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Daily Archives: April 5th, 2018

– Sébastien Loeb Racing competing with two 350 hp touring car racers
– Quality not quantity: Robert Huff and Mehdi Bennani form the Volkswagen spearhead
– Golf GTI TCR key to consecutive championship successes in the world’s top TCR series

The start of the top class for touring car racing: this coming weekend, Volkswagen is taking some stellar references to the start of the debut season in the FIA World Touring Car Cup (WTCR). After two consecutive titles in the top international TCR series – the TCR International championship, which has now joined with the World Touring Car Championship (WTCC) – the Volkswagen customer team Sébastien Loeb Racing is now the brand spearhead with two Golf GTI TCRs. Read More »

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Five-time Irish Tarmac Championship title holder Eugene Donnelly will head for the UAC Easter Stages this weekend (6th/7th April) with hopes of another successful outing, after finishing ninth overall at the season opener in his brand new Hyundai Motorsport Customer Racing i20 R5. Read More »

Nationwide Accident Repair Services returns to the Porsche Carrera Cup GB for the 2018 season, extending their run as the most successful sponsor in the history of the series. This year the UK’s leading and largest complete automotive repair services group will team up with 25-year old Dino Zamparelli in his quest for the title. Read More »

After twelve years at the MSA including the last four and a half years as Chief Executive, Rob Jones has announced that he is taking early retirement, effective from 31 May 2018.

Jones explained his decision: “It’s the end of a very significant era for the MSA. First, we have seen the publication of the Fatal Accident Inquiry report three years after the tragic deaths of four spectators, which recognises the MSA’s on-going commitment to improving rally safety to ensure the sport’s future. Secondly, we have achieved landmark legislation securing closed roads for motor sport in England and Wales. Read More »