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Daily Archives: August 6th, 2018

The Solway Car Club delivered another cracking rally for Junior drivers from all 3 UK Junior 1000 Rally Championships on Sunday 5th August. The usedcarparts Solway Coast Junior Rally – and this was the seventh running of the Junior only event – has become a bit of a tradition using the military roads within the Dundrennan base near Kirkcudbright. There was no real drama in the Junior event, the weather was nice and consistent and the competition was fierce as usual. Read More »

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On 29th and 30th September Cotswold Airport is throwing open its gates to the public once again for its incredible vintage and wartime extravaganza, the ‘Cotswold Airport Revival Festival’, this year an official RAF100 event.

Joining our artist lineup alongside the incredible Earl Jackson, vintage performer Helen Pearson will perform both days at the event – expect tunes from The Andrews Sisters, Dame Vera Lynn, Connie Francis, Nina Simone, Doris Day, Julie London, Sarah Vaughan, Petula Clark, The Three Degrees, Gloria Estefan, The Beatles and many more.

Also joining Helen is Haney’s Big House. From old style Chicago to West Coast swinging blues, add in a big slice of Jump Jive and Rock and Roll, then you have the driving sound of Haney’s Big House. Top vocals with a driving rhythm section topped off with killer Harmonica licks and blistering guitars guaranteed to shake the House! See them live both days at the Cotswolds Airport Revival Festival. Read More »

Team PEUGEOT Total scored 2nd and 3rd at the Canadian round of the FIA World Rallycross Championship (#7/12) with Timmy Hansen and Sebastien Loeb respectively. It’s a positive result that provides a useful boost of both driver and team points, especially considering that this is just the 2nd competitive outing for the latest PEUGEOT 208 WRX Evo, which only made its debut in Sweden last month. This result is also a fair reward to the entire PEUGEOT Sport team, which has been working hard to become competitive in a short period of time. The team’s junior Kevin Hansen, driving an earlier 2018-specification car, was less lucky, stopped in his tracks by a technical issue in the semi-final, after confirming his growing pace throughout the weekend up to that point. Read More »

It’s never too early to block out your diary for a key event – and the 2019 Donington Historic Festival is a definite ‘must-do’ entry for classic motorsport fans.

For three glorious days on May 3rd, 4th and 5th 2019, Donington Park will see motorsport history come to life, as hundreds of racing cars spanning nine decades take to the track.

Spectator viewing points are famously fantastic at Donington Park, and the whole event has a wonderfully family-friendly feel while showcasing world-class historic motorsport. Read More »

In the fifth and final of a planned series of lap record attempts across Europe in 2018, Honda has set a new 2min 10.19sec record for a front wheel drive production car at the Hungaroring GP circuit in Hungary. The Civic Type R was driven by Formula One World Champion and current NSX Super GT driver, Jenson Button. The track holds special significance for Button, as the circuit where he won the first Grand Prix of his career with Honda in 2006. Read More »