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Monthly Archives: September 2018

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 »


– New Vantage GT3 to make Nürburgring Nordschleife appearance in VLN8
– Works drivers Darren Turner and Maxime Martin to drive new car
– Works drivers to feature in two additional Aston Martin entries

Aston Martin Racing will give the new Aston Martin Vantage GT3 its Nürburgring Nordschleife race debut in round eight of the VLN Endurance Championship, a four-hour race which takes place on 6 October. Read More »

Up-and-coming rally driver Finlay Retson will take on the biggest challenge of his short career, by tackling a round of the FIA World Rally Championship next week, the Dayinsure Wales Rally GB (4th -7th October).

The 18-year old will be one of the youngest drivers in the rally and will contest the gruelling four-day event behind the wheel of his Ford Fiesta R2. Based in Deeside near Chester, the event plays host to the final two rounds of the Prestone MSA British Rally Championship and the Blairgowrie pilot is still in with an outside chance of taking the hotly contested Cadet Cup title after a stunning victory at the Ulster Rally in August. Read More »

Chesterfield rally driver Rhys Yates is all set to tackle Britain’s round of the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) next week and has one eye firmly fixed on the Prestone MSA British Rally Championship (BRC) title at the Dayinsure Wales Rally GB (4th -7th October).

The Brettex backed Skoda Fabia R5 pilot will head to one of the biggest motorsport events in the UK with an outside chance at taking the British honours, as it offers two points scoring opportunities, spread across the arduous and challenging four-day route. Read More »

This is it! After 220 laps and almost 430 miles of racing, the 2018 Renault UK Clio Cup will come down to a nail-biting four-way title showdown between Max Coates (Scorton), Paul Rivett (Epsom Downs), James Dorlin (Barnsley) and Daniel Rowbottom (Kidderminster) on Kent’s legendary Brands Hatch Grand Prix circuit this weekend (Sat 29/Sun 30 Sept).

Just seven points cover leader Coates, second-placed Rivett and Dorlin in third with a maximum of 56 to be had from the season’s final two rounds. Rowbottom in fourth is the outsider, currently 49 off Coates. Read More »

Known as the “Green Hell”, the legendary Nürburgring Nordschleife, in Germany, is a must‑drive destination for petrolheads around the world. Even for experienced drivers, it can be demanding. Read More »

Motorsport North West can now confirm that they plan to run the Legend Fires North West Stages on Saturday 23rd March 2019, with a move to a new base in the Historic Lancashire market town of Garstang.

Following the change in the Road Traffic Act Legislation in 2017 the organisers took a year’s sabbatical to concentrate on the vast amount of work needed to pursue the possibility of a number of Closed Road Special Stages for the 2019 event. They are now pleased to announce that a an MSA permit has been issued which has allowed an application for a Motor Race Order to be submitted to the Local highways authority, Lancashire County Council. Read More »

The Alfa Romeo Sauber F1 Team is delighted to announce that Marcus Ericsson will continue to be part of the team taking on the role of Third Driver and Brand Ambassador.

Over the past four World Championship seasons, Marcus Ericsson has become an important part of the Sauber family. His experience, positive attitude, and the highly professional level of his work have contributed greatly to the remarkable progress made by the Alfa Romeo Sauber F1 Team. Marcus Ericsson will continue to collaborate closely with the team with full dedication. Read More »

The dates for the 2019 FUCHS LUBRICANTS MSA British Historic Rally Championship have been unveiled, with a seven-event calendar covering both gravel and asphalt events. Read More »

The countdown to Season 5 of the ABB FIA Formula E Championship got underway in the ancient city of Diriyah when Felipe Massa drove the all-new Gen2 car to launch the series’ first Middle East extravaganza. The first competitive appearance of the new cars will be held in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia on December 15th 2018 as the focal point of an all-star weekend of sport and entertainment: the Saudia Ad Diriyah E-Prix. Read More »