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Monthly Archives: December 2018

Our 3rd Plum Pudding Sporting Trial and a bumper entry tackled the 6 hills on offer. With the conditions under foot very good it was always going to be a low scoring trial and after 2 runs Andy Gowen (Ibex), Ian Wright (Cannon) and Steve Courts (Facksimile) had cleared every hill. On the 3rd run Courts scored 1 on hill 1 and it was enough to drop him to 3rd overall as Gowen and Wright cleared every hill on round 3 and could not be separated. They were declared joint winners. Mitch Wood took the historic category in 5th place overall, scoring just 5 penalty points. Read More »

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– Legendary automotive designer and engineer, Gordon Murray, made Commander of the British Empire for ‘services to Motoring’
– Gordon Murray crowns 50 years of automotive design with royal recognition
– Career highlights include 20 years in Formula One; designing the McLaren F1; and introducing the revolutionary iStream vehicle manufacturing process

Automotive designer and engineer, Professor Gordon Murray has been awarded a CBE (Commander of the British Empire) in the Queen’s New Year Honours 2019. Read More »

It was a dry day for another superb Boxing Day Cyclocross. With a more intersting route through the old quarry there was plenty to see on this year’s edition and for the first half an hour there were a number of changes at the front end of the race. It did settle down and Ewan Grivell-Mellor took victory by just over 20 seconds after almost an hours racing. Stephen Knight was 2nd and first rider home in the 50-59 category and the podium was completed by the first junior rider, Edward Woodward. Read More »

Spearheaded by Sébastien Ogier / Julien Ingrassia and Esapekka Lappi / Janne Ferm, Citroën Total WRT’s C3 WRCs will be adorned with new colours in 2019.

Driven by Sébastien Ogier / Julien Ingrassia and Esapekka Lappi / Janne Ferm, both C3 WRCs will feature a brand-new livery when they are entered into next year’s WRC. 2019 will consist of a fourteen-round season beginning on the stages of the world famous Rallye Monte-Carlo (22-27 January) and concluding in Australia (14-17 November). The new look will also celebrate the brand’s 100th anniversary. Read More »

– McLaren Formula 1 2019 drivers to open the pre-season motorsport show on Saturday 12th January
– Rookie Lando Norris will be joined at the annual event by new team-mate Carlos Sainz
– The duo will join the jam-packed interview schedule on the Autosport Stage
– Autosport International will take place at Birmingham’s NEC, from 10-13 January 2019*
– Tickets to the show can be purchased at: http://www.autosportinternational.com

On Saturday 12th January, visitors to Autosport International will be welcomed by McLaren drivers Lando Norris and Carlos Sainz, who are set to open the show at Birmingham’s NEC. Read More »

– 2019 Kwik Fit British Touring Car Championship to have four of the season’s most competitive cars on stand 2580 at Autosport International
– Last year’s championship winner Colin Turkington to lead the all-star driver line-up at the show, alongside Andrew Jordan, Tom Ingram and many more
– Motorbase Ford Focus RS, AmD Tuning’s new Honda Civic Type R, Ciceley Motorsport Mercedes-Benz A-Class and a Power Maxed Racing Vauxhall Astra are set to take centre-stage
– Autosport International will take place at the National Exhibition Centre (NEC) Birmingham, from 10-13 January 2019*
– Tickets to the show are available from: autosportinternational.com Read More »

– McLaren Special Operations (MSO) completes unique McLaren P1™ GTR bespoke commission in celebration of 30th anniversary of Ayrton Senna securing his maiden Formula 1 World Championship
– Chassis 12 finished in livery that is a tribute to all-conquering McLaren MP4/4 and its Brazilian driver
– Aerodynamic upgrades increase downforce of track-focused car
– Christened ‘Beco’ – the nickname given to the F1 legend by his family and friends Read More »

– Registration for Round 4 of the Le Mans Esports Series at Autosport International is open
– 12 finalists will race against each other in a two-hour endurance epic on Sunday 13 January at Autosport International
– Winners of the ground-breaking Esports series will have a chance to secure a spot on the 2019 24 Hours of Le Mans podium and a share of a $100,000 prize pot
– Qualifying open across the whole of the four-day show, ahead of the finale on Sunday afternoon
– Entrants can find more details here: https://www.lemansesports.com/en/ongoing-qualifier Read More »

– New livery unveils from the Hyundai, Citroen and M-Sport WRC on Super Saturday at Autosport International
– All cars, drivers and co-drivers set to contest the 2019 season at show
– New cars to be unveiled in front of fans and media on Saturday 12 January
– Cars to take pride of place on the WRC feature on Stand 3350 in Hall 3
– Autosport International will take place at Birmingham’s NEC from 10-13 January 2019*
– Tickets to the show can be purchased at: http://www.autosportinternational.com Read More »

– Audi Sport enters new turbo era in DTM with proven driver squad
– Sextet with 32 DTM victories, 26 pole positions and 42 fastest laps
– DTM Champions René Rast and Mike Rockenfeller as spearheads

Audi Sport will enter the new turbo era of the DTM with a proven driver squad. Loïc Duval (F/36), Robin Frijns (NL/27), Jamie Green (GB/36), Nico Müller (CH/26), René Rast (D/32) and Mike Rockenfeller (D/35) have been confirmed as drivers for the 2019 DTM season. Read More »