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– Mattias Ekström on the rallycross throne after only three years
– The next step is to follow in 2017 with factory support from Audi
– Ekström battles for the titles in the DTM and World RX

Mattias Ekström will again be competing in a dual role in 2017. Following remarkable years in the DTM and two titles with Audi, the Swede is determined to claim the top spot now in the new, more than 500-HP Audi RS 5 DTM too. Read More »

– JD Classics has kicked off the racing season in style, with two wins and a podium finish at the 75th Goodwood Members’ Meeting
– The Maldon-based team raced to a double victory in its Rover SD1, competing in the two Gerry Marshall Trophy races
– JD Classics also battled in a close-fought race to finish 2nd in the Scott Brown Trophy with its Lister Costin
– A total of seven cars were campaigned by JD Classics, including debuts for the Cooper T45 and Alfa Romeo 8C 2600 Monza
– The team’s TWR Jaguar XJS also took part in Group A demonstrations on the circuit over the weekend, with Steve Soper at the wheel
– As well as the on-track action, JD Classics also hosted a number of VIPs in the Jackie Stewart Pavilion, located adjacent to the pits Read More »

– Date announced for 2017 Regent Street Motor Show
– Free-to-view show attracted 400,000 visitors in 2016
– See pioneering veteran cars up close as well as younger classics
– Modern and futuristic cars on display, plus many other attractions

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– Gabriele Tarquini will be the lead test driver for Hyundai Motorsport’s TCR project
– The role is Tarquini’s first official involvement with a TCR project during a touring car career spent driving for manufacturer teams at highest level
– His first test is scheduled for early April, with the first completed cars planned for delivery in December.

Hyundai Motorsport has signed Gabriele Tarquini as the lead test driver for the TCR project, which was announced last month. The Italian will work alongside the engineers and designers in the Customer Racing department throughout the development phase of the new car. Read More »

– Hexagon Classics presents possibly one of the best Mercedes R107s on sale anywhere in the world
– Incredible UK-supplied 500 SL has been cherished from new having covered just 965 miles since 1989
– Production of the R107 spanned 17 years and it played starring roles in popular TV series such as Dallas
– Example at Hexagon is not only in timewarp condition but also one of the last R107s made making it highly collectable
– To see Hexagon’s full stock head to: https://hexagonclassics.com/

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The Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship is speeding into 2017 with its most successful grid in history, as an extraordinary 16 race-winners and a whole host of eager challengers prepare to go head-to-head for the most coveted crown in UK motor sport.

For the second year in succession, a capacity 32-strong grid has been unveiled during today’s (16 March) annual Season Launch at Donington Park. Read More »

Subaru and BMR Racing are delighted to announce that Josh Price will drive the fourth Subaru Levorg with the BMR Racing Academy in the 2017 Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship.

After an outstanding season in the Renault UK Clio Cup Championship last year, Josh has been supported by the BMR Academy which is the stepping stone system created by BMR to assist drivers in the transition from Clio’s to the BTCC. Read More »

– Briggs Automotive Company (BAC) has hosted its first ever Mono Ice Driving Experience trip in style by hitting the frozen lakes of Sweden
– Armed with three One-of-a-Kind Mono supercars, BAC powered and drifted along the Åre ice with specially selected clients and enthusiasts
– Co-founders Neill and Ian Briggs first laid plans for the highly acclaimed Mono with a dream of sharing its perfect driving characteristics with friends, and the Sweden experience saw that dream come true
– VIDEO: Watch the Mono in action on the ice here: https://youtu.be/EMlc9bCgHr8 Read More »

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Factory Driver Alvaro Parente kicked off his Pirelli World Challenge (PWC) title defence in the best possible fashion at the opening round of the season on the streets of St. Petersburg, Florida over the weekend. The Portuguese driver took victory in the opening race of the 2017 campaign, and narrowly missed a podium, finishing P4 in Race 2 for customer team K-PAX Racing in the #9 McLaren 650S GT3. Read More »