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In light of the Generalitat de Catalunya’s decree to currently suspend all live sporting events in response to the evolving COVID-19 (coronavirus) situation, this year’s World RX of Catalunya-Barcelona on April 18-19 has been postponed.

This decision was made after careful consideration and consultation with the FIA, the Spanish ASN and the local event organiser, as the health and safety of everyone involved remains the top priority. Read More »

The permanent entry list for the 2020 FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy, released today, offers up the tantalising prospect of a title contest every bit as intense as the season-long skirmish which highlighted the 2019 edition.

The 13 drivers confirmed for all 10 rounds features World Champions, European Champions, legitimate title aspirants and young guns poised to shake up the established order. Read More »

NASCAR, one of motorsports highest ranking series. For this round Steve ‘Baggsy’ Biagioni and his team flew across the pond from Essex, UK to LAX and a short trip to Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, California. To play hosts to our first NASCAR appearance of 2020, and to produce the awesome one of-a-kind Smoke Show demos across the weekend. Showing pure NASCAR fans what drifting is all about!

The #S13V8 we shipped out to America back in early 2019 was Baggsy’s ride for the weekend, the Harrop Performance Powered Supercharged LS3 full competition spec car ready to shred. We couldn’t wait for the next morning to come for our first session. Read More »

Reis Race Retro, Europe’s number one historic motorsport show, secured a ‘podium finish’ with enthusiasts who braved the inclement weather over the weekend and hailed the 2020 event ‘the best ever.’

With over 140 rally cars in action, a stellar line-up of celebrity drivers and guests, over 24,200 attendees visited Warwickshire’s Stoneleigh Park for the annual celebration. Read More »

The FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy will be broadcast live and in full on the SPORT1 platform throughout the 2020 season.

The multi-year agreement will provide World RX with access to over 33 million households throughout Germany, Austria and Switzerland. Coverage will also appear on the Sport1.de digital channel.

“By extending our exclusive rights to the FIA World Rallycross Championship until 2022, we are strengthening our portfolio as the ‘Home of Motorsport’ in the long term,” Daniel von Busse, COO TV and member of the board of Sport1 GmbH, said. Read More »

Reis Race Retro has revealed the Formula One cars and the stars associated with F1 that will be a part of ‘The Greatest Grid’ celebrations at Stoneleigh Park, Warwickshire, from 21-23 February.

The display will feature no less than seven F1 cars and will be supported by appearances by F1 driver Martin Donnelly, Technical Director and Chief Designer Tony Southgate who worked with BRM, Shadow and Arrows, ex- BAR Team Principal David Richards and McLaren’s former number-one mechanic, Marc ‘Elvis’ Priestley. Read More »

The 18th edition of Reis Race Retro, held at Stoneleigh Park, Coventry from 21-23 February, will pay tribute to legendary Jaguar test development driver, Norman Dewis OBE.

The show’s ‘Hall of Fame’ will feature a special three-car display, with cars supplied by the Jaguar Daimler Heritage Trust. Norman Dewis was a motorsport legend and a long-time friend of the show, as well as being responsible for the development of some of Jaguar’s most iconic models. Read More »

The Builth Wells-based Nicky Grist Stages has won the prestigious BTRDA Rally Series ‘Rally of the Year Award 2019’ – which was presented to the event organisers, Quinton Motor Club, at the recent British Trial & Rally Driver Association’s annual gala awards ceremony.

Voted for by competitors, the Nicky Grist Stages was praised for the smooth running of the event and the quality of the stages, which last year saw 43 stage miles run in the classic mid-Wales forests of Crychan, Halfway, Monument and Llyn Login. Read More »

FIA Deputy President (Sport) Graham Stoker was one of the high profile figures crowning the 2019 British Champions during Motorsport UK’s prestigious Night of Champions ceremony in London last night (25 January). Read More »

January 2020, with Christmas over and rolling into a new year it’s time to start it off right! We are at the Autosport International Show at the NEC in Birmingham, UK. This event marks the start of our 2020 motorsport calendar and our first event of this new decade. But for this year, Baggsy is smoking out the Live Action Arena Show in his #LSXR35 with his fellow Monster Energy athlete Luke Woodham.

The show typically runs over 4 days, Thursday to Sunday, with 95,000+ visitors though the doors. ASI is the best place for any petrolhead to start off their new year. But for us in the Live Action Arena, we were concentrating on the busy event ahead, with a total of 12 live shows. All inside Hall 5 of the National Exhibition Centre.

This year the Arena was seen to be busier than ever, with media day trade tickets up more than 100% on the same day last year. It was definitely a show not to miss! Read More »