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Daily Archives: May 27th, 2020

More than 200 entries have been received for the inaugural RallyE-Barbados, which is being hosted this weekend (May 29-31) by the on-line rally group, Carib Rally Club (CRC), on Codemasters’ Dirt Rally 2.0 game. The venture, which is endorsed by the Barbados Rally Club (BRC), follows the successful running of King of thE Hill last Sunday (May 24), which was won by Jeremy Gonsalves of Barbados.

Judging by the entry list, the Esports event looks set to reflect the high levels of competition seen in the Rally Club’s premier event in recent years. Previous winners including Roger and Dane Skeete and front-runners like Britain’s Roger Duckworth and Rob Swann will face an international field including Finnish ex-Formula 1 driver Mika Salo, the reigning FIA European Rally Champion Chris Ingram and 2016 DriveDMACK Fiesta Trophy winner Osian Pryce from Wales. Read More »

SB Motorsport, the company behind Europe’s wildest Nissan GT-R Drift car build are taking full advantage of workshop downtime and using it to plan the launch of its most challenging build to date – a GT-R powered Nissan Navara. Nissan’s workhorse is about to meet its flagship engine product, The VR38 twin-turbo GT-R engine as the team will replace the standard diesel option for a performance punching engine package from the infamous GT-R sports car, cultivating a pick-up with over 1000hp on tap.

No stranger to undertaking big challenges, Essex (UK) based, SB Motorsport have a proven track record in outrageous builds and delivering products to global recognition. Their previous Nissan GT-R drift car (#LSXR35) claimed worldly accolades and has been seen in multiple online videos racking up millions of views since its launch back in 2017. Read More »

Motorsport UK has announced that in anticipation of motorsport restarting in the UK from 4 July, it is inviting permit applications from 1 June.

Motorsport is currently suspended throughout the UK until 30 June 2020. Following ongoing positive dialogue with the Department for Culture, Media and Sport and having set out its strategy and anticipated conditions for restarting motorsport disciplines, the governing body is now moving to its next phase of getting the sport back on track.

Any resumption of motorsport is contingent on event organisers demonstrating that they can plan in accordance with the guidelines of Motorsport UK, while respecting government guidance on social distancing. Read More »