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Daily Archives: September 28th, 2018

Less than ten seconds separated the first three cars on the overnight leaderboard after the 10.43 opening stage of the Historic Cup section of the Trackrod Rally Yorkshire last night (Friday) with Ripon’s Matthew Robinson claiming first blood in Dalby Forest.

Robinson and co-driver Sam Collis, in a Ford Escort Mk2, held a slender two-second advantage over Llandudno’s current British Rally Championship leaders and already crowned BTRDA Champions Matt Edwards/Darren Garrod, reverting to ‘historics’ in the Filey-based event and driving a replica of a 40-year old Fiat 131. Read More »

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Determined to return as a challenger for the podium next year, Citroën Total Abu Dhabi WRT is pleased to announce that five-time world rally champions Sébastien Ogier and Julien Ingrassia are to rejoin the team in 2019.

Ten years ago, at the 2008 Wales Rally GB, Sébastien Ogier and Julien Ingrassia, then the newly-crowned Junior World Rally Champions, made a stunning debut in the C4 WRC as they won the opening test – claiming their first WRC stage win in the process – and led the rally until SS5. Read More »

– Full preview to a spectacular 2018 Dayinsure Wales Rally GB
– WRC title fight heads for classic Welsh forests
– Local hero Elfyn Evans targets back-to-back victories
– Closed roads add new dimension to World Championship event
– Final rounds of the Prestone MSA British Rally Championship
– Advance tickets with significant discounts on sale for all venues

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This past weekend was a busy one for Baggsy and the SB Motorsport team. Mondello Park in Ireland played host to the double header event of the season. Not one, but two finals in the form of the Irish Drift Championship and the Drift Masters GP. This promised to be an action packed weekend.

The weekend kicked off with a whole day of practice Friday. First up for the main events was the Irish Drift Championship final on Saturday. After a morning practice session, it was straight in to qualifying. The first run saw a full wet track, whilst the second run was full dry. Not the ideal conditions for any driver, but Baggsy would find himself taking the 9th position, and Acorn Insurance teammate Nigel Colfer sat in 15th. Read More »

Nationwide Accident Repairs is on the verge of a historic fifth Carrera Cup championship title as they head to Brands Hatch for the final two races of the season. Dino Zamparelli, driving the familiar orange, blue, and white Nationwide Porsche, has an eight-point lead going into the weekend.

Dino extended his advantage last time out at Silverstone, taking pole position, and the two points that go with it, as well as a victory in the weekend’s first race. Read More »

– 2018 Pure McLaren single-make, ‘arrive and drive’ FIA accredited international race series
– Silverstone to host the sixth and final round of the season
– Race field of McLaren 570S GT4 ‘arrive and drive’ track cars all supported by McLaren engineers, whether rented or owned

Race-week for the final round of the 2018 FIA accredited Pure McLaren GT Series season is upon us, with the drivers set to head to the “Home of British Motor Racing”, Silverstone, the site of so many memorable moments in McLaren’s racing history. Read More »

It all comes down to this. In its 60th anniversary year, the Prestone MSA British Rally Championship title fight will be decided on one of rallying’s greatest challenges – Dayinsure Wales Rally GB. With two sets of championship points on offer for the double-header, a battle royale is set to rage throughout the famous Welsh forests and four days separate the crews and their quest for glory. Read More »