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Flexible wire towing eyes will be strongly recommended for all cars in UK motorsport in 2016. and may become mandatory in 2017.

Sturdy towing eyes are already mandatory in many forms of motorsport; the MSA rules are now being amended to require non-rigid towing eyes, to prevent damage to other cars in a collision or to marshals during recovery.

The MSA banned ‘sticking-out’ iron tow-eyes several years ago, since when people have been using the soft strap variety, which has a one-ton breaking strain when new. Read More »

Nissan today announced that the innovative Nissan GT-R LM NISMO will return to race in the FIA World Endurance Championship in 2016.  The team has been working hard to address the technical issues faced at Le Mans in June and is in the middle of a comprehensive test and development programme to prepare the new car to race against the tough competition it faces in the LM P1 class.

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– British car care and valeting specialist, Autoglym, confirmed as sponsor for Classic & Sports Car – The London Show’s Best British Car Ever feature
– Iconic display will include all ten contenders in the magazine’s global poll, which has now closed
– The winner will be revealed at the inaugural event, taking place at Alexandra Palace from 30th October to 1st November
– Unveiling of the best British car of all time will be just one incredible story at this new London celebration of all things historic in motoring
– Classic & Sports Car – The London Show will feature more than 300 of the world’s most prestigious classic cars from world-famous collectors and world-renowned classic car retailers
– To buy tickets for the show visit

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Citroën has retained its FIA WTCC title* after taking pole position and winning both races in Shanghai. In race one, the Citroën Total team took all three podium places, thanks to José María López, Yvan Muller and Sébastien Loeb. Yvan Muller produced a magnificent comeback to emerge victorious in race two, with Pechito López joining him on the podium. José María López scored more points than anyone else this weekend and is now one step closer to securing the drivers’ title in Thailand (31 October – 01 November).

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Autosport Solberg pre-16a– Petter Solberg one of the headline acts at the Live Action Arena at Autosport International 2016
– Fans will witness driving stunts, burn-outs, precision driving and drifting from the current FIA World Rallycross Champion
– Unrivalled variety of racing action, driving demonstrations and record-breaking stunts in the 5000-seater arena
– Tickets available for Autosport International from 0844 581 1420 or Read More »

McLaren Brack15aThe relentless research and development programme at McLaren Automotive has been further strengthened with the appointment of Kenny Brack as Test and Development Driver. With the introduction of the Sports Series, McLaren Automotive has recently confirmed its three tier product range as the brand extends its offering into new markets. The development plan to support the expansion of groundbreaking products is expected to account for 20 percent of overall turnover in 2015. Read More »

Porsche Carrera Silverstone15a– Redline Racing’s Dan Cammish secures 2015 Porsche Carrera Cup GB Drivers’ Championship after podium in Round 13
– GT Marques’ Dino Zamparelli named ‘Driver of the Weekend’ after winning both races
– Pro-Am1 and Pro-Am2 title battles as tight as ever with Juta Racing’s Ignas Gelzinis and Redline Racing’s Jordan Witt sharing the PA1 spoils and Nerijus Dagilis and John McCullagh winning in PA2
– Rookie Class goes down to the wire between Tom Sharp and Dino Zamparelli Read More »

– Commanding triumph in Sunday’s race at the Nürburgring
– Eighth victory for Audi in 16th race of the season
– Mortara and Ekström without points, but still with title chances

In his 67th DTM race, it finally worked out: the Catalonian Miguel Molina celebrated his first DTM victory at the Nürburgring. For Audi, it marked the eighth success in the 16th race of the season. Read More »

Mat Jackson, Andy Priaulx and Colin Turkington took a BTCC victory apiece at Silverstone earlier today (27 September), but it was Gordon Shedden’s points haul that had the biggest impact on the potential destiny of this year’s title.

Shedden extended the advantage in the standings to 23 points over Jason Plato; thanks to a trio of top five finishes – which included a podium in the opening race. Matt Neal, Colin Turkington and Andrew Jordan ensured that the title will be fought out between five former champions at Brands Hatch as the trio currently fill third, fourth and fifth positions in the table. Read More »

Kumho has been supplying all the tyres for the blue riband Formula 3 Zandvoort Masters since 2002, and was therefore very much in evidence at the 25th running of the event last weekend (September 18-20).

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