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Daily Archives: February 7th, 2019

Organisers of the opening round of the 2019 Scottish Rally Championship, The Coogie Urquhart Snowman Rally (9th February) were forced to cancel the event today (Thursday) after thick ice has rendered many of the stages impassable in the Scottish Highlands.

Duns rally driver Garry Pearson was due to return to the series after a two-year sabbatical and was aiming for a podium result to kick start his Scottish Championship campaign behind the wheel of an Asset Alliance Group & George Anderson Builders backed Ford Fiesta R5.

The 27-year-old ace was gearing up to take on some of the best drivers in the country when the organisers issued a statement cancelling the event. The Snowman Rally is the first of seven rounds of the Scottish Rally Championship and has been the traditional season opener for many years. Read More »

Teenage ace Frank Bird is set to compliment his impressive circuit racing career when he takes to the rally stages this year following a successful test today in the PBM team’s Ford Focus WRC 07.

The 19-year-old Penrith-born star put the Dom Buckley Motorsport-prepared car through its paces at a damp Teesside Autodrome in Middlesbrough and at the end of the day-long test, declared he was looking forward to competing in earnest in the Frank Bird Poultry Ltd, Be Wiser Insurance and Hager-backed car. Read More »

– Gordon Shedden, Jean-Karl Vernay and Frédéric Vervisch are joined by the new Audi Sport driver Niels Langeveld
– Comtoyou Team Audi Sport and Leopard Racing Team Audi Sport return to compete

Audi Sport customer racing tackles the second season of the WTCR – FIA World Touring Car Cup with a strong driver quartet. The Audi Sport drivers Gordon Shedden, Jean-Karl Vernay and Frédéric Vervisch will again helm the Audi RS 3 LMS in the world’s TCR racing series. Niels Langeveld joins the line-up as a newcomer to the brand’s driver squad. Read More »

The FUCHS LUBRICANTS Motorsport UK British Historic Rally Championship will enjoy its furthest-reaching media package to date when the seven-event season starts on Rally North Wales (Saturday 30 March). Read More »

– New Aston Martin Heritage Racing (AMHR) Festival Series race completes unrivalled retro racing bill
– Luxury automotive group to supply official Safety and Course Cars
– Opportunity for festival-goers to test drive latest Aston Martins
– Most complete race programme ever spanning ten decades
– Early Bird tickets on sale offering significant savings

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– All historic motorsport activity now under Aston Martin Heritage Racing (AMHR) banner
– Aston Martin announced as official automotive partner of Masters Historic Racing and title sponsor of Masters Endurance Legends Series
– New AMHR Festival Series created exclusively for Aston Martin Racing’s iconic GT1, GT2, GT3, GT4 and GTE cars, plus invitation class debuts at Silverstone Classic
– AMHR Track Experience offers unique combination of customer track driving activities and VIP hospitality at selected Masters Historic Racing events

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