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• Timo Salonen reunited with title-winning Peugeot 205 T16
• Stig Blomqvist back behind the wheel of Ford RS200
• Two winningest drivers from rallying’s Golden Age
• Catch five of rallying’s greatest names renewing old rivalries

The five legendary ‘Rally Gods’ starring at next month’s IGNITION, Festival of Motoring in Glasgow (4-6 August) not only will be reunited with their iconic rally cars from yesteryear but also will reigniting old rivalries in a spectacular shoot-out in some of today’s greatest sports cars. Read More »

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• WRC legend Markku Alén back aboard rally icon
• Flying Finn joins legendary line-up in revered rally cars
• Mr ‘Maximum Attack’ joined by four world champions
• Catch five of rallying’s greatest names renewing old rivalries Read More »

– Five former World Champions to wow crowds at IGNITION festival
– Chance to see some of motor sport’s most intrepid heroes
– Iconic rally cars from the sport’s glory days in action
– Racing against-the-clock gymkhana-style in modern sportscars

Five of the greatest names from the sport of rallying will be starring at IGNITION, Festival of Motoring – a celebration of all things car and bike themed – staged on the streets of Glasgow in and around the SEC from 4-6 August. Read More »

Bentley at Goodwood Festival of Speed, 12 July 2013– Bentley Speed 8, believed to be valued at £10million and raced by Tom Kristensen to secure the win in the 2003 24hrs of Le Mans at Race Retro
– Motor Sport hall of Fame Live display features £25million of motoring heritage
– John Surtees’ TS7 and TS14 amongst the DFV 50th anniversary display
– Jim Clark’s Lotus 33 R11 gets first public outing in over 40 years Read More »

Race Retro, the international historic motorsport show, has lined up a ‘clash of the titans’ as Finnish rally legends Ari Vatanen and Markku Alén join the show’s 15th anniversary celebrations by getting back behind the wheel on the bespoke Live Rally Stage. 021 - WRC 1985. Suède. Vatanen. Peugeot 205 Turbo 16. Vainqueur. Podium Read More »

VW pre-Deutschland16b– Spectacle in the “Arena Panzerplatte”, celebrity guests and vintage cars
– Taxi rides alongside rally legend Markku Alén in the Polo R WRC
– Great regret at cancellation of 2016 Rally China

A real highlight for Volkswagen in the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC): celebrities, many vintage Volkswagens and a three-time German rally champion will add some extra glitz to the German car maker’s home event. Here is an overview of the news from the team. Read More »