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Daily Archives: May 29th, 2018

This past weekend saw the launch of Speedmachine Festival at Silverstone. Silverstone is the new home of the British round of World Rallycross, and Speedmachine Festival brings together a whole host of automotive awesomeness.

It was a full operation for Baggsy and the team, with a full rig setup for the weekend. The rig would house fellow Monster Energy team mates Luke Woodham and Rick Van Goethem, with Driftworks driver Tessa Whittock. Plus a special appearance from the guys of Black L’Amour Barbers giving out fresh trims to the Speedmachine crowds. Read More »

Twenty-five-year-old rally driver Rhys Yates continued his impressive run of form behind the wheel of his Brettex Skoda Fabia R5, by taking seventh overall on his debut in the French National rally series at the Antibes Côte d’Azur Rally (19th/20th May).

Competing against some of the best asphalt rally drivers in the sport, Yates and co-driver Elliott Edmondson would tackle stages more commonly used on the legendary Rallye Monte Carlo. Despite having never driven on the daunting cliff edge lined roads before, Yates secured an impressive result against much more experienced competition. Read More »

Organisers of the Dunoon Presents Argyll Rally have announced that “only the best will do” for this year’s event which forms round four of the ARR Craib MSA Scottish Rally Championship on 23rd June in Dunoon.

After returning to the motor sport calendar in 2017 for the first time in 13 years, the Mull Car Club organised event will see a revised format this year which includes a mix of high quality classic Argyll and Bute forests along with brand new unused special stages and low road mileage for competitors. Read More »

Renault Sport Formula One Team posted another double points finish in Sunday’s Monaco Grand Prix. Nico Hülkenberg crossed the line in eighth position after a hard charge from eleventh on the grid. Carlos Sainz came home in tenth, giving the team a strong points haul and consolidating fourth position in the Constructors’ Championship.

Nico used a creative strategy to run long on the Ultrasoft tyres to gain track position. By his first stop he was a superb sixth, and rejoined still inside the top ten. Taking full advantage of fresh tyres, he put in a series of quick laps to move into eighth. The German finished under half a second from P7. Read More »

Nine-time World Rally Champion Sebastien Loeb has kept up his impeccable record of finishing somewhere on the podium at every final in the World Rallycross Championship this year, underlining his consistency as well as his speed at the wheel of the PEUGEOT 208 WRX. His 3rd place on the Silverstone podium helped the Team PEUGEOT Total driver to consolidate his runner-up spot in the championship.

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