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Daily Archives: May 10th, 2018

JLT Condor kicked off their OVO Energy Tour Series title defence with victory at the opening round in Redditch to pull on the leaders’ green jerseys, while British Cycling’s development squad Team Breeze took the honours in the women’s premiere. The men’s win on the night went to Team WIGGINS’ Gabriel Cullaigh, who outsprinted Tobyn Horton (Madison Genesis) and Tom Moses (JLT Condor) from a select group of six riders who contested the finish on the 1.4-kilometre Worcestershire circuit.

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The 2018 FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy continues with round three and the Coyote World RX of Belgium this weekend, held at the challenging Jules Tacheny Circuit in Mettet.

Defending champion Johan Kristoffersson leads the standings after claiming his second win of the season last time out in Portugal. The PSRX Volkswagen Sweden driver’s triumph in Montalegre sees the Swede extend his advantage to nine points over Andreas Bakkerud (EKS Audi Sport). Read More »

Mansfield based co-driver Phil Hall guided New Zealand rally ace Rhys Gardner to a top twenty finish at last weekend’s International Rally of Whangarei (4th -6th May), after overcoming engine woes which blighted their performance in the Asia Pacific Rally Championship qualifier.

After running well inside the top ten for much of the opening day, a reoccurring power issue would force the Mazda 2 AP4+ down the leader board throughout the rally and Hall would not be able to beat his previous result of sixth overall alongside the Kiwi at the event last year. Read More »

– Yokohama supports festival for the first time ever
– Association reflects Yokohama’s rich motor sport heritage
– A range of festival highlights to carry the tyre manufacturer’s name

With a history spanning more than 100 years which includes numerous motor sport championship victories and titles, premium tyre manufacturer Yokohama has become the Official Tyre Partner of the Silverstone Classic. Read More »

Grids full of historically important cars are something race organiser Motor Racing Legends is renowned for, since all four of their racing series feature period races, rich with famous drivers and race history.

Entered in last weekend’s Pre-War Mad Jack race was one very special car – a 1934 MG K3 piloted by the owner Teifion Salisbury from Bakewell. Read More »

Nationwide Accident Repair Services travels to the world-famous Monza for rounds five and six of the Porsche Carrera Cup GB season as championship leader in the hands of Dino Zamparelli.

In the cool and wet conditions at Donington Park last time out, Dino scored a second and third place finish to remain on top of the Drivers’ standings. While he was the fastest driver on track in race one he was unable to find a way past for the lead despite constant pressure, and in race two had to defend while trying to challenge the top two cars, settling for third. Read More »

Five-time Irish Tarmac Champion Eugene Donnelly secured another solid performance in the series last weekend as he took his Hyundai Motorsport Customer Racing i20 R5 to seventh overall at the Rally of the Lakes in Killarney (5th/6th May).

Along with co-driver Mark Kane, Donnelly continued to develop the MRF Tyres-shod Hyundai for the Irish lanes, further adding to their ninth overall on the West Cork and Easter Stages earlier in the season. Their result was the highest finish for the i20 this season and was bolstered by a top three stage time over the 13th stage of the event. Read More »