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– Sky F1TM commentator Martin Brundle and Sir Chris Hoy head star-filled line-up
– Aston Martin Vulcan makes competition debut at La Sarthe
– Michelin-sponsored event sees 38 entries for third Le Mans Festival race

The hugely popular Michelin Aston Martin Racing Festival will return to Le Mans on 16 June, 2018 with a packed 38-car entry and a star-filled line-up that includes Sky F1TM commentator and former Le Mans winner Martin Brundle and his co-driver, the multiple Olympic gold medal winner, Sir Chris Hoy. Read More »


Michelin Motorsport and Peugeot Sport UK/Ireland have joined forces to create the Michelin Peugeot Sport Cup which will run in the 2018 Junior Prestone MSA British Rally Championship for the 208 R2 and will offer a substantial total prize fund of £24,000 in 2018.

The Cup, which is open to any crew in the JBRC who competes on Michelin tyres and uses Total fluids supplied by Peugeot Sport UK/Ireland distributor Race & Rally, will be eligible to potentially pick up a cash incentive for their performance in the series. Read More »

yates-pre17After a successful debut in last year’s MSA British Rally Championship, Chesterfield rally ace Rhys Yates has secured backing from a raft of UK businesses in support of his assault on the series in 2017.

As title sponsor of Yates’ driving career since he began back in 2013 Brettex Site Services will return once again in 2017 ensuring the popular Brettex livery can remain on the Ford Fiesta R5 for the coming season.  Fondly known and Team Brettex, the small family run outfit will run the car for a second season and will be joined by experienced co driver Carl Williamson. Read More »

brc-tyres17aThe 2017 Prestone MSA British Rally Championship is set to be one of the most eagerly-anticipated and close-fought seasons in the championship’s history. Not only will it be a battle between crews and marques – adding to the warfare are five tyre manufacturing giants who are all eager to lock horns across the seven-round series. Read More »

Chesterfield rally ace Rhys Yates will contest this weekend’s Cambrian Rally as he prepares for a full assault on the Prestone MSA British Rally Championship (BRC) this season. yates-pre-cambrian17a Read More »

Yates-002Chesterfield rally ace Rhys Yates will head to the third round of the MSA British Rally Championship this weekend to maximise on his strong start to his first ever season in the high profile series.  The Brettex Site Services backed Fiesta R5 driver recorded an impressive sixth BRC contender at the all-asphalt Circuit of Ireland Rally last month to leave him ninth overall in the championship. Yates will now benefit from previous experience of the stages as he returns the car to gravel trim for the two-day blast through Kielder Forest on the Scottish Borders. Read More »

Rhys_Yates_HeadshotCurrent MSA English Rally Champion Rhys Yates has received a boost to his MSA British Rally Championship assault this week, thanks to the announcement that Michelin will back the 23 year star for the 2016 season.  The Brettex Fiesta R5 pilot has been chosen by the French tyre manufacturer to assist in its comeback to the British series after many years away and has sighted Yates as the ideal driver to bolster its return. Read More »