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Daily Archives: November 19th, 2018

This Saturday (November 24) history will be made as the chequered flag comes down on motor racing for the final time at Rockingham with the Northamptonshire circuit set to close at the end of the year after 17-years.

The Rockingham Super Send-Off will be a day of celebration, providing an opportunity for the motorsport community to say goodbye to the circuit both on and off the track, with seven races scheduled throughout the day followed by fireworks.

Team Rockingham will be among the competitors on the grid for this landmark event, including the circuit’s Chief Executive and former historic racing driver, Peter Hardman, who will be racing in both the Sports & GT class and one-hour encounter. Read More »

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Citroën Total Abu Dhabi WRT secured its fifth podium of the season in Australia, this time thanks to Mads Østberg and Torstein Eriksen, once again illustrating the team’s improving form in the second half of the year. Read More »

The final round in any contest can be a really exciting affair and the NHMC Cadwell Park Junior Rally on 17th November 2018 was no exception. Nine Junior 1000 Ecosse Challenge crews made the long trip down to Lincolnshire. Two Junior 1000 Ecosse Challenge drivers started the event with the potential to become the 2018 Champion. Read More »

– Hyundai Motorsport has completed the 2018 FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) with its 11th podium result of the season after Hayden Paddon finished second in Rally Australia
– A retirement for Thierry Neuville at the start of Sunday’s second loop ended any remote chances of a maiden WRC title
– Having taken three victories, 11 podiums and 68 stage wins in 2018, Hyundai Motorsport will now regroup and prepare to fight back when the 2019 season gets underway in January. Read More »

– Hyundai i30 N TCR customers secured both the FIA World Touring Car Cup (WTCR) teams’ and drivers’ titles at the season finale*, the Race of Macau
– An Yvan Muller podium and Gabriele Tarquini’s fourth place in Race 1 made the drivers’ title battle a two way competition on the season’s final day
– A dramatic pair of races on Sunday left the titles decided by only a handful of points, with Gabriele Tarquini winning the drivers’ title and MRacing-YMR the teams’ crown. Read More »

After a successful maiden season in 2018, the popular two-wheel-drive rally championship “Rally2” will return for a second year, offering prime gravel conditions for crews throughout five forest events spread across the UK.

Rally2 will once again continue to offer an alternative series for crews who are seeking prime road conditions alongside a diverse calendar of events which offer both experienced crews and newcomers a challenging year behind the wheel. Read More »