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Monthly Archives: November 2018

– The Abarth 124 rally wins the FIA R-GT Cup driven by the French pair of Astier-Vauclare, as well as the European R-GT Championship
– Victory in the FIA R-GT Cup and the R-GT class ERC Championship
– More than 40 category wins in 12 different international championships

In only its second racing season, the Abarth 124 rally has established itself as the king of the R-GT class, recording more than 40 class victories in 12 national championships. Read More »

Team PEUGEOT Total enjoyed a strong finish to its FIA World Rallycross Championship adventure in South Africa, claiming its 9th podium this season courtesy of Sébastien Loeb. For the 2nd time after Latvia, all 3 of the PEUGEOT 208 WRX made it through to the final. In a hard-fought race, Loeb finished in 3rd place, and this was his 7th podium from 12 events in 2018, which included a victory in Belgium. Read More »

Renault Sport Formula One Team secured fourth position in the Constructors’ Championship with an outstanding result in today’s Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. Carlos Sainz claimed sixth position in the 55-lap race, giving Renault its best result in the championship since its return to Formula 1 in 2016. Read More »

– Global public debut of the 720S GT3 to take place in the home of McLaren in the Middle East, at the Bahrain GT Festival, November 30 – December 1
– Gulf 12 Hours in Abu Dhabi confirmed as the maiden competitive outing for the first car designed and built by McLaren Automotive’s in-house motorsport department
– 720S GT3 test and development programme moves on to the Middle East Read More »

– Yas Marina Circuit set to become home of Aston Martin in the Middle East
– Partnership sees opening of MENAT regional office on site and six Vantage GT4s permanently based at Yas Marina Circuit
– Reinforces Aston Martin’s commitment to global motorsport

On the eve of the final race of the FIA Formula One Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, Aston Martin Lagonda has announced a partnership with Yas Marina Circuit that will see the venue become the official ‘home’ of the British marque in the Middle East. Read More »

Brand new motorsport preparation firm EDSL Sport showcased the team and its fleet of M-Sport Ford Fiesta’s to a host of progressive junior rally drivers, at a successful customer taster session in Wales last weekend (17th November).

The Hampshire based team hosted nine prospective customers who were eager to sample the latest specification 1.0-litre EcoBoost Ford Fiesta R2T around the treacherous forest tracks at Walters Arena near Swansea. Read More »

– Gymkhana GRiD World Finals to be held in South Africa on 1st December 2018
– Celebrating Gymkhana GRiD’s seventh year of competition
– Totally unique competition format as GRiD returns to Carnival City, Johannesburg, for the second time, after the inaugural event in 2017
– 50 international drivers go head to head in two classes, set to burn rubber on a custom designed track layout

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– Special single-seater showcase at next summer’s festival
– Formula 2 retro races make their festival debut
– Classic Formula 3 returns to join F1 and F2 on the 2019 bill
– Super Early Bird tickets on sale until 31 December Read More »

A reserve entry list has been opened for the 2019 Roger Albert Clark Rally after the capacity of 130 deposits from UK crews was easily exceeded last week. The biggest and toughest UK special stage rally will start one year today, on 21 November 2019. Read More »

– Evolution of Racing the central theme in thrilling and immersive live racing spectacular
– David Croft, Shmee150 and Miss Emma Walsh to lead presenting line-up
– Eclectic mix of historic and modern racing stars and cars confirmed for 2019 show
– Unique celebration to mark the Mini’s 60th anniversary
– Autosport International will take place at Birmingham’s NEC, from 10-13 January 2019*
– Tickets to the show can be purchased at: autosportinternational.com Read More »