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Daily Archives: December 5th, 2017

It marks the end of the season every year, and is one of the craziest events on the calendar for Baggsy. Monza Rally Show once again took over the Autodromo Nazionale Monza circuit, for a three days packed of rally action.

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ORECA, Gibson Technologies and Sentronics were the big winners of the night at this year’s RACE TECH World Motorsport Symposium Awards.

ORECA’s Technical Director David Floury was presented with the prestigious Dino Toso Racecar Aerodynamicist of the Year award for the work that he and Jean-Philippe Pélaprat, ORECA’s aerodynamic/CFD engineer had achieved with the 07, the car which absolutely dominated the LMP2 class in the World Endurance Championship in 2017, to the point that it is not been granted any updates to the design which have been granted to rival manufacturers in the class.

“We are very honoured to receive the Dino Toso award for our work on the 07, as it reflects the hard work that has been put into this car by all the team involved with the project,” said Floury.

“Thank you RACE TECH for recognising us with this award, which I am happy to accept on behalf of everyone.”

Meanwhile, LMP2 engine supplier Gibson Technology was awarded the Race Engine Design of the Yea,r with Operations Director John Manchester and Technical Director Ian Lovett receiving the award for the 4.2 litre GK428. Read More »

– David Richards CBE, founder of world leading motorsport and technology business Prodrive, to speak at the prestigious lecture for the second time
– Named after the late FIA F1 Safety and Medical Delegate Professor Sid Watkins, the lecture will be held at 11:15am on Friday 12th January
– The Watkins lecture is run by Motorsport Safety Fund
– 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 »

– URBAN Automotive to reveal its URBAN Velar in addition to showcasing its Lamborghini Aventador S and Huracan models
– Social media’s Yiannimize and LennyTheGeeza to be on the Automotive stand across the four-day event
– The display will take place at the Performance Car Show between 11-14 January 2018*
– Performance Car Show is part of Motorsport Network – one of the world’s leading print and online motorsport publishers
– Tickets to the Performance Car Show can be purchased at: performancecarshow.com

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Stephen Lickorish and Matt Sayle have been named the MSA Young Journalist and Photographer of the Year respectively and will each receive a trophy and £1000 at the MSA Night of Champions on 27 January. Read More »