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Daily Archives: May 21st, 2018

– Route of hill climb in the US state of Colorado between 2,862 and 4,302 metres above sea level, making it a unique aerodynamic challenge
– Open regulations for the development of Volkswagen’s first fully-electric racing car
– I.D. R Pikes Peak generates more downforce than the actual weight of the car Read More »

Citroën Total Abu Dhabi WRT had a strong start to Rally Portugal, by winning three out of Friday’s six proper stages. The team looked once again like it would make a serious challenge for overall victory, but then paid a heavy price for three unfortunate punctures. This ruined the hopes of a podium finish on the first full day of rallying, leaving the crews to act as road-sweepers for the rest of the weekend. Read More »

– Expanded FOS Future Lab exhibition returns to Goodwood Festival of Speed presented by Mastercard for 2018 following roaring success in 2017 debut
– This year’s initiative to explore trending themes, including space exploration, autonomous transport, robotics and personal flight
– Samsung, Siemens, Roborace and Randox are the four partners for 2018 FOS Future Lab
– Robotic bartender will form a central part of the display, serving visitors drinks during the event
– Open throughout Festival of Speed, from 12th – 15th July 2018, open 7am – 7pm each day Read More »

As the first European competitors arrived over the weekend to be reunited with rally cars they last saw at Dover, the new UK port of departure, just over three weeks ago, the final countdown to Sol Rally Barbados 2018 is under way. With the Rally Show this Saturday (May 27) launching 10 days of intense activity, the Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) preparations have changed up a gear; Flow King of the Hill follows on Sunday, with the BRC’s blue riband event, Sol RB18, running from Friday to Sunday, June 1-3.

Coinciding with FIA Volunteers Weekend, in which the world governing body celebrated the invaluable contribution made by those who give freely of their time to facilitate the sport, there was a comprehensive Marshals Training Day at the Vaucluse Raceway on Saturday (May 20). The same day, another crew of volunteers worked with Bridgetown Port staff to clear 28 cars and two service barges from the UK through Customs, plus two from Trinidad & Tobago, then deliver them to ‘Rally Central’ at Bushy Park Barbados. Read More »

– Alfa Romeo takes top three places at the Mille Miglia
– Marcus Ericsson and Charles Leclerc, the drivers of the Alfa Romeo Sauber F1 Team, drove a 1932 Gran Premio Tipo B and a 1955 750 Competizione
– The interweaving of past and future continues on the web thanks to the “Alfa Romeo: the Mille Miglia in 90 places” project, which retraces the most significant stages in the brand’s history at the Mille Miglia, ninety years after its first victory

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Mac Tools with Ciceley Motorsport’s Adam Morgan moved to the summit of the 2018 Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship standings with victory in the final race in front a record crowd at Thruxton yesterday, following on from points scoring finishes in the first two bouts in Hampshire.

Matt Neal claimed the early bragging rights as he converted pole position into a race one win, before Josh Cook scored his second victory in as many BTCC meetings with victory in the next contest. Read More »

– Elfyn Evans impresses with strong second place in Portugal
– Best result since historic 2017 Dayinsure Wales Rally GB victory
– “A sign of more positive things to come,” promises the M-Sport Ford ace
– Book advance tickets now for significant discounts to see Elfyn Evans in action at October’s Dayinsure Wales Rally GB

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The Renault e.dams teams showed its fighting spirit in the Berlin ePrix run on the tarmac of the former Tempelhof airport. Sébastien Buemi, locked in battle for a podium finish throughout the race, finally saw the chequered flag in fourth place. Read More »

– Daniel Abt wins ahead of team mate Lucas di Grassi in Berlin
– Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler becomes the first ever Formula E team to score maximum points
– Audi e-tron FE04 the outstanding car in Berlin-Tempelhof

Audi electrified Berlin with a fairytale finish at the Formula E home race. Thanks to pole position, a dominant one-two finish and the fastest race lap, Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler is the first team to score maximum points on a race day of the electric racing series. Read More »

– Matt Neal dominates from pole to claim first win for new Honda Civic Type R (FK8)
– Dan Cammish joins team-mate on rostrum for Halfords Yuasa Racing’s home event
– Successful Thruxton weekend yields three podiums and huge points haul for manufacturer

Halfords Yuasa Racing celebrated a triumphant return to winning ways in the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship after Matt Neal steered the new Honda Civic Type R (FK8) to a dominant first victory at Thruxton today (20 May). Read More »