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Daily Archives: October 23rd, 2017

The FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy will have its first US event in 2018. Championship rights holder IMG has agreed a five-year deal with Circuit of the Americas (COTA) at Austin, Texas.  World RX will make its debut in the United States of America on the weekend of 29-30 September 2018 as part of a festival weekend.

The USA is a key territory for World RX teams, manufacturers and sponsors and this latest news is in line with the World Championship’s continued growth.  The 2018 calendar will feature nine European rounds, Canada, the USA and South Africa. Read More »

– M-Sport confirmed to attend Autosport International 2018
– Unique Autosport International liveried M-Sport cars to race at Wales Rally GB ahead of Championship decider
– Fans at Wales Rally GB in with a chance to win tickets to Autosport International at the Birmingham NEC between 11-14 January 2018*
– Autosport International is part of Motorsport Network’s UK title, Autosport – one of the world’s leading print and online motorsport publishers
– Tickets to the show are available at: autosportinternational.com Read More »

MSA Academy co-driver Phil Hall returns from single-make outing in Germany to tackle Britain’s round of the FIA World Rally Championship for the first time.

Despite racking up numerous FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) events, British rally co-driver Phil Hall will make his debut on his home round of the series as he contests this week’s Dayinsure Wales Rally GB (26-29 October). Read More »

– We discover the secrets of the car under the spotlight at the WorldSBK 2017 through the eyes of its two drivers, Nicola and Cristian
– Ensuring that the track is in optimum conditions and driving with the riders on the warm up lap are the main functions of this car
– The production model SEAT Leon CUPRA, which accelerates from 0 to 100 km/h in less than five seconds, fulfils the requirements of versatility and performance needed for a safety car

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– London’s Talbot car company remembered
– Major displays from leading classic car clubs
– Celebrations mark the 60th birthday of the Fiat 500

There are at least 500 reasons to visit the Regent Street Motor Show – one of the scores of displays filling London’s famous street will celebrate the 60th birthday of the original city car, the diminutive Fiat Cinquecento. Read More »

Although none of them are actually Welsh, Kris Meeke, Paul Nagle, Craig Breen, Scott Martin and Chris Patterson all think of Wales Rally GB as their home rally. Three weeks after winning in Catalonia, the Citroën Total Abu Dhabi WRT heads into the penultimate round of the season full of determination and ambition.

THE CHARM OF THE MUDDY WELSH FORESTS
Rain, mud, fog and occasionally, even ice. This is what waits in the forests of Wales for the penultimate round of the 2017 FIA World Rally Championship. However, despite this rather gloomy description, Wales Rally GB is a hugely popular event with both drivers and fans alike. Spectators are more than prepared to brave the poor weather in order to watch and admire their favourite drivers flying at full speed along the gravel roads, famous for their constantly changing levels of grip. Read More »

Chesterfield’s Rhys Yates returns to the World Rally Championship in Wales after securing a solid Rally Spain result.

Progressive British Rally driver Rhys Yates will take on his second FIA World Rally Championship event this month as he tackles next weeks Dayinsure Wales Rally GB (26-29 October) and is bidding for a top WRC2 result. Read More »

– Rendezvous of champions: Sébastien Ogier back in the Polo R WRC
– Tactical coup: Schrey takes the title in the Golf GTI TCR
– Exciting start: Volkswagen developing electric racing car for Pikes Peak

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Ogier and the Polo R WRC thrill fans in San Marino Read More »

– Renault Sport Formula One Team claimed back seventh place in the Constructors’ Championship after a superb debut for Carlos Sainz in today’s United States Grand Prix.
– Carlos finished seventh and was pushing hard to equal the team’s season-best finishing position of sixth.
– Nico Hülkenberg wasn’t so fortunate despite making a strong start as he was forced to retire when his car experienced an oil pressure drop early in the race. Read More »