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Daily Archives: February 15th, 2018

Front-running Prestone MSA British Rally Championship Cadet pairing Alex Waterman and Harry Thomas will graduate to the Junior category this season behind the wheel of an MH Motorsport Fiesta R2T.

After a successful debut season in the sport which saw the duo take an impressive third overall in the series designed for up and coming young drivers, the Hampshire based preparation firm has signed the duo as they step into one of the most hotly contested categories in the sport. Read More »

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– Ford, The LEGO® Group and rally specialists M-Sport introduce new M-Sport Ford Fiesta WRC rally car kit as part of the LEGO® Speed Champions range, celebrating 2017 WRC victories
– New 203-piece kit features a choice of wheel trims, two interchangeable bonnets – one featuring spotlights for night driving, race-graphics and a driver minifigure
– New LEGO® Speed Champions 1968 Mustang Fastback also available. Both kits go on sale March 1, 2018 priced at £12.99 Read More »

MINI UK is proud to announce the return of MINI CHALLENGE for 2018, bringing packed grids and spectacular racing to fans across the country.

Packing 49 thrilling races, across four different classes into 13 all-action weekends, the MINI CHALLENGE will once again visit legendary race circuits including Silverstone, Brands Hatch and Donington Park. Confirming the status of MINI CHALLENGE as one of the premier single-make race series in the UK, the top level John Cooper Works class will support the British GT and BRDC British Formula 3 championships for the second year in succession and, for the first time, the series will be supporting DTM at Brands Hatch on 11-12th August 2018. Read More »

Three-time British Touring Car Champion Gordon “Flash” Shedden will race an Audi RS 3 LMS in the inaugural World Touring Car Cup (WTCR) this year. The Scotsman who celebrates his 39th birthday today (15 Feb), will compete for Belgian WRT Racing in what is likely to be a 30-race season.

Shedden, who becomes an Audi Sport driver, is expected to commence testing next month with the season scheduled to begin in Marrakech (Morocco) over 7-8 April and close at the Circuito da Guia in Macau (15-18 November), ranked as the world’s most challenging street course and a touring car venue for more than half a century. The championship also visits Argentina, China, Germany, Hungary, Japan, the Netherlands and Portugal. Read More »