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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 »

– 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:

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: 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: 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: 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 »