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Daily Archives: October 25th, 2017

• MINI to contest Baja Portalegre 500 2017 – 11th and final round of FIA Cross Country Rally World Cup.
• Two MINI crews to challenge end of season Baja of 638.41 km – 472.97 against the clock.
• MINI crews aim to repeat last year’s Baja Portalegre win by MINI

The annual Baja Portalegre 500 once again signals the season end of the FIA Cross Country Rally World Cup. So far in the 2017 edition of the World Cup, MINI and MINI Motorsport partner X-raid have witnessed spectacular racing across deserts, through forests, riverbeds, rock-lined mountain tracks and much more. Read More »


– New dedicated Tuning Village to feature at the Performance Car Show 2018
– Celtic Tuning, MAGICMOTORSPORT, Knight Industries and Steeda UK are the latest confirmed to exhibit in the area
– The Performance Car Show is held alongside Autosport International at the NEC Birmingham, UK, from 11-14 January 2018*, with tickets now available on:
– Performance Car Show and Autosport International are part of Motorsport Network Read More »

ARR Craib MSA Scottish Rally Championship (SRC) front runner Bruce McCombie will head away an 81 strong entry list at this weekend’s Wales Rally GB National Rally and the field is packed with SRC crews aiming for glory in the Welsh forests.

The Wales Rally GB National runs alongside the penultimate round of the 2017 World Rally Championship and sees the competitors take on 60 competitive stage miles across two days of action.

The event has been won by Scottish Rally Championship crews ever since 2013 when Euan Thorburn and Paul Beaton took victory in their Ford Focus WRC. Mike Faulkner and Peter Foy took over the baton in 2014 and 2015, taking victory in their Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IX before McCombie and co-driver Michael Coutts excelled last year in a similar machine. Read More »

National asphalt rally driver Steve Brown will make his competitive Rallycross debut at the final round of the BTRDA Clubmans Championship at Croft Race Circuit on November 5th.

Brown will pilot the Bellerby RX Racing Team BMW Mini as used by MSA British Rallycross Championship regular Drew Bellerby and this inaugural outing has been arranged by sponsors 710 Oil and Fuchs Titan Race Oils. Read More »

obp Motorsport, the high-performance parts specialists, will debut their brand new range of top mounts at the 2017 PMW Expo.

obp Motorsport’s Competition Top Mounts range are precision engineered from 6082-T6 aluminium, ensuring they are both lightweight and strong. The Competition range is fitted with Carbon Steel PTFE Lined spherical bearing, making it ideal for a wide number of applications.

For those wishing to up their levels of performance even further, obp will also be exhibiting their new FLURO Professional range. Made from the same high-grade aluminium the Professional range of top mounts feature preloaded FLURO stainless steel ball bearings. This makes them ideal for dynamic pressure and high-tension load situations. Read More »

– Renault will exit Formula E at the end of Season 4
– Renault will focus resources on its aggressive goals for Formula 1, and looks forward to continuing to gain benefits from motorsport racing across the Alliance with Nissan.”
– Renault and Nissan will work together to ensure a smooth transition, leveraging the expertise and development already available

Renault today confirmed it will exit Formula E at the end of Season 4, in July 2018. An inaugural partner in Formula E, Renault e.dams clinched its third consecutive FE Teams’ title in Montreal at the end of July 2017 and will soon begin Season 4. Read More »