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After postponing the 2018 Grooms Garage Mid Wales Stages due to an unprecedented covering of snow and ice in the region, organisers are delighted to announce that the Newtown and District Automobile Club event will be now run on the 27th May 2018.

Originally scheduled for the 4th March, the organising team took the painful decision in the lead up to the event to postpone due to the fact many of the stages planned to be used were inaccessible. Read More »


– Production-based vehicles take centre stage in customer sport strategy
– Golf GTI TCR and Polo GTI R5 as attractive alternatives for circuit racing and rallying
– Long-term Formula 3 commitment as engine manufacturer to end after 2018 season

Volkswagen Motorsport will focus even more on production-based racing in the future. With the hugely successful Golf GTI TCR and the new Polo GTI R5, Volkswagen is able to offer its customers attractive cars for circuit racing and rallying. The long-term commitment as engine manufacturer in Formula 3, which has yielded a host of international stars, will end in 2018. Read More »

Chesterfield rally ace Steve Perez takes second overall at Rally Clásico Isla de Mallorca, but is chased down by son Seb who secures maiden rally podium in third.

Amigos Tequila Beer backed rally driver Steve Perez took his potent Lancia Stratos to an impressive second overall in last weekend’s Rally Clásico Isla de Mallorca (8-10th March) but was almost upstaged by son Seb, who took an emphatic third overall in his Ford Escort MK2, making it a two-three for the Perez family on the classic island event. Read More »

Kris Meeke and Paul Nagle ended Rally Mexico third overall, securing a second podium of the year for the Citroën Total Abu Dhabi WRT and thus confirming the team’s very strong start to the season. Meanwhile, Sébastien Loeb and Daniel Elena finished fifth overall. Citroën Total Abu Dhabi WRT closed to within one point of second place in the manufacturers’ championship. Read More »

Leading Formula E Team DS Virgin Racing has completed the move of its operational arm to new state-of-the-art facilities at Silverstone Park – a stone’s throw away from Silverstone Circuit, the home of British motor racing.

The UK-based team, which has competed in the all-electric FIA Formula E Championship since its inception, moved into the premises last summer in preparation for the fourth season but has now put the finishing touches to the new premises. Read More »

– Silverstone Classic pays tribute to America’s famous 24-hour race
– Trio of spectacular ‘Daytona at Dusk’ sportscar showdowns
– 50 years of Ferrari’s iconic Daytona adds to the celebrations
– Cost-saving Early Bird tickets available until the end of March

In an exciting new homage, this summer’s Silverstone Classic (20-22 July) will honour the famous 24 Hours of Daytona with Saturday evening’s three retro sports car showdowns all celebrating the history of America’s legendary endurance race under the ‘Daytona at Dusk’ banner. Read More »

– All-electric Formula E series returns to Uruguay on Saturday March 17
– Sam Bird is looking to continue his strongest ever start to a Formula E season
– Alex Lynn aims for Superpole shoot-out once more

DS Virgin Racing and the all-electric Formula E series concludes its Latin America tour with a return to the Punta del Este E-Prix, taking place on the streets of the Uruguayan city on Saturday 17 March. Read More »

Melvyn Evans won the opening round of the 2018 Protyre MSA Asphalt Rally Championship, the Port Talbot MC-organised Melvyn Evans Motorsport Tour of Epynt (11 March), in his Subaru Impreza WRC S12b. Read More »

The asphalt rally championship returned with a bang at Epynt, with a quality entry tackling the military ranges for the opening round of the revamped championship. After the first pair of stages Damian Cole & Jamie Edwards (Fiesta WRC) could not be separated from Melvyn Evans & Mark Glennerster (Impreza WRC). Close behind were 2017 Tour of Epynt winners Bob Fowden & Aled Davies (Imprzea WRC), just 4 seconds back. The next pait of stages saw Evans take 11 seconds out of Cole, with Fowden drifting a second further back. Evans then took a further 15 seconds out of Cole on stage 5 whilst Fowden retired after getting his car beached. Read More »

Entries for Lombard Rally Bath were filled in three months, so now Mintex Rally Yorkshire – taking place between Friday 26 April and Sunday 28 April 2019 – will recreate parts of the iconic Mintex Seven Dales rallies of the 1970s and 1980s, as a non-competitive tour.

Minted Rally Yorkshire will be based at the Principal Hotel, York, which many rally competitors will remember as its previous incarnation as the Royal Station Hotel, where the RAC Rally was based for a number of years.

It will kick off on Friday afternoon with signing-on at the hotel’s Event Centre, followed by a period-styled Rally Forum, with a buffet dinner for entrants, who will be able to get to know one another. This will be hosted by Graham Robson and will feature the event’s star drivers. Read More »