone Classic are delighted to announce a significant new three-year partnership with Adrian Flux Insurance, the UK’s largest specialist motor insurance broker. Read More »

– Local hero tipped for historic victory as World Championship comes to Wales
– Elfyn Evans admits he has a ‘really good opportunity’
– Former champ, Llewellin, backs fellow countryman to win

Wales’s most successful rally driver, David Llewellin, is tipping his fellow countryman Elfyn Evans for great success – and even an historic victory – on this month’s eagerly-awaited Dayinsure Wales Rally GB (26-29 October). Read More »

Prestone MSA Ladies British Rally Champion Nabila Tejpar will take on the biggest challenge of her short career this month when she contests her very first FIA World Rally Championship event, the Dayinsure Wales Rally GB (26-29th October).

In just her second year in the sport, Tejpar has enjoyed a progressive season in the British Rally Championship, piloting her Dunkin Donuts and Pump Technology backed Ford Fiesta R2 to the Ladies title, narrowly missing out on a Cadet Cup podium along the way. Read More »

Dessie Nutt and Geraldine McBride (Porsche 911) have been confirmed as overall champions in the Fuchs Lubricants RACRMC Historic Asphalt Championship following the seventh and final round, the Jersey Rally (13/14 October).

Although Nutt and McBride completed a perfect season score on round six on the Isle of Man in September, Roger Moran (BMW M3) could have matched their score. Read More »

– Capital curtain-raiser for next summer’s Silverstone Classic
– Special preview display featuring F1 and Le Mans race cars
– Super Early Bird tickets now on sale at 2017 prices

Cost-saving Super Early Bird tickets for the eagerly-anticipated 2018 Silverstone Classic went on sale today (Monday). Enthusiasts and aficionados, however, will only have to wait until early next month for a sneak preview into some of the amazing attractions in store for the world’s biggest historic motor racing festival. Read More »

– Title debut: Volkswagen driver Lando Norris is Formula 3 European Champion*
– Title hat-trick: Scott Speed Global Rallycross Champion in the Volkswagen Beetle once again

FIA Formula 3 European Championship

Volkswagen driver Norris European champion, Eriksson second overall Read More »

– DTM Champion right in his first DTM year
– Unusual career in Volkswagen Group
– Audi Sport Team Rosberg wins teams’ and drivers’ titles

Audi driver René Rast (30) is the 2017 DTM Champion, so having written a chapter in motorsport history. The German secured the title in his first DTM season – a feat most recently achieved by the Italian Nicola Larini 24 years ago. On Saturday, Audi had already secured the manufacturers’ and teams’ classifications early in the DTM finale at Hockenheim. Read More »

Néstor Girolami won his maiden WTCC race in very wet conditions at Ningbo International Speedpark in China as Thed Björk has claimed the World Championship lead by a mere half point for Polestar Cyan Racing.

Pouring rain all day meant that the main race was started behind the Volvo V60 Polestar Safety Car and later stopped, with Néstor Girolami crossing the line in first position. The regulations state that half points should be awarded under these finishing conditions. Read More »