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Monthly Archives: December 2017

– Roborace is the world’s first driverless electric racing competition
– Roborace offers a platform for the development of automotive technology that will be on our roads in the next 5, 10, 15 years
– Capable of speeds of over 200mph, the autonomous car was designed by the automotive futurist behind vehicles in Hollywood movies “Tron” and “Oblivion”
– In September, reigning FIA Formula E Champion Lucas di Grassi was announced as Roborace CEO
– Autosport International will take place at the National Exhibition Centre (NEC) Birmingham, from 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 from: autosportinternational.com Read More »

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– UK Government announcement on electric vehicles and 2040 causing much discussion in the industry
– Motorsport Industry Association (MIA) CEO Chris Aylett shares his thoughts on the possible impact on motorsport
– Video link: https://youtu.be/0zitVYHaiK8
– Autosport International will take place at the National Exhibition Centre (NEC) Birmingham, from 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 from: autosportinternational.com Read More »

– F1 Racing editor-in-chief Anthony Rowlinson shares his ten most memorable Mansell Moments from the illustrious career of a British racing icon, with pictures from LAT Images
– Mansell will be at the Birmingham National Exhibition Centre (NEC) on Saturday 13th January and Sunday 14th January, to take part in signing sessions and reminisce about his racing career on the Autosport Stage
– Autosport International will take place at the NEC Birmingham, from 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 from: autosportinternational.com

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– Double championship-winning 2004 Ferrari F1 car, the F2004 confirmed for the Ferrari main feature at Autosport International
– It was one of the most dominant F1 cars in history, collecting 15 wins throughout the 2004 season
– The F2004 was the car in which Michael Schumacher won his seventh – and final – F1 world championship
– Autosport International will take place at the National Exhibition Centre (NEC) Birmingham, from 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 from: autosportinternational.com Read More »

– Briggs Automotive Company (BAC) is continuing to break new ground around the globe and has officially launched BAC Scottsdale in Arizona
– Former Major League Baseball All-Star CJ Wilson is at the helm of the new dealership, which operates out of McLaren Scottsdale – bringing two British supercar heavyweights together in one place
– USA’s first 2018 Model Year Mono – the world’s only road-legal, single-seater supercar – is available at BAC Scottsdale
– BAC Scottsdale hosted an invitation-only track event at the famous Inde Motorsports Ranch, where CJ himself got behind the wheel, put his foot down and produced a sensational, rapid lap of the circuit
– You can watch the on-board, 360-degree video of CJ in Mono here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s71REloNHkk

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– Santa pays a special visit to Ward 1 at Birmingham Children’s Hospital ahead of Christmas
– Ferrari Teddy bear gifts handed out to children by Santa, after being delivered in a Ferrari GTC4Lusso T
– Autosport International will take place at the National Exhibition Centre (NEC) Birmingham, from 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 from: autosportinternational.com Read More »

Contesting the full season next year, Kris Meeke will spearhead the Citroën Total Abu Dhabi World Rally Team, whilst Craig Breen will drive the second Citroën C3 WRC at ten rounds of the championship and Khalid Al Qassimi will appear in a third car at a handful of rallies. Sébastien Loeb will be making a much-anticipated return to the WRC with the brand in Mexico, Corsica and Catalonia. Meanwhile, Stéphane Lefebvre will be tasked with driving the Citroën C3 R5 on its debut season in the WRC2.

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The 2018 season will have ten races making up the 2CVParts.com Championship, celebrating its 30th year and 70 years of the Citroen 2CV. At five circuits around the country, there will be eight sprints; a two-hour enduro; finishing with the 29th running of the unique Liqui Moly 2CV 24 Hour race.

The action starts at the beautiful and challenging Cadwell Park in Lincolnshire on 14/15 April: two sprints, then a two-hour enduro, to give everyone experience of driver changes.

Following that, we have three double-headers, each with two sprints: we are on the hectic Indy circuit at Brands on 12/13 May, then at Oulton Park on 23 June and back to Donington on 21 July. Read More »

– While the UK’s ‘Motorsport Valley’ may be renowned worldwide, the origin of this centre of excellence for motorsport is not well known
– Motorsport Industry Association (MIA) CEO Chris Aylett explains how ‘Motorsport Valley’ came to be
– Video link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EH8tuGavYpc
– Autosport International will take place at the National Exhibition Centre (NEC) Birmingham, from 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 from: autosportinternational.com Read More »

– 15 titles in rally, rallycross and circuit championships
– Volkswagen customer teams enjoy global success
– Member of Board of Management, Development, Dr. Welsch: “Motorsport an important ambassador”

Volkswagen ended the 2017 motorsport season with a record. Never before had the Wolfsburg-based brand won more international and national championships. Volkswagen is the only automobile manufacturer to have won titles in such a wide range of different motorsports: Volkswagen drivers overcame strong opposition to win a total of 15 renowned championships around the world, in rallying, rallycross, touring car, single-seater, sprint and endurance racing. Read More »