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wirth16aWirth Research has been contracted to develop and deliver a unique and bespoke prototype fleet of advanced terrain mapping drones for DERYL Research K.K. – a subsidiary of DERYL Group K.K., based in Japan.

The all-new Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) will be capable of deploying a sophisticated terrain-mapping suite of sensors and on-board data processing capabilities on long-endurance flights over large areas of terrain. Read More »

citroen-muller16Four-time World Champion Yvan Muller, who has been an official Citroën driver since midway through 2013, has announced that this season will be his last in the FIA WTCC. Currently lying joint second in the overall standings, the driver of Citroën C-Elysée WTCC No. 68 will be looking to hold on to that position in the last two meetings of the season in Shanghai and Qatar. Read More »

bac-hrowen16a– The one-of-a-kind Mono supercar by Briggs Automotive Company (BAC) will be sold by leading luxury motor dealer group, H.R. Owen
– H.R. Owen will present the Mono from a site shared with H.R. Owen Ecurie, the group’s new specialist non-franchised site in Cheltenham
– BAC joins H.R. Owen’s spectacular portfolio of supercar brands alongside Aston Martin, Bentley, Bugatti, Maserati, Rolls-Royce, Ferrari and Lamborghini
– BAC expanded its global reach in 2015, with new showrooms opened in Hong Kong and Japan, and H.R. Owen will further broaden horizons
– The BAC Mono single-seater supercar brings the most authentic racing experience to the road Read More »

For the last 15 years, Kumho has supplied all the tyres for the legendary Zandvoort Masters of F3 event, and this year some 100 members of the company’s European dealer network were not only treated to hospitality throughout the race weekend, but reunited at the circuit the following Monday in order to sample the company’s range of high-performance road products for themselves.

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– Historic motorsport is given its own pre-season event
– New show will run alongside the existing London Classic Car Show
– Eminent speakers at new Historic Motorsport Conference
– Motor Racing Legends announced as first organisers and promoters
– Some 100 competition cars for sale

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As in 2014 and 2015, the Citroën Total team once again has a date with destiny in Shanghai. Citroën only needs two more points to secure their third consecutive FIA World Touring Car Championship. In the driver standings, it’s now all about battling for second place behind the unassailable José María López. Currently lying in joint second position, Yvan Muller will be doing all he can to make it a one-two for the Citroën C-Elysée WTCCs.

Since its first foray into motor racing in 1993, Citroën has notched up fifteen FIA world titles: five Rally-Raid World Cups (1993 to 1997), eight World Rally Championships (2003-2005 and 2008-2012) and two World Touring Car Championships (2014 and 2015). Read More »

Triumph Motorcycles has confirmed that the current stage of its land speed record attempt has been postponed due to the course conditions at Bonneville.

Rain at the start of the week has continued to affect the team’s running during the last seven days. While track inspections have shown that conditions improved, it has not been possible to create the constancy across the full eleven mile course required for the Triumph Infor Rocket Streamliner to safely conduct a Land Speed Record attempt.. Read More »

cammish-silverstone16bDaniel Cammish put in a commanding performance to take two wins and a fastest lap at Silverstone, putting the 2016 title out of reach of his rivals. The Leeds-based driver started on pole position for both rounds 13 & 14 of the Porsche Carrera Cup and ran an immaculate weekend to score all but one of the points on offer. Read More »

– DTM title race enters decisive stage
– Audi with chances in all three championships
– Youngster Nico Müller holds DTM track record at the Hungaroring

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mclaren-september16aFactory Drivers Rob Bell, Côme Ledogar and Shane van Gisbergen secured the prestigious Blancpain Endurance Cup Drivers Championship and customer team Garage 59 won the Blancpain GT Endurance Cup Teams Championship at the Nürburgring in one of the most successful weekends for McLaren in GT3 racing.

In the final three-hour race of the Blancpain season, the #58 650S GT3, driven by Bell, Ledogar and Brit Duncan Tappy – standing in for season-regular van Gisbergen – finished P30. However, with two wins from the season’s five races against a world-class GT3 field which was constantly over 60 cars strong, the team and drivers were still able to take both titles by a single point. Read More »