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Monthly Archives: January 2018

The organisers of the Roger Albert Clark Rally have revealed outline details of the 12th edition of the rally, which will run in November 2019.

After the runaway success of the 2017 edition, Rally Manager Colin Heppenstall has confirmed that the 2019 rally will build on that success by following a broadly similar format. The provisional date is 21-25 November 2019, but this remains provisional subject to the date of Wales Rally GB. Read More »

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• British F1 hero Nigel Mansell CBE was the headline driver at Autosport International as Europe’s premier pre-season motorsport show celebrated a packed final day
• The Autosport Stage played host to the 1992 F1 World Champion and 1993 IndyCar CART champion – while star appearances also came from two-time Champ Car champion, Gil de Ferran
• Performance Car Show highlights included Motor1.com’s stage which featured 3000bhp of road and race cars including two UK debuts
• Thrills and spills continued in the Live Action Arena with performances from Billy Monger and NASCAR
• See all the Autosport Stage interviews live here: http://bit.ly/2DfzvSI
• Autosport International is part of Motorsport Network’s UK title, Autosport – one of the world’s leading print and online motorsport publishers

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Darlington and District Motor Club’s annual Jack Frost Stages Rally in association with Cartersport takes place at Croft Circuit, North Yorkshire next Sunday (21st January 2018), will see one of the best ever entries assembled.

A capacity 90-car entry will see Le Mans 24 Hour winner and 2016 Jack Frost winner Guy Smith, along with co-driver Patrick Walsh seeded at number one in their Ford Focus WRC. Read More »

• Nigel Mansell CBE leads a host of motorsport stars today at Autosport International, Europe’s premier pre-season motorsport show
• The 1992 F1 World Champion opened the show in front of huge crowds and took to the Autosport Stage regaling the audience with stories from his long racing career
• Other star appearances came from Darren Turner, Karun Chandhok, Jamie Chadwick and Enaam Ahmed
• See all the Autosport Stage interviews live here: http://bit.ly/2DbHhhe
• Autosport International is part of Motorsport Network’s UK title, Autosport – one of the world’s leading print and online motorsport publishers
• Tickets still available: http://www.autosportinternational.com/book-tickets Read More »

A five-round Forest Rally Challenge will be run within the 2018 FUCHS LUBRICANTS MSA British Historic Rally Championship.

The Challenge will be for those who concentrate on gravel rallies, and will allow them to compete for points and end of season awards across the five gravel rallies that feature on the calendar.

The Forest Rally Challenge will take in two events in Wales, two in the vast Kielder complex and one in the famous Yorkshire forests. Read More »

Hot on the heels of last week’s promise from popular British competitor Kevin Procter to “come back stronger” for Sol Rally Barbados 2018, two more Ford-mounted returnees have echoed his thoughts. Andrew Costin-Hurley and Nigel Worswick, returning for the 15th and eighth times respectively this year, have both signalled their intention of upping their game after technical issues in Sol RB17.

Organised by the Barbados Rally Club (BRC), which celebrated its 60th Anniversary in 2017, Sol RB18 will run from Friday to Sunday, June 1-3, with The Rally Show and Flow King of the Hill on May 26/27. In the three months since entries for the 29th running of the Club’s premier event opened on the official web site – http://www.rallybarbados.net – approaching 60 have been posted, with record interest from overseas. Read More »

New MSA Chairman, David Richards CBE, outlined his vision for the future of UK motorsport during the Motorsport Safety Fund Watkins Lecture at Autosport International today (12 January).

During a wide-ranging speech to an audience of 500 members of the motor sport community, Richards reflected on both the challenges and opportunities facing the sport over the next five years. Read More »

Ferrari is pleased to be the main feature at the annual Autosport International racing car show at the NEC in Birmingham, which runs until Sunday. This is the first time that Ferrari’s Competizione GT and Corse Clienti departments have had a motor show stand dedicated to the company’s racing activities.

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● Visitors to Autosport International, Europe’s premier pre-season motorsport show, are revelling in a spectacular dynamic performance from Billy Monger in the Live Action Arena
● Partnering expert stunt driver Terry Grant alongside Mission Motorsport, the team of amputees are putting on a thrilling stunt show over all four days in specially adapted fleet of Jaguar F-Types
● Elsewhere Radical announced its new global partners, Hankook Tire and Motul engine oil while TT legend John McGuinness and Ferrari test driver Marc Gené appeared on the Autosport Stage
● Selection of images available here: https://we.tl/KI8XpXawgX
● See all the Autosport Stage interviews live here: http://bit.ly/2Fs3rcO
● Autosport International is part of Motorsport Network’s UK title, Autosport – one of the world’s leading print and online motorsport publishers
● Tickets still available: http://www.autosportinternational.com/book-tickets Read More »

• Host of sectors represented at Autosport International through wide-reaching exhibitors
• Winners of this year’s trade, technology and engineering awards include Greaves 3D Engineering, who also launched its new Fuel Weighing System
• Motorsport Safety Fund’s Watkins Lecture was delivered by David Richards CBE
• As new MSA Chairman, Richards emphasised the need to secure the future of the British Grand Prix
• Selection of images available here – https://we.tl/8VfUjvO6tX
• Autosport International is part of Motorsport Network’s UK title Autosport – one of the world’s leading print and online motorsport publishers
• Autosport international and the Performance Car Show continue until Sunday 14th January
• Tickets still available, http://www.autosportinternational.com Read More »